There's No Place Like Home

Living Where You Feel Happy and at Ease
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  • Lectures 7
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2013 English

Course Description

Three big factors affect our happiness: what we do, who we’re with, and where we live. While we often focus on the first two, we tend to overlook the influence our home has on our lives. Perhaps you’ve recently moved and feel like a fish out of water, or maybe you’ve never felt comfortable where you live.

Animals are very instructive when it comes to their living space: They either adapt, migrate, or die. Learning from them, this home improvement seminar addresses key strategies to "adapt" to feel more at home, including using Feng Shui to improve the energy of your living space; critical "migration" (relocation) do's and don'ts, and how to avoid "dying" from unhappiness where you live by finding the courage to move.


  • Nationally renowned Feng Shui expert, Loralee Makela, shows how to create an indoor and outdoor home environment that supports who you are and what you want to have happen in your life.
  • International relocation expert, Judith Kveton, outlines key tips and strategies for settling in smoothly to your new or current community.
  • Laurie shares how to feel more comfortable where you live or to get the heck out of Dodge.

NOTE: This home improvement ideas seminar is the 5th of 6 in Laurie Gardner's Courageous U series, "Big Shell or Bust: Making and Managing Change." Enroll in each seminar separately or enjoy the whole series.

Also note that this home improvement ideas seminar was originally offered as a live teleseminar. Udemy participants who have questions should type them on Udemy rather than following the instructions for phone Q & A.

What people are saying about "There's No Place Like Home":

"I tried some of the feng shui tips, and they really worked! New opportunities and clients started coming in shortly after I made those changes in my home, which was really about changing my attitude!" - self-employed entrepreneur, California

"Having just moved to a new town by myself, I really appreciated the very real, doable tips on how to integrate into my new home more quickly and easily." - recent widow and retiree, New England

What are the requirements?

  • None

What am I going to get from this course?

  • In this course, you will learn key strategies to improve your living space and feel more at home where you live, including:
  • Feng shui approaches to raise the energy of your home and attract a better life,
  • Relocation strategies, including practical, successful tips for finding and joining like-minded communities and meeting new people,
  • If necessary, finding the courage to move.

What is the target audience?

  • Those who have recently moved or would like to move
  • Those who are unhappy where they currently live (feel like a "fish out of water," don't feel at home, etc.)

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Overview of agenda and lessons covered; introduction of key presenters.
Section 2: Ideal Home Space and Relocation
Key criteria to feeling comfortable and safe where you live; challenges of relocating.
International relocation expert shares critical strategies and no-no's when moving to a new place or settling in further to where you already live.
Section 3: Feng Shui Goals and Approaches
Nationally recognized feng shui expert shares the art and science of how to feng shui your home to attract the life you want.
Real-life feng shui examples and applications.
Section 4: Get Out of Dodge
Key indicators and strategies when it's time to get the heck out of Dodge and move somewhere else.
Section 5: Conclusion and Recap
Wrap-up and review, additional resources

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Instructor Biography

Laurie Gardner, The "Get Real" Guru

Laurie Gardner, The “Get Real” Guru, is a Harvard-educated Jersey girl turned gypsy pioneer with a shot of compassionate moxie. A 20-year author-expert in personal development and leadership, Laurie is known for her quick wit, warmth, and laser-like insight. A transformational trailblazer, Laurie traveled to 50 countries and 40 states by the time she was 33 and speaks five languages. She spent 15 years spearheading an international public school reform movement and is a master practitioner in body/mind/spirit wellness, including intuitive coaching and energy reading.

While fasting in the desert on a vision quest, Laurie discovered her true purpose in life: be an inspirational catalyst to help others to shine. She passionately believes that everyone deserves to have a fun, abundant, meaningful life, at whatever age they choose to start. Laurie received degrees in comparative world religions, psychology, and education from Harvard University, where she also taught quantum physics.

For more about Laurie's teaching, writing, and coaching, please visit her website at

“Laurie's teaching is a breath of fresh air in a very polluted field. Her integrity and professionalism and commitment to excellence is helping thousands to live a better life. Thanks for all you do!”

- Ron E., business coach, West Chester, PA

“Laurie’s seminars are a must hear…What Laurie has to share blows away most of the ‘inspirational speakers’ I have heard.”

- Ingrid S., marketing professional, San Francisco

“Laurie is empathetic, fresh and fun. I feel healthier already!”

- Judith K., Berkeley, CA

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