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A New Year Begins! Take Action That Makes You Happy and Centered

March 28 is the beginning of the new year this time in the Vedic calendar. Recommit to what you wish to manifest. I'll be meditating, spending more time making art, immersing myself in nature. More love. More consciousness. More prosperity. And helping lots of people transform their lives with my Vastu sacred space design consultations.  After the challenges of the first few months of the year, it's time to get back to your Self. Everything will be fine. I know you've done this before, but set your intentions, your sacred sankalpa. Allow yourself to do the things you most want to do. When you're happy, everything flows to you. When you're centered, everything comes to you. Meditate. Create. Let the...

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Protect & Harmonize: Vastu Tips. Conscious Activism.

Disturbed by what's happening in the USA and world? This is a great time to protect and harmonize your home and business spaces--- and to find meaningful ways to make a difference for the planet. Here's some conscious activism inspiration and some Vastu tips.  INSPIRATION: “Joy doesn’t betray but sustains activism.And when you face a politics that aspires tomake you fearful, alienated and isolated,joy is a fine act of insurrection.” Rebecca Solnit Joy is  healing. Be informed and take conscious action, but also do things that bring you joy, that make you feel like yourself, that bring you back to center. Radiate positive, life-supporting energy in the environment in order to truly make a difference and to inspire others. And it's hard to...

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A Little Healing Treat and Nature Immersion

Hi from Sherri Silverman and Transcendence Design! I know many of us are troubled by political events these days. It's challenging to keep informed, take action to make a difference, and stay happy and centered at times like these. I thought I would offer you all a little beauty and magic from Mother Nature to bring greater peace and joy into your life. Watch this wonder - filled  film! I was enchanted and felt better from watching this delightful little nature immersion and think you will also. May you find more ways to have a beautiful life and effect in the world, filled with grace and gratitude, centered in your heart. 

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New Website, New Blog

Welcome to my newly rebuilt website and blog. I just retired my original sixteen year old dinosaur of a website because in 2016, using the old version is like expecting people to look at smoke signals when all eyes and SEO are only on the latest technological platform. I'm delighted with this fledging site on Shopify and hope you will share it with your friends. I have more to edit and add, so check in frequently. Please excuse any glitches here-- I wanted to get it live asap and still need to fix some things. Please contact me through the Contact page about any mistakes or issues you see. I'd love to hear from you and improve the site for you!

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Misconceptions about Vastu

May 9, 2015 Misconceptions about Vastu, the Design System from Ancient India 1. Vastu is NOT the same as Feng Shui. In fact, it is thousands of years older and part of the origin of Feng Shui. Even many websites from India purporting to give Vastu knowledge are simply repackaging Feng Shui as Vastu. There is much wrong information about Vastu Shastra. To learn what Vastu really is, read this Vastu page on my website .  2. Mirrors are NOT used in Vastu as they are in Feng Shui.  Since Vastu is based on the laws of nature—in other words, the laws of physics— keep in mind that anything that goes into a mirror bounces back to the “sender” of the image...

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