Feeling at Home: Defining Who You Are and How You Want to Live

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Harper Collins, Nov 27, 2001 - Crafts & Hobbies - 320 pages
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While most home-design books focus on walls, paint, color, and furniture, they often omit the most important element of all: you. Alexandra Stoddard walks you through your own rooms, leading you on a journey toward self-attunement and self-expression. She helps you define who you are by asking important questions such as What room do you like the most? Which objects speak to you?

Feeling at Home helps you understand both your practical needs and your yearnings. You'll discover creative yet easily executed ideas for transforming your home into an environment that suits your lifestyle and energizes and nurtures you. With Alexandra Stoddard's expert advice and your own newfound insight, you can make your home your emotional center, where every object and room answers your needs and lifts your spirit.

 

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Stoddard (Open Your Eyes, The Decoration of Houses) explains that this is a "guide to help you live an inner-directed, dynamic life every day in your private haven." She successfully shows how to ... Read full review

Contents

Defining Who You Are Now
3
Shaping Your Home
25
Fifteen Essential Elements of Emotional Comfort at Home
69
Balancing Your Time at Home
143
Cultivating Your Gift of Creativity
187
Creating Your Ideal Home
213
Enhancing the Quality of Each Day
245
Conclusion
283
Index
287
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Alexandra Stoddard is the bestselling author of more than twenty-five books and is an acclaimed philosopher on the art of living. Through her lectures, articles, and books—such as Choosing Happiness, Time Alive, Living a Beautiful Life, Gift of a Letter, Grace Notes, and many more—she has inspired millions to pursue more fulfilling lives. She lives with her husband in Stonington Village, Connecticut.

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