Selling your home? Downsizing? Decluttering? Minimalism is a great idea, but it’s hard to accomplish with a family, pets, jobs and busy lives. Learn tips and tricks to help you plan your project. Karen’s stories bring the process into your living room and make it real.

Wellness and COVID-19From my last blog entry, Wellness During a Public Health Crisis, wellness can be defined as a healthful condition through proper diet, exercise and preventative medicine. 

Another definition (mine), learned and earned through years of research, is “A state of overall being where an organism has achieved, for that organism’s particular body, mind, spirit and the environment where it lives, an optimal balance in and of its physical (musculature, blood, bones and all organ function), emotional, mental, spiritual and environmental systems.”

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Clearing Out Homes What is wellness?

Wellness can be defined as a healthful condition through proper diet, exercise and preventative medicine. 

Another definition (mine), learned and earned through years of research, is “A state of overall being where an organism has achieved, for that organism’s particular body, mind, spirit and the environment where it lives, an optimal balance in and of its physical (musculature, blood, bones and all organ function), emotional, mental, spiritual and environmental systems.”

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Winter Preparation

Getting ready for winter marks the transition from the warm, visual abundance of summer to the cold, stark beauty of winter.

During winter, we deal with power outages, incessant rain, snow and gray. Living in an area where we look up at gray skies and out at gray water can be difficult. Anticipating what’s coming gives us a sense of control and readiness.

Check your home and outbuildings for winter safety and durability. Check your yard, too. The path of surface water may have a warm-season route which changes in a heavy rain. Is the water’s winter path clear?

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