Dec. 23, 2022

Best Of: KC Davis of "Struggle Care"

In this “Best Of” interview KC Davis, author of HOW TO KEEP HOUSE WHILE DROWNING and host of the podcast STRUGGLE CARE, tells us how to move beyond houses full of dirty dishes, LEGOs, and overwhelm with a gentler method for home care and self-care.

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KC Davis is the creator of the mental health platform Struggle Care, where she shares a revolutionary approach to self and home care for those dealing with mental health, physical illness, and hard seasons of life. She is a licensed professional therapist, author, speaker, and advocate for mental health and recovery. She's the host of the podcast Struggle Care– a member of our Adalyst Media podcast network!– and the author of How to Keep House While Drowning: A Gentle Approach to Cleaning and Organizing, which NPR just named one of their favorite books of 2022.

We all get overwhelmed when we see our chaotic houses as endless "to-clean" lists that we never complete. In this "best of" episode, KC Davis offers simple and easy-to-implement strategies for making cleaning up functional--and giving you small wins along the way that really count.

In this episode, KC, Amy, and Margaret discuss:

  • Why dirty dishes are morally neutral
  • The five different categories of things to pick up in a messy room
  • How working in a restaurant gave KC a new perspective on "closing duties"


Here's where you can find KC:

Purchase KC's book, How to Keep House While Drowninghere.

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