Make space and grow a dream

Make space and grow a dream

I remember in the run up to Christmas when the girls were small we would go through their toys and take out the ones that were broken or they had outgrown in order to make space for the inevitable sparkling collection of new toys they would receive on Christmas Day.  I was frequently appalled by ... Read More

12 February

Now you have worked your way through the five senses and hopefully have identified the things that you enjoy, and indeed don’t enjoy it is time to apply your new found knowledge. Return to the room that you cuddled a few days ago. Move around, sit down, lie on the floor, or the bed or ... Read More

6 February

How have you been getting on with your empty surfaces? Have you put much back or have you discovered that the space is appealing. I discovered that there were some ornaments that I had, which on closer inspection did absolutely nothing for me at all. In fact, their absence was attractive.   They no longer clogged ... Read More

29 January

Today we are going to look at the physical stuff that irritates us. Do you remember that shelf you cleared? How did it feel to have that space? I find it quite liberating to be able to look across a room and not see things everywhere but to be able to see the surfaces, appreciate ... Read More

24 January

It’s the little things that weigh us down. We have all heard the adage that it was the hair that broke the camel’s back, it was the last straw and so on. It is the last tiny thing that makes us go “AAGH!” So today is the day of little things. Put your hand in ... Read More

19 January

When you wake up in the morning what do you see when you look around your bedroom? Is it an oasis of calm or is there are pile of ironing on the floor, your laptop on your dressing table and yesterday’s clothes on the floor? It is not coincidence that many books and experts on ... Read More

12 January

Virginia Woolf maintained that every woman should have a room of her one. Personally I rather thought she was underselling herself, I think utter bliss would be to have a tiny cottage of my own. Large enough for me but too small for anyone to come and visit other than for an hour or so, ... Read More

5 January

The Japanese have a tradition of having an empty shelf. This is so that there is “space to breathe”. After the Christmas festivities our homes are often a bit topsy turvey. Things have to be moved to fit in the Christmas tree, ornaments put in cupboards in order to display seasonal decorations and the fridge ... Read More