Clutter Holds Emotion

That’s such a great question! our stuff holds energy. It holds memories. Think about why we buy souvenirs when going on vacation. We want  a physical manifestation of a fun time, a beautiful space. Or we want to have a. wittness, some kind of proof that we were there, that we had that adventure. And…

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Update on Operation Water Filter

Our “Operation Water Filters” was a wonderful success for the people in Puerto Rico! All in all, thanks to your incredible generosity, we were able to collect 95 water filters and cash donations of $1000.- in only 3 days! Thank you all so very, very much! Please know that those filters that were delivered by…

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Clearing Clutter Makes Resilient

Have you ever noticed how much your environment, especially clutter, drains your energy? Clutter isn’t just stuff that needs to be put away. Clutter represents memories, the beloved ones as well as the traumatic ones. It represents unresolved conflicts, memories that we don’t know what to do with, and fear of missing out or making…

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How to be resilient after a terror attack like 9/11

When 9/11 happened, we watched in horror as the second airplane hit the twin towers. I realized immediately that this was big, life changing danger. But I also realized immediately, that I personally was safe. And so was my family. We live 6 hours north of NYC, and whatever happened there impacted us only indirectly…

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How To Be Resilient

It took me a while to realize, that there is a specific issues that I address in all of my private work and training: Weather I teach EFT, military culture, clutter clearing, trauma relief or business – everything I do has to do with helping people become more resilient. WOW – I don’t know which…

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Lessons learned from Helping in Puerto Rico

I think, there are several reasons why our little, private initiative, helping in Puerto Rico, was so successful: What worked well The donation of personal water filters made sense. Clean drinking water is one of the most basic and important needs, even more so in hot locations with no air conditioning, electricity or running water.…

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15 Tips to Help During a Disaster

Here are some suggestions how to effectively help disaster victims: 1. Make sure that anything you do solves an existing problem. Solving a small problem is better than talking about a big one. 2. Work with local leaders, but stay out of the way of the great work that emergency management, FEMA and the Military…

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How private citizens can help in a disaster

I haven’t really talked about this in 20 years, but given the situation in Puerto Rico and the islands, I thought I’d share some experiences and food for thought… In 1993, the war in Bosnia and Croatia was raging, and so were the people all over the world. “Someone should do something!” “Why aren’t people…

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