Which came first the clutter or the depression? The clutter-depression cycle can be hard to break. Studies show that depression can contribute to an disinterest in your surroundings which can lead to a cluttered home. But the studies have also shown that excessive clutter and items that have negative memories attached can increase depression. Let … Continue reading Which Came First?
Having difficulty selling your home? If you have staged your home, priced it right and hired the right agent but still haven't sold; try this #fengshuitip Pack your most prized possessions. Those items you would never leave behind. Pack them so they are ready to move. Send the message to the universe and remind yourself that your … Continue reading Home Staging Works!
It would seem that abundance is a natural fit to the holiday season. But without some mindful planning, that abundance can quickly turn into stress and chaos! From November, it's a downhill rush into Thanksgiving and the December holidays, with endless pressure from email newsletters and Cyber Monday to Salvation Army bell ringers reminding us … Continue reading Feng Shui for an Abundant (and Grateful) Holiday Season
When you transition from marriage through divorce, there's a whole lot of stress, upheaval and negative energy in your life and in your space. Feng shui can support you through divorce in multiple ways, and at different times in your transition. Let's take a look. Feng Shui During the Divorce While you are going through … Continue reading How to Feng Shui Your Way through Divorce
A time of transition in life is a time of opportunity for all. Families with school-aged kids can benefit from a few simple back-to-school feng shui tips to improve your and build the path for success for the rest of the school year. A Desk with a View Desks should face the door whenever possible, … Continue reading The Essential Back-to-School Feng Shui
Moving a family is crazy overwhelming Our to-do list was not limited to just selling a house... we had a great deal to think about in terms of timing, relocating, schools, kids activities, jobs and so much more. I brought Joan Law in to stage the house and get me get the house ready for the realtor's photographer. Take a look at the details of the staging.
Please join me for another terrific workshop with Karen Rauch Carter, best selling author of Move Your Stuff, Change Your Life, and Make a Shift, Change your Life When: Thursday, October 4th, 2018, 6:30 p.m. Where: Perry House, 128 Broad St, Stratford, CT 06615 Who: Open to the Public Karen will be available before her presentation for a short … Continue reading Save the Date: Karen Rauch Carter
Today I had a consultation with family who I have been working with over the years. We first met when they needed to undertake massive clutter clearing and during the process realized that the home they owned was draining too much of their finance and was more house then they needed. They sold that home … Continue reading Feng Shui is not a One and Done activity
Most of us have just run-of-the-mill, average, everyday clutter clearing to do. Now imagine you are a NASCAR superstar, having completed 1,184 races run over 35 years, with 200 wins. At age 80, Richard Petty may be a legend, but he ALSO has a house (or two) full of stuff his kids don't want! Read … Continue reading What Nascar legend Richard Petty has to teach you about downsizing
No matter your home owner status, it is likely you have a Honey Do List. The endless list of chores and repairs that need to be addressed can seem endless. You might be a DYI expert or you might need to line up your local handy person to get the job done. But no … Continue reading A Honey Do List with a Feng Shui Twist