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Short Break!

Short Break!

2022-10-1100:53

Have you ever caught yourself switching from one social media app to another and thought it was wayyyy too long?? You start on Instagram, then that get’s boring, then you switch to TikTok, then that gets boring, then it’s on to Facebook, and then you switch to Reddit. It just goes on! It’s almost like an instinctual need to keep consuming information and getting that next dopamine hit.In this short episode, Diana shares an app that’s helped her drastically reduce the time she spends on social media.We’ll also discuss:If you want to hear how Diana tries not to pick up her phone, listen to Ep010: Tech BoundariesAfter trying other techniques like Apple’s screentime, Diana found an app called “one sec.”Why this new app has helped Diana stop mindlessly scrolling and forced her to pause for a minute and switch to something a healthier way to spend her time.What can you expect from this podcast and future episodes?15-20 minute episodes to help you tackle your to-do listHow to declutter in an effective and efficient wayGuest interviewsDeep dives on specific topics Get the show notes and transcription here: http://www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep020Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
Do your kids love reading and have many books at home? Or maybe you want your kids to love reading but don’t want books all over the place. Diana shares how she manages her kids' book collection. She also discusses a change she made with their family board games and how it freed up space in her front hall closet.In this episode, Diana shares two quick organizational tips when it comes to books and board games that can easily be implemented in your home.We’ll also discuss:Using a Kindle for both kids and adultsWhat happens when you add books to your home after you’ve started a routineHow having a decent amount of board games doesn’t have to take up lots of spaceWhat can you expect from this podcast and future episodes?15-20 minute episodes to help you tackle your to-do listHow to declutter in an effective and efficient wayGuest interviewsDeep dives on specific topics Get the show notes and transcription here: http://www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep019Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
Diana talks with a VERY SPECIAL guest on this episode. Her eight-year-old daughter, also known as Miss 8! She shares some great tips on decluttering and organizing.In this special guest episode, Diana and her daughter, Miss 8, discuss five valuable tips to help you and your kids while decluttering.They’ll also discuss:Ways to organize your special items and collectionsHow it feels when your home is declutteredWhen to know if it’s time to donate a toy and make another child happyWhat can you expect from this podcast and future episodes?15-20 minute episodes to help you tackle your to-do listHow to declutter in an effective and efficient wayGuest interviewsDeep dives on specific topics Get the show notes and transcription here: http://www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep018Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
Today Diana answers a question that she gets pretty often. How do I get people to stop buying so many gifts? It’s a tricky question and situation to navigate. People like showing love to others through gift gifting, and they get excited to see your kids happy opening the gift. No one wants to offend someone or create other issues. But you also don’t want more stress than needed when you’re on your journey to simplify.In this episode, Diana shares how to address gift givers and the amount, or types, of gifts your loved ones give to your children.We’ll also discuss:How to have the tough conversation in a non-confrontational way while remembering why they are giving our kids gifts in the first placeHow to recommend experience gifts and how to introduce them to your kids. Here’s a blog post from last Christmas that includes a FREE experience gift guide!One great tip that will let gift givers still buy toys, but they won’t end up in your home.If you want to be Decluttered by the Holidays, join Minimal-ish Starts Here to be included in our LIVE decluttering round that starts September 18. Click here to become a member!What can you expect from this podcast and future episodes?15-20 minute episodes to help you tackle your to-do listHow to declutter in an effective and efficient wayGuest interviewsDeep dives on specific topics Get the show notes and transcription here: http://www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep017Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here
Getting your kids involved with household responsibilities is fantastic! But sometimes, what we try to implement is too hard, physically or mentally, for their age. And that can be frustrating for both parents and kids! This often leads to a negative connotation with chores, and then it becomes more of a battle. Let’s make it fun and exciting! Let’s teach them, slowly, the skills that will equip them with how to manage a home when they’re an adult.In this episode, Diana shares practical, concrete tasks your kids can do at each age to learn how to help manage your household.We’ll also discuss:How our narrative around household chores can influence our kids, positively or negativelyWhat your entire household can participate inIdeas of chores or tasks for your kids based on age rangesDiana mentions her new workshop for this fall, How to Create a Command Center - sign up to be notified here!What can you expect from this podcast and future episodes?15-20 minute episodes to help you tackle your to-do listHow to declutter in an effective and efficient wayGuest interviewsDeep dives on specific topics Get the show notes and transcription here: www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep016Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
Today’s episode is another guest interview. Our guest today is Jess Smith, a wife and mother of 5-year-old twins and a 2-year-old that lives in Waco, Texas. Jess shares all the ways she tried to get control of her home prior to joining Minimal-ish Starts Here. And how she went from a self-proclaimed “messy house” to feeling less overwhelmed.In this guest interview episode, Diana talks with Jess about her journey to creating a decluttered home and how much easier it is to manage her household after ruthlessly decluttering.They’ll also discuss:Why the things Jess tried before didn’t workSome of the emotional obstacles with trying to declutter How amazing our Facebook community group supports members and how helpful our couches are!What can you expect from this podcast and future episodes?15-20 minute episodes to help you tackle your to-do listHow to declutter in an effective and efficient wayGuest interviewsDeep dives on specific topics Get the show notes and transcription here: www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep015  Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
This week is the final installment of our three-part series, all about back-to-school tips for busy moms. Diana provides some examples of the jobs her kids do that help with home management and the school week. There are also tips that are easy to complete weekly for yourself to make the week run smoother. And be sure to enter the giveaway that’s mentioned in the episode. Click here to enter!In part three of our special three-part series, Diana shares her final tips that you can implement before school starts or anytime throughout the school year that will help your days feel less stressful.We’ll also discuss:Examples of food you can batch cook to make the week easier How to manage the school week’s clothes to reduce decision fatigue in the mornings  Ways that moms can prepare themselves for the week to make life feel less stressfulA brief discussion on Brain Release, which you can find in detail in Episode 009: Power of a Brain ReleaseHow Diana uses three different checklists that are crucial to her home management. You can download free copies here!What can you expect from this podcast and future episodes?15-20 minute episodes to help you tackle your to-do listHow to declutter in an effective and efficient wayGuest interviewsDeep dives on specific topics Get the show notes and transcription here: www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep014Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
This week Diana shares more back-to-school tips for busy moms to ease some stress during the school year. By taking a little extra time to get organized, you can help reduce the daily stress during the week. And be sure to enter the giveaway that’s mentioned in the episode. Click here to enter.In this second part of a special three-part series, Diana shares more tips that you can implement before school starts or anytime throughout the school year. We’ll also discuss:How to make snack time easierHelping kids with their emotions after school and after their first week of schoolAnd ways to help you remember things throughout the school yearWhat can you expect from this podcast and future episodes?15-20 minute episodes to help you tackle your to-do listHow to declutter in an effective and efficient wayGuest interviewsDeep dives on specific topics Get the show notes and transcription here: www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep013Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
It’s that time of year when the to-do lists grow, and it can get overwhelming trying to keep up with all the back-to-school tasks. In this special three-part series, Diana shares tips for busy moms on how you can get ahead of the game and make the school year less stressful. Being prepared ahead of time will absolutely help you, and your children, throughout the school year.And be sure to enter the giveaway that’s mentioned in the episode. Click here to enter!In this special three-part series, Diana shares actionable tips that you can implement before school starts or anytime throughout the school year. From how to make mornings easier to ways to support your children’s teachers.We’ll also discuss:Batching tasks to help the daily mental loadSetting up items where you need them for the weekday morningsWays your children can get involved with getting everything ready for schoolA FREE printable download for our teacher survey can be found here!What can you expect from this podcast and future episodes?15-20 minute episodes to help you tackle your to-do listHow to declutter in an effective and efficient wayGuest interviewsDeep dives on specific topics Get the show notes and transcription here: www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep012Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
Diana spent a couple of days earlier this year interviewing women who have either completed or are working through her signature decluttering program called ‘Minimal-ish Starts Here.’ Guests shared their experiences with decluttering and learning how to tackle getting rid of the excess in their life.In this episode, Diana talks with Julia, a mom, and wife who recently went through the Minimal-ish Starts Here program. She shares her journey with decluttering, and the ah-ha moments she had during the process.They’ll also discuss:How her daughter loved decluttering her toysMoving with clutter and storing unnecessary items, either at home or in a storage unitView your items in terms of what you need if you had to leave your home unexpectedly. What would you take? What would you be absolutely heartbroken over losing?What can you expect from this podcast and future episodes?15-20 minute episodes to help you tackle your to-do listHow to declutter in an effective and efficient wayGuest interviewsDeep dives on specific topics Get the show notes and transcription here: www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep011Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
010: Tech Boundaries

010: Tech Boundaries

2022-07-2619:13

Maybe you find yourself spending too much time on social media or your phone in general. And that’s how you connect with people, but it also feels like you aren’t present in “real life.” Sometimes it brings joy and entertainment, and other times it brings guilt or shame. If you’re looking for ways to take control of your digital life, then this episode is for you!In this episode, Diana shares how she’s placed boundaries around social media and overall phone usage while still recognizing that it’s a useful tool in her life.We’ll also discuss:How to not be distracted by your phone all day longSocial media boundaries and resetUsing social media algorithms to your advantageWhat can you expect from this podcast and future episodes?15-20 minute episodes to help you tackle your to-do listHow to declutter in an effective and efficient wayGuest interviewsDeep dives on specific topics Get the show notes and transcription here: www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep010Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
With so much on everyone’s plate, it’s hard to remember all the things! Using a tool called a brain release can drastically reduce the overwhelm and lift some of the mental burdens of trying not to forget anything. Diana does a brain release once a week and schedules tasks according to priority but still allows room for flexibility.In this episode, Diana walks through all the steps of how she completes a brain release and why it’s so helpful in her everyday life.We’ll also discuss:Some prompts on how to get started and the steps to work through itAnd how to add it to your weekly scheduleThe free Minimal-ish Planner can be found here: https://www.dianarene.com/2022Get the show notes and transcription here: www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep009Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
008: Baskets

008: Baskets

2022-07-1214:31

We already have so much on our minds regarding our schedules, decisions we need to make, and responsibilities. There’s so much to think about every day. Diana is always looking for ways to make her life easier and the people she helps lives easier. One of those things involves baskets. Something that’s simple but can help reduce decision fatigue and overwhelm daily.In this episode, Diana shares where and how she uses baskets in her home that make everyday life a little easier. And also how to introduce specific baskets into your home.We’ll also discuss:How to figure out what size of basket you needExamples of items to keep in the specific basketsReasons these help your overall moodGet the show notes and transcription here: www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep008Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
007: Visual Clutter

007: Visual Clutter

2022-07-0512:24

Have you ever thought about the number of items on the surface of your refrigerator? What about all the horizontal spaces in your home? Diana shares a study that compares the number of items on your fridge with the rest of your home’s appearance. She gives quick tips and examples of simple changes you can make in your home that will make you feel better.In this episode, Diana shares what she learned about visual clutter and how it affects our overall mood. And a small change you can make today!We’ll also discuss:A quick step that you can take today that requires minimal effort. Try it for seven days!What you can do with your horizontal surfacesDiana shares her free training resource with five simple steps that you can take to declutter your home. Sign up here!What can you expect from this podcast and future episodes?15-20 minute episodes to help you tackle your to-do listHow to declutter in an effective and efficient wayGuest interviewsDeep dives on specific topicsGet the show notes and transcription here: www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep007Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
Sometimes routine tasks can feel overwhelming or like you just don’t want to do them. Diana shares how she approaches day-to-day tasks that may not be her favorite with concepts she’s learned in business courses. Using them in her home management, motherhood, and overall daily planning, she's been able to make those mundane tasks feel a little bit easier.In this episode, Diana discusses some business concepts that she’s applied to her home and personal life that helped make her daily tasks feel a little easier.  We’ll also discuss:What is a time container, and how does it relate to your home and personal lifeHow to challenge yourself to complete tasksKeeping small promises to yourself in one area will overflow into othersGet the show notes and transcription here: www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep006Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
For our first interview episode, Diana talks to Sabra Martin, a new mom of 3 who works full-time and decluttered her entire home in the second fast time frame that Diana has heard to date. Sabra shares her journey to living a decluttered life and what finally helped her stop filling up her home after decluttering multiple times in the past.In this episode, Diana and Sabra discuss living Minimial-ish and how much it has helped her home and life.They’ll also discuss:When Sabra knew she needed “more” help decluttering and how it finally stuck this timeHow she and her husband fit decluttering into a super short time while pregnant and working full-timeWhat decluttering has done for an ADHD, or neurodivergent, home.AND a glimpse into Diana’s next adventure, becoming a certified professional organizer! Get the full show notes and transcription here: www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep005Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
004: Summer Schedules

004: Summer Schedules

2022-06-1415:41

If you have kids home for summer break, the change in routine can sometimes be stressful. Summer schedules with kids can be very detailed and scheduled to the hour, or they cannot be scheduled at all. If either of those works for your family, great! If not, and you’d like to learn a different way to plan your summer, then this episode is for you.In this episode, Diana shares how she adjusted her schedule for summer break and provides tips to help with your summer schedule.We’ll also discuss:A big THANK YOU for your support with the launch of the podcast!Diana walks through the time block schedule she uses for the summerExamples of what you can include in the time blocksGet the full show notes and transcript here: www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep004Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
We all know as moms that sometimes mornings can be rough. Something seems to go wrong or happens unexpectedly. If we can go into it knowing that, expecting that, and being prepared, we can start the day with a little less chaos.In this episode, Diana shares three things you can do in your home to make your busy mornings run smoother.We’ll also discuss:Why these three things will make your mornings less stressfulHow you can get your children involvedWhat you can do for yourself that will help your morningsGet the full show notes and blog post here: www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep003Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
As moms, we are always trying to find ways to better our children's lives, and we all know children learn through play. So we think that if kids learn through play, and my job as a mom is to help my child learn, grow, and develop, then I will give them all the toys I can help promote that. How many toys should children have? Let’s talk about it!In this episode, Diana shares how her children’s number of toys has changed over the years and what she noticed in their quality of play.We’ll also discuss…How do kids play when they have lots of toys compared to minimal toysWhat does research show about the number of toys is best for childrenRelease the guilt around what you’ve done in the past and embrace having fewer toysGet the full show notes and blog post here: https://www.dianarene.com/podcast/ep002Find Diana Rene on social media:Instagram: @the.decluttered.momFacebook: @the.decluttered.comPinterest: @DianaReneAre you ready for a peaceful and clutter-free home? Watch my FREE training video “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” to learn how it’s possible! And find all of my resources here.
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Becky Bannister

I really like this podcast! Short, simple, and easy to follow tips. Perfect for quick car rides to the grocery store or school pick up.

Jun 15th
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