Create a Focal Point: Creating a focal point in a cluttered space is a great way to get started. By clearing a surface and placing something you enjoy looking at creates an anchor for the entire space. It’s not just a design thing, it’s an energy thing, too. (Read about how a Buddha statue placedRead more about When Clearing out the Clutter, Create a focal point[…]
Why does it seem that The Inner-Critic (TIC) has a much stronger influence on our lives?
TIC talks us out of many things from getting a new job, asking someone out, wearing a certain outfit, speaking out, drawing, writing, etc, etc, etc. TIC typically plays off of our weaknesses and knows how to push our buttons.
The Inner Best-Friend (TIBF) knows what our weaknesses are and points out our strengths. TIBF will certainly call us out on our BS yet does so with love in their heart.
TIBF builds us up while TIC tears us down.
My whole gig is to let go of and release whatever you have cluttering up your home, your mind, your heart, your life. I know what kind of goodness is buried beneath all the crap we have acquired over time that we have such a hard time letting go of. If it causes an energyRead more about How to Start Simplifying without Letting Go (yet)[…]
A couple or so years ago, I had an attitude adjustment in regards to prosperity and abundance. I had been experiencing bits and pieces of it a few years prior, but it all clicked into place during a year long program I invested in with Carrie Contey. What I realized was that I could eitherRead more about Give Prosperity an Attitude Adjustment[…]
I have always shuddered at “expectations”.
To me, expectations are like obligations. Once I feel obligated, I don’t want to do it because, clearly, it is not coming from an authentic place anymore.
I also see expectations as a set up for failure rather than a set up for success. Read more about do all things with INTENTION…to hell with expectation …
The holiday season is beginning and I’m seeing the gift idea blog posts popping up in my news feed. You know exactly the ones I’m talking about-what to give someone that has everything, best gifts for Dad, what Mom really wants, what experiences to gift…and of course the top 20 must have toys. But IRead more about The Gift That Will Last My Son a Lifetime: A Pineapple Upside Down Cake?[…]
I felt so much noise buzzing in my head and body lately and couldn’t really HEAR myself.
My yoga instructor invited us to take 10 minutes a day to fill up this week.
I decided to take her up on that and go a tad further:
Slow Down and Tune In.
These are the words that flowed out of me on the third day…
LIFE is already complicated. Births, deaths, illnesses, relationships, school, work…so why do we complicate life more by acquiring STUFF? STUFF that brings a temporary hit of “feeling good”. Then the “feel goods” dissipate. And the STUFF remains, cluttering our spaces and our minds and our hearts. And then LIFE happens.Read more about LIFE is already complicated. Why are we allowing STUFF to complicate it more?[…]
We are packing for London and Paris. Twelve nights away with our teen and tween. This is not our first international trip. This will be international trip number 4. Countries number 5 and 6 as a family. Six countries in 5 years. This is HUGE for me. I never traveled as a kid exceptRead more about Simplifying Made My Dreams a Reality[…]
When I was little we had a black lab named Stu. Cute, huh? Except it was short for Stupid. And, that was sometimes my nickname that my Dad used for me. When I was in school, I was in the same class as all the GATE kids. However, I did not test high enough toRead more about Why Books Were Hard For Me To Get Rid Of[…]