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The Minimalists Podcast

Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus discuss living a meaningful life with less.
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Now displaying: May, 2019
May 31, 2019

Joshua and Ryan discuss how to handle pressure from family members with author and podcaster Denaye Barahona. Listen to “Maximal” episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast exclusively at patreon.com/theminimalists

May 28, 2019

Joshua & Ryan discuss simple families, minimalist parenting, and traveling with a family with author and podcaster Denaye Barahona, and they answer the following questions:

How do I reach a compromise with my partner regarding the quantity of our children’s toys? (01:09)

How do I help my children adopt minimalism in spite of the societal pressure encouraging them to acquire all of the latest and greatest things? (15:04)

How do I help my children cultivate values focused on relationships, contribution, and experiences, rather than the acquisition of material items? (19:08)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

May 26, 2019

Joshua & Ryan discuss the impact that cell phones have on our lives with their friend Cal Newport, author of the new book Digital Minimalism. Listen to “Maximal” episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast exclusively at patreon.com/theminimalists

May 24, 2019

Joshua and Ryan delineate personal and professional values with neuroscientist, author, and podcaster Sam Harris. Listen to “Maximal” episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast exclusively at patreon.com/theminimalists

May 21, 2019

Joshua & Ryan talk about the most precious kind of freedom—awareness—as well as intentional living, mindfulness, meditation, and purpose with neuroscientist, author, and podcaster Sam Harris, and they answer the following questions:

Is minimalism a practical lifestyle given today’s chaotic world? (02:43)

What does it mean to live a meaningful life, and how can mindfulness help? (19:14)

How can mindfulness ultimately help me determine and pursue my life’s purpose? (28:14)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

May 19, 2019

Joshua & Ryan discuss whether success leads to sadness, whether sadness leads to success, and how to deal with both with singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson. Listen to “Maximal” episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast exclusively at patreon.com/theminimalists

Questions answered in this episode:

How do you get out of a funk when you’re dealing with despair, loss, and sadness? (1:12:19)

When did you stop comparing yourself to your mentors and heroes, and become happy with who you are? (1:24:15)

May 17, 2019

Joshua and Ryan discuss letting go of our love of things with YouTuber Shelbizleee. Listen to “Maximal” episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast exclusively at patreon.com/theminimalists

May 14, 2019

Joshua & Ryan talk about the things they stopped buying as minimalists, and why they stopped buying them, with YouTuber Shelbizleee, and they answer the following questions:

Will economies continue to survive and thrive if minimalism is adopted by the masses? (06:54)

How do I better control my spending online where they make it so easy to be impulsive? (19:04)

How do I stop myself from buying food I don’t need? (22:36)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

May 12, 2019

Joshua & Ryan join author Rachel Cruze to discuss establishing financial responsibilities. Listen to “Maximal” episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast exclusively at patreon.com/theminimalists

May 10, 2019

Joshua and Ryan discuss comparing yourself to others, especially your idols, with singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson. Listen to “Maximal” episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast exclusively at patreon.com/theminimalists

May 7, 2019

Joshua & Ryan discuss whether success leads to sadness, whether sadness leads to success, and how to deal with both with singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson, and they answer the following questions:

How do I carve out time to take better care of myself so I can be the best me for myself and others? (08:26)

Do you combat sadness differently as minimalists? (24:36)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

May 3, 2019

Joshua & Ryan discuss how to determine what items truly add value to our lives. Listen to “Maximal” episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast exclusively at patreon.com/theminimalists

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