Category Archives: The Holistic Home

Holistic Home ‘Mini’ Course – July 2013

We’re looking to run six of our holistic home modules over a weekend to allow someone who has a fair way to travel to attend our Holistic Home course.

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Over the weekend, we plan to cover  Modules 1 to 6  so that includes art of placement/intuitive feng shui, colour theory and how to use colour, aroma & natural elements effectively within your interior environment plus some simple personal wellbeing tips to help you stay healthy and balanced.

Day 2 involves looking at outdoor spaces, the holistic garden and how to make it a haven for wildlife plus some interesting ways to ‘trouble shoot’ problems in your home and odf course pulling all our learning together.

We’ll be looking at how you can apply the techniques covered to your own home so come with a rough idea of how your home is set out so we can draw up a plan on the first day.

When: 21st and 22nd July, 10am-1pm

Where: Dundee, Scotland – exact location TBC

Cost: £60 based on a minimum of three people.

If you’d like to come, email us and we’ll get back to you with more information.

Holistic Home Talk

The next Holistic Home talk will be in Perth with all proceeds going to PKAVS who do great work supporting local people and developing the Volunteering and Voluntary sector in Perth and Kinross.

Get in touch with us via the email address below or give us a call to book your place.

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Holistic #Tip for the Day 9

We’re still looking at clear the clutter this week (still trying to find my 100 things to ‘rehome’ :-))

Do you have lots of tins of half finished paint sitting around?

Community Repaint estimate that of the 332 million litres of paint sold last year, over 50 million litres will go goes unused. Community Repaint are a wonderful organisation with both an environmental and social objective – they help charities and community groups by collecting and redistributing usable waste paint from homeowners and businesses and as this paint would probably have been destined for landfill, they help the planet by finding a good use for it.

Clear the clutter, help the planet and support your community by donating all those paint tins thats are taking up space in your home or office 🙂

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Clearing the clutter…. Where better to start than with this excellent idea The Hundred Thing Challenge – a book by Dave Bruno on reducing everything you own down to 100 items.

I probably have more than 100 items on my mantelpiece (37 actually as have just counted :-)) so would definately struggle BUT we do have a rule that if something new comes in, something else has to go to the charity shop so at least our total possessions remain at the same level.

If you think that reducing your entire possessions to 100 items would be impossible, then why not try reducing your possessions by 100 items via the Reverse 100 Thing Challenge by Be More with Less. The deadline for this has closed but there seem to be a few folks on the internet trying a similar idea so I’m going to try it as well.

I’ll let you know how I get on later in the month and will post a photo if I manage the 100 item mark…

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Why not learn some holistic interior design techniques?

Holistic Interior Design as its name suggests looks at more than just the fashion aspects of design – it looks at what people need from their space, and how this can be balanced against reducing the environmental impact of the design while creating a balanced healthy home or workspace for the occupants.

We offer ‘The Holistic Home’ course which teaches you how to use sustainable materials and natural themes to transform your home into a balanced living space which is healthy for both you and the environment. Each module is ‘hands on’ and covers everything from effective use of colour and how to make wonderful things for your home such as stained glass panels to how you can make your own paint!!!. We’re hoping to run another introductory session in the Perth area soon so watch this space.Image If you’re interested in taking things further and gaining a Diploma in Holistic Interior Design, I can recommend the Holistic Design Institute who offer a distance learning course and certification.

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Free Holistic Home Talks for 2013

Free Holistic Home Talks for 2013

We’re planning to start these again for 2013. If you live in Scotland and would like to host one of our free seminars, please get intouch.