Wellness Potential Of Pantone’s 2023 Color Of The Year

I painted my office walls deep red when I first moved in. I chose this color for its warmth and vibrancy — and to extend the color of the patio walls just beyond to create an indoor-outdoor connection. I still love this color. And I write in my latest Forbes.com article why Pantone’s 2023 Viva Magenta Color of the Year might be a great choice for your work from home space too. There are other places, like kitchens, to incorporate this energetic hue. Check out tips from the pros here.

Magenta adds energy and sass to a space
(Photo: Häcker Kitchen)



California is looking for ways to increase its stock of affordable housing. One of its strategies incorporates new legislation to allow units to be built in commercial zones and adapted from nonresidential spaces. Here’s my latest for Multi-Housing News on what experts in the real estate development world think about the new law’s potential.

Today is the 10th anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre. I wrote about preventing gun violence recently for Next Avenue and am sharing it again here.




What other topics do you want to hear about in the new year? Comment below and let me know.



Here are links to Clubhouse recordings from past sessions.

2022 Recordings:

Living room with organic furniture, including bright red armchairs, dark blue modern couch and loveseat, greek-key patterned area rug and art on the walls.

2021 Recordings:



Here are some links that you might find interesting and helpful on wellness and related topics. Enjoy!





Open kitchen and living room with floor to ceiling views and access to mountain view deck. How Much Are Your Wellness Design Upgrades Worth? - My latest piece for Forbes.com answers that question, letting you know the most in-demand wellness design features for your home. My expert sources come from Zillow, Delos Living smart home tech firm and other experts from the real estate and wellness communities. If you're looking at upgrading your home this year, you're going to want… Continue Reading
Kitchen with black and white cabinets, marble look tops and three bronze pendants. Sustainability Meets Wellness In 2023 Kitchen Renovations Trends Survey - You don't have to choose between the planet, product performance and the people in your life when planning a kitchen remodel. The attributes come together on many fronts, including some of the most popular choices, according to Houzz.com. Continue Reading
home gym with weight bench, punching bag, ex. bike, weight racks, blue wall and floor-to-ceiling windows. Promo for audio event (link in text) on creating home fitness rooms. Create Great Home Fitness Rooms With Expert Tips - I started working out in my living room when Covid shut down my gym. I realized, like millions of other folks, that I really prefer exercising at home, so I still do. In my next place, I intend to have a dedicated fitness room. So my latest piece on creating those spaces with expert tips… Continue Reading
Gift boxes in white and gold wrapping paper and bows with candle and ornament. Happy Holidays! - They're also about looking forward to what I want to accomplish in the new year. I hope you'll join me in 2023 for all new posts and Clubhouse conversations -- starting on January 4th with a fitness space focus! This will be my final Gold Notes post of 2022.  Continue Reading
Bright, modern kitchen with large, two-level magenta island. Wellness Potential Of Pantone’s 2023 Color Of The Year - Why Pantone's 2023 Viva Magenta Color of the Year might be a great choice for your work from home space too. There are other places, like kitchens, to incorporate this energetic hue. Continue Reading
Chromatherapy tub freestanding in a residential bathroom with floor to ceiling windows and panoramic view behind it. Best Healthy Home Upgrades For 2023 - Are you planning any home improvements for the new year? If the answer is yes — and you're health-conscious — you're going to want to read my latest piece! I went to three pros to discover the best in materials, technology and kitchen, bath and laundry room upgrades for your health and home. Continue Reading
Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS,  MCCWC

Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC
San Diego, CA

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