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Zen Affirmations – A New Look at Affirmations

As you may already know, positive affirmations are statements that when said repeatedly can be used to increase self-esteem or manifest goals. As someone who believes strongly in positive thinking, the concept of like attracts like, the power of intention, and the idea that our thoughts create our reality—the idea of affirmations always made sense […]

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Supporting Your Fitness Routine at Home

Starting and maintaining a fitness routine can be challenging, particularly when you’re a parent and have little time for yourself or you have a demanding job. When having difficulties committing to a workout, many people hire a trainer or join a gym for support, but before you do, try turning to your home for support. […]

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Bringing Nature Indoors: Using Plants to Enhance and Cleanse your Home

During the cool winter months we tend to spend more time indoors and can often feel disconnected to nature. Houseplants are a great way to combat the “winter blues” by bringing the outdoors inside. In Feng Shui, plants create harmony in our environment by uplifting and circulating the energy. A healthy plant is a beautiful […]

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Bring Your Dreams Into Your Home

When you think of your dream home are you thinking about the size, layout, location, and architecture? Or are you imagining a place that supports your most cherished values and reflects your highest aspirations—an instrument for realizing your dreams? A dream home should not only contain everything you want in a space, but also everything you […]

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Support Yourself at Home and in the Office

Where you position your furniture can help you sleep better, change your outlook on life, help you get more work done, and even affect how others perceive you. In Feng Shui, the Command Position, also known as the Power Position, is used to describe the place in a room or home where a person will […]

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Help Yourself, Help the Planet

Rearranging Your Home to Make Being Green Easier… Sometimes it’s the smallest, most insignificant things that get in the way of our good intentions. Most of us want to lead healthier lives and do our part in protecting our planet. So why, when we learn that making small changes could help us accomplish those goals, […]

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Holiday Giving and Traditions

Last year Traditional Home Magazine invited us to participate in an article about holiday giving ideas. Below are a few of the questions and answers that weren’t included in the final article… we thought we’d share with the hope some of our ideas will offer inspiration. And if you have some great answers to the below questions, we […]

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Finding Your Life Work

Think of your job not just as a means to make money, but as a large part of your journey through life. Take a moment to consider all the time you spend at work; if you’re happy at work, you are spending a good part of your life happy. If you’re unsatisfied at work, maybe […]

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Five Simple Feng Shui Practices to Change Your Life

Feng Shui is the 4,000-year-old Chinese practice of arranging your environment to enhance your life. At first glance, Feng Shui may seem complex. However, Feng Shui philosophy is filled with common sense practices and simple techniques for creating a more prosperous, healthy and happy life. In fact, you will most likely find you are already […]

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The Process of Letting Go…

If you read this blog regularly you know my sister and I are huge advocates of clutter clearing. We often promote the benefits of letting go of what no longer serves you. And I can honestly say we live by our words and really enjoy the process of letting go of things we no longer […]

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