Life Simplified

Sometimes life is messy. Have you ever wished you could refocus your mind, home, relationships, and work life? Join us as we use research based information to make practical changes and simplify life. We are Family & Consumer Sciences Agents with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service. Contact us at lifesimplifiedpodcast@gmail.com

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Episodes

3 days ago

Protect your senses and cover your toes!  We're talking garden safety in this episode and end with an opportunity to #bedazzleyourtools.  
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For more information:
Tips on Staying Safe while Gardening-Rice County Extension
Sun Safety-Ohio State University Extension
Summer Sun Safety Tips-Alabama A & M & Auburn Universities
Prevent Injury in the Garden-Utah State University
 
 
 

Tuesday Apr 09, 2024

If you're on the fence about gardening, these surprising benefits might just convince you.  If you #walkinthedirt or use try one of #plateitupkyproud recipes, let us know by commenting on our social media page or emailing lifesimplifiedpodcast@gmail.com .
For More Information:
8 Surprising Health Benefits of Gardening
Plate it Up Kentucky Proud Recipes

S2E14 Dig In...Gardening 101

Tuesday Apr 02, 2024

Tuesday Apr 02, 2024

During April, we'll dig in to all things gardening.  In this episode, we'll look at the different types of gardening and tips to get started gardening.
For more information:
University of New Hampshire: Getting Started with Gardening
Illinois Extension: Starting a Garden-Types of Gardens
University of Florida Extension: Types of Gardens
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S2E13 Environmental Wellness

Tuesday Mar 26, 2024

Tuesday Mar 26, 2024

March is Living Well Month. We don't often think about how our environment can affect our well-being.  Today, we dive in.
For more information:
Northwestern University-Environmental Wellness
American Nurse Today-9 Dimensions of Wellness
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Tuesday Mar 19, 2024

March is Living Well Month.  In this episode, we will focus on a relatively ignored aspect of wellness, occupational wellness.
For more information:
University of New Hampshire-Occupational Wellness
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S2E11 Physical Wellness

Tuesday Mar 12, 2024

Tuesday Mar 12, 2024

March is Living Well Month. We're discussing all things physical wellness today: nutrition, physical activity, stress management, sleep. 
For more information:
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
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S2E10 Brain Boost

Tuesday Mar 05, 2024

Tuesday Mar 05, 2024

March is Living Well Month.  In this episode, we're diving into Intellectual wellness and discussing ways to boost our brain power.
For more information:
Wellness Wheel Assessment-University of New Hampshire
University of New Hampshire-Intellectual Wellness
Harvard University-Intellectual Wellness

Tuesday Feb 27, 2024

In this episode, we'll get to the heart of the matter and discuss healthy ways to manage conflict.  
For more information:
University of Georgia Extension: Managing Conflict, Winning at Love
University of Georgia Extension: Listen to Learn
University of Georgia Extension: What I Said vs. What You Heard
Utah State University: Healthy Conflict Management
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Tuesday Feb 20, 2024

Have you ever thought about mental health and heart health being related?  In this episode, we dive in to how our mental health affects our heart health and vice versa.
For more information:
Mental Health America: Depression and Heart Disease
CDC: Heart Disease and Mental Health Disorders
Free Mental Health Screen
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S2E7 Don't Be Salty

Tuesday Feb 13, 2024

Tuesday Feb 13, 2024

February is Heart Health Month and we're diving in to the American Heart Association recommendations.  We discuss what we do well and what has been really hard for us.
For More Information:
American Heart Association (AHA) Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations
Healthy Choices for a Healthy Heart
AHA Saturated Fat
AHA Trans Fat
AHA Sodium
AHA Sugar
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