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
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!
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
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
It would seem that abundance is a natural fit to the holiday season. But without some mindful planning, that abundance can quickly turn into stress and chaos. Especially as we all navigate this year's holiday celebrations! From Thanksgiving (I hope your day was great) we find ourselves rushing into December celebrations with endless pressure. That … Continue reading Feng Shui for an Abundant (and Grateful) Holiday Season
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.
If you are like me and fortunate enough to live in a part of the country that is not currently in the path of hurricanes like Harvey and Irma or a wild fire (or experiencing an earthquake), now is a great time to think about how prepared you are for an emergency. I find myself … Continue reading Don’t Wait. Be Prepared.