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Practical Mindset Radio Show with Sarah Parisi
My guest today was Sarah Parisi, owner & founder of The Clutter Curator, an organizing & productivity company based in Chicago, Illinois. Sarah shares with us how after living in New York City for eight years, then spending four months decompressing in Bali, her outlook on life changed and she began living a more intentional …

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Practical Mindset Radio Show with Guest, Chelsea Van Buskirk – Jan 16, 2023
In this episode, I ask Chelsea the all-important questions about caretaking for her parents, which began at a very young age after her father became a quadriplegic. She describes the challenges associated with balancing self-care with caregiving and the impact it has had on her life. She gives us her best advice and guidance including …

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Practical Mindset Radio Show with Guest, Carrie Severson – December 19, 2022
ARE YOU BURNED OUT? How would you know? This month I was joined by guest, Carrie Severson, author of Unapologetically Enough and CEO of Unapologetic Voices, an independent house that publishes female-driven stories, building and launching legacies for women. The company aspires to uncover new voices that women will be inspired by for years to come. …

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Practical Mindset Radio Show with Guest, Dr. Aly Cohen – August 15, 2022
This month I was joined by guest, Dr. Aly Cohen, The Smart Human who talked with us about living healthy in a world full of chemicals. She is a board-certified rheumatologist and integrative medicine physician, as well as an environmental health specialist. Her medical practice, located in Princeton, New Jersey, focuses on the western medical …

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Practical Mindset Radio Show with Guest, Dee McCaffrey-July 2022
Monday, July 18, 2022, at noon EST/ 9 am PST This month on the Practical Mindset Radio Show, is DEE MCCAFFREY, author of five books, including one of my favorites, The Science of Skinny, and the companion Science of Skinny Cookbook which contains 175 recipes. Dee McCaffrey is an organic chemist turned clinical nutritionist and …

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Mocktails: Healthy Drinks to Celebrate Self-care
Sometimes you want to celebrate but you don’t want the added sugars and calories associated with a cocktail. Or maybe you don’t drink alcohol, which is a-okay too. So when I was invited to be on Christy Lingo’s Containers & Cocktails podcast, I was excited to put together a couple of mocktail recipes. Christy is …

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Drink a Mango Smoothie and Reduce Inflammation in the Body
Here’s a recipe I created for a client who was experiencing inflammation in the body that gave him discomfort. He drank the smoothie on a regular basis and it helped to minimize discomfort, and with other nutrition changes, he began to feel better. As part of the recipe creation, I listed the the nutritional facts. …

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Stacey Crew Wellness Kitchen Organization Ikea containers
Kitchen Organization So You Can Find What You Need When You Need It
Now, before you go on a shopping spree to buy cool containers and revamp your kitchen, make sure you purge what you no longer need so you buy the right number of containers. EVERY SINGLE organizing job I’ve ever worked on has produced extra containers. Why? Because the purge was not completed BEFORE the containing. …

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Stacey Crew Wellness Tidying Up
Tidying Up Your Home So You Can Reduce Stress & Live the Life You Deserve
Trends come and go, but one that has stuck is the move toward minimalism. The Minimalists, Joshua Becker, and countless others have embarked on a lifestyle that highlights less is more. Then there’s Marie Kondo who I would say also fits into that category because you can’t have an overabundance of things that ALL spark …

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Storing Formal Dinnerware So That You Utilize Your Everyday Space Effectively
The holidays are here, which means for many, it’s time to pull out the formal china. Or maybe not. Depends on whether you’re staying home, going to friends or relatives, or choosing not to use the “good stuff.” So where is your china stored? In a breakfront or china cabinet, still in boxes from the …

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How to Organize Your Kitchen for Healthier Eating
Every once in a while, I survey my readers to find out what challenges they’re experiencing when it comes to organizing in the home. This question is something I think challenges everyone, so I wanted to share some tried-and-true solutions for organizing the kitchen for healthier eating. Stacey, I would like to know if there …

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Five Steps to Stay Out of the Drive Thru
It’s possible to use a little organization to turn dinnertime into a manageable routine without falling into the same ‘ol, same ‘ol. A few minutes of preparation prevents the added stress of trying to figure out what to cook while hungry family members prowl the kitchen asking, “Mom, is dinner ready yet?” Here are five …

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Tame the Laundry with 5 Simple Steps
It’s hard to believe that I’ve never blogged about Laundry. Whether it’s in an email, a blog entry, or face-to-face, this is one of the most common topics ever discussed. So, here it is… We wear clothing every day, obviously…which means there’s always laundry to wash, dry, fold and put away. Most people complain about what is …

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What Is a Natural Home Environment & How to Create It
Did you know that studies show that organized people are less stressed, have increased productivity and efficiency, are less frustrated, and suffer less from depression? Okay, so if you naturally feel a jump in your step and are okay with a little disorganization, you’re well within your rights to continue on. However, if you want …

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Stacey Crew Wellness Mindset
Mindset Shift Is Everything
“Small mindset shifts equal BIG Results, over time.”  Around the time I started running, I also started cleaning up my thoughts through a mindset shift. The running helped, but I was becoming more and more conscious of what I had been telling myself–things that just weren’t true! I started to become friends with my anxiety. …

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Get Out the Door Faster with an Organized Entryway
Does this scenario sound familiar? You’re headed out the door for a big meeting, to take the kids to school or maybe to simply meet some friends for fun. You’re all set to go. You check your hair in the mirror, grab your bag and jacket, and then…the question comes: “Where are my keys?” You …

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Less Is More: How to Fit Everything You Need Into One Carry-on Bag
Airline travel ain’t what it used to be! The first international flight I took was in 1978 when I flew to London with my grandparents. We flew British Airways and we might as well have been in first-class compared to today’s airline experience. The food was served with stainless utensils on reusable plates. The snacks …

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5 Simple Steps to Making Healthy Food Choices
Food nourishes our body & soul! Unlike other tasks or activities that we can potentially eliminate or cut way back on, we have to eat! Making healthy food choices can be challenging, however. With everyone overscheduled these days, it’s no wonder we struggle to make positive choices and the drive-thru can be a tempting way to …

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Stacey Crew Wellness - Learn to Say No
Why You Need to Learn to Say “No”
Many people may think they aren’t very good at saying “no.” But when you say “yes” to something you are actually saying “no” to other things because there are a finite number of hours in the day. Think about that! We can’t do it all. Saying “no” gets us into trouble when we begin to …

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Expired Cosmetics
Are Expired Cosmetics Lurking in Your Bathroom?
Creating a healthy home environment involves more than just the food we eat and the non-toxic cleaning products we use in our home. Health extends to the products we put on our skin and in our bodies!  Are your bathroom cabinets overloaded with cosmetic items to the point you couldn’t say when you purchased them?  …

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