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Episode 147: 2019 Plans + A Big Announcement!

After a profoundly restful three-week break, we’re back and full of ideas + we have a BIG announcement. In Episode 147 of the Edit Your Life podcast, Christine and Asha recap their holiday breaks and share some unexpected discoveries that came with time away. They also share the results of their 2018 Listener Survey (which will help inform their 2019 podcast plans). Finally, they announce a big new interactive project for 2019.

Episode 146: Favorite Episodes of 2018

We’re suckers for year-end “best of” lists, so as we approach the end of 2018 we wanted to look back on another year of podcasting and highlight a select group of episodes that lodged themselves into our hearts. In Episode 146 of Edit Your Life, Christine and Asha share their six favorite episodes from 2018, along with why they found them so personally meaningful.

Episode 145: Media & Entertainment Favorites, Vol. 6

Winter is for curling up with a good book, movie, TV show, or podcast. (Do you curl up with your podcasts? Let’s start that trend!) We love hearing our friends’ recommendations for must-read/see/hear entertainment, so we thought we’d pay it forward and tell you about our current favorites.

Episode 144: Favorite Ways to Give

Let’s change the storyline around frenzied holiday giving! Shopping for gifts can be a joyful holiday activity in itself, especially when you sidestep the big-box stores and get creative with your gift budget by using it to also support charities, artists, and small businesses. In Episode 144 of Edit Your Life, Christine and Asha share their 8 favorite ways to give.

Episode 143: Editing Your Holiday Gift List [Rebroadcast]

Most of us love presents: getting them and giving them. And yet, even with the best of intentions and the most iron-clad of budgets, holiday gifting can take on a frenzied quality. How do you embrace the delight of gift-giving without stumbling into the stress that seems to shadow annual holiday shopping?

Episode 142: Easier Holiday Food

We love food. We love traditions. We love togetherness. But we don’t love the stress and feelings of obligation and comparison that can sneak into holiday meal preparation. In Episode 142 of Edit Your Life (recorded in-person in Asha’s living room!), Christine and Asha share simple ways to dial down the intensity around holiday food. They share shifts in mindset, planning tips, and easy holiday dishes that will help you focus on the fun, not the fuss.