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?
"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
Have you met anyone who hasn't wanted a less-stressful holiday season? Me either! Having a stress-free holidays seems impossible! What with the shopping lists, the parties, the work gift exchanges and the fun holiday invites from every direction. I've assembled my short list of ways to de-stress the holiday and reduce clutter -- both physical and … Continue reading It’s Not too Early to Start Planning for a Clutter-Free Christmas
Happy National Golf Day! With its rolling green hills, twinkling ponds and hours of relaxed walking, who doesn't love a day out on the course? Well, that reminds me of a talk I gave to the Rotary Club of Stratford at Oronoque Country Club. I was speaking to the Stratford Rotary in a room that overlooked … Continue reading Feng Shui for National Golf Day
Hey Moms... I know your lives are ridiculously hectic. You put everyone else's needs before your own. And even with the sharing duties with your partner, I know the mental load of caring for the home falls on you. Our friends at The Giggling Pig in Shelton would like to help! You are invited you to … Continue reading Free Event: Feng Shui for Moms – 10/17/17
Recently a client of mine shared a story with me about how decluttering helped to save a marriage. My client, Orna, is a licensed marriage and family therapist in Stratford, Connecticut. Orna has been helping couples for decades. Recently we worked together, and Orna shared how caring and making decisions about the home impacts marriages... … Continue reading Decluttering marriage: a story