3 Healthy Design Tips for Stress Free Holidays

  Stay happy, healthy and stress-free with these three simple healthy design tips to help you glide through the holidays stress free and keep you on track for a fun and festive holiday season. 3 Healthy Design Tips for Stress Free Holidays Shine Bright This Holiday 1. Design your bedroom for a good night’s sleep. Don’t skimp on sleep. Let’s face it; if you’re not getting the right amount of sleep each night, it can wreak…

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3 Ways to be Healthy and Happy By Design

Healthy and Happy By Design – The Blueprint Start designing your healthy and happy life. Remember, it’s about taking small actionable steps. Small steps can have a big impact. Don’t get overwhelmed by thinking about too many things. Stay focused and start small. Your life is about being Healthy and Happy By Design. Just like in interior design, it’s the small tweaks, the small makeovers, the simple pops of colors that can have the biggest…

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How to Design a Happy and Healthy Kitchen

    Fill your kitchen with style, love, laughter and healthy foods How do you design your happy and healthy kitchen? Does your kitchen reflect your style? Is it filled with love, laughter and healthy foods? Designing your happy and healthy kitchen is part of designing your healthy life. When you’re in your kitchen, how do you feel? Is it a space that makes you feel happy? Is there harmony and balance? Does it bring…

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Keep Calm And De-Stress

  The way harmony in your home creates balance and brings alignment to your space; harmony and balance brings alignment to your life. Balance and harmony ground us and help keep us strong and stress-free. One of the simplest things you can do each day to bring you harmony and balance is to put the focus on you. Every day take time for yourself. Even if it’s just fifteen minutes, take it. We all lead…

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Swoon Over These Healthy Design Mini Makeovers

    Who doesn’t love a quick makeover? Sometimes, all it takes is new throw pillows or a bold new wall paint color to completely refresh the look of a room. Similarly, there are quick “projects” you can do starting right now to change how you feel, and even look, every day. Small change can create big impact! Just like grouping family photos on a wall or placing all the things on your coffee in…

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Design Your Healthy Life

  Make it happen. It’s time to passionately and purposefully engage in your life and start designing a healthy and spectacular you. By defining and unwrapping your personal style, living a happier and healthier life begins to unfold. A healthy life is about living blissfully, with passion and purpose, not just about the absence of disease. The great news is that we can design our own healthy lifestyle plan just like interior designers create beautiful…

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You By Design: Welcome

Barbara Ficarra - Health Designer

  Hi, I’m Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA, and HEALTH DESIGNER™. Welcome to BarbaraFicarra.com, the place to find inspiration and guidance to DESIGN YOUR HEALTHY LIFE™. I am thrilled to write my first post for BarbaraFicarra.com, the lifestyle destination site to help you live a happier, bolder, healthier and a more stylish life. BarbaraFicarra.com explores the intersection between interior design, health, tech and art. Caring for your health isn’t just what happens between you and your…

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