Tiny Ambitions: In Search of the Tiny Life

Tiny Ambitions: In Search of the Tiny Life

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In Search of the Tiny Life


52: Now is the Time to Use what You Have
May 19 • 5 min
51: The Tiny Ambitions Podcast - In Search of the Tiny Life
Apr 20 • 2 min
Tiny Ambitions Trailer: In Search of the Tiny Life
Apr 18 • 1 min
50: All The Ways We Are Bad Minimalists + An Exciting Announcement
Jul 18, 2019 • 34 min
Everything we hate about Marie Kondo, why we are terrible minimalists, and an exciting announcement! In the season finale of Tiny Bites, I’m chatting with my friend Elle and we’re spilling the tea on all our bad habits, plus sharing our new project: re:…
49: Mindful Travel with Cait Flanders
Jul 1, 2019 • 39 min
In part two of my conversation with Cait Flanders, we dig deeper into her upcoming book, some unintended consequences that can occur when we opt out of things, we discuss more about what it was like for Cait to be travelling while also wanting to be…
48: Intentional Relationships with Cait Flanders
Jun 17, 2019 • 46 min
In part one of two with Cait Flanders, we talk about The Year of Less, creating intentional relationships, stepping back from blogging, dealing with wanting to be more private, the concept of feedback and how to deal with it when you didn’t ask for it,…
47: Answering Your Questions About Minimalism
May 27, 2019 • 10 min
I’m answering your questions about minimalism, my education and what’s next for me in this week’s episode of Tiny Bites. If you have a question for me that I didn’t answer, feel free to email me at tinyambitionsblog@gmail.com. Mentioned in this episode:…
46: Progressive Minimalism with Jennifer Taylor Chan
May 13, 2019 • 59 min
I talk with Jennifer Taylor Chan about working smarter, not harder, food waste in South Korea and breaking up with Facebook. We also talk about the term she coined, ‘Progressive Minimalism’. Jen is the author of the weekly newsletter Deliberate Discourse.…
45: Decluttering Takes A Community with She Picks Up Pennies
Apr 29, 2019 • 47 min
I’m talking to Penny from She Picks Up Pennies this week all about the minimalism movement, why Penny doesn’t call herself a minimalist and why decluttering really does take a community. Penny, from the fantastic blog, She Picks Up Pennies blogs about…
44: Sustainable Self-Care with Michelle Summerfield
Apr 15, 2019 • 51 min
On this week’s first-ever interview Tiny Bite, I’m thrilled to share that I’m talking to Michelle Summerfield, fellow blogger and Canadian behind The Simple Classy Life Blog. We’re talking all about self-care which is something that Michelle has written…
43: Sparking Joy Isn’t About Minimalism. Or Is It?
Apr 1, 2019 • 7 min
Is KonMari the complete opposite of minimalism? Or the other side of the same coin? In episode 43, I’m talking about the decluttering method/lifestyle brand taking the world by storm - KonMari. In case you don’t have Netflix, or Twitter, Marie Kondo has a…
42: Spring Cleaning - Mental Health, the Shopping Ban & Home Ownership
Mar 25, 2019 • 4 min
This is not a drill. I repeat this is not a drill. After a very long hiatus, Tiny Bites is back! This week’s episode is a spring cleaning of sorts, sharing updates on my mental health, the shopping ban & home ownership. You can review the show notes for…
41: Be Kind This Holiday Season
Dec 21, 2018 • 1 min
Keep it simple this week. Be kind to yourself and to those around you. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/tiny-ambitions-in-search-of-the-tiny-life/donations
40: Minimalist Gift Giving
Dec 4, 2018 • 10 min
Minimalist gift giving - does such a thing exist? I’m sharing how I approach the holiday season as a minimalist and “slow living” enthusiast. I don’t think what I do is particularly revolutionary but I have found that it helps to stave off a lot of the…
39: Does a Mindful Black Friday Exist?
Nov 20, 2018 • 9 min
In this episode - is it possible to have a mindful Black Friday and Cyber Monday experience? Plus, I’m sharing what I’m planning on buying on Cyber Monday this year. Gasp - I know! A minimalist looking for a deal during one of the craziest shopping days…
38: Falling into a Fall Funk (and why it’s maybe not a bad thing)
Nov 8, 2018 • 8 min
Apologies for the tardiness of this episode! I mulled over several topics earlier this week that I wanted to discuss for Tiny Bites, but none of them felt right. Which, incidentally, is how I finally decided on this week’s topic. When I started to think…
37: What To Do When You Hit A Decluttering Roadblock
Oct 16, 2018 • 10 min
As promised in the last episode of Tiny Bites, this week’s episode is another listener request. When I put out my call for topics, fellow blogger and friend Penny from She Picks Up Pennies, asked if I would talk about the next steps in the decluttering…
36: Happy International Podcast Day!
Sep 30, 2018 • 9 min
As you can probably guess by the title of this episode, it was International Podcast Day today! If you’ve been listening to Tiny Bites from the beginning, you know that I accidentally created a podcast while making an Anchor account. But, I ran with it…
35: Practising Slow Living Through Fermentation
Sep 17, 2018 • 8 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I’m waxing poetic about the lost art form of fermentation and why I’ve been loving it lately as a gateway into slow living. Fermentation might be a weird thing to be super jazzed about, but I’ve been digging it these…
34: Magic Happened When I Left My Phone at Home for a Day
Sep 4, 2018 • 9 min
Sometimes, when we look up from our tech for long enough - magical things really can happen. https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites34 The Nature Fix by Florence Williams: https://amzn.to/2wLd4Av Bored and Brilliant Challenge: https://amzn.to/2NOaW1u Part…
33: Meditating in Virtual Reality
Aug 21, 2018 • 10 min
Welcome back to Tiny Bites! I can’t believe it’s been two months since season one ended. Time sure does fly! In the inaugural episode of this season, I’m sharing my first-ever virtual reality experience and all the messy philosophical questions it left me…
32: Your Life, in Boxes (Season 1 Finale)
Jun 28, 2018 • 4 min
It’s the finale of the first season of Tiny Bites! I’ve decided to give myself the summer off from podcasting to recharge and come up with more awesome content for the fall. Before I sign off though, I’m having an existential crisis about seeing my life…
31: Shopping Q & A
Jun 21, 2018 • 6 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I’m answering your questions! My year-long shopping ban and my consumption habits are on the table today - let’s get into it. https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites31 Support this podcast at —…
30: Creativity and Minimalism
Jun 14, 2018 • 4 min
Today I want to talk about creativity and how it can be helped or hindered by minimalism. Spoiler alert: I think it can be both sometimes. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/tiny-ambitions-in-search-of-the-tiny-life/donations
29: Five-Month Shopping Ban Update
May 31, 2018 • 6 min
Remember that time, back in January when I started doing a shopping ban? Well, it’s been five months and I haven’t done an update in a while so I thought I would do one for this week’s episode of Tiny Bites. Plus, a message from a listener on last week’s…
28: Not Everything You Own Needs to Be Practical
May 24, 2018 • 3 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I want to talk about practicality and how we define that and how that then, in turn, shapes our lives. Can we own things that aren’t practical? Or does that violate some unknown minimalist code?…
27: My Current Gratitude List
May 3, 2018 • 5 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I’m sharing three things that have been on my gratitude list lately. What are you grateful for today? https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites27 Support this podcast at —…
26: Purging vs. Reusing Plastics
Apr 26, 2018 • 4 min
This week on Tiny Bites, I’m sharing my current zero-waste conundrum. Should I purge my plastics? Or reuse them? https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites26 Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/tiny-ambitions-in-search-of-the-tiny-life/donations
25: Paying Off My Sleep Debt
Apr 19, 2018 • 5 min
I’m diving deeper into one of the things I’ve been doing to keep my slow life intact: paying off my sleep debt. Show notes: https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites25 Support this podcast at —…
24: TTFTW (Ta Ta For Two Weeks)
Mar 22, 2018 • 2 min
In this week’s very tiny episode of Tiny Bites, I’m saying au revoir for weeks and asking for your suggestions on what to cover in future episodes of Tiny Bites. Leave your suggestions for future topics over at https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites24…
23: Put Your Phone Down
Mar 15, 2018 • 11 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I wanted to talk about a practical tool I’ve been using to help simplify my technological life (aka help me put my phone down). Plus, I’m sharing two listener call-ins! https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites23…
22: #WomenRockMoney and International Women’s Day 2018
Mar 8, 2018 • 5 min
In honour of International Women’s Day, I’m jumping on the #WomenRockMoney movement created by Chelsea over at MamaSavesFish.com. In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I wanted to share my best piece of financial advice for women. Support this podcast at…
21: Simplifying My Morning Routine
Mar 4, 2018 • 4 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I’m sharing the easy thing I did to simplify my morning routine. It’s common sense but it’s made a world of difference! Support this podcast at —…
20: On Being Alone
Feb 22, 2018 • 6 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I’m exploring what it means to be physically alone. Specifically, how we can use alone time as a tool in our minimalist toolbox to check in with ourselves to see if we’re on the right track. I’m also sharing a…
19: Minimalist Relationships
Feb 14, 2018 • 4 min
Are all your relationships worth your time? Maybe not. In this week’s episode I’m exploring how we can apply minimalism to our personal relationships. Sometimes, we don’t realize how draining and one-sided our relationships can be. So, I’m sharing…
18: Out of Sight, Out of Mind
Feb 2, 2018 • 3 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I’m sharing a practical simple living tip that over been trying for the past two weeks. Hint: it includes forgetting about something. Support this podcast at —…
17: Social Shaming
Jan 18, 2018 • 6 min
In this week’s episode, I’m exploring my recent experience of being socially shamed and my (rather poor) reaction to it. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/tiny-ambitions-in-search-of-the-tiny-life/donations
16: What I Spent On Clothes LY
Jan 12, 2018 • 4 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I’m sharing the grand total of what I spent on clothing in 2017 and how I feel about that number. Comment over on the blog at https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites16 Support this podcast at —…
15 Goals vs. Resolutions
Jan 4, 2018 • 5 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I explore the difference between making a resolution and making a goal. Plus, I share a call in from a reader about his newfound love of minimalism. https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites15 Support this podcast at —…
14 My Tiny Year In Review
Dec 20, 2017 • 6 min
In this week’s episode I’m sharing a listener call-in and giving an oral year-in-review. https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites14 Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/tiny-ambitions-in-search-of-the-tiny-life/donations
13 The Act of Saying ‘No’
Dec 14, 2017 • 4 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I’m talking about a simple living tool that is pretty big in the minimalist community - the act of saying ‘no’. www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites13 Support this podcast at —…
12 Socializing & Consumption
Dec 7, 2017 • 4 min
In this week’s episode, I’m sharing my experience getting stood up at a party I was hosting and what it taught me about mindless consumption. Comment over at the blog: https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites12 Support this podcast at —…
11 The ‘Buy Quality’ Debate
Nov 30, 2017 • 1 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I discuss why I don’t believe ‘quality’ is the only thing we should be looking for when we purchase an item. Show notes: https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites11 Support this podcast at —…
10 Gratitude & Turkey
Nov 23, 2017 • 4 min
Since it’s Thanksgiving, I wanted to talk about gratitude and how we can practice it in our everyday lives (even when our day kicks out butt). Show notes: https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites10 Support this podcast at —…
09 Housekeeping & Soul Searching
Nov 16, 2017 • 6 min
In this weeks episode of Tiny Bites, I’m sharing a listener’s worst fear, a new perspective on social media and I’m digging deep and doing some soul-searching. Show notes available at: https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites09 Support this podcast at —…
08 Meaningful Social Media
Nov 1, 2017 • 3 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I ponder what it means to have meaningful interactions on social media and if that’s even possible. Plus, I’m asking for your advice! Support this podcast at —…
07 Gord Downie + Letting Go
Oct 18, 2017 • 3 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I pay tribute to the great Gord Downie and ponder what it means to leave a legacy. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/tiny-ambitions-in-search-of-the-tiny-life/donations
Bonus: What are you most afraid of?
Oct 13, 2017 • 0 min
It’s Friday the 13th! In this bonus episode of Tiny Ambitions, I’m sharing my biggest and most irrational fear. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/tiny-ambitions-in-search-of-the-tiny-life/donations
06 Imposing Minimalism on Others
Oct 11, 2017 • 5 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I explore the idea of imposing your minimalist lifestyle on others. Plus, a call in from a listener! www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites06/ Support this podcast at —…
Bonus: Call for Listener Questions!
Oct 9, 2017 • 1 min
In this super special bonus episode, I’m putting a call out for listener questions. Call in to my Anchor station or comment on the blog to be featured! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/tiny-ambitions-in-search-of-the-tiny-life/donations
05 Against ‘Minimalist’ Design
Oct 4, 2017 • 6 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I dive into the idea that there is no right way for a space to look, for it to have an impact on how you feel. Plus, a call in from a listener! Support this podcast at —…
04 Aligning Your $$ & Goals
Sep 27, 2017 • 4 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I explore the idea of Aligning your finances with your goals. That sounds pretty straightforward right? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/tiny-ambitions-in-search-of-the-tiny-life/donations
03 Social Media & Gamification
Sep 13, 2017 • 5 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites I’m exploring social media and how it’s made to keep us staring at our phones. Plus, top 10 tips on how to have more intentional interactions with social media. Support this podcast at —…
02 Dealing with Book Clutter
Sep 6, 2017 • 5 min
If you’re like me and you don’t re-read your books, or you have books collecting dust on your shelf, here are four ways to give your books a new life! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/tiny-ambitions-in-search-of-the-tiny-life/donations
01 Minimal Living in Any Space
Aug 23, 2017 • 5 min
Do you have to live in a tiny house to be a minimalist? No! Of course not! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/tiny-ambitions-in-search-of-the-tiny-life/donations
Tiny Ambitions on Anchor!
Aug 15, 2017 • 0 min
Tiny Ambitions on Anchor! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/tiny-ambitions-in-search-of-the-tiny-life/donations