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The Simple Wonders of California from the Mountains to The Ocean

There are many things to love about California. One of my favorites is the abundance of places to explore outside. During the month of February, California was filled with lush green rolling hills and valley's untouched by the human hand.  Blessed with just enough rain water to sprout fresh blades of grass rising up through the dried soil. The potential of thriving life was all around. Imagine the possibilities of what California could look like if enough rain was given to this huge state each year.  But, due to the drastic transformation of the landscape for farming and developmental reasons, the local vegetation has for the most part been wiped out, thus creating the perfect storm for drought and fires.  So, when these moments arrive in California to receive a glimpse of what could be, it really is a gift. 

 venice beach photo by new york city feng shui consultant laura cerrano

Another place I enjoy visiting, early in the morning to avoid the crowds is Venice Beach, California. On this particular day I arrived around 7:15am, grabbed a light breakfast and strolled along the beach, watching local surfers catching gentle rolling waves. I also ventured onto the peir you see in the photo and walked to the end. To my surprise, I was pleseatly greeted with a view of about 10 whales swimming in the Pacific Ocean in the far distance. 

This day was a great reminder to me to slow down, be present, and enjoy the simple things in life. Thank you. 


Laura Cerrano is a second-generation Certified New York City Feng Shui Consultant Expert. As a full-time Feng Shui consultant, Laura provides bicoastal consultations and workshops for residential, commercial, real estate developments, Fortune 500 companies and healing faculties. In addition, Laura is a resident teacher at the Metropolitan Institute of Design in Syosset, NY. She has been featured in highly respected publications and TV networks such as Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen," PBS, CBC Television, BBC Radio and The New York Times. 


Comment balloon 3 commentsLaura Cerrano • March 31 2019 11:09AM



Lovely pictures, and we love living in California.  Beauty all around us, especially lately thanks to all the rains.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) 4 months ago

Laura you were here again and we did not connect? Seriously Venice Beach is like 10 miles from my home.... no excuses next time...Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) 3 months ago

That second photo of the pier reaching out into the ocean is a stunner, Laura!

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 3 months ago

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