80 episodes

A husband + wife simplifying the sh*t out of life to be happier sharing real stories, witty banter + lots of positivity. Let's hang out!

Simplified Khaos Jill + Nick Koscielniak

    • Self-Improvement
    • 5.0, 30 Ratings

A husband + wife simplifying the sh*t out of life to be happier sharing real stories, witty banter + lots of positivity. Let's hang out!

    80: Finding Healthy Replacements of Excitement

    80: Finding Healthy Replacements of Excitement

    Being at home for four months straight has led to some new habits. Jill and Nick chat about some of the “not so good” habits that they have developed since quarantine began, and how they’re replacing them with healthier choices. Come hang out with us! 
     
    💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY
    “We design our lives through the power of choices.” ~ Richard Bach 
     
    🔍 RESOURCES
    Book: You Are Not Your Brain: The 4-Step Solution for Changing Bad Habits
     
    ⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE
    Make intentional choices that align with habits you want to keep. 
     
    🎵 MUSIC
    Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/
     
    📧 CONTACT US
    Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

    • 30 min
    79: Rediscovering the Importance of Date Night

    79: Rediscovering the Importance of Date Night

    It’s been four months since their last DATE NIGHT! Jill and Nick rediscover the importance of date nights and why that time is so valuable to them. They reflect on their goals, parenting life, and their love for quality food and cocktails. Come hang out with us! 
     
    💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY
    “Reconnecting with your spouse doesn’t have to be complicated, just purposeful.” ~ Ryan Frederick 
     
    🔍 RESOURCES
    How Quality Time With Your Partner Improves Mental Health 
    Episode 68: Two Families in One House 
    Episode 20: The Importance of Date Nights
     
    ⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE
    Spend some QUALITY time with your partner. 
     
    🎵 MUSIC
    Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/
     
    📧 CONTACT US
    Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

    • 22 min
    78: Finding Joy with Laura Bruner

    78: Finding Joy with Laura Bruner

    We have an amazing interview to bring some light into your day. In this episode, Jill chats with an inspiring human, Laura Bruner. Laura shares a little about her journey, the things that are bringing her the most joy these days and how she is staying intentional with her time and energy to live a life that brings her purpose. Come hang out with us! 
     
    💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY
    “Normalize changing your opinion.” ~ @pivtoprog
     
    🔍 RESOURCES
    Melanin Base Camp
    The Conscience Kid
    Book: The Overstory by Richard Powers
    Book: Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad 
    My Radical Roots: Laura Bruner 
     
    ⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE
    Reach out to someone you love and take a moment to connect deeply with them.
     
    🎵 MUSIC
    Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/
     
    📧 CONTACT US
    Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

    • 42 min
    77: Recognizing Our White Privilege

    77: Recognizing Our White Privilege

    It's time to get serious and talk about the topic of white privilege. In this episode, Jill and Nick dive into the privileges they’ve had their whole lives and how this simple recognition is a powerful tool in their progress to being anti-racist. Come hang out with us! 
     
    💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY
    “We all have souls and identities, but at the same time we were born with social locations and group identities that shape us and easily keep us separated from other people, especially within institutions. I find that working against racism mends the social fabric, heals the soul, and reduces fear, isolation and alienation. It makes things better for everybody.” ~ Peggy McIntosh
     
    🔍 RESOURCES
    Article: White Privilege An Account to Spend by Peggy McIntosh 
    Article: White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh
     
    ⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE
    Recognize your power, your privilege and decide how to use it with intention to make a difference.
     
    🎵 MUSIC
    Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/
     
    📧 CONTACT US
    Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

    • 32 min
    76: Time to Reflect and Learn

    76: Time to Reflect and Learn

    Real change starts by reflecting. On this episode, Jill, Nick and their toddler, Lucille (yeah, that’s right), share why they are taking some time to self-reflect, learn and unlearn when it comes to being anti-racist. Come hang out with us and enjoy the unique background “meows.” 
     
    🔍 RESOURCES
    The First Name Basis Podcast 
     
    📧 CONTACT US
    Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

    • 9 min
    75: Shifting for What is Important

    75: Shifting for What is Important

    We’re letting go of control and making some changes. On this episode, Jill and Nick dive into the “rules” they are breaking in order to make space for what they value the most. Come hang out with us!
     
    💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY
    “Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten. Family is always there for you, even after all the mistakes you can make.” ~ Lilo and Stitch 
     
    🔍 RESOURCES
    Blog: The Importance of Family 
     
    ⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE
    Make space for what you value, even if that requires change.  
     
    🎵 MUSIC
    Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/
     
    📧 CONTACT US
    Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

Indi1313 ,

Love them!

I’ve just recently gotten into podcasts and spent a whole day searching for podcasts that resonated with me. By far, this podcast is most applicable to my life! I love the discussions and that it doesn’t seem too scripted. It sounds like I’m just listening in on an honest conversation that I get so mich useful information from. Thank you for taking the time to make the episodes! Keep it up.

life_simplified ,

Taking control of your life!

These two not only have a great conversational dynamic but there are episodes upon episodes packed with valuable advice in taking control of your life whether it be your possessions, your space or with money. Actionable tips for living a simple life!

Yaditexas ,

Hidden Gem

I found Jillian on Instagram and follow her because a lot of her posts and advice really resonate with me. She is very down to earth and practical, and this podcast is a great way to go more in depth with life subjects that I wish I could discuss with friends and family, I really recommend this podcast.

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