Alter the Clutter-Depression Cycle

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

The Feng Shui Way to Pack up your Holidays

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

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. 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’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! And, having a stress-free holiday in 2020 just about seems impossible! But we want you to enjoy the peace and beauty of this holiday season. Our hope is that a little advice from Feng Shui Joan's Way will help! Here is a short … Continue reading It’s Not too Early to Start Planning for a Clutter-Free Christmas

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?

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