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New Hampshire’s Grand Hotels

I’ve always been fascinated with New Hampshire’s Grand Resort Hotels. During the peak period of 1825 – 1920, there were about twenty Grand Hotels, among over 200 hotels, inns and guest houses. Today, four remain: The Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, the Mountain View Grand Hotel in Whitefield, Wentworth By the Sea in New

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Spring Cleaning Review … Is Your House Making You Sick?

  Can a clean home also be unhealthy? Absolutely! Artificial air fresheners, scented candles, chemically-formulated cleaning supplies, flame retardant furniture coverings, plastics, and/or a very tight house, are some factors that contribute to poor air quality. Synthetic fabrics in many furniture coverings and carpets, contribute to dust and static electricity. Here’s a recent article on

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Puzzles, Problem-Solving and Feng Shui: Lessons Learned

Recently I was attracted to a complex, 1,000-piece puzzle. The scene is the four seasons of Central Park in NYC. Many of the colors blend together and pieces appear to fit in multiple places. When I opened the box, the project felt overwhelming. I thought “Where do I begin?” I sat back and decided I

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Redecorating Made Easier!

  Spring is a time of new beginnings. Are you feeling the shift in seasons and a desire to change your décor or to change your life? As your life evolves, it makes sense that your home and workspace should transform too. Afterall, your space reflects you. No one is the same from one day

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Cultivating Joy and Happiness

  Recently I had the pleasure of reading The Book of Joy for my library book club. Published in 2016, this book is the result of Douglas Abrams interviewing the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu over the course of a week, at the Dalai Lama’s residence in Dharamsala, India. Joy is a natural human

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Compass Directions and the Changing Magnetic North: Why It Matters

  Compass directions can be a confusing point in feng shui. In traditional feng shui actual compass directions are used to identify the eight sectors of each property. In western feng shui, each of the eight directions are symbolic, depending on how you enter the space. There are three “norths” and sometimes the question “which

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Front Doors That Make a Statement!

  Your front door is the most important aspect of feng shui as it represents the quality of energy that comes your way. Architectural digest put together a slide show of 38 outstanding front doors, most of which contribute to great feng shui. There’s only one I truly didn’t care for … it’s the oversized

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The I Ching: The Roots of Feng Shui Bagua

Many people ask about the origins of the feng shui bagua … where it came from and how it developed. The answer is that feng shui emerged from the I Ching, The Book of Changes, the oldest book of divination. An exploration of the ways of the world, the I Ching integrates insight and wisdom

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The Role of Feng Shui in Accepting What Is…

  Overall, I believe that we’re living on Earth to expand our souls and to raise the vibration of our collective consciousness, the container for “all that is.” We do this through the ways we live our lives and how we handle our life challenges. Ultimately, I think we’re meant to be happy and that

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Feng Shui and Health

  People are often amazed when they tune into the patterns that are embedded in their spaces and therefore their lives. The longer you live or work in a location, the deeper the blueprint or connection between you and your space. Your space can influence your health in profound ways. And the experience is different

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