Feng Shui for an Abundant (and Grateful) Holiday Season

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! From November, it's a downhill rush into Thanksgiving and the December holidays, with endless pressure from email newsletters and Cyber Monday to Salvation Army bell ringers reminding us … Continue reading Feng Shui for an Abundant (and Grateful) Holiday Season

The Essential Back-to-School Feng Shui

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

Packing up holidays the Feng Shui Way

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

Which Comes First: Clutter or Depression?

  It is a vicious cycle: anxiety or depression can lead to a clutter​ed​ home. And a clutter​ed 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?

It’s Not too Early to Start Planning for a Clutter-Free Christmas

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

Don’t Wait. Be Prepared.

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.

Feeling tense? Choice anxiety may be to blame

Ever heard of choice anxiety? If you haven't, you've definitely experienced it! After all, you live in the Western world, home of the Super Cereal aisle! Freedom is choice, right?? Actually, no. Choice anxiety is a common affliction. Too many choices overloads our brains and increases stress. Barry Schwartz, psychologist and author of "The Paradox … Continue reading Feeling tense? Choice anxiety may be to blame