To make your home feel more open and inviting, clear out all the extra furniture and household items—clutter is claustrophobic! Have a garage sale, give things to your friends and family, or donate it to charity. Then, if there's anything left, don't just transfer that clutter to your garage—send it to storage!
All of us experience things that completely hit the reset button on our lives. For Nate Berkus, it was surviving the 2004 tsunami that took the life of his partner, photographer Fernando Bengoechea. Here, the designer shares some of the lessons he learned about hanging on and moving forward.