Courtney Carver was stopped in her tracks with a scary MS diagnosis after decades of debt, discontent, and trying to do it all. She had to slow down, prioritize her health, and figure out what was really important in her life. She discovered what mattered most by getting rid of everything that didn’t matter at all. In the end it all came down to love and health. She went from a busy, overwhelmed advertising director to spending 2-3 hours every morning taking care of herself, loving her work, and being present and engaged with the people she loves. Her family changed, too. They moved from wanting bigger closets, nicer furniture, and more stuff to downsizing into a 750 sq. ft apartment with no storage. Courtney has written books, courses, and hundreds of articles to help you simplify your life and work so you can focus on what really matters.
Episode 297: Make a Change by Choosing Less, More, or None by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less (Simple Living & Happiness).
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will more or less Stockholm. I know people
who are considering small shifts, creating new habits and or are on the brink of a big transformation, while some of this stuff
happens organically. Most of it requires a framework.
Understanding where you are makes it much easier to go where you want to be. If you want
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or other areas of real life. Gayer, no book out, because this time,
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stealing love, health, energy, creativity, joy, sleep focus, clarity,
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make three less on one piece of paper and immediately file,
things into three categories: less more or none once you do that. Keep the list
close by for the next few days and observe what's going on, do you want to shift
thing from one category to the next
You think new. Add that you didn't think about on the first round, use your list
the environment necessary for transformation. Following is my list like all my experiments, I'll be watching closely to see was working was not and were requires adjustments
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of none than one
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I enjoy wine and fun cocktails, but I can't overlook the fact that, while I'll call makes me feel fine and relaxed, it also makes you feel tired and fuzzy
on clarity right now, and wine doesn't contribute to that snacking. I can
he's a great my way from one meal to the next, but I feel better when I stick to eating during meals. Only that I don't-
focus on what I should, or should eat between meals and are more aware about what I actually eat over the course of a day extra in boxes. It can be
going to keep up with email alone, so I'm putting a stop to the inflow from other directions. Like Facebook. Passages summit
say you have to be everywhere to be successful, but I'm beginning
see that you compromise connection when you are everywhere, reacting, isn't connecting less as an option.
I know that there are certain foods like girls, cow cookies and others. We set are pretty much off limits, but I mean
The last of some things on my less list chips in salsa.
Does. It am my go to salty indulgence lily I can enjoy
occasionally but not daily.
Social media- I
the ten days social media fast earlier this year and realized. I can be more present in my work if I'm less present
social media, stuff.
I'll admit there isn't much Mortier rid of, but all continue to pare down. There is another-
I've, let go of that. I wish I had kept more the purpose of cutting out thing.
That don't contribute to health, wellness, love, purpose, good work and creativity. Whatever that looks I to you is to make time
in space for everything that does I'm not
sing the irony here that I want more more instead of more last right now, but that is part of the path I'm on
You see the path I was on yesterday in the photo in this post,
on my more list. Greens, smooth,
These salads and serves will be the core of my daily diet in there
the greens at every meal hikes and walks spring.
Sprung and I'm looking for five miles or more every day of my feet on the dirt or pavement writing there,
always more writing great books,
I'm reading man search for meaning and he could see wherever recently I be more or less dot com slush book, joy, laughter,
funny things that aren't on Youtube meditating, it's time to go deep.
Cuts. There are always more cuts not doing. Well
realized how challenging this was. I knew I needed more connection.
I love this community, I'm so grateful for our connection. If you will
where it makes me smile one hundred times a day. I've also
really been enjoying one hundred and one connections with my new coaching offering and more regular
calls and better connections with friends. I want
of all of that, because I know that it's in the connection that the magic happens gratitude there is always room to be more grateful.
Your list will probably look different from mine and my less than a month or so mile of different from this. For today, though, this is where I am
identifying what I want less more or none of helps me commit to change.
Jeanne growth. It removes the guesswork, though
well, maybe just one and end
confusion about what I want to do with my time and energy
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