Episode 060: Spring Equinox with Amy Shellhorn

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EPISODE 060: Spring Equinox with Amy Shellhorn

We’re in the spring season now, even if some days feel more like winter. I’m excited to kick off a series of interviews with our Mindful Design students, beginning with Amy Shellhorn. Amy is interested i seasons and feng shui, so she’s chatting spring equinox with us today! Check out her tips for living more joyfully this season!

Thank you so much, Amy, and happy spring!

Be sure to visit the Mindful Design Feng Shui page to learn more about enhancing your feng shui knowledge through our program and maybe joining Amy! You can also take a look at our blog posts on spring. Tune in April 22 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:

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


Tune in April 22 for the next Holistic Spaces Podcast

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Episode 059: Art in Everyday Life with Marcia Shibata

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EPISODE 059: Art in Everyday Life with Marcia Shibata

I’m so excited to have Marcia Shibata, my wonderful Ikebana teacher, back on the podcast. Marcia joined us back in December of 2016(!) to discuss Ikebana, but for this week’s podcast, Marcia and I talk art in everyday life, or dharma art. We’ll discuss art through the western and Buddhist lenses, how to make art part of everyday life and how important it is to make space in our lives.

  • What is dharma art?

  • Western art and Buddhist art

  • Dharma though flower arranging

  • Inspiration for art

  • Competition in art

  • Creativity and making space

Thanks so much to Marcia for sharing her wisdom with us again!

Be sure to visit the Mindful Design Feng Shui page to learn more about enhancing your feng shui knowledge through our program. You can also take a look at blog posts that correspond with this podcast and Marcia’s previous podcast! Tune in April 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 join our patrons in supporting the podcast!


Marcia Wang Shibata is a Master Shambhala Kado/Ikebana Instructor within the Shambhala Buddhist community and co-founder the Shambhala Kado Ridgen School of Ikebana. She is a student of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Having studied and practiced in both a major classical and modern Ikebana school, she teaches from the view of nature’s innate wisdom and Buddhist/Shambhalian compassionate warriorship.

Ms Shibata was further bestowed the title of “Artist to the Kalapa Court” in autumn 2013 by Sakong Mipham Rinpoche. 

for more information about the KADO RIGDEN SCHOOL OF IKEBANA, please visit http://kado.shambhala.info/


Tune in April 8 for the next Holistic Spaces Podcast

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Episode 058: Kick Off Your Spring Cleaning With Feng Shui

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EPISODE 058: Kick Off Your Spring Cleaning With Feng Shui

It’s finally almost spring, which means it’s time for spring cleaning! As in most aspects of life, there are ways to incorporate feng shui into cleaning your spaces, whether at home, the office or elsewhere. In this episode, I’ll share some of those tips with you to make the best of moving into a new season!

  • Spring equinox

  • Spring in feng shui

  • Spring cleaning

    • Under the bed

    • Your closet

    • The refrigerator

    • Windows

    • Your front door

Be sure to check out the Mindful Design Feng Shui website to learn how to enhance the feng shui in your life. Also check out the blog posts on spring cleaning that correspond with this podcast. Tune in March 25 for our next episode on art in everyday life!

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!


Tune in March 25 for the next Holistic Spaces Podcast

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Episode 057: Feng Shui Love Story, Activate Your Love Life

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EPISODE 057: Feng Shui Love Story, Activate Your Love Life

Along with wealth and career success, love is one of the most popular topics among my feng shui clients. In fact, it’s so popular that we’ve written a mini-course about relationships on Mindful Design Feng Shui. Check it out here! In this episode, we’ll share some tips on feng shui adjustments to help you write your own love story!

  • How feng shui relates to love

  • Feng shui tips for your bedroom

    • Your bed

    • Your nightstands

    • Rose quartz

Be sure to check out the new Mindful Design Feng Shui course on creating your own love story as well as the blog post that corresponds with this podcast! You can find rose quartz, as well as the feng shui love story kit in the Holistic Spaces store. Tune in next week when we talk Spring equinox and spring cleaning with feng shui!

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!



Tune in March 11 for the next Holistic Spaces Podcast

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Episode 056: Chinese Zodiac for 2019: Year of the Earth Pig

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EPISODE 056: Chinese Zodiac For 2019: Year of the Earth Pig

We’re back! Welcome to episode 56 of the Holistic Spaces podcast. We’ve missed you! Did you miss us?

Happy New Year, and welcome 2019! The Chinese New Year is tomorrow, on February 5th.

Welcome the Year of the Earth Pig, listen for insight for the coming year, and remember that even challenging years can bring great results!

Be sure to check out the blog post that corresponds with this 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.