Down in the Dumps and Digging Yourself out with Feng Shui

The following suggestions were contributed by members of International Feng Shui Guild and written by Deb Dermyer     Do you ever feel like you just can’t get your mojo going? We all want Motivation, Momentum, and Movement. But sometimes, we are just Maxx-ed out. Feng Shui tells us to shift. We need a nurturing … Continue reading Down in the Dumps and Digging Yourself out with Feng Shui

Stage your home to sell – fast

Reasons to Stage Your Home for Sale According to a study by the National Association of Realtors, staged homes sell with 60 percent fewer days on the market. Here are five reasons to stage a home to sell. 1. Time. Home staging is proven to sell a house faster. The longer a property stays in … Continue reading Stage your home to sell – fast

Feng Shui and the Winter Solstice Signal Brighter Days Ahead

Feng Shui and the Winter Solstice Signal Brighter Days Ahead Feng Shui and the Winter Solstice signal brighter days ahead. The increasing light that enters our spaces as we begin each new year is always so positive. This time of year encourages me to embrace my Feng Shui spirit. I may be stuck inside because … Continue reading Feng Shui and the Winter Solstice Signal Brighter Days Ahead

Take Control of your Future by Taking Control of your Past

Take Control of your Future by Taking Control of your Past How can you take control of your future by taking control of your past? I have found in my work that this is a question most folks ask themselves when they face significant life experiences such as retirement, downsizing, or the passing of a … Continue reading Take Control of your Future by Taking Control of your Past

Get that Vacation Feeling without Leaving Home

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 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 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

Real Estate Staging with a Feng Shui Twist

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

Snow, Dogs, the Super Bowl, Yin Yang, Feng Shui!

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 and addiction?

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?