Organized Home Spaces: Four Ways to Tell You are A Hoarder

  “A simple life is not seeing how little we can get by with—that is poverty—but how efficiently we can put things first- When you are clear about your purpose and your priorities, you can painlessly discard whatever does not support these, whether it is clutter in your cabinets or commitments on your calendar” –Victoria … More Organized Home Spaces: Four Ways to Tell You are A Hoarder

Beautiful Homes: Ways to Keep Your Homes Cool (Without Turning on the Air-Conditioning Unit All the Time)

“Some people look for a beautiful place, others make a place beautiful”-Hazrat Inayat Khan   As we anticipate the hottest months ahead of us, we try to come up with ways to stay cool in this sweltering season. However, in the Philippines, cooling off would almost always mean blasting off the air-conditioning unit the entire … More Beautiful Homes: Ways to Keep Your Homes Cool (Without Turning on the Air-Conditioning Unit All the Time)

Cleaner and More Organized Homes: Household Items You Should Get Rid of Immediately

“Clutter is stuck energy. The word “clutter” is derived from the Middle English word “clotter”, which means to coagulate—and that is about as stuck as you can get.” –Karen Kingston Clutter, regardless of what form they may take, contributes to the negative energy surrounding a living space. In this regard, a room encumbered with innumerable … More Cleaner and More Organized Homes: Household Items You Should Get Rid of Immediately

Home Living: Four Ways to Fall in Love with Your Home Again

  “Our homes should inspire us to go out into the world to do great things and then welcome us back for refreshment”-Melissa Michaels   When our home was new, we used to look at it with starry-eyed amazement. We used to love coming home after a taxing day at the office and could not … More Home Living: Four Ways to Fall in Love with Your Home Again

Three Reasons Why Feng Shui is Not Working for You

“The most important thing to understand is that feng shui is really about the energy surrounding you in your personal space” –Lillian Too   It has been said that Feng Shui is the art of introducing positive energy into our homes and eliminating the bad ones. It carries many benefits with it with better health … More Three Reasons Why Feng Shui is Not Working for You

A Home of Your Own: Things to Give Up So You Can Afford Your First Home

“Look everywhere you can to cut a little bit from your expenses. It will all add up to a meaningful sum.”-Suze Orman   Samuel Johnson was once quoted to say that a man who both spends and saves his money is the happiest man because he has both enjoyments. However, while that may be true, … More A Home of Your Own: Things to Give Up So You Can Afford Your First Home

Home Aesthetic: Five Household Items Adults Should Never Have in Their Homes

“Home is where love resides, memories are created, friends and family belong and laughter never ends.” –Author Unknown   It has been said that one of the definitive signs you have attained adulthood is when you are financially responsible enough to make wise investment decisions. One such evident act would be the purchase of your … More Home Aesthetic: Five Household Items Adults Should Never Have in Their Homes

Living in Exclusivity: Five Compelling Reasons Why Living in a Gated Community is The Right Choice

“As you discover what strength you can draw from your community in this world from which it stands apart, look outward as well as inward. Build bridges instead of walls.”-Chief Justice Sonia Sotomayor   Gated communities have always been associated with an air of loftiness and exclusivity about them. After all, such communities and neighborhoods … More Living in Exclusivity: Five Compelling Reasons Why Living in a Gated Community is The Right Choice

Happy Homes: Five Secrets of What Makes a Happy Home

“For me home is simply about shelter, in all manners of speaking. It is a place of rest and refuge, a place where I can play, relax, unwind or create a home is the place that replenishes my soul.”-Pia Jane Bijkerk   Sanctuary, refuge, haven—these are all words to connote one meaning: Home. To some, … More Happy Homes: Five Secrets of What Makes a Happy Home