Podcast & Blog

While I mostly podcast, I occasionally write down my thoughts. You can all my  podcast episodes and blog posts  here. Each week, the Simple Life Works podcast will:

Each week, the Simple Life Works podcast will:

  • Bring you tips and guidance for living a simple, more fulfilling life
  • Share real stories from people doing good, simple works that:
    • improve their lives
    • meaningfully connect with others
    • contribute to their communities.

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SLW Episode 6 – Clothing, KonMarie and Thrifting in the Face of Fast Fashion

Photo by Parker Burchfield on Unsplash

After a loooong hiatus, I’m back this week with a couple of friends, Stephanie Funk and Laurie Marshall, to discuss fast fashion and the attachments we create to the clothes in our closet (or closets). 😉

During our conversation, we referenced a few things including:

It’s good to be back. I hope you enjoy the discussion.

Previous Posts

SLW Episode 5 – The Tyranny of Lists

It’s been a couple of weeks too long since our last podcast. Work got crazy and life got in the way (translation: I failed to prioritize appropriately) and my list got waaaay out of control. No interview this week. Just me and my thoughts on how lists can be a great tool and they can…

SLW Podcast Episode #4 – Jay Amargos & Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

This week I sit down with Jay Amargos, owner of i’Mindful Studio in Bentonville, Arkansas, and a certified instructor for Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Pioneered by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, MBSR is a clinical approach to stress-reduction through meditation and other mindfulness techinques. For me, simplification leads to less clutter. When we have less mental and physical…

SLW Episode #3 – Summer Davis and the Year of No Spending

Inspired by a woman in London who saved $24,000 Pounds by not spending money for a year, Summer Davis has embarked on her own Year of No Spending. Summer and I sat down to talk about her ambitious plan and how she plans to balance that with the daily demands of life, work and family.

SLW Episode #2 – Amy Robinson & Tribe of Women

Amy Robinson & Tribe of Women establish cultures of women supporting women and more good men in our personal and professional lives. This week I sat down with Amy to discuss her work with Tribe of Women and what she does every day to minimize distraction and better connect with those around her.

SLW Episode #1 – The Beginning

On his site, mnmlist.com, Lea Baubata writes defines minimalism as: “It’s about stuff, and how it has come to overwhelm us. It’s about distractions and commitments and a never ending task list. It’s about the culture of more, of bigger, of consumption. It’s about how less is the answer.” If you regularly feel overwhelmed, this podcast is…