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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

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

346 | Starving Artists

6/28/2022
The Minimalists talk about earning a living from creative pursuits with writer Jeff Goins, and they answer the following questions: Why do even the most talented artists often struggle financially? (02:43) What is the premise of Jeff’s book? (03:35) How does stubbornness help artists? (04:31) How does a hyper focus on details harm artists? (07:43) What is the importance of patrons for artists? (12:55) How do artists best actualize their dreams? (24:22) What is the best use of our...

Duration:00:56:27

I Don't Have Home Internet

6/23/2022
The Minimalists discuss why Joshua decided not to install an Internet connection in his new home. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS: Instagram TikTok Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:05:06

345 | Homeownership vs. Renting

6/21/2022
The Minimalists discuss the pros and cons of owning versus renting homes from a minimalist perspective, and they answer the following questions: What are your respective opinions regarding owning versus renting homes? (01:48) Is there an age deadline for homeownership? (10:57) How do we determine which is more financially feasible for us between renting and buying? (14:44) What are “Zoomtowns”? (25:07) Do you consider tiny homes a viable homeownership option, particularly regarding...

Duration:00:55:39

This Is Why People Think You're Awkward

6/16/2022
The Minimalists discuss why people might perceive us as being awkward with Vanessa Van Edwards. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS: Instagram TikTok Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:07:11

344 | Communication Problems

6/14/2022
The Minimalists speak with Vanessa Van Edwards about communication problems and the signals we send to others through our body language, facial expressions, word choices, and vocal inflections, and they answer the following questions: How do I overcome the feeling of being chronically misunderstood? (02:38) What are the four channels for cues? (03:18) What is the importance of congruence in our communication? (04:10) How are we most commonly misunderstood? (07:09) What are warm and...

Duration:00:48:39

Clothing Companies That Treat Workers Fairly

6/9/2022
The Minimalists discuss clothing companies that provide employees with safe working conditions and appropriate compensation for their work. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS: Instagram TikTok Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:06:16

343 | The Good Goods

6/7/2022
The Minimalists talk about practical, reliable, and durable goods and the social, moral, and environmental responsibilities of the companies that produce them, and they answer the following questions: Where did you get the idea for the title, “The Good Goods”? (01:50) Is there a curated list somewhere on the Internet of companies that sell high-quality, durable goods that also take responsibility for their social and environmental impact? (05:23) What is “impact anxiety”? (16:45) What is...

Duration:01:02:21

Are We Happy or Upset About Elon Musk Buying Twitter?

6/2/2022
The Minimalists and T.K. Coleman discuss the implications of Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS: Instagram TikTok Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:16:20

342 | Near-Death Experiences

5/31/2022
The Minimalists discuss the benefits of near-death experiences with their friend T.K. Coleman a month after his brush with death, and they answer the following questions: How has having your film nominated for an Emmy affected you? (02:06) How many times has T.K. appeared on the podcast? (03:39) What near-death experience did T.K. experience recently, and what lessons did he take from it? (05:52) What mattered the most to you in your moment of crisis? (11:43) What effect did T.K.’s...

Duration:01:02:44

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