Your Front Door is Your Home

Your front door is your home’s first impression, but more importantly it is the gateway through which you bring vitality and energy into your life. Make your entrance grand and well-defined. Make sure it reflects a happy, joyful and prosperous household. Nate Berkus says, “Your home should rise up to greet you,” and at the end of the day, it should ground you in a sense of peace.” In the world of Feng Shui, this is also true. Make sure that your home’s entrance feels inviting,...

Summer Time Harmony Tips!

There is power in being in the “Now”. Summertime allows us to be and experience this power. Being more present can take many forms, from the lively carpe diem (seize the day), the enjoyment of life to the quieter moments. Remember to spend time in nature, whether you are gardening, taking a walk or meeting friends for lunch and sitting with them at an outdoor table, all of our senses become more alive when we are outdoors. Here are some additional Summertime tips and suggestions for finding...

Creating a Home for the Soul-Wabi Sabi Style

Recently I came across another point of view from around that world that can help each of us create a more harmonious living environment from the inside out.  It is called Wabi Sabi.  The architect Tadao Ando says this about Wabi Sabi “It is in the Japanese view of life that embraces a simple aesthetic that grows stronger as inessentials are eliminated and trimmed away.” Wabi Sabi is a perfect idea to embrace for our summer decorating as summertime allows us to pare down and take life a...

The Garden is a space, in which time slows down

Spring is a time for planting. I am enjoying preparing my small garden space, knowing that what I sow today will come into fruition at the end of the growing season. That is the same for our dreams and intentions. Take some time to remember your heart’s desire of what wants to bloom this year. Then, plant those seeds by establishing the daily habits that nourish and nurture them. It won’t be long before you will see them growing. Here are a few tips from Feng Shui about the garden. If you do...

Spring Is a Time of New Beginnings

It is the time to plant the seeds of our dreams and to nourish the soil, (the activities) that will support our goals. The element of wood energy becomes dominant; its energy moves downward and upward like the first saplings of green plants. It is a time of explosion. As we begin to see the world awakening from its slumber sleep into a re-awakening of life, the colors green and other bright jewel tones of spring’s flowers are all around. It is a time of regeneration. To take part of this e...

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