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193: How to Tackle Calendar Clutter and Ditch the Overwhelm w/ Laurie Palau

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Release Date: 04/30/2024

199: How to Ditch Work Stress Before and After a Vacation show art 199: How to Ditch Work Stress Before and After a Vacation

Happy Women Travel More

Feeling overwhelmed by the stress leading up to your vacation? Are you already dreading what awaits you at work once you return? Have you found yourself questioning if the time off is even "worth it"? I intimately know what pre-vacation and post-vacation stress feels like, but I have come out on the other side and learned that it doesn’t have to be that way. Feeling stressed before and after a vacation is not a given, so I’m sharing two essential strategies to help you smoothly transition in and out of a vacation, so you can truly enjoy your well-deserved break from work. LISTEN BACK:...

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198: Travel Tips for Seeing the Northern Lights show art 198: Travel Tips for Seeing the Northern Lights

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Is witnessing the magical Northern Lights on your bucket list? If so, that probably means you live far away from where you would have the best chance of seeing them, which means you would have to make a special trip to achieve this dream. There’s a lot to consider when planning a vacation with the main goal of seeing the northern lights, since the natural phenomenon is never guaranteed, but in this episode, I’ve got your back with the must-know essentials for planning your aurora adventure. We’ll start with the single biggest tip you need to know for a chance at success, followed by...

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197: How Traveling With Different Enneagram Types Makes Your Vacation Better w/ Christa Hardin show art 197: How Traveling With Different Enneagram Types Makes Your Vacation Better w/ Christa Hardin

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Traveling with other unique humans can sometimes feel like navigating a maze of personalities, preferences, and expectations. But fear not! In this episode, I'm joined by the insightful and delightful Christa Hardin, an Enneagram and Relationship expert, who is helping us see how understanding the Enneagram can enhance our vacations with our beloved-but-different travel companions. You might remember our Enneagram Travel Style series, where we dove into the vacation tendencies of each Enneagram type. But today, we're taking it up a notch. Christa introduces us to the concept of Enneagram...

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196: Learn These Phrases in the Language Before Your Trip show art 196: Learn These Phrases in the Language Before Your Trip

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So you have this amazing destination on your bucket list, but let's be real – learning an entire foreign language before your trip is probably not gonna happen. And that's totally okay! But I’m likely not the first person to tell you that picking up a few key phrases in the local language can make a world of difference. From helping you order at restaurants and finding your way to that off-the-beaten-path spot, to enhancing your interactions with locals and making you feel more at home, I’m here to help you focus on the essential phrases with the biggest bang for your buck. We're...

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195: A Beginner's Guide to European Train Travel show art 195: A Beginner's Guide to European Train Travel

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Traveling by train in Europe is a blend of magic and relaxation, not to mention an integral part of your European vacation experience that will leave lasting memories. But the sometimes-confusing world of train travel can be intimidating, especially if you’re gearing up for your first trip to Europe or you’ve never taken a train before - but trust me when I say you’ll be a PRO after this episode. I'm diving deep into everything you need to know about navigating European train travel. From finding your way around train stations to understanding ticketing systems and making sure you...

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194: My #1 Must-Have Travel Companion show art 194: My #1 Must-Have Travel Companion

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Curious about what is my #1 must-have, non-negotiable, can’t-leave-at-home travel companion? For years, I didn’t really have one. And I would struggle to find an answer to this question because I felt like it depended on the trip. But after 17 years of traveling the globe, I’ve finally latched onto something that is absolutely a must-have for me these days, and I truly believe that whether you’re into extreme adventures or laid-back getaways, this is something you absolutely can't leave home without. Tune in to hear what it is and get it for yourself!! LISTEN BACK:

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193: How to Tackle Calendar Clutter and Ditch the Overwhelm w/ Laurie Palau show art 193: How to Tackle Calendar Clutter and Ditch the Overwhelm w/ Laurie Palau

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Yours truly has been on a decluttering rampage for a solid year now, and let me tell you, it's been life-changing. That's why I'm super pumped to have brought Laurie Palau, my go-to decluttering expert from onto the show. We're diving deep into one area where clutter and overwhelm love to hang out: our calendars. Laurie and I are getting down and dirty with all things calendar, to-do lists, and prioritization and Laurie's got some killer tactical advice that I know will get your gears turning. If you feel like you never have a minute to yourself, or if your days are just one big chaotic...

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192: How to Take a Luxury Vacation On a Budget show art 192: How to Take a Luxury Vacation On a Budget

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You dream about waking up to the smell of breakfast being cooked by your own private chef on vacation. Or about taking in the sunset from the most coveted room with a view at that boutique hotel. You dream about it, but then reality often crashes in with a harsh reminder: those indulgent experiences usually come with a hefty price tag. Forget the misconception that luxury travel is an all-or-nothing game. If you are someone who wants luxury experiences on your vacation, but doesn’t have the budget to match that, there are ways to prioritize what matters most and find clever ways to...

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191: Finding Your Travel Frequency: Bridging Wanderlust with Reality show art 191: Finding Your Travel Frequency: Bridging Wanderlust with Reality

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How often are you taking a vacation these days? Have you settled into a routine of one or two trips a year? How do you feel about that? I have always been good at taking consistent vacations, but it’s also easy to get stuck in a cycle of how many vacations seem  'normal' or 'allowed' instead of admitting that we truly crave more adventure in our lives. So on this short-and-sweet episode, let’s uncover how often your soul truly wants to get away, so we can give meaning to the idea of 'traveling more' with a tangible frequency.   LISTEN BACK:

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190: Reminiscing Our First Adventure Abroad w/ Kyle Gillmeister show art 190: Reminiscing Our First Adventure Abroad w/ Kyle Gillmeister

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I only travel with a very select few people. One of them: my not-so-travel-obsessed hubby. When I had the idea to have him come onto the show as a guest, I was so surprised he didn't shoot down the idea immediately, but it was a blast having him on. Our chat turned into a laid-back reminiscing session about our very first adventure abroad that we took early in our relationship. What my husband refers to as a "not normal trip", this adventure left us with a ton of funny stories and plenty of evidence that we can do hard/new/sketchy things together.  Plus, Kyle shares his perspective on...

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Yours truly has been on a decluttering rampage for a solid year now, and let me tell you, it's been life-changing.


That's why I'm super pumped to have brought Laurie Palau, my go-to decluttering expert from Simply B Organized, onto the show. We're diving deep into one area where clutter and overwhelm love to hang out: our calendars.


Laurie and I are getting down and dirty with all things calendar, to-do lists, and prioritization and Laurie's got some killer tactical advice that I know will get your gears turning.


If you feel like you never have a minute to yourself, or if your days are just one big chaotic blur, or if your calendar feels like it's calling all the shots, this episode is for you. I'm hoping our chat and Laurie's wisdom light a fire under you to make a change and get out of the pit of overwhelm.


LEARN MORE FROM LAURIE:

Check out Laurie’s FREE organizing resources

Connect w/ Laurie on Instagram

Listen to the This Organized Life Podcast


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Episode 146: How Seasonal Planning Could Help With Overwhelm