#357 What I Learned About Being Clutter Free by Living with Kathi for a Week Part 1 with Tonya Kubo

#357 What I Learned About Being Clutter Free by Living with Kathi for a Week Part 1 with Tonya Kubo

On today’s episode of the podcast, Kathi is joined by Tonya Kubo, the fearless leader of Kathi Lipp’s Clutter-Free Academy Facebook group. Tonya and Kathi chat today about some of the things Tonya learned after spending a week living with Kathi.

On today’s show you’ll learn:

  • Why often more is caught than taught
  • The value of things being half-full
  • How living clutter-free can help you go from frantic to focused

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Meet Our Guest

Tonya Kubo

Tonya Kubo

Tonya Kubo is the illustrious, fearless leader of Kathi Lipp’s Clutter-Free Academy Facebook group. A speaker and writer, Tonya makes her home in the heart of California with her husband, Brian, their two spirited daughters and one very tolerant cat. Visit her at www.GreatMoms.org.

#356 BONUS An Interview with Ty Pennington on Creativity and How to Get Your Most Important Work Done Part 2

#356 BONUS An Interview with Ty Pennington on Creativity and How to Get Your Most Important Work Done Part 2

On today’s episode of the podcast, Kathi is back with Ty Pennington author Life to the Extreme: How a Chaotic Kid Became America’s Favorite Carpenter. On part 2 of this discussion, Kathi and Ty wrap up their conversation on clutter, creativity, and finishing.

On today’s show you’ll learn:

  • Three keys to finishing a project
  • The benefits of deadlines and why we need them in order to produce
  • How overthinking can actually be slowing us down

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Giveaway! Leave a comment below for a chance to win a copy of Life to the Extreme: How a Chaotic Kid Became America’s Favorite Carpenter. 

Or purchase a copy of the book here

 

 

 

 

 

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Ty Pennington

Ty Pennington

Ty Pennington has been recognized as a leader in the field of volunteerism for his work on Extreme Makeover and Ty’s Great British Adventure. He is back on the small screen in the new Trading Spaces, Small Business Revolution and While You Were Out. He served as ambassador for the Sears American Dream campaign. In line with his passion for creative and practical housing, he frequently volunteers time with Abod Shelters Foundation, a charitable organization whose mission is to provide sustainable, quality housing to areas in need around the world. Learn more

#356 An Interview with Ty Pennington on Creativity and How to Get Your Most Important Work Done

#356 An Interview with Ty Pennington on Creativity and How to Get Your Most Important Work Done

On today’s episode of the podcast, Kathi is joined by Ty Pennington author of Life to the Extreme: How a Chaotic Kid Became America’s Favorite Carpenter. Kathi and Ty discuss clutter, creativity, Ty’s experience growing up with ADHD and the lessons he’s learned through the years.

On today’s show you’ll learn:

  • Why creativity actually thrives when thinking small
  • How limitations might seem like obstacles but are actually gifts
  • Why we often create our best stuff when the pressure’s on

Thanks for Listening!

Enter to win!

Giveaway! Leave a comment below for a chance to win a copy of Life to the Extreme: How a Chaotic Kid Became America’s Favorite Carpenter. 

Or purchase a copy of the book here

 

 

 

 

 

 

To share your thoughts:

To help out the show:

Leave an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and reviews really help and I read each one.

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Meet Our Guest

Ty Pennington

Ty Pennington

Ty Pennington has been recognized as a leader in the field of volunteerism for his work on Extreme Makeover and Ty’s Great British Adventure. He is back on the small screen in the new Trading Spaces, Small Business Revolution and While You Were Out. He served as ambassador for the Sears American Dream campaign. In line with his passion for creative and practical housing, he frequently volunteers time with Abod Shelters Foundation, a charitable organization whose mission is to provide sustainable, quality housing to areas in need around the world. Learn more

#355 Dealing with the Most Difficult Relationships with Blythe Daniel and Helen McIntosh

#355 Dealing with the Most Difficult Relationships with Blythe Daniel and Helen McIntosh

On today’s episode of the podcast, Kathi tackles “the mother of all topics”, mother-daughter relationships. Kathi is joined by Blythe Daniel and Helen McIntosh, authors of Mended: Restoring the Hearts of Mothers and Daughters. Kathi, Blythe and Helen discuss the heart clutter that can build up from unhealthy patterns of communication between mothers and daughters.

On today’s show you’ll learn:

  • Why clutter is just a physical manifestation of the fear, guilt and shame that we have in our lives
  • Why asking before giving advice can help strengthen mother-daughter relationships
  • How healing between mothers and daughters can sometimes comes from doing hard things together

 

Giveaway!

Don’t miss our fantastic giveaway sponsored by Harvest House! One grand prize winner will receive a copy of the book Mended, a gorgeous wood frame, fruit infuser water bottle, and assorted note cards.

To enter, visit the blog post from yesterday at https://www.kathilipp.com/2019/05/kids-and-how-to-handle-their-clutter.

 

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Blythe Daniel & Helen McIntosh

Blythe Daniel & Helen McIntosh

Blythe Daniel is a literary agent and marketer with 20 plus years of experience in publishing. She is a speaker at writer’s conferences and is interviewed for podcasts and webinars. She has written for Christian Retailing and Focus on the Family publications, and she links hundreds of bloggers with millions of readers through BlogAbout. Her passion is helping authors share their unique stories. The daughter of Dr. Helen McIntosh, she lives in Colorado with her husband and three children. www.theblythedanielagency.com

Dr. Helen McIntosh (EdD, Counseling Psychology) is a counselor, speaker, educator, and author of Messages to Myself and Eric, Jose & The Peace Rug®. Her work has appeared in Guideposts, ParentLife, and HomeLife magazines. She resides in Georgia with her husband Jim. They have two children and five grandchildren. Learn more. 

#354 Decluttering the Sentimental – How to get Rid of Family Treasures without Getting Rid of the Memories

#354 Decluttering the Sentimental – How to get Rid of Family Treasures without Getting Rid of the Memories

On today’s episode of the podcast, Kathi is joined by Tonya Kubo, the illustrious leader of the Clutter-Free Academy Facebook group. Kathi and Tonya talk about a pretty big issue- how to get rid of sentimental treasures without getting rid of the memories.

On today’s show you’ll learn the three questions to ask when it comes to decluttering the sentimental items:

  • Is this the best representation of my relationship?
  • Does this bring back good memories?
  • How can I remember the person without the possession?

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Tonya Kubo

Tonya Kubo

Tonya Kubo is the illustrious, fearless leader of Kathi Lipp’s Clutter-Free Academy Facebook group. A speaker and writer, Tonya makes her home in the heart of California with her husband, Brian, their two spirited daughters and one very tolerant cat. Visit her at www.GreatMoms.org.

#353 Creating Declutter Routines that Actually Work with Tonya Kubo

#353 Creating Declutter Routines that Actually Work with Tonya Kubo

On today’s episode of the podcast, Kathi is joined by Tonya Kubo, the illustrious leader of the Clutter-Free Academy Facebook group. Kathi and Tonya talk about how to create and keep decluttering routines that actually work.

On today’s show you’ll learn:

  • How “anchoring” one habit to another can help create successful routines
  • Why our decluttering routines are necessary in order to take care of our future self
  • How to stay organized once the space is decluttered

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Meet Our Guest

Tonya Kubo

Tonya Kubo

Tonya Kubo is the illustrious, fearless leader of Kathi Lipp’s Clutter-Free Academy Facebook group. A speaker and writer, Tonya makes her home in the heart of California with her husband, Brian, their two spirited daughters and one very tolerant cat. Visit her at www.GreatMoms.org.