162 | Make Room for More FUN This Summer!

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In this episode of the Make Room Show, host Jennifer Ford Berry explores the importance of fun in our lives and provides practical tips for incorporating more joy and excitement. She encourages listeners to reflect on their definition of fun and tap into their inner child's instinct for enjoyment. Jennifer shares eight actionable steps to organize time for fun, including creating a list of fun activities, making a vision board, scheduling fun activities, starting or joining a group, prioritizing time with happy people, trying new things, pursuing hobbies, and embracing silliness. She emphasizes the significance of prioritizing fun and how it can positively impact health, relationships, and overall well-being. Listeners are invited to share their own fun ideas and experiences with Jennifer on Instagram.


Talking Points:

  1. The importance of incorporating fun into our lives and making it a priority.
  2. Reflecting on how often we have fun and identifying what brings us joy and laughter.
  3. Tapping into our inner child and embracing the instinctual nature of having fun.
  4. Overcoming fears and limitations to explore activities that seem fun.
  5. Creating a vision board or digital board with images and words that represent fun.
  6. Scheduling time for fun activities and treating them as important appointments.
  7. Starting or joining a group of like-minded individuals to engage in fun activities together.
  8. Identifying the people who bring us the most joy and intentionally scheduling time with them.
  9. Stepping out of our comfort zones and trying new things, even if they don't initially seem fun.
  10. Embracing silliness and not taking ourselves too seriously, allowing ourselves to let loose and have a good time.
  11. Making the most of summer by seeking out opportunities for fun and trying new experiences.


About your host, Jennifer Ford Berry: Jennifer is the host of the Make Room podcast and the founder of the Created Order Neighborhood, an online community of women who want to live a life of order and purpose. She is the author of five books, including the Organize Now! series and her latest, Make Room. Jennifer was previously the regular organizing expert on the TV show Winging It, Buffalo Style. , and has appeared as a guest expert on several television and radio shows, as well as in national magazines and newspapers. Jennifer lives in western New York with her husband and two children. She works both hands-on and virtually with her clients to help them eliminate clutter and live their dreams.

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