Simplified Khaos
98: Pouring Out Gratitude

98: Pouring Out Gratitude

November 26, 2020

We often look so long upon the closed door that we don’t see the ones which open for us. As Thanksgiving is upon us, Nick and Jill felt it was very appropriate to share all the GRATITUDE they have in this current season of life. They dive into how cultivating this grateful mindset consistently has continued to make their life a pretty happy one. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

“The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see.” ~ Mary Davis

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Blog Post: Gratitude = Healthy Living

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Flex your gratitude muscle a little each day. 

 

🎵 MUSIC

Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/

 

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Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

97: Reframing Things That Piss Us Off

97: Reframing Things That Piss Us Off

November 18, 2020

What takes room in your mental real estate is what steals your space for joy and meaning. Nick and Jill share how they are reframing things that piss them off to be happier and saner human beings in this season of life. Come hang out with us!

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” ~ Buddha

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Blog Post from The Be Well Place: The Most Powerful Thing You Can Do When Someone Pisses You Off

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Find simple tools to help you reframe things that piss you off in order to make room for more joy. 

 

🎵 MUSIC

Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

96: Different Perspectives on Charity

96: Different Perspectives on Charity

November 11, 2020

It’s not about how much we give, but how much love we put into giving. Nick and Jill dive into their perspective of “charity” and how contributing to others is making their lives a lot happier and hella more meaningful. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

“A person’s most useful asset is not the head full of knowledge, but a heart full of love, an ear ready to listen and a hand willing to help.” ~ Unknown

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Blog Post: The Secret to Happiness is Helping Others

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Find ways to give that are meaningful to you. And do that as often as you can. 

 

🎵 MUSIC

Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

95: It’s a Good Time to be Nimble

95: It’s a Good Time to be Nimble

November 4, 2020

Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack must have been a parent because kids are slick! We have had a crazy week full of highs, lows and stuff still needing to be figured out. In this episode, Nick and Jill chat candidly (as always) about the mind chaos they’ve been feeling at home and how being nimble has been the solution to more happiness in their days. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Craving and desire are the cause of all unhappiness. Everything sooner or later must change, so do not become attached to anything. Instead devote yourself to clearing your mind and finding true, lasting happiness." ~ Buddha

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Blog Post: 9 Life Lessons from Jay Shetty 

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Embrace your nibble-ness when life hands you struggles and unexpected challenges. 

 

🎵 MUSIC

Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

94: Why We Stopped Watching the News

94: Why We Stopped Watching the News

October 28, 2020

Consuming negative material makes us negative people. We stopped watching the news years ago because it added ZERO value to our lives. On this episode, Nick and Jill dive into the reasons for why they choose to not watch the news and how their lives are happier without it. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

"It is imperative that you learn to ignore or redirect all information and interruptions that are irrelevant, unimportant, or unactionable. Most are all three.” ~ Tim Ferriss

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Blog Post: Why You Should Stop Watching the News

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Don't consume anything that's not helping you become the person you want to be.

 

🎵 MUSIC

Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

93: Vacationing While Working

93: Vacationing While Working

October 21, 2020

Who knew a “working vacation” would be the tits?! We decided to take full advantage of our remote working situation and decided to get away. Nick and Jill share about their creative idea to go on vacation and work at the same time. Mixing up normal routines, changing the scenery and enjoying more family time was such a simple decision that led to so many FUN experiences!  Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

"The chief enemy of creativity is ‘good’ sense." ~ Pablo Picasso

 

"Creativity involves breaking out of expected patterns in order to look at things in a different way." ~ Edward de Bono 

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Blog Post: The 23 Absolute Best Quotes To Boost Your Creativity

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Get creative.  Do whatever it takes to make your life more fun. 

 

🎵 MUSIC

Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

92: Anniversary Shenanigans

92: Anniversary Shenanigans

October 7, 2020

Let’s talk about celebrating wedding anniversaries friends! In this episode, Nick and Jill share how they celebrated their recent 6th wedding anniversary, dive into a listener question and chat about how being selfish has been a great thing for their relationship. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

"A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences." ~ Dave Meurer

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Blog Post: NINE QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR SPOUSE TO STRENGTHEN YOUR MARRIAGE

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Get selfish with your relationship and have fun with it.

 

🎵 MUSIC

Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

91: A Teacher’s Perspective on Distance Learning

91: A Teacher’s Perspective on Distance Learning

September 30, 2020

E D U C A T I O N  looks mighty different now, and we’re not hating the changes at all. Nick was excited to interview Jill on the teacher perspective of distance learning this school year. In this episode, Jill shares her perspective on the pros and cons of distance learning and how she is growing even more alongside her third grade students. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

“There are two kinds of leaders in the world. Those that lead to be followed by you, waiting for you to show them the path. And those that lead to walk beside you, as you ignite your own leadership.” ~ Dr. Shefali

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Instagram: Dr. Shefali 

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Take time to CONNECT + LEARN together with your kid(s) and ride the NOW WAVE. There's no right way to learn, only the way that works best for your situation. 

 

🎵 MUSIC

Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

90: Wedding Weekend Reflections

90: Wedding Weekend Reflections

September 23, 2020

R E F L E C T I O N opens your life to growth. The three-hour car ride home from Virginia was the perfect opportunity to take time to reflect a recent wedding weekend getaway. In this episode, Nick and Jill share details about their time with friends and family, as well as dive into the good moments, the ah-ha moments and the immense gratitude they experienced on this weekend getaway. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

Time spent in self-reflection is never wasted – it is an intimate date with yourself.” ~ Dr. Paul TP Wong

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Blog Post: Why You Should Take Time to Reflect

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Take time to plan an intimate date with yourself, so you can reflect and make improvements on yourself. 

 

🎵 MUSIC

Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

89: Our New Vacation Vibes

89: Our New Vacation Vibes

September 16, 2020

Striving for V A C A T I O N vibes all day, every day. Nature views, delicious wine, live music, brick oven pizza and fantastic company are just some out of many favorite things we like to experience while on vacation. In this episode, Nick and Jill share their recent “vacation-feelin” adventures, and how they’ve come to the realization that they don’t have to wait for vacation to plan fun as hell experiences. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

“A vacation helps to relieve stress and boredom, gives us a change of scenery, provides us with adventure, and helps to bring us closer to the people in our lives.” ~ E. S. Woods

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Episode 47: Cultivating a Tourist Mindset

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Plan “vacation” adventures near home and stop waiting to have new and fun as hell experiences.  

 

🎵 MUSIC

Night Owl by Broke for Free - http://brokeforfree.com/

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

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