Can a Chair Shape Your Thinking? psychology of furniture Jan 06, 2021

Studies have shown that how your body sits in a chair triggers your brain to think and your body to feel in a certain way. It triggers memories from our past and possibilities for our future. It elicits feelings that have been anchored into our experiences. 

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What does your space have to do with creating your desired life? lifespace mirror the power of space Jan 06, 2021

One of my favorite books about the human-home relationship is Home-Psych - The Social Psychology of Home and Decoration, Joan Kron. She states that the next thing in home decorating was the social psychology of home and decoration, beyond style and an exploration of how we shape our environments...

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The Power of Place, Space and Creativity the power of place Feb 14, 2020

Nearly 20 years ago Pattie Hanmer and her partner at the time had a dream. They dreamed of a sanctuary on a hill with a water view and places to create and enjoy life.

This interview is testament to when you have a real dream and you keep making steps forward to achieve it, it does come true.

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Mindful Minimalism decluttering minimalism Jan 12, 2020

"What Minimalism is really all about is reassessment of your priorities so that you can strip away the excess stuff—the possessions and ideas and relationships and activities—that don’t bring value to your life."
- Colin Wright

Mindful Minimalism

The term minimalism appeared in...

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The Final Cycles solution to the global plastic waste crisis conscious consumerism recycling Jan 10, 2020

This video will help you see and feel the depth of our crisis with plastic. It's reality that we must now dive deeply into to resolve together.

A friend of mine, Susan Boelman, RCKN Outdoor Sisterhood, just shared with me that this company, Final Cycles, is planning to build a plant here in...

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Our 2.5-Million-Year Obsession with Things conscious consumerism too much stuff Jan 08, 2020

Clutter isn't just a modern times problem. We've been gathering things since the beginning of humanity. Our relationship to stuff is complex and just clearing clutter isn't going to address the real issue... our perception of what we think we need and what we really need.

In this intriguing...

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We Have a Problem with Stuff conscious consumerism too much stuff Nov 17, 2019

The Story of Stuff 

We have a problem with Stuff:  we have too much of it, too much of it is toxic and we don’t share it very well. But that’s not the way things have to be. 
- Annie Leaonard

Annie Leonard began telling her story in 2007, in a documentary, The Story of...

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Are Your Dreams on Your Nightstands? nightstands psychology of furniture Oct 31, 2019

Check out this fascinating article by a Seattle Reporter who had her nightstand analyzed by Tamra Fleming!
Original article in the SeattlePI, January 26, 2006.
Click here to read:
https://www.seattlepi.com/lifestyle/article/Are-your-dreams-on-your-nightstand-1193988.php

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