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The Minimalists Podcast

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Emmy-nominated Netflix stars and New York Times–bestselling authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, known collectively as The Minimalists, help millions of people live meaningful lives with less.

Emmy-nominated Netflix stars and New York Times–bestselling authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, known collectively as The Minimalists, help millions of people live meaningful lives with less.

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United States

Description:

Emmy-nominated Netflix stars and New York Times–bestselling authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, known collectively as The Minimalists, help millions of people live meaningful lives with less.

Language:

English


Episodes

Dead People's Things

5/26/2022
The Minimalists discuss the ideal destinations for inherited items. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS: Instagram TikTok Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:06:36

341 | The Dumpster Method

5/24/2022
The Minimalists discuss our shared clean-slate fantasy of renting a giant dumpster and tossing everything in it, as well as more prudent and responsible decluttering methods, including selling, donating, and recycling, and they answer the following questions: Why did you renovate The Minimalists podcast studio after its first year? (03:51) How do we tactfully approach a loved one regarding their maximalist lifestyle encroaching on our shared minimalist space? (07:05) What are the three...

Duration:00:44:10

I Never Really Owned Any of This Stuff

5/19/2022
The Minimalists discuss with earthing expert Clint Ober the health benefits he found in grounding, as well as how he became a foremost authority in the field. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS: Instagram TikTok Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:13:10

340 | Grounding

5/17/2022
The Minimalists are joined by earthing expert Clint Ober to discuss pain reduction, the science behind grounding, and “the most important health discovery ever,” and they answer the following questions: What is the science behind grounding, and how do I explain it to loved ones who perceive it as metaphysical woo-woo? (03:19) How can grounding relieve much of our discomfort? (09:16) What are the most significant benefits of grounding, and what individuals would realize the most benefit...

Duration:00:49:24

6 Ways to Avoid Digital Clutter

5/12/2022
The Minimalists discuss the optimal methods for dodging digital clutter. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS: Instagram TikTok Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:07:12

339 | Escaping the Excess

5/10/2022
The Minimalists talk about the many shapes and sizes of excess, including stuff, debt, screen time, commitments, and emotional clutter, and they answer the following questions: When is something considered excessive? (03:32) What are the three ways to gain acceptance? (11:52) How do we encourage others to break away from the excessive pursuits that are causing them to feel perpetually overwhelmed? (14:40) What is “POMO”? (15:07) How do I ensure my daily schedule doesn’t become...

Duration:00:58:42

The Cure for Crippling Anxiety

5/5/2022
The Minimalists discuss the ideal approach to address debilitating anxiety with Dr. John Delony, author of Own Your Past, Change Your Future. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS: Instagram TikTok Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:09:47

338 | The Loneliness Epidemic

5/3/2022
The Minimalists speak with Dr. John Delony, author of Own Your Past, Change Your Future, about loneliness, friendship, love, lust, and jobs that make people miserable, and they answer the following questions: How do I ensure I don’t fall back into crippling codependency as I explore building relationships again? (01:42) How do we intentionally practice solitude? (05:33) What is the difference between solitude and hiding? (06:43) How do we make friends as adults? (06:51) Is there any...

Duration:00:52:36

20 Decluttering Ideas

4/28/2022
The Minimalists discuss 20 decluttering ideas to give our minimizing efforts focus and momentum. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS: Instagram TikTok Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:15:39

337 | Generational Junk

4/26/2022
The Minimalists discuss what to do with family heirlooms and “generational junk,” and they answer the following questions: How do we tactfully tell our relatives we don’t want their “generational junk”? (09:17) How do I help my parents minimize their hoard to live more simply when they’re resistant to do so? (14:10) How do we support our family members without accepting their donations of their possessions? (26:35) How do I appropriately rehome a family heirloom that is a historical...

Duration:00:47:46

The Definition of Minimalism

4/21/2022
The Minimalists and author Joshua Becker discuss how to best define minimalism. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS: Instagram TikTok Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:02:58

336 | Things That Matter

4/19/2022
The Minimalists speak with Joshua Becker about Things That Matter, becoming minimalist, and finding purpose, and they answer the following questions: How do I discover what truly matters when I’m already struggling to find meaning in my daily life? (02:11) How do we discover our purposes? (02:34) Would you change your minimalist journeys based on what you know now? (08:07) How do we recoup and regroup from the past purchase of a luxury item, especially when we’re trying to recover from...

Duration:00:43:58

The Minimalists’ Top 3 Regrettable Purchases

4/14/2022
The Minimalists discuss the consumer purchases they most regret. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS: Instagram TikTok Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:12:40

335 | Consumer Regrets

4/12/2022
The Minimalists talk about purchases that lead to buyer’s remorse, and they answer the following questions: Does regret serve us in any way? (01:57) How do we overcome the loss and regret we feel after donating items so we don’t end up simply replacing them and repeating the cycle? (06:03) How do we recognize when we’re senselessly justifying a purchase that holds little to no actual benefit for us? (16:08) Do your children have any regrets? (23:45) What do we do when we experience...

Duration:00:48:20

Why Do I Feel Crappy All the Time?

4/7/2022
The Minimalists and nutrition expert Max Lugavere discuss why so many of us feel listless and exhausted much of the time. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS: Instagram TikTok Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:04:42

334 | Kitchen Clutter

4/5/2022
The Minimalists talk about the clutter that invades our counters, cabinets, and refrigerators with Max Lugavere, author of Genius Kitchen, and they answer the following questions: What is essential to prepare healthy meals? (02:39) What is a Thermapen? (04:31) Why are glass containers better for storage than plastic containers? (04:56) What is the value of the cast-iron skillet in the kitchen? (06:17) What are the pros and cons of the microwave? (11:08) What are the benefits of sous...

Duration:00:47:16

Simple Movements for Aging Bodies

3/31/2022
The Minimalists discuss what exercises keep aging bodies strong with functional-movement expert Aaron Alexander. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS: Instagram TikTok Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:07:01

333 | Movement

3/29/2022
The Minimalists talk about functional movement with Aaron Alexander, author of The Align Method, and they answer the following questions: What daily exercises will help us move with the most freedom and the least pain? (02:18) How do our postural patterns affect our overall health? (06:33) What is the “55-38-7 Principle”? (07:47) Is sitting for long periods unhealthy? (09:52) What movements during daily office work are beneficial? (17:03) What is the most ideal sitting position?...

Duration:00:58:30

‘Trendy’ Means It Will Soon Be Out of Style

3/24/2022
The Minimalists discuss the folly of mindlessly pursuing trends. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS: Instagram TikTok Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:03:57

332 | Clutter Coffins

3/22/2022
The Minimalists discuss why far too many of us spend far too much on storage containers, “clutter coffins,” of all sizes, yet the best way to organize our stuff isn’t to store it in a basement mausoleum—the best way to organize is to get rid of the excess stuff—and they answer the following questions: What has contributed to the rise of the storage business? (01:40) What do you consider “clutter coffins”? (05:19) When are storage units useful? (07:22) What is the average profit margin of...

Duration:00:44:41