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
I was feeling a bit obsessed and discovered I was not alone! Honestly, the response to my newsletter blog from a few weeks ago, "When does a Behavior Become an Addiction?" was overwhelming. LINK HERE FOR THAT BLOG I had no idea that a story about my own behavior becoming an addiction would resonate in … Continue reading Obsessed? You’re not Alone! When Behavior Becomes an Addiction – 2
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
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
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. thither But which came first … Continue reading Which Comes First: Clutter or Depression?
Being a caregiver is one of the toughest jobs, and the most rewarding. To make it even more rewarding (and more effective), try to remember the old saying: you can't take care of anyone if you don't take care of yourself first.
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
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
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?