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Session 1 – Bliss Thieves – What are the bliss deprivers in your home?  

 A Nurturing Environment is Restorative

Presented by: Mardi Skuce and Susan Stephen

We’ve created a series of Four Enlightened Sessions “mini workshops” to tantalize your taste buds for design, home interiors, retreats, fun, food, furnishings, fashion and freebies with lots of colour and style. We hope you will enjoy tonights workshop and leave with a feeling of rejuvenation in both your home and body.

retreat-called-home-bliss-stealers-session1-lswc-OttawaLearn factors affecting your health, contributing to stress, electronic energy, noise, physical space limitations and the affects of clutter.

  • Stress related health issues are on the rise
  • Chemical overload – cleaners, cosmetics and more
  • Electronic overload- low level noise in the home, etc…
  • Simplifying your environment make more time for family/pleasures/creative practices
  • Reflection of who you are – your likes/style/hobbies/causes

Takeaways: ability to create a happier, healthier home.

Gifts: lots of freebies, mindful goodies, to get you started on your own. Tips and tools along with light refreshments will be provided.

You will feel inspired to create your very own Retreat called home…

Session 1 – Participation Fee: $75.00

Location: Living Science Wellness Centre-59 Iber Road, Unit 25, Stittsville, Ontario, K2S 1E7

Registration required Call 613-836-7901 or email: Susan@livingscience.ca

My home is my castle, and I spend a lot of time nurturing it, redecorating – moving this and adjusting that, adding flowers and candles~Evangeline Lily

SAVE The Dates: Additionally we have a few more upcoming sessions you may be interested in attending…

Thursday August 15 CLEAN SLATE, Clearing clutter in a realistic way. 6:30pm-8pm $75

Thursday August 22 MY STYLE, Developing my unique, personal home style. 6:30pm-8pm $75

Saturday August 24 MASTERCLASS RETREAT Called Home, Limited to 10 participants 9am-4pm $375 early bird register by Aug.15.’19 ($450)

A tidbit about us…


Mardi Skuce works professionally in various aspects of the field of Interior Design and has since 1985. She has worked in Corporate, Hi-tech, Retail and Residential design.

She worked with Susan and Bruce developing the concepts for the Living Science Wellness Centre. Specifically space utilization, planning concepts and colour. 

She loves gardening, watercolour and oil painting, fixing up her old house and anything to do with Tarot or Oracle cards.


Susan Stephen worked with Interior designers and met Mardi at RD VanLeeuwen Boomkamp Ltd & Zip International where they collaborated on several design projects. A few years later they would work together again in the Ikea Business & Ikea Kitchen design studios, merchandising, home furnishing, accents, accessories displays. Susan’s design skill extended to graphic and fashion apparel at 35 College and University bookstores across Canada and the US.

Susan’s passion for furniture and colour along with accessories, fun and food is visible in the Living Science Wellness Centre.  As an energy medicine practitioner she uses Vibrational Sound Therapy with tuning forks to balance the body, mind and spirit. And creates mouthwatering eye appealing, colourful “Sulutions” healthy prepared meals to go for all dietary requirements in consultation with her husband Nutritionist Bruce Bonner.