25 Apr Does My House Dream?

The other night I woke up to some strange noises. They weren't all that loud, but loud enough that they disturbed my sleep. At first I figured my cats were playing around, but I soon discovered they were all sleeping soundly in various...

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21 Mar Is My House Bored?

My experience as a Feng Shui consultant has opened my eyes and ears to the nuanced messages a house may provide. Although we are typically known for aligning a space to fit with a person’s needs and goals, I’ve learned that a space can have...

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13 Mar TV to Blog: Weight Management

Every month I appear on the NBC affiliate television station here in Minneapolis (KARE-11) on a program called Showcase Minnesota. I have 4-5 minutes to talk about some aspect of Feng Shui. On Tuesday, March 17th, I will be speaking about Weight Management and Feng...

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05 Dec Feng Shui and Felines

I’ve had a theory for several years now----it has stood the test of time and I think it merits consideration. My theory is that people who are interested in Feng Shui also have cats. I’m not proposing this idea just because I myself have three...

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14 Nov Unabashed Chinese

As fellow travelers start to share photos of our recent China journey, it’s like seeing the trip through different eyes. Situations which I didn’t particularly think to photograph, someone else did. What struck me as worthy of lots of memorable snapshots, someone else skipped over....

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10 Oct Re-Defining Feng Shui Travel

Tomorrow I leave for China (Saturday, October 11th). This will be the fifth time my husband and I have taken students to the land of Feng Shui. Every year we condense our lives into one suitcase per person. You’d think I’d be used to the...

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14 Sep Sale or No Sale

Lately, about one-third of the people who contact me for Feng Shui guidance are trying to sell their homes. These people are looking for some kind of insight about how to rise above a depressed market. These aren’t just local folks, but people from...

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22 Aug Floored in the Garage

This week we had our garage floor re-coated. It wasn’t as simple as all that since they had to grind down the crumbling cement, and apply several coats of epoxy-like substances.As with most projects, this started when we were naively sweeping out the garage this...

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26 Jul Are We Still Weird?

Hardly a week goes by that Feng Shui doesn’t appear in the news. Sometimes it’s a mere mention of some celebrity incorporating its principles in a remodel or a new house. Sometimes it’s advertised as a selling point for a model home built by some...

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13 Jun Car Shui

This past week I bought a new car. The car I was currently driving, although I loved it, was going to require some major work----in my opinion, not worth the investment. Finding an appropriate car for me can be an ordeal. I won’t drive just...

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15 Feb Creeping Clutter

For the last few weeks I’ve been working on a drastic clearing of my desk. Not that it was totally out of control, mind you, but it did annoy me and wore me out. So I bought a decorative box where everything would go at...

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