Get that vacation feeling without leaving home To get that vacation feeling without leaving your home is not that difficult. The extended O’Brien family has gathered together for 20+ years in The Outer Banks. This is the ultimate treat for the young and older generation. An escape from “the grind” and always an adventure. Think … Continue reading Get that Vacation Feeling without Leaving Home
What your Kids Really Want you to Save What your kids really want you to save as you begin to downsize your life might surprise you. Especially in a throw away culture. Gone are the days where items are passed down to the young married couple just starting out. For example, today’s young couples would … Continue reading What your Kids Really Want you to Save
Feng Shui and End-of-Life Planning Helps Us Live our Best Lives Feng Shui is about living our best lives. And believe it or not, end-of-life planning is also. Just as clutter can weigh us down and hold us back in life it can also trap us in a circle of grief when we lose a … Continue reading Feng Shui and End-of-Life Planning Helps Us Live our Best Lives
How Real Estate Staging with a Feng Shui Twist Preps you and your House to Sell What is Real Estate Staging? Basically real estate staging is prepping your home for sale. You or your Realtor may hire a professional to stage the home to create more interest. This process can be as simple as removing … Continue reading Real Estate Staging with a Feng Shui Twist
What do snow, dogs, and the Super Bowl have to do with Yin and Yang and Feng Shui? You would be surprised how snow, dogs and the Super Bowl relate to the Yin and Yang of life! It is Super Bowl Sunday morning, and I am watching the heavy snowflakes fall across my world. They … Continue reading Snow, Dogs, the Super Bowl, Yin Yang, Feng Shui!
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