COUNSELLING & FEES
ANTIQUES & HEIRLOOMS
While your home is an atmospheric wonder of eclectic things & history, you may have concerns about managing its contents.
Is there a steadily increasing clutter of heirlooms or new acquisitions? Books, silverware, china, furniture, Greek antiquities, portraits, artefacts...
How often do you stay up at night wondering "Will my children auction it off after I am gone?" Do you want support in sorting or planning the fate of your beloved things- or wish to review their placement with in the home.
On the other hand, you may be a beneficiary or heir. Can you afford to keep them? How do you experience these unique things? Do they blend well into your lifestyle or are they a burden? Do you feel guilt in giving them away or grateful in owning them?
GRIEF & DECEASED ESTATES
The down-sizing of an ageing parent’s home /or sorting out the space of a loved one who has passed away- can be emotionally or physically overwhelming.
For many people, it is a great challenge to decide about others' things- especially during a time of grievance or crisis. Your circumstances may involve making these decisions along with siblings, a parent, second spouses and other co-owners. Does the property needs to be cleared out, separated, managed, sold, financed, opened to the public or repurposed?
No matter how difficult or confusing this all seems, there is a way through it. Even a couple of sessions can resolve confusion, stress bringing clarity and relief to your situation.
ARTISTS' ESTATES & ARTEFACT COLLECTIONS
Did you recently become a beneficiary of an important family artefact collection? Are you a co-heir of an artist’s estate & historical archive?
Taking aside, all the technical appraisals, evaluations, legal and financial considerations regarding- How is this collection impacting you?
Explore your feelings, sense-of-duty or entrapment, aspirations and deeper concerns regarding the collection and how this all relates to your life. Does it require a life change for you or is it simply a matter of organising it with your curator?
Map out the best course of action which honours the estate but also, brings freedom, purpose, fullfillment and value to you.
Too many estates have gone to ruin, devaluation and others ones have divided up families.
Inheriting property may come with various challenges. Unexpected taxes or costs, legal action involved, valuations, management, clutter to clear, needed renovations or repurposing, historic house legislation, family constitutions...
Adding to the equation can come family dynamics, conflicting interests, upset over misdistribution of valued heirlooms, grief, financial concerns, lineage and legacy issues - all of which may lead to the known burdens, pitfalls & casualties of inheritance.
How much of this can you influence? What is your vision? What do you deeply desire to own, preserve or make prosper? Let us explore what is on your mind or burdening you.
LEGACY PLANNING &
Legacy planning is more than the transfer of titles, wealth, property & assets to your heirs. It can also be defined as the impact & influence your life has on the lives of others.
Life-closure-by-design (LCBD) sessions explore the art of legacy planning and succession through the prism of value creation and purpose. It reviews the creative & personal elements of this unique and significant phase of life, focusing on what really matters both practically and meaningfully. It involves both the tangible and intangible aspects of your wealth.
What is the best way to organise & order the handover of your property, archives and other belongings? How are you relating your story of family narrative to your successors to ensure continuity?
GEMS & BURDENS
When delving deeper into our family story, we will find intangible elements passed down to us by our parents & ancestors. These may include strengths, talents, character traits, insights, beliefs, values and experiences that shape our daily lives.
Some of these may be connected with limiting beliefs, family trauma or carry legacy burdens. Epigenetics, has shown us that the memory of trauma can be transferred through DNA.
Many inheritance dilemmas, anxiety or conflict, originate from unresolved lineage issues. The Inheritance Muse Method™ offers the opportunity to address, release, heal and evolve these parts, so that your personal narrative becomes an empowering one. Are you ready to separate the precious gems from the burdening stones of your inheritance?
BEYOND THE LEGAL AND FINANCIAL
BEYOND THE LEGAL AND FINANCIAL
To be true to tradition,
you need to be true to its flame, not its ashes.
-Jean Jaurès (1859-1914)
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