Feng Shui and Family Transitions Part 3: The family heirlooms…

In my Feng Shui practice, I often find that families who’ve taken in most of the furnishings from the family home when parents move or pass on often find they feel overwhelmed with the past and are unable to move forward in their own lives. After the death of a parent, one client had turned… Read more…

Feng Shui and Family Transitions Part 2: Changes in Career

Feng Shui tells us that the home office can have a major impact on how we look at our work  success, our productivity, and how we move forward in our career.  A recent client, a successful professional, spoke longingly about his need for a home office.  While he had an office at his place of… Read more…

Feng Shui and Family Transitions Part 1: After the Break up

Feng shui tells us that major transitions in our lives—marriages, divorces or breakups, children moving out and back into the family home, elderly parents moving out of the family home, kids growing up—all require changes in our home environment.     I often work with clients post divorce or break-up as they take a new… Read more…

The Meaning of Dragons in Feng Shui

  Dragons are strong, powerful Feng Shui symbols and exude male energy.  They are great for areas in your life that require strength, courage, protection, enthusiasm, and prosperity. Location:  The best location for them is in an office, a work area, or the living room.  Not great in bedrooms—the male energy is too strong.  They… Read more…

The Top Five Energy Drains in Your Office

At the end of the work day, do you feel like you’ve been digging ditches rather than sitting in an office for nine hours?  Perhaps it’s time to take a Feng Shui look at what’s around you when you work.  Here are the 5 top energy drains in an office environment:   1.  Lighting—the ideal… Read more…

12 Tips to Healthy Basement Living

As millenials move back home, mom and dad often have to take a new look at their home basement.  The exercise room, junk storage space, or dad cave may need to be transformed into a space that is comfortable, healthy, and doesn’t induce depression. You don’t want a space that is so dark, heavy, and… Read more…

The 6 Steps to Make Sure Your Home Sells! The Feng Shui Basics of Home Staging

Recently, I went to the home of a client who had not sold her home in a year. Her realtor and various home stagers had denuded the home of any kind of personality—the walls were painted a neutral beige, anything personal was removed, and quite a bit of furniture was gone. The house ended looking… Read more…

Place Matters! Tearing Down Castro’s House of Torture: A Feng Shui Perspective

Along with being sentenced to 1,000 plus years in jail, Ariel Castro will pay for the demolition of the home that was hell on earth for the three young women he had kidnapped. The house is so imbued with crimes too heinous to imagine or process, it is to be torn down and replaced with… Read more…

Tonto, the Lone Ranger…and Feng Shui

After every death, and there are many in this season’s The Lone Ranger, Johnny Dep’s Tonto places a feather, a few pebbles, or a twig on the dead stranger before he is buried.  He also drives his companions and foes to near madness by constantly attempting to feed the long-dead crow on his head. Why? … Read more…

Looking for a New Apartment? 7 Feng Shui Tips to Finding the Ideal New Home!

Summer is when most of us search for that perfect new apartment—but before you sign the lease, consider a few Feng Shui tips that will keep you happy  in your new home long after you’ve unpacked the last box. 1. Look at what surrounds the apartment building.  Is there a large building that looms over… Read more…