Origin

  What’s in a name?   I’ve appreciated the art of creating a beautiful environment since I was a little girl but it’s really the “spirit of place” aspect—those less tangible energetic qualities of a space or place that have always intrigued me more than anything.     The title and symbols in the logo arose organically […]

Reflection & Introspection

As we embark on the new year together . . . I remember a letter my Grandma wrote me years ago where she described the seasons as climbing a hill, with the peak as December 31st, New Years Eve—that’s how she had always seen it in her mind’s eye. It was then I realized I […]

Today, try shifting your perspective…

Today, try this exercise:  TRY SHIFTING YOUR PERSPECTIVE IN ORDER TO SHIFT YOUR PERSPECTIVE. – By this, I mean physically change your “normal” viewing position and see what you discover.  Find something in nature if you can–a flower, a tree, a blade of grass–and focus on it from this new viewing position. Take a few quiet […]

What is your biggest challenge?

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. ~Henry David Thoreau Living in the present moment. It’s such a beautiful place to reside, yet how often are we there. . .not regretting the past, not worried about the future? It’s an ongoing challenge of a lifetime–some […]

The Heart Expansion Experiment

  “The Heart Expansion Experiment”  Act I: A heart warming exercise.    Try this today:  Send loving thoughts to as many random people as possible. Take a few seconds throughout your day—wherever you happen to go—and imagine yourself sending love and warm wishes to each person you come across. Do this whether you actually interact […]