Tag Archives: feng shui

Your Home Office: Supporter or Saboteur?

Learn to create a home office that supports your work with my “Six Secrets of a Successful Space” class Wed., Sept. 14, 12-1 at SOHO Marketing in Vancouver. Continue reading

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Making the Best of Impermanence (sermon)

By popular request, the text of a sermon I delivered on impermanence and change at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver. Continue reading

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Color tips for the chromatically timid

From a feng shui perspective, it’s very important that one’s environment be conscious, intentional and current. That includes freshening the paint from time to time – especially when you first move into a home. One of my Seattle clients is … Continue reading

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An Afterlife for your Stuff??

I love the satirical country band, the Austin Lounge Lizards. (Among their irreverent classics: “The Shallow End of the Gene Pool”, “There Are No Banjo Players in Heaven”…) This song, “The Other Side” tickles my feng shui, clutter-clearing heart.  If … Continue reading

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Feng shui and earthquake preparedness

Feng shui is all about safety and comfort. Some safety and comfort issues are more psychological than actual – for example placing the head of your bed or your desk chair where you can see the door. If you can’t … Continue reading

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211Info: color transforms an empty warehouse

Recently I helped a terrific community service agency, 211Info, transform what had been an empty warehouse into a cheerful yet soothing new home for their hard-working call and resource center staff. Here’s the story… Continue reading

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The feng shui of throwing a great party

Nervous about hosting a party? Use these tips to make it your best party ever – or help revive someone else’s dying one. Continue reading

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How to improve the curb appeal of your business

The simple addition of a few bold and well-tended potted plants transforms the entry of an office near Pearson Airpark in Vancouver WA. The awning makes the door seem bigger and it protects visitors from the elements. Clearly visible street … Continue reading

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Wabi sabi: reframing imperfection

Very roughly translated, the Japanese terms “wabi” and “sabi” together mean the beauty of the imperfect, the unpolished, the rustic – a natural state that takes into consideration the effects of time’s passage on everything. In my work (and personal … Continue reading

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Why not buy nothing?

The day after Thanksgiving, traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year, is gaining traction as “BUY NOTHING DAY.” Why open your already pinched purse to cough up for More Stuff that No One Needs? Why not buy nothing this holiday … Continue reading

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