A podcast hosted by Decluttering Consultant Simply Mel. Join Mel as she discusses minimalism, motherhood and gives her top tips on where to start decluttering your home and your life.
For more information about Mel's decluttering coaching and services visit www.simplymelliving.com
The value of doing one thing at a time
For many of us, our self worth can be strongly linked to our productivity. Whether it’s our natural tendency or years of conditioning, it’s time to untangle our worth from our output. Piling a ton of items onto our To Do list can lead to complexity, overwhelm and inefficiency. In this episode I discuss the value of focusing on one or only a few things at a time and how I’m applying this in my own life.
Walking Te Araroa with Just a Backpack with Kirsten Owens - Walking the Long Pathway New Zealand
This episode’s podcast guest is extremely special. She’s one of my best longtime friends, Kirsten Owens. During several months in 2017 and 2018, Kirsten walked Te Araroa, also known as The Long Pathway of New Zealand, carrying a modest pack of belongings with her. Te Araroa is one of the world’s longest walking trails. We discuss Kirsten’s journey which took several months, as well as minimalism, consumerism and the importance of our relationships and experiences over stuff.
Waiting for permission to declutter? Don't.
If you’re waiting for someone to give you permission to declutter, you’ll be waiting a long time. At the heart of the issue, is the need for you to be honest with yourself about what you really want out of life. Here are my tips for giving YOURSELF permission to get started.
The HAVEN decluttering course is now open for enrolment!
Learn more and enrol here: https://learn.simplymel.com.au/courses/haven
How to reduce your screen time - minimising your mindless scrolling
I have a confession to make...I’m not very minimalist with my screen time. And I don’t mean the productive, business growing, connection building screen time. I mean unproductive, unintentional, mindless, zombie-ing out screen time! But I’m well aware of it and here’s what I’m doing to fix that.
Lifestyle creep - The money trap that people easily fall into
In this episode I’m explaining why lifestyle creep may be keeping you from a life of financial freedom. Lifestyle creep is a trap that many of us fall into, myself included in the past. Becoming aware of it is the first step in your journey to living more lightly and with less stress.
Waiting to do that thing? Don't. Here's Why.
If you’ve been waiting to do something for ages, this is when you should stop procrastinating and just do it now. When it comes to spending time with loved ones or experiencing something amazing, often the right time is now.
An enjoyable listen to help you stay clutter-free-ish
I love Mel’s insights into decluttering that addresses my mindset while offering practical solutions that you can apply right now. This is a great podcast to tap into regularly to keep one eye on staying on the right side of a clutter-free-ish life.
Practical and supportive
I love this podcast, Mel has such a lovely way of breaking down aspects of decluttering. She makes you feel supported and uses lots of examples to show how her strategies might work for you.
Fun & informative
Lots of great tips on reducing clutter.. I need this in my life💛