Episode 109: Decluttering For Normal People

Decluttering seems to have a permanent spot on our to-do lists, and there’s no end to the advice about how to do it “right.” But bottom line, what’s right is what actually works for you. After all, the goal isn’t to declutter, or even to have a perfect, clutter-free home; it’s to make room for a more peaceful, distraction-free life. [Read more]

Episode 108: New Year Food Reset

It’s a new year — a time when we’re often hard on ourselves when it comes to goals of all stripes, including food and exercise. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In this episode, Christine and Asha shift the framing of new year goals to positive changes you choose rather than failures to correct. They go on to offer 8 positive, doable, guilt-free tips for resetting your eating habits after the holidays. [Read more]

Episode 107: Simple Holiday Rituals

Often, the simplest holiday rituals are the ones we love the most. In Episode 107 of Edit Your Life, Christine and Asha encourage you to take the pressure off creating the picture-perfect holiday season by embracing simple rituals YOUR family enjoys. They share 8 easy rituals — from neighborhood light walks to local craft fairs to building LEGO sets — in the hopes of inspiring your own low-key holiday fun. [Read more]

Episode 106: Guilt-Free Family Get-Togethers [Rebroadcast]

Getting together with family and friends is what the holidays are all about. But, as with so much else during this busy season, guilt and obligation can push what should be a joyous time into a crabby slog. In Episode 106 of Edit Your Life, Christine and Asha give you permission to edit the guilt out of your family gatherings. They start with a check-in on where they’re at this year with holiday preparations, then rebroadcast 9 tips for communicating clearly, setting realistic limits and expectations, and managing the day-to-day logistics during the busy holidays (including carving out time just for you). [Read More]

Episode 105: Editing Your Holiday Gift List

Christine and Asha share 8 tips for editing your holiday gift list without tamping down your generosity, including perspective shifts to help you refocus on connection instead of obligation, how to get organized, clutter-free (and in some cases, virtually cost-free) gift alternatives including gifts that give back, plus tips for communicating with your family so everyone’s gift expectations are on the same page. [Read more]

Episode 104: Talking to Kids About Sexual Harassment

Christine interviews Nora Gelperin, Director of Sexuality Education and Training at Advocates for Youth. She shares down-to-earth advice about how to talk to kids about sexual abuse: what it is, how to recognize it, and how to protect themselves. Christine and Nora also discuss how to advocate for a strong sex ed program at your child’s school, and Nora recommends her favorite sex ed resources. [Read more]