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Overwhelmed by the crap that's getting in the way of the things you actually want to do? In this award-winning show, Christine Koh + Asha Dornfest offer inspiration and tactics to help you edit the unnecessary from your life so you’ve got room to enjoy the awesome.

Overwhelmed by the crap that's getting in the way of the things you actually want to do? In this award-winning show, Christine Koh + Asha Dornfest offer inspiration and tactics to help you edit the unnecessary from your life so you’ve got room to enjoy the awesome.

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United States

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Overwhelmed by the crap that's getting in the way of the things you actually want to do? In this award-winning show, Christine Koh + Asha Dornfest offer inspiration and tactics to help you edit the unnecessary from your life so you’ve got room to enjoy the awesome.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Addiction Inoculation | Episode 232

5/6/2021
How do we prevent substance abuse and raise healthy kids in a culture of dependence? In Episode 232, Christine talks to Jessica Lahey about her new book "The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence." Christine and Jessica talk about the danger of secrecy, how to help kids manage their emotions and moods, modeling, mindfulness, and more. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your home, schedule, and mental space without getting bogged...

Duration:00:46:28

Preserving Slow Living Post-Pandemic | Episode 231

4/29/2021
As vaccinations continue to roll out, thoughts of normalcy are on the horizon, though the distance of that horizon varies depending on so many factors. In Episode 231, Christine and Asha talk about how they’re planning to preserve slow in relation to work travel, communication, kids’ activities, schedules, routines, and more. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your home, schedule, and mental space without getting bogged down by perfection. Hosts Christine Kohi...

Duration:00:35:05

Embracing The Broken & Awkward | Episode 230

4/15/2021
Wouldn’t life just be better if we got real about and embraced the broken and awkward in our lives? In Episode 230, Christine talks to Jenny Lawson about her path to becoming a bestselling author and her new book, Broken (in the best possible way). Jenny and Christine talk about the path that led to Broken, the power of embracing awkward, how healing is a moving target, parenting teenagers, finding comfort within yourself, and more. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for...

Duration:00:37:01

Reviving & Rethinking Friendships | Episode 229

4/8/2021
With the arrival of Spring, COVID vaccines, and school changes, many of us are trying to wrap our heads around a shifting social landscape. More people? More normality? Maybe even less Zoom? In Episode 229, Christine and Asha talk about how to revive and rethink friendships as we navigate safety concerns and potential social awkwardness. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your home, schedule, and mental space without getting bogged down by perfection. Hosts...

Duration:00:24:34

How To Be An Adult | Episode 228

4/1/2021
The joke is, adulting is no joke. And it is, in fact, the case that there’s way more to adulting than the typical five markers of adulthood (finish education, get a job, leave home, marry, have kids). In Episode 228, Christine talks to Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of the new book “Your Turn: How To Be An Adult,” about how to get beyond learning basic adulting skills to the power of wanting to be an adult and having to adult. Christine and Julie talk about vulnerability, perfectionism, people...

Duration:00:40:07

Why Meningitis Prevention Matters | Bonus Episode

3/25/2021
While COVID-19 vaccinations are top of mind right now, there’s another crucial vaccine parents of adolescents + young adults really need to know about: the vaccinations for meningococcal disease (a/k/a “meningitis”). In this bonus episode, Christine talks about why meningitis prevention matters with Dr. Len Friedland, a dad, pediatrician, and research scientist who serves as Vice President, Director Scientific Affairs and Public Health, for GSK Vaccines. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares...

Duration:00:17:34

Reframing COVID School Year Success | Episode 227

3/18/2021
Online classes, emailed homework, interrupted friendships, cancelled activities—these are the hallmarks of the COVID school year. But as we acknowledge the losses, are there ways to uncover the successes? In Episode 227, Christine and Asha talk about pandemic schooling. They discuss this school year in the context of growth, reframe the skills kids are gaining, and share some unexpected bright spots as spring approaches. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your...

Duration:00:37:02

Time Management + Productivity | Episode 226

3/11/2021
One of the big scarcities people feel is time; there never seems to be enough of it. In Episode 226, Christine chats with time management and productivity expert Laura Vanderkam. Christine and Laura talk about how to reframe your perception of time, Laura’s favorite time management tactics, early morning productivity, and self-care. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your home, schedule, and mental space without getting bogged down by perfection. Hosts Christine...

Duration:00:34:25

Reading for Pleasure and Grounding | Episode 225

3/4/2021
Books are magical. They can provide inspiration, escape, relief, and so much more. In Episode 225, Christine and Asha talk about how reading is grounding them during these uncertain times, sources for book inspiration, and books that have captivated their attention. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your home, schedule, and mental space without getting bogged down by perfection. Hosts Christine Kohi and Asha Dornfest are award-winning bloggers and the...

Duration:00:37:16

How To Raise Kids To Be Thrivers | Episode 224

2/25/2021
When academic metrics are so front and center in today’s culture, how do we raise a population of strong, healthy kids who are more than just grades on paper? In Episode 224, Christine talks to Dr. Michele Borba about her new book, Thrivers: The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine. Christine and Michele talk about the cultural obsession with striving, the key character strengths that will help kids become thrivers, why examining core assets and addressing “attention...

Duration:00:31:56

Elevating Small Comforts | Episode 223

2/11/2021
Right now, while everything continues to be so hard and our world is so limited, focusing on the small comforts can be incredibly powerful. In Episode 223, Christine and Asha talk about the power of learning to perceive tinier bits of comfort and share the everyday things that are bringing them happiness and comfort these days. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your home, schedule, and mental space without getting bogged down by perfection. Hosts Christine Kohi...

Duration:00:41:36

Understanding Privilege + Centering Empathy | Episode 222

2/4/2021
We get it; talking about race and privilege can be difficult. We’re here to help. In Episode 222, Christine is joined by the incredible Amber Coleman-Mortley, whose “hugs and truth” approach to communication is basically what all of us need. Christine and Amber talk about approaching and understanding privilege and whiteness, framed around the actions of centering empathy, creating space for others, and learning about other cultures.

Duration:00:44:44

Home Optimizations for Pandemic Living | Episode 221

1/28/2021
We’ve entered a new calendar year, which means we’ve now been living COVID-constrained lives long enough to learn some new ways of doing things. In Episode 221, Christine and Asha talk about small and large ways they have made better use of their physical space in the face of everyone being at home 24/7. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your home, schedule, and mental space without getting bogged down by perfection. Hosts Christine Kohi and Asha Dornfest are...

Duration:00:36:03

How To Survive The Chaotic Start To 2021 | Episode 220

1/14/2021
Everyone wanted a fresh start with 2021. But New Year’s optimism was quickly replaced by fear, uncertainty, and anger in the wake of domestic terrorism on January 6. In Episode 220, Christine and Asha talk about how to take small, concrete steps to ground yourself and your family during a time that continues to leave us all feeling unmoored and out of control. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your home, schedule, and mental space without getting bogged down by...

Duration:00:44:23

BONUS: 2020 Blooper Reel!

12/23/2020
Well friends, we have a fun holiday surprise for you! We decided to close out this crazy year with something different; something that embraces imperfection, gives you a window into our silly sides, and hopefully gives you a laugh as we close out this tumultuous year. Welcome to our first (and hopefully not last) Edit Your Life blooper reel! + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your home, schedule, and mental space without getting bogged down by perfection. Hosts...

Duration:00:12:59

Episode 219: 2020 Reflections

12/17/2020
We’re just a couple of weeks out from the end of 2020, a time when many people are likely thinking, FINALLY, THIS YEAR IS ALMOST OVER. In Episode 219, the last official episode of 2020, Christine and Asha reflect on this year of many feelings. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your home, schedule, and mental space without getting bogged down by perfection. Hosts Christine Kohi and Asha Dornfest are award-winning bloggers and the co-authors of MINIMALIST...

Duration:00:47:40

Episode 218: Navigating Holiday Grief + Joy

12/10/2020
We have landed at the mother of all holiday months; a time that people typically gather in churches, synagogues, homes, or somewhere else. In Episode 218 Christine and Asha talk about what they learned from their Thanksgiving experiences, and how to navigate holiday grief and joy, including what they’re embracing and leaning into this holiday season. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your home, schedule, and mental space without getting bogged down by...

Duration:00:34:35

Episode 217: Media & Entertainment Favorites

12/3/2020
Post-election, Christine and Asha both feel like they have more bandwidth for entertainment and learning. In Episode 217 they share what they’re reading, watching, and experimenting with creatively and educationally. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your home, schedule, and mental space without getting bogged down by perfection. Hosts Christine Kohi and Asha Dornfest are award-winning bloggers and the co-authors of MINIMALIST PARENTING and won the 2017 Iris...

Duration:00:42:42

Episode 216: Post-Election Check-In

11/19/2020
The last couple of months have been especially intense (#understatement). In Episode 216 Christine and Asha offer a look behind the curtain of how things went down for them around the election. They talk about Election Day (which looked very different for each of them), the emotional roller coaster that followed, where they were when the election was called, and where their heads are at now, looking forward. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your home,...

Duration:00:48:11

Episode 215: Why Self-Care Is Hard + How To Make It Happen

11/5/2020
There are so many things that can get in the way of self-care, and the times when tending to our physical and emotional wellbeing feels impossible is often when we need it the most. In Episode 215 Christine and Asha talk about why self-care is so hard, how to make it happen, accountability challenges, and ideas for self-care in different forms. + + + + + Edit Your Life shares practical ideas for decluttering your home, schedule, and mental space without getting bogged down by perfection....

Duration:00:39:40