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.

Peri menopause support using yoga & meditation with Natalie from Own Your Health Collective | Season 5 Episode 51

In this Simply Happy Conversation guest episode, I talk with Natalie from Own Your Health. She supports women in seeing their whole health as the cornerstone to transitioning through pivotal stages particular perimenopause achieving personal goals and living their best life. 

In this episode:

-Natalie shares the story of how Own Your Health Collective started with her business partner Lisa.

-What is peri menopause.

-How confidence is affected during peri menopause.

-How to live your best life during peri menopause.

Links:

Want to connect with Natalie and Lisa? 

www.ownyourhealthco.com.au

 

Take a listen to their podcast Peri Menopause Power.

https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/peri-menopause-power/id1588187655

Follow Own Your Health on social media 

https://www.instagram.com/ownyourhealthco/

https://www.facebook.com/ownyourhealthcollective

Watch our conversation https://youtu.be/ys00sKP1NsQ

 

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How an autism diagnosis has changed my life | Season 5 Episode 50

In this solo episode, Narelle shares about her neurodivergent diagnosis, the challenges and how it’s become her superpower, especially in her business.

In this solo episode:

-What is autism

-Narelle’s process of diagnosis

-Challenges & strategies for the theory of mind, cognitive abilities, sensory sensitivities, language, expression of emotions, social understanding & coordination.

-My superpowers and special interests.

-Resources and support suggestions.

 

Links:

https://www.yellowladybugs.com.au/

https://www.allisondavies.com.au/

https://tonyattwood.com.au/

https://rosieweldon.com/

https://www.sienacastellon.com/

 

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How to declutter your home with kids and reduce the mental load | Season 4 Episode 49

In this Simply Happy Conversation guest episode, I’m interviewed by Rachel from Kiddiepedia. 

In this episode:

-Effects of clutter 

-Tips to start to help you declutter and get organised

-Organisational tips to reduce your mental load

-Routine v’s rituals 

-Ways your family can share the mental load

Links:

https://kiddipedia.com.au/how-to-declutter-your-home-with-kids-and-reduce-the-mental-load/

Follow Kiddiepedia on social media https://www.instagram.com/kiddipedia/

https://www.facebook.com/Kiddipedia

 

Head to their website for parenting advice and resources https://kiddipedia.com.au/

 

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How to support yourself through peri menopause | Season 4 Episode 48

In this Simply Happy Conversation guest episode, I talk with Lisa, a Nutritional Food & Health Coach for Own Your Health Collective. Both herself and her business partner Natalie are supporting women during the peri menopause stage of life. 

 

In this episode:

-Lisa shares the story of how Own Your Health Collective started with her business partner Natalie. 

-The important work they are doing in the area of peri menopause helping to support women and the workplace. 

-Difference between menopause and peri menopause

-Tips to support yourself during peri menopause.

 

Links:

Want to connect with Lisa and Natalie?  

www.ownyourhealthco.com.au

Take a listen to their podcast Peri Menopause Power 

https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/peri-menopause-power/id1588187655

Follow Own Your Health on social media 

https://www.instagram.com/ownyourhealthco/

https://www.facebook.com/ownyourhealthcollective

 

Watch our conversation https://youtu.be/Uet2rB2E7Ms

 

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Handy hints to going paperless | Season 4 Episode 47

In this solo episode, Narelle shares ideas to help you go paperless with all your life admin. If you’re wanting to save time, money, energy and the environment then this episode will help you get started on your paperless journey.

 

In this solo episode:

-Benefits of going paperless

-Ideas to help you go paperless

-Questions to help you decide what to keep and what to throw away

 

Links:

Reduce your paper and digital clutter with the declutter checklist. Download for free https://simplyhappy.com.au/declutter-checklist/

Develop a streamlined approach to your paper and digital clutter with the Calm the Clutter course.

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

 

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Ideas to create a meditation practice with Beth from Geelong Meditation Centre | Season 4 Episode 46

In this Simply Happy Conversation guest episode, I talk with Beth a meditation teacher for Geelong Meditation Centre. She’s passionate about making meditation easy to learn, enjoyable and realistic for everything.

 

In this episode:

 

-Beth shares her journey from primary school teacher to meditation teacher. 

-Benefits of meditation.

-How to implement a meditation when you’re just starting out.

-Ways to be kinder to yourself and develop self compassion.

 

Links:

Want to connect with Beth?  www.geelongmeditationcentre.com.au

 

Follow Beth on social media http://instagram.com@geelongmeditationcentre

http://facebook.com@GeelongMeditationCentre

 

Watch our conversation https://youtu.be/EQ_b6QgBKCg

 

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Let's talk about lists - reference lists, checklists, to-do lists & project lists| Season 4 Episode 45

In this solo episode, Narelle shares the difference between reference lists, checklists, to-do lists and projects, ways to organise them and how to outsource so you can be more intentional about your time.

 

In this solo episode:

-Why you need lists.

-Reference lists ideas.

-Checklist ideas.

-How to organise a to-do list (to-choose list).

-Ways to organise projects

-Where to store your list.

 

Links:

Episode 17 & 32 for more details on to-choose lists with context tags

 

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Life admin tips for every family with Dinah from Life Admin Hacks | Season 4 Episode 44

Life Hacks. She’s a writer and coach who’s sharing her expertise to help you streamline your life admin by minimizing, automating, sharing and delegating.  

In this episode:

-Dinah shares her journey to co-writing the book Life Admin Hacks with Mia Northrop. 

-How to set yourself up for success with life admin.

-How to schedule your time to get tasks done.

-Why a shared email address can help your streamline your family’s admin.

 

Links:

Want to connect with Dinah and read the book?

 https://lifeadminlifehacks.com/

 

Follow Dinah on social media 

https://www.instagram.com/lifeadminlifehacks/

https://www.facebook.com/lifeadminlifehacks/

 

Watch our conversation https://youtu.be/JP1T1tBAMy4

 

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Game-changing life admin tools to streamline your life | Season 4 Episode 43

In this solo episode, Narelle shares game-changing life admin tools to streamline your life so that you save time, money and reduce the mental load.

 

In this solo episode:

-Why set up and use life admin tools.

-5 game-changing life admin tools.

-How these life admin tools will streamline your life.

 

Links:

Episode 17 & 32 for more details on to-choose lists with context tags

 

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Medical organisation tips with Vicki from My Medical Organiser | Season 4 Episode 42

In this Simply Happy Conversation guest episode, I talk with Vicki the creator and founder of My Medical Organiser, a planner to organise and keep anything related to medical needs in one spot

 

In this episode:

-Vicki shares why she developed the My Medical Organiser.

-Ways to help you organise your medical documents.

-How to organise your medicine cabinets.

 

Links:

Want to find out more about The Medical Organiser?

www.mymedicalorganiser.com.au

 

Follow Vicki on social media 

https://www.facebook.com/mymedicalorganiser

https://www.instagram.com/mymedicalorganiser

 

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Watch our conversation https://youtu.be/9tbImz8LTgo

Why a retreat is not just a ‘girls weekend’ away | Season 4 Episode 41

In this solo episode, Narelle shares reasons why a retreat is not just a ‘Girls’ weekend away’.

It’s an opportunity to give back to yourself! 

 

In this solo episode:

-Four benefits of a retreat.

-Difference between a girls weekend and a retreat.

-Why it’s important to prioritise time for yourself.

-Benefits from women who’ve attended the Mums’ Revive Retreat

 

Links:

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

 

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Simple steps to help organise your pantry | Season 4 Episode 40

In this solo episode, Narelle shares tips to help you declutter and organise your pantry so that it’s a more functional space in your home.

 

In this solo episode:

-Steps to declutter and organise your pantry.

-Items to store food.

-Ideas if you have limited pantry space

-Tips To avoid cluttered pantry shelves once it’s organised.

 

Links:

​​For more ideas head to my pinterest board https://www.pinterest.com.au/simplyhappycircle/pantry-organisation-storage-ideas/

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Avoid food waste with Jane from Zing Home | Season 4 Episode 39

In this Simply Happy Conversation guest episode, I talk with Jane, a professional organiser from Sydney based Zing Home. She is passionate about reducing, donating and recycling unwanted items from your home.

 

In this episode:

-Jane shares her journey from a corporate job to Professional Organiser. 

-Tips to help you donate unwanted items and recycle items.

-Ways to reduce food waste in your home.

-Ideas to store food in your fridge.

 

Links:

Want to connect with Jane?  https://zinghomeorganising.com.au/

 

Follow Jane on social media 

https://m.facebook.com/zinghomeorganising

https://www.instagram.com/zing_home_organising/

Watch our conversation https://youtu.be/T0kpWSAXlNw

 

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How I listen to my body to plan my work | Season 4 Episode 38

In this solo episode, Narelle shares what she does to support her physical and mental health so that she can plan her work to be more productive.

 

In this solo episode:

-How I use food and exercise to support both my physical and mental health

-Bedtime routines to support sleep

-How to use time blocking for planning your work

-How to use your monthly cycle to get things done

 

Links:

Mouth tapping https://www.colgate.com/en-us/oral-health/respiratory-conditions/mouth-taping-for-sleep

Menstrual cycle https://www.verywellmind.com/how-your-energy-changes-on-your-menstrual-cycle-5115670

 

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Kinesiology to improve your health with Briarna from Organically Grown Kin | Season 4 Episode 37

In this Simply Happy Conversation guest episode, I talk with Briarna from Organically Grown Kinesiology. She’s a kinesiologist that’s passionate about guiding women to nourish the feminine and the rollercoaster ride of emotions that comes with being an incredible woman in this masculine driven world. 

 

In this episode:

-Briarna shares her journey from oral health therapist to Kinesiology with the added juggle of motherhood.

-What is kinesiology

-How kinesiology can help unlock stress and dis-ease in your life

-Tips to help you connect back with your body and listen to what your body needs as a women.

Links:

Want to connect with Briarna?

 https://organicallygrownkin.com.au/

Follow Briarna on social media 

https://www.instagram.com/organically_grown_kin/

https://www.facebook.com/organically_grown_kin-107601958268215

 

Watch our conversation https://youtu.be/sl-BJ-fmH1o

 

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Tips to help you be more productive while working from home | Season 4 Episode 36

In this solo episode, Narelle shares tips to help you be more productive while working from home so that you stay focused, feel more motivated and get more done.

 

In this solo episode:

-Ideas to set up a work station

-How to plan and create structure in your day

-Tips to reduce back and forwards chains of emails

-Ideas to create a shut down ritual

 

Links:

A world without email https://www.calnewport.com/

Brain Tracy book Eat That Frog https://www.amazon.com.au/Eat-That-Frog-Great-Procrastinating/dp/162656941X

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Declutter your digital admin with Michelle from the Tidy Effect | Season 4 Episode 35

In this Simply Happy Conversation guest episode, I talk with Michelle, a professional organiser and Certified KonMari Consultant for The Tidy Effect.  She helps clients declutter, organise and simplify both their homes and their digital lives.

 

In this episode:

-Michelle shares her journey from interior decorating to certified KonMari Consultant and professional organiser.

-What KonMari method is 

-Tips to sort and store your digital & physical photos.

-Ways to showcase your precious photo memories.

 

Links:

Want to connect with Michelle?

www.thetidyeffect.com.au

 

Follow Michelle on social media 

http://instagram.com/thetidyeffect

http://facebook.com/thetidyeffect

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdHOvGobninpawFSD2Utj1g

 

Watch our conversation 

https://youtu.be/S6ustyRVwWk

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How my human design is helping me to show up in the world | Season 4 Episode 34

In this solo episode, Narelle shares her Human Design and how it relates to how she shows up in the world to be her authentic self.

In this solo episode:

What is Human Design.

-Overview of human design types and my type manifesting generator.

-My lines 1/5

-The 9 centres and how mine influence my life.

 

Links:

Check out episode 33 for more details on Human Design.

Want to get a Human Design reading check out? Http://Karlynimmo.com

Get your own human design chart https://www.jovianarchive.com/get_your_chart

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How Human Design can help you with Karly from Karlosophies | Season 4 Episode 33

In this Simply Happy Conversation guest episode, I talk with Karly from Karlosophies. She’s a voice artist, podcast producer and is also a Human Design guide.  She’s passionate about helping people to embrace who they truly are and aligned to be.

In this episode:

-Karly shares her journey to finding Human Design and how it’s helped her show up in the world and embrace who she truly is.

-What is Human Design.

-Overview of human design types.

-How knowing your human design can help you in both work and parenting.

Links:

Want to connect with Karly?

 Http://Karlynimmo.com

 

Follow Karly on social media 

http://instagram.com/karlosophies

Get your own human design chart https://www.jovianarchive.com/get_your_chart

 

Watch our conversation on YouTube https://youtu.be/APbAmLgwrz4

 

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Weekly routines to start the week off on the right foot | Season 4 Episode 32

 

In this solo episode, Narelle shares weekly routines that can help you start your week off on the right foot.

 

In this solo episode:

-Tips to start your week off well.

-What to add to your calendar and task lists.

-Ideas to meal plan for the week

 

Links:

Ep 17. How to plan your week and to-choose list

Digital calendar I use https://www.lifesorted.com/

Planner I use https://www.saintbelford.com.au/

 

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Ways to support families with ADHD with Sharon from The Functional Family | Season 4 Episode 31

In this Simply Happy Conversation guest episode, I talk with Sharon from The Functional Family. She’s an ADHD who’s passionate about helping families to streamline their day to day tasks so they can enjoy time with their family. 

In this episode:

-Sharon shares her journey of supporting her family members with ADHD and now working as an ADHD coach for The Functional Family.

-Difficulties families face with ADHD.

-Tips to help navigate ADHD as a family.

-Organisational ideas to help kids become more independent.

 

Links: 

Want to connect with Sharon? 

www.thefunctionalfamily.com

Follow Sharon on social media 

http://www.instagram.com/thefunctionalfamily/

Watch our conversation on YouTube https://youtu.be/2iyYnujKSv8

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Tips to create a relaxing at-home yoga studio for yourself | Season 3 Episode 30

In this solo episode, Narelle shares tips to help you create an at-home yoga studio so that you can start to prioritise your physical and mental health through the use of yin yoga.

In this solo episode:

-What yin yoga is.

-The benefits of yin yoga for your mind & body

-Why yin yoga is suitable for everyone

-What you’ll need to create a relaxing at-home yoga studio for yourself.

 

Links:

Spotify playlist to use while practising yoga at home

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6964u6xiXJB7rWzaSnW7ts?si=449bd34f83c74a41

Try yin yoga at home to boost your mood, reduce your stress and improve your sleep.  https://simplyhappy.com.au/your-yin-yoga/

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Ideas to exercise from home with Veronica from The Healthy Homosapien | Season 3 Episode 29

In this guest episode, I talk with Veronica, from The Healthy Homosapien

She’s a health coach who’s a passionate wellbeing advocate who’s in the process of writing a book on how to be truly happy. 

In this episode:

-Veronica shares her own journey from a fitness instructor and owning a health business to being a health coach and writing a book on wellbeing that encompasses all areas of wellness. 

-She shares tips about writing a book about wellness and how the book will help you.

-Ways to exercise from home or if you’re just starting out.

-How language can help you to stay motivated with exercise. 

 

Links:

Want to connect with Veronica?

http://www.instagram.com/the_healthy_homosapien

http://thehealthyhomosapien.com

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

 

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Enjoy an organised, stress-free school holidays | Season 3 Episode 28

In this solo episode, Narelle shares ways to enjoy an organised, stress-free school holiday.

In this solo episode:

-Ideas to help care for your kids while juggling work

-Ways to create holiday structure for kids who need predictability

-Tips to help you stay stress-free during school holidays

 

Links:

Loving Kindness meditation https://youtu.be/ChCMSsSQmNY

Morning Meditation https://youtu.be/PMSz5ryIpu0

Nidr Yoga https://simplyhappy.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Yoga-meditation-12min-music.mp3

For more declutter tips checkout ep 6 & ep 15

 

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How to nurture your mental health with Kate from Wonder Kind & Co | Season 3 Episode 27

In this guest episode, I talk with Kate, from Wonder Kind & Co a mental health social worker who supports children, families and health professionals to heal, grow and thrive. 

In this episode:

-Kate shares her journey from working with a community support agency for families and children impacted by violence to starting her own practice Wonder Kind & Co.

-Therapies that help your child or teenager understand their emotions.

-How to create a safe environment using fun activities and animals.

-Simple tips to nurture your own mental health and the importance of co-regulation.

 

Links:

Want to know more about how to co-regulate with your child and understand emotions?

www.wonderkindandco.com

Follow Kate on social media http://instagram.com/wonderkindandco

 

Watch our conversation https://youtu.be/orZaNYYl5u8

 

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Ideas to help you pack up your Christmas tree & decorations | Season 3 Episode 26

In this solo episode, Narelle shares ideas to help you store and organise your Christmas decorations.

In this solo episode:

-Categories to help you organise your Christmas decorations.

-Tips on how to organise items from trees to lights.

-Storage ideas

-Things to consider before you pack them all away for another year.

 

Links:

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

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Organisational tips to manage stress with Susie an ADHD coach from Lilo Wellness | Season 3 Episode 25

In this guest episode, I talk with Susie, from Lilo Wellness an ADHD coach who’s passionate about inspiring women with ADHD so that they can live a great life. 

In this episode:

-Susie shares her own journey from nurse to health coach and now an ADHD coach supporting women to maximise their functioning to live their best life. 

-Difficulties of living with ADHD.

-How to manage stress in your life especially with executive functioning difficulties.

-Organisational tips to stay on top of washing.

-Ways to help organise your weekly tasks, calendar events and finances.

 

Links:

Wanting stress management tips as a parent of kids with additional needs?

www.lilowellness.com.au

 

Follow Suzie on social media 

https://www.instagram.com/lilowellness/

https://www.facebook.com/lilowellness

Watch our conversation https://youtu.be/gGGNm2mCRcc

 

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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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Or at simplyhappy.com.au

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.

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