What it’s (really) like to have your home staged to sell

Moving a family is crazy overwhelming Our to-do list was not limited to just selling a house... we had a great deal to think about in terms of timing, relocating, schools, kids activities, jobs and so much more. I brought Joan Law in to stage the house and get me get the house ready for the realtor's photographer. Take a look at the details of the staging.

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

Decluttering marriage: a story

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

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

Powerful Movements – Reflex Integration with Jolene Burch

Come explore the work of Dr. Harold Bloomberg and Svetlana Musgatova with Jolene Burch OTR/L, a certified Rhythmic Movement Trainer (RMT) and Reflex Integration Practitioner. At this workshop you can discover underlying primitive reflexes driving our overreactive emotions, academic and motor challenges, as well as poor functioning, such as decreased socialization and organization. Learn gentle … Continue reading Powerful Movements – Reflex Integration with Jolene Burch