image of a cluttered kitchen, demonstrating effect of clutter on cortisol levels
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Modern life is so busy and fast-paced. For most of us, it feels nearly impossible to slow things down and create the sense of calm we may be craving. And the constant busyness can result in a build-up of clutter – mental as much as physical – in our lives and homes. To make matters […]

an image of a little house with a green door and green gate.
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Amidst the complexities of life, the idea of home holds a deeper significance than mere bricks and mortar. It represents a sanctuary where our souls find solace, a haven away from life’s storms. In this blog post we will delve into the art of crafting your personal sanctuary right within the walls of your home […]

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Photo by Cristian Escobar on Unsplash I relish the energy of renewal that lingers in the air this time of year and the sense of opportunity between one year ending and another beginning. I typically embrace the new year with optimism and usually have in mind some things I would like to improve in my […]

There is an interconnection between our thoughts and our feelings. And science fully endorses the healthy effect positive thinking can have on us. “Positive” thoughts generate “good” feelings. And “negative” thoughts generate “bad” feelings. The positive thinking movement encourages us to reframe our negative thoughts to change how we feel. And there is a lot […]

January 25, 2021

As a reformed, natural-born pessimist, I am keenly aware of the power of positive thinking. How we think and how we feel are inextricably linked. For most people—unless dealing with hormonal imbalances in the body, or chemical imbalances in the brain—our thoughts usually determine our feelings. Therefore, to feel good, we must reframe negative thoughts into […]

June 7, 2018
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