Mirror Mirror on the Wall

February 8, 2017

Chinese Metaphysics is a little like going to the doctor. You have something that's bugging you and you go to a professional looking for ways to feel better. In Feng Shui, mirrors are powerful tools…


Chinese New Year Gift to You!

January 28, 2017

Gung Hay Fat Choi! Today we moved into the Fire Rooster. There will be lots and lots of action this year. Mark my words. The Rooster is a plucky fellow. As my new year's gift to you - so you can ease as smoothly into the Rooster year as possible - I am…


Simple New Moon Ritual

August 2, 2016

Tonight is going to be a good night. It's the new moon. And I have an easy peasy, simple ritual for you. On special nights like tonight, I start my clearing my home and myself with sage. I then light a candle and start writing my intentions for what I'd…


Your Answers are in Your Numbers

January 28, 2016

A friend the other day was telling me about the heated "discussion" that she had with her boyfriend. It went something like this: Friend: Whenever he gets stressed out from work, he shuts down. It's…


2016 New Years Ritual

December 29, 2015

It's that time of year again! The new year ritual below is so powerful and effective, I will be offering it for the start of each new year. The steps are below and I would love if you would share your ritual…


Enter Here

May 14, 2014

I've always loved doors - colorful doors, quirky doors, classic doors. It doesn't matter. Doors have a big significance in Feng Shui. Your front door is where energy enters your space (ideally) and where potential…


Monastic Sunday (lots of pix!)

July 2, 2013

The craziness and the humidity of the city had us seeking out quiet and solace. We went to visit some friends upstate and took advantage of visiting the Chuang Yen…


Waves of Beauty

March 9, 2011

A walking day in New York always reveals some lovely things. I had never seen this beautiful building before and was stopped in my tracks when I saw it. It's almost as if in the grey downtown landscape, a refreshing wave of…


Vandaag: a northern breath of fresh air

February 24, 2011

Great sign and an exterior you can't miss Sleek interior at Vandaag photos: vandaagnyc.com Needing to warm up with a cup o' joe, we popped into a new venue (for us) in the East Village. The place was called Vandaag. Maybe we were lured in by the sign outside that promised "Bierrestaurant."…


Happy Chinese New Year 2011

Happy Year of the Rabbit! To encourage a positive start, spend some time today doing something that makes you feel good. It can be just taking a small break to get your favorite cup of tea or even doing something nice for somebody else which in turn, will make you…


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