Simplified Khaos
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/

 

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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/

 

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Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

88: When Shit Hits the Fan

88: When Shit Hits the Fan

September 9, 2020

“When SHIT hits the fan” is by far the most appropriate title for this episode. In this episode, Jill and Nick share all the details about their chaotic as hell week and why it was best to take a break. They express their realization about how having space, flexibility and open mindsets are what help them process and simplify the struggles in life that much better. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

”Life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% how you react to it.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll 

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Blog Post: When Life Gets Hard, Remember These 11 Things

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

When shit happens, just keep going. Just know that the struggle is part of life and find joy in the process.  

 

🎵 MUSIC

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

 

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Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

87: Revisiting Goal Setting

87: Revisiting Goal Setting

August 26, 2020

Are you accomplishing the goals you’ve set this year? In this episode, Jill and Nick do a little check-in on the status of their yearly goals. They both reflect on the effectiveness of the goal planner they’re using and how to use it with intention. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.” ~ Pablo Picasso

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Episode 55: Simplifying Goal Setting

Blog Post: Why You Need to Get a Head Start On Your 2021 Goals Now

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Find a tool to write what you want out of life and use it consistently.

 

🎵 MUSIC

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

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

86: Inspiring Simplicity with Olivia Youngs

86: Inspiring Simplicity with Olivia Youngs

August 19, 2020

We have an amazing guest on this episode y'all! Jill was able to chat with Olivia Youngs from Colorado to dive into a slew of relatable topics such as, simplicity, slow living, motherhood and everyday things that are filling her days with joy in this current season of life. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTES OF THE DAY

@thebirdspapaya Sarah is her quote! 

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Instagram! 

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Treat yourself to a journal and write 2 things that you’re grateful for once a day or whenever you can.

 

🎵 MUSIC

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

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

85: How the Pandemic Has Changed Our Relationships

85: How the Pandemic Has Changed Our Relationships

August 12, 2020

The pandemic has forced us to be around our loved ones a lot longer than we expected. In this episode, Jill and Nick dive into the changes they’ve experienced in their relationships with each other, their daughter, their roommates and themselves. They share the adjustments they had to make in order to be happier humans at home. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTES OF THE DAY

The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.” ~ Ernest Hemingway

 

"The more you work from a space of transparency the kinder you become. Because then those in your life start to know where you really stand and how you really feel and offering them that realness is the very kindest, most honest, and the most good you can do." ~ Elizabeth Earnshaw

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Blog Post: Relationships in Close Quarters

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Create rituals, be respectful, and be responsive to yourself and also your relationships .

 

🎵 MUSIC

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

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

84: The Power of 30-Day Challenges

84: The Power of 30-Day Challenges

August 5, 2020

There are so many “30-Day Challenges” out in the world today, but not all are created equal. In this episode, Jill and Nick share their successes and failures with all the 30-day challenges they have experienced. They reflect on what they’ve learned about themselves and how they are intentionally choosing new challenges so healthy habits are entering and staying in their lives for good. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

Don’t try to overhaul your life overnight.  Instead, focus on making one small change at a time. Over time, those small changes will add up to big transformation. Don’t give up!” ~ Anonymous 

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Blog Post: Why You Should Embark on a 30-Day Challenge and How To Stick With It

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Be intentional in choosing a 30-Day Challenge to make small changes in your life! 

 

🎵 MUSIC

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

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

83: The Joy of Unplanning

83: The Joy of Unplanning

July 29, 2020

Unplanning can be just as beneficial as planning. In this episode, Jill and Nick share all about their recent getaway without Lucille, and all their revelations they’ve discovered about letting go of control. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

Unplanned journeys accompanied by innumerable memories with the loved ones are just best.” ~ Princy Rachchh

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Stay Charlottesville 

Book: Love Does by Bob Goff

Ep. 17 Why We Are Snobs

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Experience more unplanning in your life and enjoy the simplicity and the beauty in the adventure. 

 

🎵 MUSIC

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

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

82 The Financial Fortune Cookie

82 The Financial Fortune Cookie

July 22, 2020

Fortune cookies can be helpful ya’ll! In this episode, Jill and Nick chat about their current BIG money decisions they are making together, as well as how to simplify all the things that come with the chaos of financial investments. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

There’s no shame in spending a tremendous amount on the things you love.  If you can afford it and you love it, why not?” ~ Ramit Sethi

 

🔍 RESOURCES

Follow Ramit Sethi on Instagram: @ramit

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Invest in the things that align to your values, what brings joy and meaning to your life. 

 

🎵 MUSIC

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

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

81: Celebrating the Small Wins

81: Celebrating the Small Wins

July 15, 2020

Without celebration, where is the joy in life? In this episode, Jill and Nick share why they are being more intentional about recognizing and celebrating the small wins that happen during each day at home. Come hang out with us! 

 

💬 QUOTE OF THE DAY

It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.” ~ Samuel Johnson 

 

🔍 RESOURCES

@the.clean.and.simple.life 7-Day Small Wins Challenge #smallwinschallenge

 

⤁ TAKE ACTION CHALLENGE

Recognize and celebrate the small wins you have each day. Try the 7-Day Small Wins Challenge! 

 

🎵 MUSIC

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

 

📧 CONTACT US

Email: simplifiedkhaospodcast@gmail.com

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