Being a partner with anyone takes conscious effort even when you don’t feel like it.  This statement is no different with regard to your home.  Having a relationship with your home can be one of the most rewarding experiences you can have.  The unfortunate part...

There isn’t a question that comes up more in my work as a Feng Shui consultant than “How can I simplify my life?”  There aren’t too many people unaffected by the state of the world these days.  Life is busy; time is moving fast; we’re...

Being intentional is the driving force behind the power of Feng Shui.  It is also crucial when making resolutions. The process of figuring out how you want your year to unfold forces you to think about your goals. Writing them down anchors a field of...

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 room in...

Sometimes, despite your honest and open-hearted approach, it seems like the intentions you used for specific Feng Shui adjustments are not only NOT materializing but you may actually be heading in the opposite direction. Even though you’re pretty sure you did everything correctly, it feels...

Photographing your home on a regular basis will help you “see” it again and, in turn, maximize your connection with the place you call home. You will look at your place with a new perspective and will be aware when anything starts to change. By...

Since my book Conversations with Your Home has come out I have had readers share their experiences with me.  For some, just simply naming their home changed the relationship.  For others, learning to listen to its subtle messages was revealing.  For Beth, getting in touch...

A lot of 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 all over the...

One of the features that is almost a requirement in a Feng Shui garden is the element of water. After all, “shui” means water so it is appropriate to incorporate water in some way. Water symbolizes flow and movement. It is the place from which...

One of the reasons affirmations don’t often work is that an important component may be missing and that component is engaging your body while reciting the phrase.  It’s easy for many of us to intellectualize and live in the analytical world.  Sometimes it’s safer there...

Every year about now I watch the soon-to-be marathon runners start their training.  The marathon goes right by our house so those in training run the course to get used to the rise and fall of the road. I can only imagine their dedication and...

These days a lot of people I’m seeing are dealing with work issues. Some are caught in a job they hate but don’t dare leave with the economy the way it is. Despite the disdain of their job, they’re just thankful to have one, so...