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Sally Augustin

The One Space In Your Home That Can Change Your Life

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.29.2013 | HuffPost Home

Who has time (and space) for a home sanctuary? All of us, it turns out. Here's the little corner I've set up at the end of my dining room table. It...

Facing the Challenge of a Free-Range Workspace

Julie Danis | Posted 04.07.2013 | Fifty
Julie Danis

My reinvention journey entered a new phase this year, and I'm not the only thing to have changed. While I've gone from free agent to salaried employee, the corporate workspace has moved from assigned seating to free-range squatting.

Why Nostalgia Is Good For You And Your Home

Sally Augustin | Posted 05.06.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Our lives are often busy, and in the rush of a day, it's easy to lose sight of who we are and who we want to be. Mementos can help us keep on an even keel and remember the roles we strive to fill. A reasonable number of reminders is best, as too many leads to visual, olfactory, and audio overload.

This Will Help Make Moving Homes Easier

Sally Augustin | Posted 11.16.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Moving into a new home is a shock to our emotional equilibrium, even when we don't get lost on the way to our new address or argue with the movers aft...

Spring Cleaning: Bring Plants Inside The Home

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

It's spring, and flowering plants are popping up outdoors in gardens and inside on store shelves. So, it's the perfect time to bring some of those pla...

How Spring Cleaning Can Change Your Mood

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Spring comes just in time for many of us. After we settle in for our long winter's nap, we start to feel glum as dust and things we haven't had time t...

Can Your Home Help You Keep Your Resolutions?

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Flickr Photo by Posh Living, LLC New Year's resolutions -- it's that time again. This year, when you vow to exercise more, eat less, be nicer, rea...

Can Holiday Decor Affect Our Moods?

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Flickr Photo by Mark Crossfield There are lots of things that can affect your mood during the holiday season... what do holiday sights and sounds ad...

How Furniture Arrangement Can Make People Talk

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Chatty Cathys talk all the time. They are the life of the party even when there's no party. Quiet Quentins hardly ever speak, even when people ask the...

Bring The Comforts Of Your Home With You On The Road

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Want to feel at home on nights when you're not sleeping in your own bed? Wondering if the office replication service that Jack Donaghy from 30 Rock us...

Decor Tips That'll...Make Everyone Get Along?

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Your home is filled with sights, sounds, and scents. Which ones should you select to build positive relationships among the members of your family? T...

Personal Territories In The Home Can Be...Positive?

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Humans are social animals and part of successful socializing is understanding the person we're talking to. To smooth the communication process, we co...

Reduce Family Fights...With Furniture?

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Many families are struggling to develop and maintain the sort of family bonds that Norman Rockwell's paintings have seared into our psyche. Not all fa...

Ask An Expert: Prepping For Fall

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

We speak with environmental psychologist Sally Augustin, PhD about some ways to better adapt our homes during the summer-to-fall transition. Q: As ...