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Conversations about living life meaningfully, and simplifying life to maximize the experience of living.

Conversations about living life meaningfully, and simplifying life to maximize the experience of living.
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United States

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Conversations about living life meaningfully, and simplifying life to maximize the experience of living.

Language:

English


Episodes

003 - Sentimental Value

10/19/2018
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In this episode, Kristin and Alex’s focus is sentimental value and why it matters to people and their possessions. Alex says that this is a concept she doesn’t really understand, so before delving into the discussion, she retrieves a definition of the term. She feels, for the most part, that everything is replaceable and that she doesn’t have an emotional attachment to things. Kristin and Alex contrast sentimentality vs. nostalgia and give examples from their own lives. Kristin talks...

Duration:00:26:18

002 - What Is Your Ideal Life?

10/12/2018
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The topic today is how we spend so much time in our lives doing things we don’t want to do, and not enough time doing the things that make us feel good. Though we all wish for the opposite, it’s easier said than done. Kristin and Alex begin the episode by determining the reasons why this applies to them. Having an idealized self is the first factor that Alex brings up because this ties her to responsibilities that prevent her from being mobile. Kristen then talks about how this is similar...

Duration:00:16:09

001 - Pilot

9/20/2018
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Podcast Summary Kristin’s best friend Alex joins the show for the first episode. Kristin recalls how she first got interested in minimalism and how it opened her eyes. Alex, not a minimalist, asks for clear examples of what minimalism involves, which is helpful for people who are new to this scene.She also recalls a recent day that she felt awful at the end of and how it may relate to minimalism. Kristin and Alex talk about relaxation and why sometimes it really doesn’t recharge them...

Duration:00:17:06