The Cozy Minimalism Podcast
By Angie Kikstra
Using intentional home styling using what you already own and love; We help you create a truly unique space that becomes your place to relax, unwind and recharge. Your home becomes a source of blessings rather than burdens.
The Cozy Minimalism PodcastApr 14, 2021
S4 E5 - Minimalism and Honey
S4E4 When You Feel Attached To Everything
If you ever get stuck when you're decluttering and feel like you are attached to more and more items, this episode is for you.
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S4 E3 - Dear Angie - Storage Space Desperation
This was a message I received from a reader that stated that she desperately needed my help with her garage. I sent her back a message offering up my Cozy Minimalist in Your Pocket Call for $30 and then realized after that she was looking for advice. Silly Angie! So I turned this into a Dear Angie episode because I know this is a big struggle for many of us.
S4 E2 On Dropping Off the Face of the Planet
This is my apology to you all for dropping off the face of the planet. I'm sharing what went on and what I've learned. Surprisingly, I've talked about this in the past to help you avoid burnout.
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S4 E1 - Dear Angie - Sentimental Struggle
The Importance of Taking Breaks
S3 E14 - My Top 4 Easy Plants
If you're ready to add some real plants to your home, and you're not a natural green thumb... this episode is for you.
S3 E13 - The Self Cleaning Toilet
Sometimes, I say the wrong things. This was one of those times. I got a negative review because of something I thought was funny, but someone else didn't think was funny. But this episode isn't about the review, it's about how I didn't notice something for 6 years and how sometimes we feel unappreciated at home when we are doing all the things.
S3 E12 - The Flame and The Spark
Getting too focused on the big and flashy before and afters will bog you down. Focus instead on the tiny spark. Cheer others tiny sparks. Let's start a revolution with this way of thinking on social media.
S3 E11 - Where To Start
Struggling at the verrrry beginning of your journey? Ugh, that really sucks, my friend. It can be a tough place to be in if you're spinning your wheels. I promise it gets easier! I give you some juicy tips to help you out at the beginning, even if you're feeling like you'll never make a dent.
S3 E10 - Small Bathroom Solutions
What happens when you have already minimized all the things in your tiny bathroom and you still can't use it? You focus on function and organizing. Shayla (a cozy minimalist community member) sent me this conundrum. I figured she wasn't alone, so I created a podcast with solutions for her tiny bathroom.
You can see photos here: https://www.cozyminimal.com/small-bathroom-solutions
S3 E9 - Stuff Shuffling SOS
Do you find you aren't decluttering but simply moving stuff from room to room or shelf to shelf? In this episode, I introduce you to a real life phase that is frustrating for lots of people: Stuff Shuffling. I give you three tips to get you moving forward with your process. I got you, friend!
S3 E8 - Enabling People to Remain Cluttered?
If you aren’t ready to let something go... DON’T. Some feedback I received from a lady that felt I was enabling people to stay cluttered. I address that today.
S3 E7 - Monotonous Meal Planning Getting You Down?
S3 E6 - Helping Kids Clear Their Stuff
Fling It Friday - broken items
S2 - E11 Woahhhhh 2020
S3 E5 - The Importance of Valuing Your Stuff
Fling It Friday - the closet
S3 E4 The Opposite of Cluttered
Fling it Friday - the bathroom
S3 E3 A Simple Solution for a To-Do List That’s Super Overwhelming
S3 E2 Foundation Five - Surface Reset
If you’re tired of the concept “just focus on your own stuff” and you want your family to start decluttering. Try this instead.
S3 E1 New Year Resolutions
Welcome to Season 3
S2- E13 What About Trends?
S2 - E12 Foundational Five: Focus On How Clutter Makes You Feel
If you’re looking for someone (or a bunch of someone’s) to tell you if your home looks cluttered... you’re doing it wrong. Try this instead.
S2 - E10 Change Your Life with 12 Tiny Things
S2 - E9 Foundational Five: Spectrum of Stuff
S2 - E8 5 Tips For Clearing Out Your Closet
S2 - E7 Mini Episode: My Decluttering Voice - Office Books
S2 - E6 A Spatial Reset to get your family on board
S2 - E5 Minimalism and Money
S2 - E4 Where Can I Get Rid of My Stuff Now?
Some of us are a little stuck... we want to declutter a bit but we have nowhere to send our donations because the donation centers are shut down. So what can we do with our stuff?
Me and my pal Allison came up with a list of 7 ways to get rid of your clutter during this time. Some ideas might work for you and some might not, but we are kind of entertaining to listen to!
(If you have been in the cozy minimalism community for a while, you will know Allison because she managed the decorating group as well as the facebook page).
S2 - E3 A Simple & Easy To Maintain Cleaning System
If you want your home to be clean and tidy but don't want to spend hours and hours cleaning it... this episode is for you! My friend Rae joins me to go over a simple yet effective system she created for her own home. I'm excited to implement this in my own home!
S2 - E2 I Don't Like Being Called A Minimalist
In this episode I will cover the most common myths and misconceptions about minimalists.
S2-E1 - A Home That Supports You
S1-E13 - Incomplete Projects
S1-E12 - The Minimal List
If you find yourself searching online for “How many ______ does a minimalist have?” You’re gonna want to tune in to this episode.
S1-E11 - Furniture Arranging 101
S1-E10 - The Pillars of Cozy Minimalism
S1-E9 - Sunk Costs
S1-E8 - Sentimental Clutter
S1-E7 - Minimizing Based on Values
When we have defined our values, minimizing our stuff becomes easier.
You can get the values list at www.cozyminimal.com/values