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Episode 048. Prepping with Humor, Community, & Confidence with Ready for Anything Author Kathi Lipp

Episode 048

You are smarter than you know, more resourceful than you know, and you are more prepared than you know.

Ready to laugh AND be inspired? Then listen to this episode! We are going to stop guessing and start preparing because organization & declutter queen Kathi Lipp is here to take the overwhelming idea of prepping and bring information, joy, and good laughs into our day! Kathi is like the nicest neighbor that shows up in book form. You’re going to love her!

Kathi’s Bio:

Kathi Lipp is a national speaker and host of the Clutter Free Academy podcast, and bestselling author of The Husband Project, Clutter Free, and Overwhelmed. She and her husband Roger live in San Jose, California, and are parents of four young adults. Using humor and wisdom, Kathi offers hope paired with practical steps to women looking to live with meaning.

Organization is taking care of your present and prepping is taking care of your future.

What We Talk About:

  • Chickens and homesteading (for real…and it’s hilarious)
  • Kathi’s Book Ready for Anything: Preparing Your Heart & Home for Any Crisis Big or Small
  • Why prepping doesn’t have to be a heavy
  • Why it’s important to take time to pause, get organized, & prepared
  • 3-2-3: Kathi’s formula for starting your preparedness journey that puts supply lists into perspective
  • Finances (and why they aren’t scary)
  • Who you need to prepare for (and why it’s important to consider community in your head count)
  • Ditching denial and taking action
  • Societal messages that hold us back
  • Pantry basics
  • Finding peace, relief, & security in the prepping process
  • Reframing overwhelm while prepping

Be a little more prepared today than you were yesterday. (Yes you can!)

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