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Mental Health Decluttering Podcast Episodes and Articles

Imperfection

It’s time to stop aiming for perfection and embrace IMPERFECTION when you’re thinking about organising/ decluttering/ setting standards/ creating systems for you and […]

You Need To

Have you ever stopped to think about what agenda your items might have? If your items talked… how would your item finish this […]

Enough

“Enough is enough” “That’s enough” “Leave good enough alone” “Close enough is good enough” It’s amazing how one simple word can relate so […]

5 Home Truths

Todays episode focuses on 5 Home Truths about clutter and it’s impact on your home and life. They’re harsh… but true. They’re not […]

Time Will Tell

If you’ve got items you’d really LIKE to declutter but you’re a bit nervous… why not give a Time Will Tell Box a […]

Opportunity Cost/ Cost Benefit Analysis

* Alright… just putting it at the top that I may use Opportunity Cost and Cost Benefit Analysis interchangeably or in the wrong […]

Replace vs Accumulate

Do you feel like your home has accumulated WAY TOO MUCH over the last few weeks? This week on the podcast, explore the […]

Running Out

Does the idea of running out of something cause you untold anxiety? Could you learn to use the moment of running out to […]

FOTO: Fear Of Throwing Out

Do you have FOTO? Fear of Throwing Out… it’s a real thing! How many digital storage devices/ old tech do you have in […]

Rejecting Busy

I would quite like to remove the word busy from my vocabulary. It doesn’t actually reflect the way that I value my time, […]

Confirmation Bias

 “Murphey’s Law says as soon as I declutter this thing, I’m going to need it” “I knew it would happen that I […]

Filling Your Bucket

Each of us has an invisible bucket and when others poke holes in our bucket, it’s important to have bucket fillers and hole […]

Anti Goals

Are you avoidant of all the things you need to do to reach a goal? What about if instead you focus on what […]

Values

What are your values? What is your fundamental belief system. What is important to you? What drives you? Knowing your core values is […]

Obligation

Why do we say yes to things we really should say no to? Where does that sense of obligation come from and how […]

Quitters Day

Happy Quitters Day! Today I share an update on the diet coke experiment as well as share the world of quitters day. We […]

Grief & Gratitude

What is the relationship between grief and gratitude? How do you manage to balance both of these emotions and experiences when you are […]

Perfectionism

This week we chat about Perfectionism. Neither of us identify as perfectionist, that was until we did this episode. So if you too, […]

Dealing with Doubt

Today, for something different, Belinda joins Kirsty and we chat all about doubt. We all experience doubt in our lives either from well […]

Minimalism at Work

The remarkable Chris Lovett is back! If you don’t know who we are talking about don’t worry because you are in for a […]

Now What?!

If you have ever decluttered anything and want it to stay that way but don’t quite know how? Then this episode is for […]

Out of the Box

Are you struggling with lack of storage in your home? Maybe your home is an older style and lack the inbuilt storage of […]

Balance

Balance – what is it, how does it relate to decluttering and organising and how can we use it as a tool to […]

Time Management

Are you always on time or are you always running late? Today we explore the concept of time (we get a bit philosophical) […]

Great Expectations

Does expectation drive you into action or do you feel it sets you up for disappointment? Can your expectations daunt you or spur […]

Jealousy vs Contentment

Do you feel the need to keep up with the Jones’s? Has your house become overrun with stuff that you purchased to bring […]

Mindful Noticing

Hey amazing listeners! It’s Amy going solo today dropping you a fun little bonus episode. We do have our regular episode coming up […]

Gamifying Decluttering

Have you ever thought about making a game out of decluttering? Gamification is a way of attempting to enhance everyday activities by turning […]

Loss Aversion Theory

Today we attempt to explain Loss Aversion theory. Now, neither of us are economists or behavioural therapists but we try our best to […]

Sentimental Partners

Today we tackle one of the big decluttering hurdles – sentimentality. What happens when you live with someone who has a different level […]

Recovering from Fire

*Trigger warning – today we chat about losing your home to a fire, some listeners may find this triggering and choose to skip […]

Self-Sabotage

This week’s episode was recorded on RUOk Day, so we took the opportunity to check in on each other and to have a little […]

Mental Health Care

Jacqui Cousins has worked as a community mental health nurse for over 15 years. She is also a Mental Health First Aid Trainer […]

The Wellness Rebellion with Maz Compton – Part 2

**language warning – some mild language in today’s episode – so not suitable for little ears** It’s part 2! We are back with […]

The Wellness Rebellion with Maz Compton – Part 1

 **mild language warning for today’s episode – not suitable for little ears** We’ve got a third mic today!! The amazing Maz Compton […]

Care by Brooke McAlary

She’s baaaack! Yes lovely listeners, the fabulous Brooke McAlary is with us today! It’s been way to long since we have caught up […]

Control

Don’t let the title of today’s episode put you off. Yes we are talking about control but in relation to freedom, grace and […]

Discovery of Less

 Have you ever started doing something and then later found out there was a word for that very thing you were doing?! […]

Emotions

This week on the podcast we talk about emotions. How to know when to ask more questions of yourself, how to acknowledge your […]

Nuts & Bolts

Are you the keeper of the tools in your house? Maybe it’s your partner or housemate? Regardless of who’s in charge of them, […]

Minimalism

It’s a miracle – we have found a topic where we BOTH agree! Thanks to some discussions we had with our amazing Head, […]

Reset

 It’s 2021 – The year that took FOREVER to get here! For our first podcast of 2021 we chat about how to […]

R U OK?

We have a bonus episode for you today being R U OK day here in Australia! In this episode we: Encourage you all […]

The Four Tendencies with Gretchen Rubin

 This week we chat to the incredible Gretchen Rubin! Gretchen is one of today’s most influential and thought-provoking observers of happiness and […]

Cleaning & Homeschooling

This week we chat to another one of Kirsty’s clients, Lois North! Lois is a wife, mum of 4 adult kids, cleaner and […]

The Trauma Cleaner

 ***Disclaimer this week, there is swearing and talk of trauma and squalor*** This week we chat to the formidable Sandra Pankhurst! You […]

Busy

This week feels like another Iso with Kirst & Ames episode! We chat about the concept of busy – we know – ironic […]

Get Curious

This week we chat about getting curious and what a powerful tool it can be for self discovery on your decluttering journey. In […]

The Hold Back

This week we chat about things that clutter is holding you back from! In this episode we; Give you our thoughts on just […]

Amy’s Dad

This is our new mini series to help us all during the Covid-19 season. We hope it helps to serve and support you. […]

Delaying Purchases

This week we chat about being thoughtful and intentional in your purchases and we even encourage you to delay them to take the […]

Call Someone

This is our new mini series to help us all during the Covid-19 season. We hope it helps to serve and support you. […]

Gratitude

This is our new mini series to help us all during the Covid-19 season. We hope it helps to serve and support you. […]

Growth Zone

This is our new mini series to help us all during the Covid-19 season. We hope it helps to serve and support you. […]

Don’t Put It Down, Put It Away

 This is our new mini series to help us all during the Covid-19 season. We hope it helps to serve and support […]

Slipping Backwards

This is our new mini series to help us all during the Covid-19 season. We hope it helps to serve and support you. […]

Meditation

This is our new mini series to help us all during the Covid-19 season. We hope it helps to serve and support you. […]

Hope

This is our new mini series to help us all during the Covid-19 season. We hope it helps to serve and support you. […]

Grace

This is our new mini series to help us all during the Covid-19 season. We hope it helps to serve and support you. […]

Fatigue

 This week we chat about fatigue, more than just really tired, chronic illnesses and reasons why fatigue might slow you down or […]

Your Team

This week we chat to Lex who is Amy’s client and a participant of our Head, Heart and Home course: In this episode […]

Grace & Growth

This December we again wanted to practice what we preach and have some white space in our lead ups to Christmas this year. […]

Discouragement

This week we chat about discouragement and what it looks like when it comes to decluttering. In this episode we: Challenge you to […]

Responsibility

This week we chat about responsibility and how to deal with frustrations around the home when you feel others aren’t contributing to household […]

Bulky Sports Equipment

This week we chat about bulky sports equipment and how you declutter, organise and store all those awkward items. In this episode we: […]

Trigger Warning

This week we have a conversation around areas in your home that might cause you to come unstuck because of memories or issues […]

The Experiment

This week we have a conversation around an accidental experiment that Amy conducted when she was sick a few months ago which we […]

Judgement

This week we have a conversation around Judgement! In this episode we: Challenge you have a whole lot of grace and forgiveness for […]

Repetitive Clutter

This week we get passionate about repetitive clutter, you know those spaces you’ve decluttered but for some reason, it is groundhog day again! […]

Board Games & Puzzles

This week we get passionate about board games and puzzles! In this episode we: Challenge you to declutter this area of your home […]

Cancer

We had a request to do an episode on cancer and so we decided to interview our friend and course participant Amy Kelman, […]

Overwhelm

This week we chat all about the most common word we hear from people we work with: Overwhelm. We all feel it at […]

It’s All My Husband and Kids Fault

This week Amy and Kirsty come with love to question some of your beliefs challenge you thinking about YOU! We recommend going for […]

Mental Load

This week we chat about the Mental Load! We all carry it in one form or a thousand. We chat about how the […]

Sports Equipment

This week we chat about decluttering your sports equipment. What are you still using? Do you have sport equipment for a sport you […]

Mental Health

Are you living with a Mental Health disruption? Have you recognised in your own life the connection that clutter has with Mental Health? […]

Death

This week we chat about Decluttering after losing a loved one. This is an awesome episode however we wanted to give a trigger […]

Divorce

This week we chat about Divorce. We wanted to honour how hard divorce can be for all involved and to share some tips on […]

Grace & Freedom

This week we chat about Grace and Freedom! These are some of our favourite words and topics, so when Lauren Osborne, one of […]

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