This really amazed me! Do you feel so hemmed in by your crowded schedule and your over-stuffed space that taking a vacation is the only way you can relax and renew? Take this lesson from a houseplant, and you will … Continue reading

  The 12 days between December 25 and January 6 are a time outside of time when projections are made for the coming year. Each day corresponds to a month of the year: December 25 corresponds to January, December 26 … Continue reading

Choose light fixtures to perform specific tasks and to create a “mood” in your room. Soft, dim lighting creates a peaceful atmosphere, while bright lighting focuses attention. Continue reading

Creating a bedroom that is comfortable, quiet and calm is one of the best ways to ensure you will get to sleep easily, stay asleep soundly and wake up refreshed and ready embrace the success you were born for! Continue reading

Do you feel stuck and unable to take action? Are you feeling down-in-the-dumps and wish you could experience more joy in your life? This simple improvement to your space will boost your emotions! You may find this hard to believe … Continue reading

Studies show that hospital patients who view a nature scene heal faster than those who view a cityscape, and children who view nature from their classroom windows learn more effectively than those who view a cityscape. Continue reading

As the last summer of your life before college comes to a close, and with move-in day just around the corner, you may be wondering how you will pack your worldly possessions and move them from home to campus. Bring … Continue reading

  Do you ever feel you are stuck in a rut and long to try something new? Even when your routine is getting tiresome, you can switch things up to experience the excitement that change brings to our lives. The … Continue reading

On August 12, 2012 I was featured in a Boston Globe article about transitioning from home to college written by Cindy Cantrell. I am posting it now for families preparing to send their students to college. Copies of my book, … Continue reading