• Purging stuff is like falling in love

    I decided that purging stuff is like falling in love, and I just had my own experience. About ten years ago I bought a banjo because I am a huge bluegrass music fan. I imagined how fun it would be to be able to play banjo and join music jams and stuff. I took about two lessons and then life got in the way. Years passed, and I never picked up my banjo. But I…

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  • HOW TO LOSE EMOTIONAL WEIGHT

    When I get overwhelmed by my stuff - and I can’t figure out what to do with it - I remember to use my energy question. I ask myself how I feel with regard to the thing. If the thing is a material object that I don’t love or use regularly, but I still can’t get rid of it - I ask myself how it makes me feel. This works extremely well when my mind…

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  • How to look effortlessly chic

    Let’s talk about style for a minute. Specifically, how to have great style when you’re not naturally good at choosing colors and keeping up with what’s current. This applies to your home decor and your wardrobe. The wardrobe answer jumped out at me from a page in a recent Vogue Magazine. You know how some people always seem to look effortlessly great? This applies to women and men. And you know how some people’s houses seem…

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