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
Now is the time to take advantage of being stuck inside! With the cold and winds, what a great opportunity to put away your holiday decor. Let's make it even better! What is best way to pack up Christmas to reduce your stress next year? Blending your holiday decor with your every day When putting up … Continue reading Packing up holidays the Feng Shui Way
Snow Day Thoughts Why did I name my business Feng Shui Joan's Way? I have always been affected by my environment. I was constantly rearranging my room when I was little and my home later on, long before I even heard of Feng Shui. It wasn't until I was completely overwhelmed with 3 boys, a … Continue reading Snow Day Thoughts
Every year "Get Organized" and "Spend Less" make it to the most popular New Year's Resolution lists. Unless you take the time to figure out why you have clutter, where it comes from and why you buy what you buy, these two resolutions will be back on your list year after year. Take the time … Continue reading Take these resolutions off your list for good!
It is a vicious cycle: anxiety or depression can lead to a cluttered home. And a cluttered home can also lead to depression and more anxiety. When we are caught up in this cycle of clutter and depression, we tend to do less about the house, which makes it even worse. But which came first really … Continue reading Which Comes First: Clutter or Depression?
Feng Shui - Gift Giving Tip The collection trap Don't assume a collector wants more of the same If you are giving a gift to add to someones collection, make very sure that it will be a welcome addition. The thrill of the hunt is what many collectors enjoy. And did you know that often … Continue reading Holiday Gift Giving Tip – The Collection Trap
"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. " -Melody Beattie We appreciate your business! Happy Thanksgiving
Being a caregiver is one of the toughest jobs, and the most rewarding. To make it even more rewarding (and more effective), try to remember the old saying: you can't take care of anyone if you don't take care of yourself first.