How Can You Create a Clean Ending?

Spring is a fantastic time for fresh starts, but it’s hard to make a new beginning unless you take the time to acknowledge the end of what’s come before.    Last week we talked about following the natural rhythm of changing seasons to open up space for growth, push…

When Is The Best Time For A New Beginning?

  My gut reaction to this question is that the best time for a new beginning is—Now!  Whenever you feel the urge to take action or create a change…make a start.  Even if it’s only a series of baby steps, they can quickly add up to a…

What Should a Home Look Like?

  What do you remember about the home you grew up in? Most of us can recall something of our childhood home…whether it’s a special hiding place or the scary steps up to the attic.  And those memories have likely influenced our decisions about where we presently live…

How Can Decluttering Change Your Life?

  Long before it was trendy, I harbored the secret desire to adopt a minimalist lifestyle.  I’m fascinated by the idea of living in a Tiny House, and I devoured Tidying Up—Marie Kondo’s new show on Netflix.  As a writer and avid reader, however, trying to tidy…

What Is Your Biggest Source of Stress?

  Is Stress Always Bad?   Not every stressor in our lives is negative.  Some challenges can actually motivate us to grow—expanding our horizons and fueling creativity.  Over time, however, unrelenting pressure and expectations can be detrimental to our mental, emotional, and physical health.  And the worst type of stress…