Feng Shui for the mind: clearing mental clutter

Principles of Feng Shui are usually applied to external spaces, but you can use them on internal spaces, too, like clearing mental clutter. What do we know about clutter from Feng Shui? It rushes and depletes energy; it blurs focus; it confuses and obscures. All the things that clutter does to energy in our homes and offices, it does in our brains, too.

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Put Your House on a Feng Shui Diet in 2010

I know that this month the parking lot will be full at the fitness club. All the people who resolved to work-out to lose weight and be healthy will be there and that’s a good thing. I applaud them and anyone who begins a new regime because there is powerful energy in beginnings. We save January to start that project because there is just something about this month that inspires the grand gesture. So here’s my suggestion for a grand gesture to begin and you don’t even have to go out into the cold to get started: put your house on work-out schedule to lose weight: clean out your closets, your storage shed, and your garage.

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Here's a Feng Shui "app" for the Holidays!

If you have seen the television ads for Apple’s i-Phone®, you probably know that “app” stands application, e.g., a software program on your phone to a) find anything or any person, any place, any where, b) help you tweet, blog, post on a wall or e-mail, c) keep you from (gasp) your own thoughts, and possibly boredom, with games, puzzles, etc., d) get you onto the world wide web to solve any problem with a massive search engine or e) buy something. Oh, and of course, you could make a phone call.

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Get started with feng shui – clean out a drawer!

Sometimes feng shui can seem very complicated – laying the bagua, checking the balance of all the elements, identifying problem areas in your home or office and figuring out how to enhance the energy in them. But there is an easier way to get started. Take a small feng shui step toward clearing your energy to allow new opportunities to flow into your life. How? By cleaning out your desk drawer.

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How to Use Color as a Feng Shui Tool

What inspires you today? For me– it’s color. I just returned from the Denver Design Center – a world class resource in the Metro Denver area for all things design – where they hosted a color palette workshop for design professionals. The hosts today were from Benjamin Moore Paint Company and they gave us a general overview of how colors are chosen for their paint palettes and how – as a consumer and/or designer – you can select colors for your home or office.

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Giving Back: Feng Shui @ the Unity Church of Denver

Giving Back: Complimentary Feng Shui Analysis for August 2009. Jackie Bullen, Co-Director of Children’s Education at Unity Denver nominated the church’s fellowship room for a complimentary Feng Shui analysis as the church had recently renovated and enlarged the space. I met with Minister Nat Carter to discuss what he envisioned for the new space.

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