In each episode of Life, Repurposed, Michelle helps listeners find uplifting and practical advice for everyday living, creative inspiration for do-it-yourself projects, and recommendations for books and resources that will encourage you to embrace your life, repurposed. New episodes come out weekly.

Check out tips, resources, and inspiration in the detailed blog posts with show notes for each episode on the Life, Repurposed blog page.

Creating a Rule of Life: Could this framework help you focus?
I have been thinking about writing a Rule of Life in place of annual goal setting (or as a companion to it), and I was first introduced to it in a book by Peter Scazzero. He explains that a Rule of Life is like a trellis on which we train ... Listen to episode
What is on your list of UN-goals for this year?
Reaching your goals might be more about what you will give up than it is about what you need to add. Your UN-goals are just as important as your goals. ... Listen to episode
Behind the Scenes Look at How I Did with My Goals from Last Year
I talk a big game and give advice about setting goals and achieving your dreams. So how did I do with my own? In this episode, I share my intentions from last year and how I did with accomplishing them. Spoiler alert - I didn't get them all done! Let's ... Listen to episode
Launching into New Goals and a New Year
Let's talk about how you did with the goals you set in 2019. If there are some that you didn't achieve, what got in the way? In this episode, we reivew some of the ways we sometimes need to adapt in order to deal with real life and to let ... Listen to episode
You Are a Precious Jewel
Life isn't easy. There are days when it would be nice to have someone tuck us in, read us a bedtime story, and assure us about happily ever after. This story is for you. A word of hope to let you know you matter. Inspired Life: A Parable About Treasure ... Listen to episode
A Simpler Life for Weary Parents
Sleep deprivation, the endless laundry mountain, crazy to-do lists and diapers and dishes made young mother Courtney Ellis wonder what it would look like to be closer to Jesus and enjoy spiritual practices of prayer, studying Scripture, and more. In our interview, she talks with Michelle about how she met ... Listen to episode
How to Keep Grinning Even if Everything Isn’t Great
If life doesn't go the way you expected, how can you keep smiling? It isn't easy, but it's possible to find pockets of joy in the middle of even the toughest situations. In this episode, guest Kathy Carlton Willis talks about how she became God's Grin Gal and how her ... Listen to episode
Take a Personal Retreat
This is for anyone who has ever wished they could escape from regular life for just a few days; a personal retreat is calling your name! A getaway with God is a time to pull away, refresh, and renew. But where does someone start? Author Letitia Suk makes a guest appearance ... Listen to episode
Uncluttered: Free from Overwhelm
Is your schedule crammed? Your space full of too much stuff? Your soul overwhelmed with too much of everything? Author Courtney Ellis makes a guest appearance to talk about a simpler life based on the idea that less is more. Courtney is funny and witty and so honest about her own ... Listen to episode
Take a Break
Do you ever feel as if you're always running and never have time to rest? When was the last time you took a day to refresh? I'll use my own struggle as exhibit A for why a sabbath is important, and I'll share some resources with ideas for how to ... Listen to episode

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