When does a behavior become an addiction? According to Wikipedia, addiction is a biopsychosocial disorder characterized by repeated use of drugs, or repetitive engagement in a behavior such as gambling, despite harm to self and others. When we think of addiction, we think about such behaviors as compulsive eating disorders, alcoholism, opioid addiction, or even gambling … Continue reading When does a behavior become and addiction?
Turn a Frown into a Super Feng Shui Smile! So many folks I’ve chatted with over the past ten months report that they are depressed. And indeed, studies show that depression can contribute to a disinterest in your surroundings which can lead to a cluttered home. Studies have also shown that excessive clutter and items … Continue reading Alter the Clutter-Depression Cycle
Tips to Help you Pack up Holiday Décor 2021 will start much like 2020 ended. We will all be working actively to stay safe but, I think, we will all also actively work to move forward and away from last year’s drama as quickly as a vaccine will allow us to. So, while we are … Continue reading The Feng Shui Way to Pack up your Holidays
Every year “Get Organized” makes it to most New Year’s Resolution lists. The first step to successfully fulfilling this resolution is identifying the source of disorganization and then working to eliminate it. More often than not, the avenue to disorganization is excess stuff or clutter in your environment (home and/or office). Start by becoming your … Continue reading A Resolution you can Reach!
A Holiday Gift Tip. Re-thinking the Collection Trap Here is an updated gift giving tip with a Feng Shui Twist for my readers. We all have folks in our lives who are collectors. Collecting, at least by definition, is different than hoarding. A collector is an individual who collects things of a specified type, professionally … Continue reading Holiday Gift Giving Tip – The Collection Trap
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. Especially as we all navigate this year's holiday celebrations! From Thanksgiving (I hope your day was great) we find ourselves rushing into December celebrations with endless pressure. That … Continue reading Feng Shui for an Abundant (and Grateful) Holiday Season
Have you met anyone who hasn't wanted a less-stressful holiday season? Me either! And, having a stress-free holiday in 2020 just about seems impossible! But we want you to enjoy the peace and beauty of this holiday season. Our hope is that a little advice from Feng Shui Joan's Way will help! Here is a short … Continue reading It’s Not too Early to Start Planning for a Clutter-Free Christmas
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.
How to Have Tough Conversations with Confidence, Kindness and Resolve with Nancy Burger Speaking up can be scary. The simple act of saying “no,” can trigger a list of fears that run the gamut from judgement and retribution to hostility, ugly social media rants and everything in between. If I say no, people might not … Continue reading Speaking up can be Scary
Did your mouth just water? Did your cheeks and lips pucker? If you said Yes, how can you doubt that what you see in your environment affects how you feel? Physically and emotionally. Use your Feng Shui 👀 and feel what your environment is saying to you and your family.