Ashley Foxx has a wonderful way of expressing the desire to live a simple life. I love how she admits that she isn’t perfect. Perfection should never be the goal. The goal should be a simpler life that makes you happy.
In this interview you’ll learn about how Ashley started her podcast and how why she continues to grow it. It’s her purpose that I love about her and why I had to interview her. My hope is that as you listen to this interview you’ll find some tiny little nugget that you can use to help simplify your life.
1:02 - What Ashley is grateful for.
2:15 - How her childhood has led to her present life.
4:39 - How her dad lost his day job and what her family did to survive.
6:10 - Her morning toy ritual as a kid that showed a lot about her personality.
8:26 - Building her podcast.
10:45 - How we can just go on auto-pilot and how to be aware of this.
13:18 - How her mom helped her build up the simplicity habit.
16:44 - Building our empathy.
19:50 - Getting attacked on social media.
24:49 - Why people attack other people on social media.
28:29 - Helping people get unburied out of their clutter.
35:05 - How the pandemic has affected her life.
39:17 - How our expectations hurt us.
40:50 - Digging into your past can help you live a more purposeful life.
42:28 - Societal expectations that kill our happiness.
47:07 - Finding your own simplicity set point.
49:59 - Decision fatigue and how a routine can help.
50:38 - Evening routine.
56:40 - One thing you can do to simplify your life.
You can learn more about Ashley over at Clean Simple Free podcast on Apple Podcasts. She has so many great episodes for you to learn from.
You can also listen to Ashley interview me on her Apple podcast channel here.
And as always if you have any questions or want to submit a guest for the podcast that you think would be amazing just reach out on Dig to Fly and I’ll do my best to get them on.