Personal Environment vs. Peace of Mind

Alchemy is the process of changing lead into gold. Inner alchemy (personal transformation) occurs when we clear our clutter – internal and external – and let go of things that no longer serve us well. This creates balance and space, a place that nurtures contentment, which I believe is true success. ~ Laurie Buchanan You […]

Learning to Live a Simple Life, Pt. II

If you truly seek to live a simple life, you will have to face the truth about your current lifestyle. You will have to answer some tough questions. Then you will have to be motivated to make changes consistent with your new ‘truths’. Are you ready?

Learning to Live a Simple Life, Pt. 1

What does ‘simplicity mean’ to you? The dictionary defines it as ‘freedom from complexity, or the absence of luxury, pretentiousness or ornament’.To live a simple life means getting rid of whatever does not give you value. The next question becomes …

My “Clean House” Resolution

Here’s my journal entry from a few of weeks ago. Dear God, Ed is leaving in two weeks; he’ll be gone for a month.  In that time, I want to de-clutter – the house, my desk, my computer, my life.  When he comes back, I want a clean house, a neat desk, and a routine […]

Gotta Love “Clean House”

I love the show, “Clean House”. In just a few days, a team of hard-working experts cleans and redecorates a house … and rejuvenates a family. They clear out the clutter, saving items that hold the most meaning for family members. By the end of the show, the home owners have a clean house … […]