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Field Trip to Orgonon … The Wilhelm Reich Museum

The Saturday after Labor Day, my husband and I ventured three hours north to Rangeley, ME. Rangeley is halfway between the Equator and the North Pole. It’s also home to “Orgonon,” otherwise known as the Wilhelm Reich Museum, which also happens to be on the National Register of Historic Places. Reich was a medical doctor,

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Natural Chi Enhancers: Public Gardens

I spent a delightful June weekend in NYC exploring three public gardens: The Heather Garden at the Cloisters, the High Line and Wave Hill. What wonderful resources that contribute to the chi of their locations. One question worth pondering: do the gardens lift the chi of the surrounding area or did the vibrant chi of

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Swaswara and the Five Elements

A key aspect of harmonizing spaces from a feng shui perspective is to integrate the Five Elements of Water, Wood, Fire, Earth and Metal. Each space should contain the five elements and when they’re in balance, spaces feel comfortable. Balance does not mean equal proportions though. There’s really an art and science to all of

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India: Feng Shui of Swaswara

Feng shui is known as the Chinese Art of Placement. It’s the practice of arranging your environment to enhance your life. Every culture has some version of this. In India, the practice is known as vastu. There are many similarities between vastu and feng shui. Both practices come down to energy or creating balance and

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India: Feng Shui of Swaswara

Feng shui is known as the Chinese Art of Placement. It’s the practice of arranging your environment to enhance your life. Every culture has some version of this. In India, the practice is known as vastu. There are many similarities between vastu and feng shui. Both practices come down to energy or creating balance and

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India: A Land of Contrast

I had a wonderful trip to India! I’m so grateful to my friend, Marsha, for encouraging to me go. She’s been traveling to India for an Ayurvedic health retreat every January for the last six years. I wanted to go while she was going, so that I could learn as much as possible. India seemed

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