I Might Need it and The Power of Memories

March 22, 2018

Does the thought of decluttering and sorting through your “stuff” cause your inner child to run for the  hills or  fill you with dread at the task? I recently talked with a dear friend who was a pivotal person in aiding her mother to down-size her home. In fact, due to her mother’s slowly debilitating […]

How I got my Exercise Groove Back (and how to Catapult the Power of the Perceived Relapse)

February 27, 2018

Time and again I am struck by the difference between knowing what to do and actually being able to get into action to do it. Do you find that you also get stuck? Are you too sometimes run by the SHOULDS and OUGHT TO’s instead of something deeper? I thought it was a motivation problem…… […]

Before & After ~ One Closet’s Transformation

What a fantastic session with this client!  I am so grateful to her for allowing me to share with you her transformation.  Her closet is 14.5′ x 8′,  the size of a small room. She had 25 feet of hanging space to work with and was able to store a small chest of drawers in […]

Inch by Inch, Life’s a Cinch – The Kaizen Approach to Change

When I was little and learning the how to’s of chores and the underlying principles of work my grandmother would often say, “Inch by inch, Life’s a cinch.” Then she would add, “Yard by yard, life is hard,” Wisdom from my Grandmother – Wisdom at the heart of the Kaizen approach to change. Grandmother Mabel […]

Seek First To Understand…What then?

While perusing twitter posts, mission statements and other news of the day, I was reminded of the often quoted statement, “Seek first to understand, then to be understood” made famous from Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits for Highly Effective People, not to mention, the Prayer of St. Francis. I searched to get the exact saying and […]

How to Create Connection – A Wellness Strategy

One of the easiest ways to add to your overall sense of wellbeing and create a space for others to experience wellbeing is to practice mindfulness and  presence when you and another person  are in the same space. So often  we listen half-heartedly with multiple distractions – the cell phone, the  ping of a text […]