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!
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
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
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