We’re mid-way through spring, with the summer in easy reach now. And all the dust that was quietly accumulating in dark corners is becoming more and more apparent – at least to my eye, in my home. I’ve been dipping in and out of spring cleaning tasks here and there, but I haven’t managed to […]

May 5, 2022

Decluttering and self-care are two topics close to my heart. I bleat on about both of them on a regular basis. But I tend to really zone in on them during January. Because, as far as I’m concerned, January is a month to hone our self-care practices rather than go too gung-ho on self-improvement. And […]

January 14, 2022

In astrology, the Spring Equinox is the actual ‘new year,’ which makes complete sense to me. I, for one, always feel much more inclined to shake things up in my life in springtime than in the darkest depths of winter when we’re traditionally encouraged to consider developing new habits. In January, I reflect. In February, […]

March 21, 2021

One of the best things you can do for yourself over the month of January is to clean, declutter, organise and Feng Shui your home. Seriously, get your home in order and it will reap benefits in other areas of your life. I know that sounds like a lot of work, but you do have […]

January 4, 2021

Spring cleaning and decluttering our homes makes them far more pleasant spaces to spend time in…need I say more in the current circumstances? It’s the time of year for it anyway, and with all the extra time we’re spending at home it’s a perfect opportunity to tackle it. I started a couple of days ago […]

March 24, 2020
spring clean

As autumn hits and the end of the year fast approaches, the signs around us in nature are all about endings (to make way for new beginnings). Maybe it’s a resistance to what is—such a human quality—and not wanting to let go of the more active energy of the brighter months. Or maybe it’s a […]

September 2, 2019
home detox

What Makes “Tidying Up” So Magically Life-Changing? Spring cleaning—a thorough and deep cleanse of our homes at the end of winter—is a common tradition that’s as old as the hills. In many cultures it marked the onset of a religious or seasonal celebration or festival. The home was cleaned as part of a preparatory purification […]

March 26, 2019
spring cleaning

Have you set yourself some big, hairy, audacious goals for this new year? Or some more gentle and mindful intentions? Hell bent on “out with the old, in with the new”? Whatever it is we desire for this year, if we want to invite new experiences and opportunities into our lives, we need to make […]

January 5, 2018
house hunting
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