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Making Your Own Environment: Conscious Home Design

Create the best version of your own world, your true nest, with Vastu conscious home design. "What I am doing, slowly, is making my own environment, room by room, as artists do." I recently found this quotation and illustration from artist David Hockney in a recent issue of Architectural Digest magazine, right after moving into my new cottage. It reminded me that this is exactly what I do for myself and my clients--- and that my expertise and skill as both an artist and a Vastu conscious home design consultant are applied in each home project that I undertake for my clients. Interior designer Albert Hadley has said that "Rooms should not be put together for show, but to nourish...

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Ayurveda Recommendations for a More Blissful, Healthy Life

Ayurveda is a unique holistic health care system that enhances your health and wakes up your body's intelligence. I recently began utilizing more of it and am relieved and grateful for the beginning of profound improvements and the clarity of the root causes of health issues and steps to clear them.   I've been familiar with Ayurveda, a sister science of Vastu, for a long time. I first began studying it in 1984. I read Dr. Vasant Lad's first book and met him for a consultation; he founded and teaches at the renowned Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, where I've spoken a couple of times when he taught Vastu courses. I hosted an Ayurvedic doctor from Ahmedabad, India at my Santa Barbara home in 1985/6...

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Sankalpa & Joy: Manifest & Magnetize

              Here'a an easy, fun ritual to magnetize your desires. Create your desired reality by being in a state of centered joy when setting your intention. Your sankalpa is your life-supporting sacred intention you wish to manifest for the benefit of yourself and the world. Your thoughts and emotions surrounding your desire have a big effect on its potency for fruition. How wonderful: You can help make your dreams come true by doing things that make you happy! Dancing literally gets you going in the right direction and right mindset. It enlivens mind, body, and emotions and clears them of cobwebs and murky stagnant energy. So dance! Then meditate. Then set your intention.     Image...

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The Value of Being Yourself

"You can change the world by being yourself."  Yoko Ono Be your true self. Keep in mind that, as Oscar Wilde said, "everyone else is already taken." Why would you want to be exactly like everyone else? How boring! If you never seem to fit in, perhaps there is something good and magnificent about that, and you should figure it out. I remember clearly struggling to fit in and finding out over and over that I didn't. It was a huge revelation when this idea popped into my head that my individuality was a plus and deserved attention. This allowed me to flourish more. It's when my life started opening up even more.  Why live a restricted life that doesn't...

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