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Elizabeth and Suzanne have inspiring conversations about simplifying life to make it more enjoyable and sustainable, infused by living with intention, life balance, minimalism, mindful eating and so much more. As friends, we regularly comment on how energized we feel after chatting and sharing ideas. We invite you into our conversations about living simply to share the energy.Have a question about a topic we discuss? Have an idea for a future episode you'd like to hear more about? Reach out to us at destinationsimple.podcast@gmail.com.Elizabeth Cancade is a holistic chef and culinary nutrition guide from Living Simply  Kitchen. Suzanne Goulden is an Intentional Living Consultant. They live in rural areas of southern Manitoba, Canada.Learn more about Elizabeth: www.livingsimplykitchen.comLearn more about Suzanne: www.suzannegoulden.com

Destination Simple Suzanne & Elizabeth

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Elizabeth and Suzanne have inspiring conversations about simplifying life to make it more enjoyable and sustainable, infused by living with intention, life balance, minimalism, mindful eating and so much more. As friends, we regularly comment on how energized we feel after chatting and sharing ideas. We invite you into our conversations about living simply to share the energy.Have a question about a topic we discuss? Have an idea for a future episode you'd like to hear more about? Reach out to us at destinationsimple.podcast@gmail.com.Elizabeth Cancade is a holistic chef and culinary nutrition guide from Living Simply  Kitchen. Suzanne Goulden is an Intentional Living Consultant. They live in rural areas of southern Manitoba, Canada.Learn more about Elizabeth: www.livingsimplykitchen.comLearn more about Suzanne: www.suzannegoulden.com

    The Money Mindset Challenge

    The Money Mindset Challenge

    This episode is all about rethinking our spending. It's based on this blog post written by Suzanne.
    Elizabeth and Suzanne discuss a hands-on exercise that you can try to simplify your finances.Change the way you think about your day-to-day spending versus your larger financial goals. We discuss specifics about our own relatable experiences with recognizing  spending habits across different categories, and changes we made. We dig deep into specific areas like subscriptions, gym memberships, restaurants, hobbies, and entertainment/random spending.We calculate our monthly savings achieved just by reassessing where our current dollars are going. Reduce your financial stress.Previous podcast episodes mentioned in this episode:
    The Done List
    Simple Living and How to Stop Rebelling Against Yourself


    We'd love to hear from you, email us at destinationsimple.podcast@gmail.com to share your thoughts, ideas, and questions about this episode. Have a question about applying simple living to your life? Or let us know about something you'd like us to discuss on a future episode about making intentional choices.

    Learn more about the hosts of Destination Simple:
    Elizabeth Cancade, holistic personal chef at Living Simply Kitchen. Follow Elizabeth on Instagram.
    Suzanne Goulden, Intentional Living Consultant. Follow Suzanne on Instagram.

    • 49 min
    Writing a "Done" List

    Writing a "Done" List

    This episode conversation launches from Suzanne’s blog post: The “Done” List. 
    In this episode we talk about the benefits of writing a list of the things you’ve done through your day. It’s something we encourage you to try! Listen in to the benefits of writing a “done” list.  
    Topics from our discussion:
    ·         Comparing the to-do list to the “done” list.
    ·         A great way to observe and evaluate a busy life. 
    ·         How we use to-do lists. 
    ·         Suzanne makes play time a priority in her daily life. 
    ·         Using the done list during burnout recovery.
    ·         Accomplishing the mundane things counts. 
    ·         Gain perspective on your time. 


    We'd love to hear from you, email us at destinationsimple.podcast@gmail.com to share your thoughts, ideas, and questions about this episode. Have a question about applying simple living to your life? Or let us know about something you'd like us to discuss on a future episode about making intentional choices.

    Learn more about the hosts of Destination Simple:
    Elizabeth Cancade, holistic personal chef at Living Simply Kitchen. Follow Elizabeth on Instagram.
    Suzanne Goulden, Intentional Living Consultant. Follow Suzanne on Instagram.

    • 21 min
    Making and Maintaining Life Changes

    Making and Maintaining Life Changes

    Our conversation is launched from this blog post: Making and Maintaining Life Changes. 
    Topics discussed in this episode:
    ·         Learn to listen to your body and mind to meet your needs.
    ·         We tend to not stop until change is forced upon us. 
    ·         How to break away from the expectations of society to do what’s right for you.
    ·         Giving yourself permission to simplify. 
    ·         Realizing what’s right for you at the core. 
    ·         Is there overwhelm in the options to simplify your life?
    ·         When making changes affects your friends and family.
    ·         Intentionality around food. 
    ·         Deciding where to make changes.
    ·         Intentionality in your home. 
    We'd love to hear from you, email us at destinationsimple.podcast@gmail.com to share your thoughts, ideas, and questions about this episode. Have a question about applying simple living to your life? Or let us know about something you'd like us to discuss on a future episode about making intentional choices.

    Learn more about the hosts of Destination Simple:
    Elizabeth Cancade, holistic personal chef at Living Simply Kitchen. Follow Elizabeth on Instagram.
    Suzanne Goulden, Intentional Living Consultant. Follow Suzanne on Instagram.

    • 54 min
    When Highs Trigger Lows

    When Highs Trigger Lows

    This episode is based on a personal essay written by Suzanne for her newsletter community. In this newsletter Suzanne explores a recent low point she experienced after a particular exhilarating high she’d been on while in the early development of this podcast. 
    ·         Getting permission to reflect on your life.
    ·         How watching a sad moment on TV triggered a necessary emotional release.
    ·         Exploring guidance from Suzanne’s performance coach: *few* *significant* *thorough*
    ·         Creating a simple life is work.
    ·         How Suzanne dealt with the overwhelm of planning Christmas dinner this past year.
    ·         There are always options. It’s okay to venture outside the box. 
    ·         You don’t have to and you don’t have to explain yourself. 
    ·         Suzanne’s a crafter at heart. How she fits in crafting while being a minimalist home. 
    ·         Exploring collaboration with and support from others. 
    ·         What’s an energetic hangover?
    ·         How to be in the moment.
    ·         Elizabeth talks about rage weeding her garden. 
    ·         What’s helpful when we know our energy cycles?
    Suzanne mentions her performance coach Lesley from Waypoint Coaching, you can learn more about Lesley’s services here: www.waypointcoaching.ca
    We'd love to hear from you, email us at destinationsimple.podcast@gmail.com to share your thoughts, ideas, and questions about this episode. Have a question about applying simple living to your life? Or let us know about something you'd like us to discuss on a future episode about making intentional choices.

    Learn more about the hosts of Destination Simple:
    Elizabeth Cancade, holistic personal chef at Living Simply Kitchen. Follow Elizabeth on Instagram.
    Suzanne Goulden, Intentional Living Consultant. Follow Suzanne on Instagram.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Creating Intentional Friendships

    Creating Intentional Friendships

    In this episode Elizabeth and Suzanne discuss being intentional as a friend and look at both the giving and receiving end of being a good friend. 

    Topics in this episode:
    What are the important relationships in our lives?Ideas about being an intentional friend.Elizabeth and Suzanne are both introverts, and the challenges that brings to developing friendships.How our own friendship has evolved over time.Habitual patterns and when to set boundaries with a friend. Trying new things creates fresh memories. Link to Suzanne's Intentional Friendships blog post.  
    Link to Suzanne's blog about Date-A-Month ideas mentioned in this episode. 


    We'd love to hear from you, email us at destinationsimple.podcast@gmail.com to share your thoughts, ideas, and questions about this episode. Have a question about applying simple living to your life? Or let us know about something you'd like us to discuss on a future episode about making intentional choices.

    Learn more about the hosts of Destination Simple:
    Elizabeth Cancade, holistic personal chef at Living Simply Kitchen. Follow Elizabeth on Instagram.
    Suzanne Goulden, Intentional Living Consultant. Follow Suzanne on Instagram.

    • 45 min
    Challenging Our Routines

    Challenging Our Routines

    In this episode we discuss challenging our routines. Using a personal essay from Suzanne’s email community newsletter as a launch point for their discussion, Suzanne talks about making her morning routine work for her even though it may go against the grain of societies expectations. This episode is all about making your routines work for you, regardless of what others think.
    Topics covered: 
    ·         Procrastination can be a result of poor routine. 
    ·         How to identify what areas of your life may need some constructive thought. 
    ·         Listening to your needs. 
    ·         What to do in the immediate moment when you’re flustered, stressed, overwhelmed.
    ·         Kids are also affected by stressful chaotic routines. 
    ·         Recognizing outside pressures that we perceive are expectations on us and how to overcome them.
    Self-care blog mentioned by Elizabeth.
    We'd love to hear from you, email us at destinationsimple.podcast@gmail.com to share your thoughts, ideas, and questions about this episode. Have a question about applying simple living to your life? Or let us know about something you'd like us to discuss on a future episode about making intentional choices.

    Learn more about the hosts of Destination Simple:
    Elizabeth Cancade, holistic personal chef at Living Simply Kitchen. Follow Elizabeth on Instagram.
    Suzanne Goulden, Intentional Living Consultant. Follow Suzanne on Instagram.

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

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2 Ratings

A. Stolting ,

Very inspiring!

I love listening to Suzanne and Elizabeth chat about simple living - they are very relatable and I feel like I’m right there with them in the living room :) Lots of inspiration here and really enjoyable to listen. Very motivating podcast that really makes me think! Will be tuning in regularly!

-Annemarie Stolting

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