Episode 072, Wonder Walking with Amy Won

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EPISODE 072: Wonder Walking with Amy Won

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Photo by Jason Long on Unsplash

In this episode, we’re excited to welcome Amy Won, artist and creator of the Wonder-Walking oracle deck. We loved talking to Amy about the story behind her deck, her love of nature, and her approach to mindfulness.

  • What inspired Amy to create this deck and how she invites people to use it

  • The benefits of taking mindful walks

  • How awakening your sense of wonder can also help you learn about yourself

  • The importance of nature’s healing energy when we’re surrounded by so much digital noise

  • Amy’s suggestions for connecting with nature (besides her beautiful deck!)

  • How Amy has created her own holistic spaces

Be sure to visit the Mindful Design Feng Shui page to learn more about enhancing your feng shui knowledge through our courses. You can also take a look at our blog posts on feng shui basics.

If you have feng shui questions, please send them my way at info@holisticspaces.com, and we'll do our best to answer them all in our Q&A Sunday series.

Don't forget to also visit the Holistic Spaces Patreon page to support the podcast!


Amy Won

Amy Won

Amy is an artist, nature lover, and wonder-seeker creating art and tools to enchant the everyday. She is deeply inspired by nature, mythology and labyrinths! Through her art and offerings she hopes to inspire you to wonder-filled adventures that sharpen your own senses, fuel your aliveness, and renew your enchantment with life. You can find Amy online sharing her enchanting paintings, wonder walks, and creative adventures at amytwon.com, Instagram @amytwon, and Facebook.


Tune in OCTOBER 28 for the next Holistic Spaces Podcast

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Episode 071: Autumn Feng Shui Transitions

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EPISODE 071: Autumn Feng Shui Transitions

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Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash

Are you feeling your energy shift as we move into fall? We certainly are, and we’re feeling that back-to-school energy too, because our Mindful Design Feng Shui Certification program begins this week! In this episode we talk all about the metal energy that comes with the transition to autumn, and how to work with it to make the most of the season.

  • What the metal energy of fall feels like

  • Why fall is a great time to get things done and get organized

  • How to work with this metal energy from a feng shui perspective

  • How to balance metal energy if you already have an overabundance of metal

  • What to expect from the coming year, as we leave the year of the pig and enter the year of the rat

Our Mindful Design Feng Shui Certification begins September 2019!

Be sure to visit the Mindful Design Feng Shui page to learn more about enhancing your feng shui knowledge through our courses. You can also take a look at our blog posts on feng shui basics.

If you have feng shui questions, please send them my way at info@holisticspaces.com, and we'll do our best to answer them all in our Q&A Sunday series.

Don't forget to also visit the Holistic Spaces Patreon page to support the podcast!


Tune in OCTOBER 14 for the next Holistic Spaces Podcast

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Episode 070: Fall Equinox Transitions with Any Shellhorn

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EPISODE 070: Fall Equinox Transitions with Any Shellhorn

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Photo by Chris Lawton on Unsplash

Amy Shellhorn is back for a third time on the podcast! We love Amy’s approach to feng shui, and are so proud to have her as a Mindful Design feng shui consultant. In this episode, she’s joining us to talk about how we can work with the energy of the fall equinox and the transition into autumn.

  • What the fall equinox means

  • How the fall equinox relates to feng shui

  • How to ground ourselves with the earth element during the change in seasons

  • Which crystals and essential oils to use during this transition

  • Adjustments to make in your home to bring in the earth element

  • Ideas to celebrate this time of year

  • How feng shui can help us tune in to the cycles of nature

Our Mindful Design Feng Shui Certification begins September 2019!

Be sure to visit the Mindful Design Feng Shui page to learn more about enhancing your feng shui knowledge through our courses. You can also take a look at our blog posts on feng shui basics.

If you have feng shui questions, please send them my way at info@holisticspaces.com, and we'll do our best to answer them all in our Q&A Sunday series.

Don't forget to also visit the Holistic Spaces Patreon page to support the podcast!


Amy Shellhorn

Amy Shellhorn helps families create joyful spaces that nurture and support their unique family culture. By combining feng shui with other ancient wisdom, she works with modern families to shift the energy of their home to align with their goals. Amy holds a certificate in feng shui from Mindful Design School, a Masters of Architecture from the University of Washington and is a LEED AP BD + C. 

For more information about working with Amy, please visit her website at: http://www.joyfulfamilyspaces.com  or email her at amy@joyfulfamilyspaces.com


Tune in SEPTEMBER 23 for the next Holistic Spaces Podcast

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Episode 069: Back to School with Stephanie Hann

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EPISODE 069: Back to School with Stephanie Hahn

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Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash

For this episode, we’re honored to welcome Stephanie Hann, another graduate of Mindful Design Feng Shui School! Since many of you may be heading back to school soon, or have children who are, we’re talking all about feng shui for back to school and some ideas for applying feng shui in a dorm room.

  • The energy of back to school and how it relates to feng shui

  • How feng shui can help you create balance in your life and identify areas that may need more attention

  • How to use feng shui to create more balance in a dorm room

  • Ideas to enhance each of the nine areas of the bagua map in a dorm room

  • Where to put all those paper resource lists you’ll get at the beginning of the school year

  • Strategies to help students stay focused on their goals, connect to family and friends, and take care of all aspects of their health

  • The importance of growth during college and how growth relates to feng shui

  • Housewarming gift ideas for college students

Be sure to visit the Mindful Design Feng Shui page to learn more about enhancing your feng shui knowledge through our courses. You can also take a look at our blog posts on feng shui basics.

If you have feng shui questions, please send them our way at info@holisticspaces.com, and we'll do our best to answer them all in our Q&A Sunday series.

Don't forget to also visit the Holistic Spaces Patreon page to support the podcast!


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Stephanie received her Feng Shui certification through the Mindful Design Feng Shui School merging her educational and real-life experiences together, helping others create tangible and intangible change in their lives. Her philosophy is deeply rooted in creating thoughtful intention to help others integrate a Feng Shui philosophy and mindfulness into their everyday existence. Stephanie also serves as Adjunct Faculty at Youngstown State University, teaching variety of classes in addition to her favorite roles of Mom to her two Crumbcrushers Greggory and MarenEmilia, and Wife to Greg, “The Saint”. “It’s all about people, as it is through people that we connect to the world.” - Stephanie Volpini-Hann

To learn more about Stephanie, please visit her website: thehouseofchi.com


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Episode 068: Everyday Feng Shui Tweaks

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EPISODE 068: Everyday Feng Shui Tweaks

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Photo by Dijana Grahovac on Unsplash

In this episode, we’re giving you a behind-the-scenes look at how we apply feng shui in our own lives. We hope that hearing about some of our everyday feng shui tweaks will inspire you to make some small changes in your own space!

  • A simple way to use the power of fragrance to uplift your personal qi

  • Feng shui tweaks that may not look like feng shui at first glance

  • A simple breathing exercise for moments of anxiety or anger, and how breathing is connected to feng shui

  • Why the stove is connected to wealth

  • How Anjie is reminding herself to play and have fun

  • Everyday actions to attract prosperity

Be sure to visit the Mindful Design Feng Shui page to learn more about enhancing your feng shui knowledge through our courses. You can also take a look at our blog posts on feng shui basics.

If you have feng shui questions, please send them my way at info@holisticspaces.com, and we'll do our best to answer them all in our Q&A Sunday series.

Don't forget to also visit the Holistic Spaces Patreon page to support the podcast!


Tune in AUGUST 26 for the next Holistic Spaces Podcast

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Episode 067: Moon Cycles with Julie Kim McMahon

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EPISODE 067: Moon Cycles with Julie Kim McMahon

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Photo by Linda Xu on Unsplash

In this episode, I’m excited to welcome my good friend Julie Kim McMahon! We talk all about the different phases of the moon, and how to work with each phase in your business.

  • How Julie got into working with the moon

  • Benefits of working with the moon in life and business

  • Why it’s important to be in touch with the cycles of the natural world around you

  • What the moon represents in astrology

  • The best times in the moon’s cycle to brainstorm, build, launch, and reflect

  • Why it can be helpful to choose your activities based on which astrological sign the moon is in

  • What it means when the moon is void of course

Be sure to visit the Mindful Design Feng Shui page to learn more about enhancing your feng shui knowledge through our courses. You can also take a look at our blog posts on feng shui basics.

If you have feng shui questions, please send them my way at info@holisticspaces.com, and we'll do our best to answer them all in our Q&A Sunday series.

Don't forget to also visit the Holistic Spaces Patreon page to support the podcast!


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Julie is co-founder of several businesses in food and fashion. As a Capricorn rising, Sagittarius Sun and Moon, she is happiest when building businesses and searching for the meaning in it all. Julie's desire to enlighten and share her insights on business and astrology with The Moon Your Business project will bridge practical applications of the moon energy to real-life circumstances.

For more information about Julie, please visit her website: www.moonyourbusiness.com


Tune in AUGUST 12 for the next Holistic Spaces Podcast

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Episode 066: What Is Feng Shui?

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EPISODE 066: What Is Feng Shui?

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image credit: Hutomo Abrianto via Unsplash

In this podcast episode, I’m very excited to welcome my new co-host and co-founder of Mindful Design Feng Shui School, Laura Morris! In this episode, we share our paths to becoming feng shui consultants and business partners, as well as our definitions of feng shui and some common misconceptions.

  • Laura and Anjie’s definitions of feng shui

  • Why feng shui is more than just moving furniture around

  • The relationship between feng shui and mindfulness

  • Common stereotypes about feng shui

  • Why you shouldn’t be embarrassed by your home’s “bad” feng shui

  • How to know if feng shui works

  • Why there is so much conflicting advice from different feng shui teachers and schools

  • Laura’s path from corporate marketing to feng shui

  • How Anjie was introduced to feng shui and her initial skepticism

  • How Anjie and Laura became business partners

Be sure to visit the Mindful Design Feng Shui page to learn more about enhancing your feng shui knowledge through our courses. You can also take a look at our blog posts on feng shui basics.

If you have feng shui questions, please send them my way at info@holisticspaces.com, and we'll do our best to answer them all in our Q&A Sunday series.

Don't forget to also visit the Holistic Spaces Patreon page!


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Episode 065: The Feng Shui of Color

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EPISODE 065: The Feng Shui of Color

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Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Pexels

As a feng shui consultant and architect, I get so many questions about what color is best for painting walls. Color is one of the most effective ways to transform your life and space, and it goes much deeper than just changing the paint on your walls, so this episode is dedicated to the topic!

  • The most important thing to consider when choosing a color

  • The symbolism and energetics of each color

  • How to include color in ways other than painting the walls

  • Which colors to use to invite passion, protection, stability, friendship, and prosperity

  • Which colors are most relaxing and therapeutic, and which are more stimulating

  • The colors associated with each area of the bagua

  • The connection between color and the five elements

  • How color can help us be more mindful

Be sure to visit the Mindful Design Feng Shui page to learn more about enhancing your feng shui knowledge through our courses. Tune in July 8 for the next episode, and in the meantime, let us know if you’re enjoying the return of the podcast.

If you have feng shui questions, please send them my way at info@holisticspaces.com, and we'll do our best to answer them all in our Q&A Sunday series.

Don't forget to also visit the Holistic Spaces Patreon page and to support the podcast!


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Episode 064: Summer Solstice with Amy Shellhorn

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EPISODE 064: SUMMER SOLSTICE WITH AMY SHELLHORN

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It’s almost summer! Hopefully the rain will subside and we can enjoy warm, sunny days here in New York. For this week’s podcast, I’m excited to welcome Amy Shellhorn, a graduate of Mindful Design Feng Shui, back for her take on the summer solstice. Tune in to what she has to say!

  • Creativity, motion and action

  • Warmth

  • Watching the seasons

  • Spring and traditional Chinese medicine

  • Balancing joy and sorrow

  • Exercise

  • Taking naps and breaks

  • Summer on the bagua map

  • Enhancing your home

  • Space clearing

Thanks so much to Amy for returning to the podcast to share summer wisdom! Be sure to check out Amy’s website below to learn about Joyful Family Spaces and how you can work with Amy!

Be sure to visit the Mindful Design Feng Shui page to learn more about enhancing your feng shui knowledge through our courses. You can also take a look at our blog posts on summer solstice. Tune in June 24 for the next episode, and in the meantime, let us know if you’re enjoying the return of the podcast.

If you have feng shui questions, please send them my way at info@holisticspaces.com, and we'll do our best to answer them all in our Q&A Sunday series.

Don't forget to also visit the Holistic Spaces Patreon page and join our patrons in supporting the podcast!


Amy Shellhorn helps families create joyful spaces that nurture and support their unique family culture. By combining feng shui with other ancient wisdom, she works with modern families to shift the energy of their home to align with their goals. Amy holds a certificate in feng shui from Mindful Design School, a Masters of Architecture from the University of Washington and is a LEED AP BD + C. 

For more information about working with Amy, please visit her website at:

http://www.joyfulfamilyspaces.com  or email her at amy@joyfulfamilyspaces.com


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