Excerpt from Carole’s book Conversations with Your Home Ben bought a small attractive home while he was going through a divorce. A big challenge he was facing was his ex-wife’s demand for money.  He was already paying child support, giving her their home and furnishings, turning over most of...

People struggle with change, even people who ask for help making changes. Even when the changes are positive and could enhance their lives, they find it difficult to move away from a familiar pattern. As a Feng Shui consultant, my job is to advise people...

According to the dictionary, the word mindful means “watchful, attentive, conscious, thoughtful.” Although mindfulness isn’t specifically a Feng Shui principle, it’s an implied attribute because of the inherent need for being clear and focused when applying Feng Shui adjustments.  Although changes in the environment can...

Whether for business or pleasure, leaving home is not without some distress and discomfort.  Over the years, the hassles of tight schedules, missed flights, checking baggage, security requirements and lines of people, traveling isn’t as much fun anymore.  Add to that sleeping in a hotel...

If you’re wanting to call in a partner, enhance an existing relationship, heal the loss of a relationship, balance a troubled one, or be ecstatic about the fact that you’re in a relationship with yourself this year, Feng Shui has a lot to say on...

This past weekend, the Wind & Water School provided some women the opportunity to participate in its first ever retreat.  Due to the extreme cold weather, we mostly huddled together inside in the warmth of one another providing a safe place in which to unwind. ...

In Feng Shui, your bedroom is the most important room in your home. This is the place where you sleep and dream.  This is the room of intimacy, of dressing for the day and undressing for the night.  It should be a sanctuary, a place...

Word has it from realtors and from some of my clients that buying a foreclosed home is a good deal right now. The prices are low, enabling people to get into a home that they otherwise might not be able to afford. Many investors/developers are...

You may think that those of us from the feline world don’t pay attention to clutter, that it doesn’t really matter to us, that we’re oblivious to whether stuff is strewn around or not. After all, we throw our toys all over and seem to...

Feng Shui takes its definition because of the combination of the spatial parameters of the environment and the occupant preferences. If either of those changes, the Feng Shui changes as well. Adding something new to a home (or office) can shift the energy in a...

This all started because our neighbors sit out on their front patio and have coffee on weekend mornings and sometimes wine in the evenings. Their dog would wander around their front yard. I would watch them and think how sweet-----they would wave and talk to...