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Spark Joy Podcast

Kristyn Ivey and Karin Socci



Welcome to Spark Joy, co-hosted by certified KonMari Consultants Kristyn Ivey and Karin Socci. Spark Joy is the podcast dedicated to celebrating the KonMari Method and the transformative power of surrounding yourself with joy; and letting go of the all the rest.


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Encore! Ep 136 | Love in the Time of Corona – Conscious Dating with Angela N. Holton

Relationship expert Angela N. Holton joins us to share Conscious Dating strategies that focus on self-love and connection, even in the midst of social distancing and quarantine.

Encore! Ep 131 | Getting Things Done with David Allen

David Allen, master personal productivity specialist, joins us to explore the intersection between his famous Getting Things Done Method and KonMari.

Encore! Ep 127 | Taking a Look at Why It’s All Too Much with Peter Walsh

Veteran professional organizer and TV host Peter Walsh joins us to uncover the deeper meaning behind our clutter and share tips to help you create comfort and joy at home during these challenging times.

Encore! Ep 119 | Minimalist Shopping Habits That Spark Joy with Sarit Sela

Sarit Sela, fellow KonMari Consultant, shares her favorite minimalist inspired buying and shopping strategies that can enhance your KonMari journey and help you maintain a clutter free lifestyle.

Ep 161 | Best of 2020: Joyful Show Highlights + Giveaway WINNERS

Welcome to the 2020 Spark Joy highlights show! Make sure you listen all the way through because we share an important announcement towards the end.

Ep 160 | Organizing Your Legacy and End of Life Plan with Karen Purze

Karen Purze of Life in Motion Guide joins us to discuss a sensitive, but very relevant aspect of home organization – managing your legacy including vital information and end of life planning.

Ep 159 | Black Girl, Lost…Keys! Thriving with ADHD with René Brooks

René Brooks joins us to discuss organizing her home while managing a late in life diagnosis of ADHD.
Ep 158 | Practical Meditation at Home + Guided Mindfulness Exercise with Rachel Kanarowski

Rachel Kanarowski, certified Meditation Coach, shares simple science-based meditation tips to enhance your focus, increase your emotional intelligence, and release stress.
Ep 157 | KonMari Quick Tips: Your Burning Tidying Questions

We asked the members of the The Spark Joy Club to send us their burning tidying questions and respond they did!

Ep 156 | Virtual Home Organizing with KonMari Mom Kelly

Client Kelly shares how working with For the Love of Tidy for 12 hours total 100% virtually (through screens) helped her achieve an organized warm minimalist home.
Ep 155 | Emergency Preparedness at Home with Cari Butler

We can’t predict, but we CAN prepare.

We’ve invited Emergency Preparedness Expert Cari Butler to the show to you KonMari your emergency needs to protect you, your home, and those you care most about.

Ep 154 | Why It’s So Hard to Let Go of Stuff

We share four reasons why it’s hard to let go and tips to help you release your possessions that are not serving you anymore with confidence and gratitude.
Ep 153 | Even More Fantastic Failures! The Benefit of Getting It Wrong with Luke Reynolds

Luke Reynolds, author of Even More Fantastic Failures!, shares stories of successful people whose past challenges positively impacted their path to success.
Ep 152 | Member Spotlight: Using KonMari Tools with Jennyfer Vargas-Fernandez

Spark Joy Club member Jennyfer Vargas-Fernandez joins us from Texas to share her KonMari journey.
Ep 151 | Minimalism and Mental Health with Ivanka Siolkowsky

KonMari Consultant Ivanka Siolkowsky shares how her love of minimalism and environmentalism intersects with KonMari and her mental health advocacy.
Ep 150 | From KonMari Client to KonMari Consultant: Tidying with Your Family with Kadra Pixton

KonMari Consultant Kadra Pixton joins us to share how she tidied her family of seven with the help of another consultant, which inspired her to become one herself.
Ep 149 | Green Home Living for Our Health, Wealth, and Soul with Melissa Rappaport Schifman

Melissa Rappaport Schifman, author of Building a Sustainable Home joins us to discuss the impact a green home has on our health, wealth, and soul.
Ep 148 | The 3rd Annual Spark Joy Podcast Anniversary Give-A-Way!

*Spark Joy podcast is THREE years old! *

In celebration of our anniversary enter to win one of three prize bundles of three great gifts each to mark this major milestone.

Ep 147 | Finding Wellness with Scout Sobel

Scout Sobel joins us to discuss mental health and creating a life that sparks joy while facing symptoms that work against your serenity.
Ep 146 | Tara’s KonMari Self Discovery

Tara Latta shares how working with For the Love of Tidy for 17 hours enhanced her KonMari tidying experience and instantly impacted her health, relationships, and career.
Ep 145 | Home, Space and Reason with Kristina Browning

Kristina Browning, home functionality coach, shares tips to help you mold, craft, and shape your home to your family’s values and needs.
Ep 144 | Essentialism with Greg McKeown

Greg McKeown, author of Essentialism: The disciplined Pursuit of Less joins us to discuss how his philosophy can complement your KonMari journey.
Ep 143 | Quarantine Friendly “Someday” Projects for Today!

This episode will help you catch up! If your circumstances allow, now is a GREAT time to get things done during this difficult season, so we can land on our feet on the other side.
Ep 142 | Member Spotlight: Jen’s Tidying Journey

Spark Joy Club member Jen Kobrick joins us from Florida to share her KonMari journey.
Ep 141 | Brother-Sister Tidying Duo with Sheila and Kevin Carroll

Brother-sister tidying duo Sheila and Kevin Carroll share the lessons they learned while spending over 20 days organizing Kevin’s home in Connecticut.
Ep 140 | Your Color Guru with Jeannie Stith-Mawhinney

Jeannie Stith-Mawhinney of Color Guru helps us shop efficiently by understanding what colors work best for us in our KonMari wardrobe.
Ep 139 | KonMari Quick Tips: Safe Summer Fun 2020

Today’s KonMari Quick Tips episode is about having Safe Summer Fun in 2020.
Ep 138 | Downsizing 101 with Marni Jameson

Marni Jameson, author and columnist, joins us to discuss the difficult, emotional journey of downsizing your home or your aging parents’ home.
Ep 137 | Meet 1/3 of the First KonMari Podcast in Spanish, guest Luīze Ratniece

Luīze Ratniece, KonMari Consultant, introduces us to Orden a Tres [Order by Three], the first podcast dedicated to the KonMari Method in Spanish.
Ep 136 | Love in the Time of Corona – Conscious Dating with Angela N. Holton

Relationship expert Angela N. Holton joins us to share Conscious Dating strategies that focus on self-love and connection, even in the midst of social distancing and quarantine.
Ep 135 | Checking In with The Spark Joy Club

Celebrate tidying progress with The Spark Joy Club members who are actively tidying during quarantine and beyond.
Ep 134 | Joy at Work: Organizing Your Professional Life with Co-Author Scott Sonenshein

Scott Sonenshein, co-author with Marie Kondo of Joy at Work joins us to explore how our work life is evolving and the importance of productivity and organization in our professional life.
Ep 133 | Build an Unapologetically Thrifted Sustainable Wardrobe with Kaitlin Stewart

Kaitlin Stewart, Eco-Stylist, shares her love for secondhand fashions and helps us incorporate thrifted items into our wardrobe in a way that sparks joy.
Ep 132 | Where does all the stuff go? with Secondhand author Adam Minter

Downsizing. Decluttering. Discarding. After you’ve decided what sparks joy and donated the things that don’t serve you – what happens to all the stuff after it’s been KonMari’d?
Ep 131 | Getting Things Done with David Allen

David Allen, master personal productivity specialist, joins us to explore the intersection between his famous Getting Things Done Method and KonMari.
Ep 130 | Love Your Work with David Kadavy

David Kadavy, author and podcast host, joins us to explore ways we can design our work-life and productivity during quarantine and get the most out of our creative energy.
Ep 129 | Calendar Clutter: How to Tidy Your Time with Laura Vanderkam

Laura Vanderkam, author and productivity expert, joins us with tips and strategies to help you KonMari your calendar.
Ep 128 | Book Review: Joy at Work, Organizing Your Professional Life by Marie Kondo and Scott Sonenshein

In today’s episode we review Marie Kondo and Scott Sonenshein’s new book, Joy at Work, Organizing Your Professional Life.

Ep 127 | Taking a Look at Why It’s All Too Much with Peter Walsh

Veteran professional organizer and TV host Peter Walsh joins us to uncover the deeper meaning behind our clutter and share tips to help you create comfort and joy at home during these challenging times.
Ep 126 | Freshly Organized with 2020 NAPO President and Professional Organizer Amy Tokos

Meet the Amy Tokos, 2020 President of NAPO, the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals.
Ep 125 | Spring Cleaning Joy with Marcela Barraza of MB Green Cleaning

Cleaning X Tidying. Cleaning professional Marcela Barraza joins us to explore the intersection between two essential household tasks that pair well to create a space that sparks joy.
Ep 124 | KonMari and Staying Healthy at Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Physical and mental health safety considerations and our top 5 KonMari Tidying Tools to help you and your family declutter while social distancing and working from home.
Ep 123 | KonMari Quick Tips: Social Media Joy

Today’s KonMari Quick Tips episode is all about building a healthy relationship with social media.
Ep 122 | Shelly Sorts Through Decades of Treasures Over Two Weeks to Find Joy

Shelly Fuerte walks through how her 15 hour KonMari tidying experience with For the Love of Tidy impacted her family and the benefits of working with a KonMari Consultant along the way.

Ep 121 | Member Spotlight: Monica’s Tidying Journey

Spark Joy Club member Monica Ruiz joins us from Mexico to share the impact of her solo KonMari tidying adventure.

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