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Simply Happy Conversations

Simply Happy Conversation podcast is for people who are ready to create more time using organisational strategies so that they can start to simplify their life and prioritise their health.

Narelle King a wellness & organisational coach and yin & nidra yoga instructor chats with other health & organisational experts and shares solo episodes with tips to help you simplify your life and prioritise your health.

Tips to help you get organised this Christmas | Season 3 Episode 24

In this solo episode, Narelle shares tips to help you get organised this Christmas so that you feel less overwhelmed in the lead up to the festive season. 

In this solo episode:

-Stock up early

-Think practical presents

-Gift an experience

-Prepare food ahead of time

-Delegate or outsource

-Care for yourself

 

Links:

More ideas to care for yourself – https://www.slowyourhome.com/books

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Simple tips to start an intentional wardrobe | Season 3 Episode 23

In this Simply Happy Conversation guest episode, I talk with Bec, a professional organiser and declutter coach and podcast host of Be Uncluttered. She helps people to simplify their lives and improve their relationship with stuff. 

In this episode:

-Bec shares how she became a declutter coach over 15 years ago and started her first business Clear Space with her husband Mick.

-Ways to help your kids get organised.

-Problems with fast fashion.

-Ideas to embrace slow fashion.

-Tips to start an intentional wardrobe.

 

Links:

Want to improve your relationship with stuff? www.rebeccamezzino.com.au

Listen to Be Uncluttered podcast https://www.beuncluttered.com.au/

 

Follow Bec on social media 

https://www.instagram.com/rebeccamezzinodecluttercoach/

https://www.facebook.com/rebeccamezzinodecluttercoaching

 

Watch our conversation on YouTube https://youtu.be/84H6_q543nk

 

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Wardrobe organisation with Kmart coat hangers, tubs and more | Season 3 Episode 22

In this solo episode, Narelle shares ways to declutter and organise your wardrobe using inexpensive coat hangers, tubs and more so it’s easier to find items and to decide what to wear.

In this solo episode:

-Steps to declutter and organise your wardrobe.

-Tips to help kids organise their wardrobe.

-Ideas to store your clothes, shoes and accessories in your wardrobe.

 

Links:

Pinterest board wardrobe ideas https://www.pinterest.com.au/simplyhappycircle/

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Ways to find joy when navigating challenging times with Annie Love | Season 3 Episode 21

In this Simply Happy Conversation guest episode, I talk with Annie, a life coach, writer, creative spirit, podcast host of MummaLove. Through her motherhood journey, she understands that life doesn’t always go to plan and helps her clients find joy in their life.

In this episode:

-Annie shares the creative activities she enjoys in her spare time.

-Her journey from working in the family IT business to her life coaching business helping clients to find the light even through the darkest times.

-Ways to find joy when navigating challenging times.

-Super Nicholas – book about Annie’s youngest son. https://www.amazon.com/Super-Nicholas-Michelle-Worthington/dp/1950169235

 

Links:

Want to help to find joy in your life?

https://mumma-love.com

Listen to the Mummalove podcast 

https://mumma-love.com/podcast/

Follow Annie on social media 

https://instagram.com/mummalove

https://facebook.com/mummalove.blog

 

Watch our conversation https://youtu.be/WmqgFoA2DEM

 

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Clutter to Calm: a streamlined approach to your paper & digital admin | Season 2 Bonus

In this solo episode, Narelle shares all about her brand new Clutter to Calm course. An online organisational course that will help you to declutter your paperwork and set up a simple, streamlined process that’s easy to maintain that will reduce your mental clutter, save you money and create more time for you and the things you love to do.

In this solo episode:

-Who the Clutter to Calm course is for

-What you’ll learn from the Clutter to Calm course

-What you get with the Clutter to Calm course

-Common concerns 

-Your questions answered

 

Links:

Want to learn more about the Clutter to Calm course?\

https://simplyhappy.com.au/clutter-to-calm/

 

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Tips to help you start your day on the right foot with Alex from Saint Belford’s | Season 2 Episode 20

In this guest episode, I talk with Alex, co-owner and founder of Saint Belford, the all-in-one lifestyle planner and resources to help build habits and prioritise self-care without compromising your wellbeing. 

In this episode:

-Alex shares her health struggles and the story of how she and her partner Tom developed the Curation diary and both journals.

-Her non-negotiable morning routine.

-The benefits of journaling.

-Tips to help you prioritise self-care.

 

Links:

Want to find out more about St Belford products? 

https://www.saintbelford.com.au/

Follow St Belfords on social media https://www.instagram.com/saintbelford/ or https://www.facebook.com/saintbelford

Watch our conversation https://youtu.be/3hpLZ6PQ0hA

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Simple steps to get started on your paperwork | Season 2 Episode 19

In this solo episode, Narelle shares simple tips to reduce paper coming into your home, solutions to store your paperwork and a simple process to reduce the accumulation of paperwork.

In this solo episode:

-Reasons why paper clutter builds up in your home.

-Why it’s difficult to keep organised.

-Tips to reduce paper coming into your home.

-Solutions to store your paperwork.

-How to set up your archives.

-Simple process to move paperwork through your home.

 

Links:

Example of archive box – https://www.officeworks.com.au/shop/officeworks/c/office-supplies/archiving-boxes-storage/plastic-containers/plastic-containers-storage-boxes

Reduce your paper & digital clutter grab a Declutter Checklist

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Paperwork tips for families with additional needs with Jenn from Nest Services | Season 2 Episode 18

In this Simply Happy conversation podcast, I chatted to Jenn, Co-Director and support at Nest Autism & Disability Services and mother of 3 who’s walked the path of parenting children with additional needs.  

In this episode:

-Jen shares her journey on the path of parenting children with additional needs to starting Nest Autism Disability Services.

-How to organise paperwork and appointments especially useful for families dealing with chronic illness or disability services. 

-Ways for parents to take care of their mental health while navigating health and disability services.

-How to navigate and access services when your family first receives a diagnosis.

 

Links:

Want support with your NDIS plan? https://nestautismservices.com.au/

Support network in Geelong for families with additional needs. https://www.facebook.com/groups/797618757439214

Follow Nest on social media 

https://www.instagram.com/nest_autism_services/

https://www.facebook.com/Nest-Autism-Disability-Services-114934097078824/

You can also watch our chat on YouTube https://youtu.be/aaffBiPKPRY

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How to plan your week and to-choose list | Season 2 Episode 17

In this solo episode, Narelle shares tips to help you plan your week and get things done so that you have time and energy for the things you love.

If you’re wanting to reduce your mental load and feel more organised then this episode is for you. 

In this solo episode:

-How to organise your events and appointments each week.

-Tips to create a to-choose list each week

-Context tabs or labels to organise your tasks

 

Links:

David Allen https://gettingthingsdone.com/2010/09/david-allen-on-why-sorting-your-lists-by-contexts-even-matters/

Eat that Frog by Brian Tracy https://www.briantracy.com/blog/time-management/the-truth-about-frogs/

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Ways to incorporate the Nordic way with Susanna from the Nordiac Mum | Season 2 Episode 16

In this guest episode, I talk with Susanna, a Finnish mother of two living in coastal NSW. She’s a blogger, occasional photographer and has her own podcast The Nordic Mum that explorers happiness of the Nordic countries and how the simple slow life is available to us all. 

In this episode:

-Susanna shares her journey from Finland to now living in Australia and her creative pursuits with her business the Nordiac Mum.

-Ways to incorporate the Nordic way of life into your life.

-Tips about feeling hugge during both summertime and wintertime.

-Ideas to start your day off on the right foot.

Links:

Friluftsliv – https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20171211-friluftsliv-the-nordic-concept-of-getting-outdoors

Want to connect with Susanna? Www.thenordicmum.com

Listen to the Nordiac Mum Podcast https://www.thenordicmum.com/podcast/

Follow Susanna on social media 

http://instagram.com.thenordicmum/

https://facebook.com/NordicMumSusanna

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How you can start to declutter your home | Season 2 Episode 15

In this solo episode, Narelle helps you understand the problems with clutter, why you’ve struggled to declutter in the past and simple steps to help you get started.

If you’re wanting to feel more organised and less overwhelmed from the clutter in your home then this episode will help you get started with decluttering today.

In this solo episode:

-Benefits from decluttering your home.

-Reasons that stop you from decluttering.

-Stages of change.

-Steps to help you start the declutter process.

 

Links:

Stages of change https://psychcentral.com/lib/stages-of-change

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Simple ways to help kids enjoy food with Simone from Play with Food | Season 2 Episode 14

In this guest episode, I talk with Simone, a mum of 2, nutritionist for Play with Food and who’s currently completing her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. Simone helps children and parents say “goodbye” to the stress of fussy eating.

In this episode:

-Simone shares her journey from her title of Employee Wellbeing to her responsive style of feeding therapy to now studying Occupational Therapy.

-How your language can influence children’s food experiences.

-Simple tips to change your language around food.

-Ideas around school lunch boxes 

-Chickpea Tuesday ideas

 

Links:

Want to say goodbye to the stress at dinner time with fussy eaters?

http://playwithfood.com.au

Follow Simone on social media & check out chickpea Tuesday ideas

http://instagram.com/playwithfood_au

Strategies to complete the stress response and reduce burnout | Season 2 Episode 13

In this solo episode, Narelle talks about the stress cycle and strategies to help you complete the stress cycle from the book Burnout by Emily & Amelia Nagoski.

If you’re wanting to understand your bodies stress response to stressors and how you can help yourself complete the stress cycle then this episode is for you.

 

In this solo episode:

-The difference between stress and stressors.

-Strategies to help you move through the stress cycle.

 

Links:

https://www.burnoutbook.net/

https://www.gottman.com/blog/how-to-stress-reducing-conversation/

 

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https://simplyhappy.com.au/podcast/

Increase your Happiness with Carla Maree | Season 2 Episode 12

In this guest episode, I talk with Carla Maree, a happiness coach,  #1 best selling author, yoga instructor, podcast host ‘The Happy Hour’ and professional speaker who is on a mission to help people live a happier life.

 

In this episode:

-Carla shares her story from actor school in New York, travelling the world and returning home to Australia. 

-Carla shares how she moved from personal training to embracing yoga and having her own yoga studio. 

-She shares tips to writing her second book ‘Find Your Happy’.

-Tips to discover your own happiness.

-Simple ways to bring joy into your day.

 

Links:

Want to increase your happiness? Book a discovery call 

https://www.carlamaree.com.au/free-discovery-session

Follow Carla Maree on social media

https://www.instagram.com/carlamareesimpson/

https://www.facebook.com/carlamaree.com.au

https://www.blublox.com/collections

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Ways to stay positive during difficult times | Season 2 Episode 11

In this solo episode, Narelle shares strategies that you can use to stay positive during difficult times.
If you’re wanting simple ways to break this negative cycle and focus on the things that you can control then this episode is for you.

In this solo episode:
-Importance of family routines.
-Ideas to explore your local neighbour.
-Benefits of connection.
-Ways to express gratitude.
-Intentional breathing.
-How to use your senses.

Links:
https://www.tonyrobbins.com/mind-meaning/do-you-need-to-feel-significant/
https://simplyhappy.com.au/positivity-during-difficult-times/
Morning meditation – https://youtu.be/PMSz5ryIpu0

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Support both your mind and body with yin yoga | Episode 10

In this solo episode, Narelle shares her yin yoga journey, what yin yoga is and it’s benefits. 

If you’re wanting to reduce the effects of stress and support your immune system so that you can feel happier and more relaxed then this episode is for you.

In this solo episode:

-Narelle’s yoga journey to yin yoga.

-The difference between yin and yang energy.

-What’s yin yoga?

-The benefits of regular practising yin yoga for your mind and body.

-Eastern and western perspectives on yin yoga energetic benefits.

 

Links:

Divine journeys Instagram

Benefits of Yin Yoga 

Merdian lines

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How to live slow with Rachelle Glendon | Episode 9

In this guest episode, Narelle talks with Rachelle, a slow living coach for women who want to slow down and start living a more intentional life.  

In the episode:

-Rachelle shares her journey from YouTube family vlogs to her podcast How to Live Slow and the development of her programs about Slow Living.

-She shares her morning rituals with a positive action plan

-What’s slow living?

-Barriers to slow living.

-Tips to help you live a slower and more intentional life.

 

Links:

Want to learn more about slow living?

howtoliveslow.com

Podcast How to Live Slow – Rachelle Glendon

Follow Rachelle on social media instagram.com/howtoliveslow or facebook.com/howtoliveslow

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How to improve your sleep using Nidra Yoga | Episode 8

In this solo episode, Narelle shares her nidra yoga journey, what nidra yoga is and it’s benefits. 

 

If you’re wanting to reduce the effects of stress, improve your mood or support your immune system so that you can feel calmer and more rested then this episode is for you.

 

In the solo episode:

-Narelle’s yoga journey to nidra yoga.

-Why sleep is important.

-Different brain waves 

-What’s nidra yoga?

-The process of nidra yoga

-The benefits of regular practising nidra yoga.

-Nidra yoga research

 

Links:

Daring to Rest book

iRest research

Research 2017 with psychiatric nurses 

Research 2011 from NSW boys school for disruptive behaviour

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Tips for you to be more mindful with Fleur from Happy Habit App | Episode 7

In this guest episode, Narelle chatted with Fleur, the gentle voice, creative mind and curious heart behind the Happy Habit app.

In the episode:

-Fleur shares her journey from busy mum of 3 young children juggling work, home and a masters degree to meditation teacher and creating the Happy Habit app. 

-How to be more flexible in your expectations

-How she weaves meditation and moments of mindfulness into her life. 

-The difference between mindfulness and meditation. 

-Tips to help you grow happiness and moments of awareness in your life.



Links:

Keen to start meditating? You can try the 10-day happiness challenge for free on the app. It makes happiness possible every day, even amidst the disappointments and setbacks of adult life. 

thehappyhabit.com.au

 

Follow Fleur on social media https://www.instagram.com/thehappyhabitapp or https://www.facebook.com/Thehappyhabitapp

 

Watch our guest conversation https://youtu.be/ihRrN5qEnf8

 

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Planning tips to reduce your mental load | Episode 6

In this solo episode, Narelle shares 6 tips for you and your family to help reduce your mental load.

If you’re wanting to create more time and feel less overwhelmed with everything you do then this epiosode is for you.

 

In this solo episode:

-Tips to reduce your mental load through getting organised and decluttering your life

-Examples of how you can implement these tips in your life

 Links:

Grab the audio guide and checklist to Better Manage The Juggle

https://simplyhappy.com.au/manage-the-juggle-2/

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Research on clutter effects

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-truisms-wellness/201607/the-powerful-psychology-behind-cleanliness

Toss app

https://www.toss-app.com/

David Allen author of Getting Things Done

https://youtu.be/Xduzwk04l2E

Recycle your textile

https://upparel.com.au/

 

How to tune into your intuition with Angel Rogers from Elkemy | Episode 5

In this guest episode, I talk with Angel, a former Math and Science high school teacher who followed her intuition to become a reiki master and kundalini yoga teacher and start her business Elkemy.

In this episode:

-Angel shares her journey from make up artist to school teacher to creating her dream business Elkemy.

-She also shares how she listened to her intuition throughout her life to be where she is today. 

-What kundalini yoga is and who it’s best suited for.

-Tips to help you quieten the ego so that you can listen to your intuition.

-How she loves to start her morning and utilise her energy.

-How teaching has helped to get to where is now.

Links:

Want to tune into your intuition? www.elkemy.com.au

Follow Angel on social media https://www.instagram.com/elkemy_

Watch our guest conversation https://youtu.be/qpPi1ddzdHg

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In this episode, I talk with Jo Burgess, a super organised mum and creator of the app Life Sorted a family shared calendar helping busy families like my own become more organised and stay connected. 

In this episode:

  • Jo shares the challenging journey to creating the Life Sorted app.
  • How Jo manages to keep productive while juggling multiple businesses.
  • Time-saving tips and tricks to keep her afloat and, kids, a hubby and 2 fur babies.
  • Tips to help you use the app Life Sorted.
  • Tips to get your family organised.

Links:

Want to get your family organised? You can try the app for free simply download from the apple or google play store. https://www.lifesorted.com.au/

Follow Jo on social media https://www.instagram.com/lifesorted or https://www.facebook.com/lifesortedapp

Watch our interview and check out her gorgeous puppy opening the door in the middle of our conversation. 

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The benefits of you take time out | Episode 4

In this solo episode, Narelle King talks about the benefits of taking some time away from your family and the usual day to day life. She refers to the 6 human needs and how time out can help you be healthy and happy.

 

If you’re feeling like you’re stuck in a rut and need a break from your usual routine then this epiosode will give you some great reasons why you need to plan some time away from your usual day to day life.

 

In this solo episode:

-6 human needs

-Neurochemicals that make you feel happier

-How taking time out meets your 6 human needs

 Links:

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Find out more about the Mums’ Revive Retreat 

https://simplyhappy.com.au/mums-retreat/

Tony Robbins – 6 human needs

https://www.tonyrobbins.com/mind-meaning/do-you-need-to-feel-significant

Time saving tips with Jo from Life Sorted App | Episode 3

In this episode, I talk with Jo Burgess, a super organised mum and creator of the app Life Sorted a family shared calendar helping busy families like my own become more organised and stay connected. 

In this episode:

  • Jo shares the challenging journey to creating the Life Sorted app.
  • How Jo manages to keep productive while juggling multiple businesses.
  • Time-saving tips and tricks to keep her afloat and, kids, a hubby and 2 fur babies.
  • Tips to help you use the app Life Sorted.
  • Tips to get your family organised.

Links:

Want to get your family organised? You can try the app for free simply download from the apple or google play store. https://www.lifesorted.com.au/

Follow Jo on social media https://www.instagram.com/lifesorted or https://www.facebook.com/lifesortedapp

Watch our guest conversation and check out her gorgeous puppy opening the door in the middle of our conversation. 

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Three Areas of Wellness to Help Improve Your Health | Episode 2

In this solo episode, Narelle King talks about the 3 circles of wellness that she uses in my own life and with clients to decide what area is most important to focus on first.  

If you wanting to make some changes around your health but you’re not sure which area to tackle first then this episode will help you decide.

In this solo episode:

  • 3 circles of wellness – time, energy, attention
  • ways to identify if you need to get organised 
  • ways to identify if you need more energy
  • ways to identify if you need to be more focused 
  • Narelle shares her journey to get more organised, improve her energy and feel more focused.

Links:

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Welcome to Simply Happy Conversations with Narelle King | Episode 1

Welcome to the first episode of Simply Happy Conversations with Narelle King. A podcast that will help you create more time using organisational strategies so that you can start to simplify your life and prioritise your health.

In this solo episode, Narelle shares her story of how she transitioned from teacher to business owner Simply Happy. She shares journey to becoming a wellness & organisational coach and Yin & Nidra Yoga instructor. She also share some quirky things about her and the things she enjoys outside of work.

In this solo episode:

  • Narelle’s transition from education to business owner of Simply Happy
  • Why she become a wellness and organisational coach & Yin & Nidra Yoga Instructor
  • She also shares things she enjoys outside of work and business.
  • What to expect from Simply Happy Conversations Podcast.

Links:

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