So many of us are at home at this time, staying safe by working and teaching our children remotely. But, being at home for long periods of time can result in feelings of cabin fever or even anxiety. Perhaps you've invested in updates or improvement projects for your home that you've long wished to tackle, or perhaps you've created a new cozy nook for your workspace, your children's learning area, or your reading area.
We're now entering the season of winter here in the Midwest (as is the norm with our Minnesota seasons, we seemed to have switched from comfortable and beautiful autumn into a six-inch snowfall with little warning). Many of us here in the Midwest spend so much time
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Tisha Morris, author of Mind, Body, Home and the new Decorating with the Five Elements of Feng Shui.
In the book, The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho inspired us all to turn simple metals into gold. In our more modern culture, it can be thought of as turning lemons into lemonade. Alchemy, which is an ancient tradition, has survived due to the power and prestige of metals, such as swords, armor, and jewelry. It is no wonder that Metal is also one of the Five Elements in Feng Shui.
In Native American traditions, there are four elements—fire, water, earth, and air—that make up the Medicine Wheel, and thus Metal often gets overlooked. In Feng
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Tisha Morris, author of the new Mind, Body, Home.
We all know that home is where the heart is. Maybe this is why we tend to have such a love-hate relationship with our home. Our home gives us so many pleasures in life…and yet so many challenges as well.
It's cozy. It's messy. We love to cook in the kitchen. And then the dishes pile up in the sink causing us stress. You love your walk-in closet, but the clothes in the floor drive you crazy. You have your favorite spot for morning coffee. And there's also the upstairs closet that you dread going into.
Our home represents all parts of us—the good, bad, and the ugly. In
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Tess Whitehurst, author of Magical Housekeeping, The Good Energy Book, and the new Art of Bliss.
My new book, The Art of Bliss, is a holistic system of activating and maintaining a positive momentum in all life areas. You might think of it as a comprehensive magical or metaphysical process in which you can see the ways that everything in your life is interconnected, and in which you can work with this interconnection to continually manifest more and more beautiful conditions. The backbone of the wisdom in The Art of Bliss is derived from feng shui and the I Ching and it may be thought of as something that looks like a tic tac toe board, with