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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: November, 2020
Nov 27, 2020

Joshua and Ryan discuss whether it makes sense to replace cheap items with more expensive, more durable items. Listen to the full episode on Patreon: patreon.com/theminimalists

Nov 24, 2020

Joshua and Ryan talk about the high price of materialism, and they answer the following questions:

What is a ‘curative’? (02:43)

Why is it important to recognize our discontent? (06:52)

Is money entirely problematic? (07:38)

Why does it seem most of us continue to make terrible financial decisions when we’re poor? (16:18)

Do celebrities influence society with their bad habits? (17:22)

How do I strengthen my focus on minimalism to avoid materialism? (19:18)

How do I get my family’s buy-in regarding minimalism? (22:55)

Is it reasonable to be expected to pay to avoid materialistic ads? (26:03)

What should I do with stuff I love when I don’t have space available for it? (29:57)

What is our language problem? (30:12)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

Nov 20, 2020

Joshua and Ryan discuss if one can ever truly heal emotionally with author and holistic psychologist Dr. Nicole LePera. Listen to the full episode on Patreon: patreon.com/theminimalists

Nov 17, 2020

Joshua and Ryan talk about mental health, the psychology of healing, and consciously creating a healthy relationship with yourself and others with author and holistic psychologist Dr. Nicole LePera, and they answer the following questions:

What is a ‘holistic psychologist’? (01:05)

What do you focus on in your new book? (03:02)

How do you define ‘trauma’? (05:06)

How do I stay positive and focused on the days when maintaining my mental balance is particularly challenging? (08:22)

What is ‘bypassing’? (15:24)

How do I tactfully address my extended family placing undue hospitality obligations and stress on me regarding hosting them in my home? (17:16)

How do we let go of others’ expectations? (24:08)

How do we communicate appropriate boundaries? (25:48)

What can you do to promote healing in someone other than yourself? (30:05)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

Nov 13, 2020

Joshua and Ryan discuss forgiveness with author and former con artist Matthew Cox. Listen to the full episode on Patreon: patreon.com/theminimalists

Nov 10, 2020

Joshua and Ryan talk about how to find redemption within ourselves and with others with author and former con artist Matthew Cox, and they answer the following questions:

When did your journey as a con artist start? (04:52)

What incident stands out above all others in your journey as a con artist? (11:42)

What are ‘enhancements’? (12:39)

How did you create fake individuals? (14:15)

When did your scams start falling apart? (18:14)

Did you ever squeeze out of a scam? (22:32)

How do you define ‘redemption’? (37:45)

How have the events of your journey changed you? (40:37)

When did you recognize that what you were doing was wrong? (42:23)

How do you stay out of prison? (49:26)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

Nov 6, 2020

Joshua and Ryan discuss when abstaining from voting could be an appropriate option with returning guests T.K. Coleman, Kim Iversen, and Jamie Kilstein. Listen to the full episode on Patreon: patreon.com/theminimalists

Nov 2, 2020

Joshua and Ryan talk about the 2020 election, our current political divide, and how we can find unity even when we disagree with returning guests T.K. Coleman, Kim Iversen, and Jamie Kilstein, and they answer the following questions:

If your values aren’t aligned with either of the major party candidates, is voting for a third-party candidate really a wasted vote? (06:36)

How do we incentivize the system to improve? (11:33)

Is it okay to minimize politics in my life and ignore the social media posts, the news, and the debates that feel very toxic, or is it my responsibility as a citizen to be well-informed and confident in my political opinions? (16:22)

Is it our duty to vote? (21:42)

Is moralizing politics the crux of the problem? (24:42)

Are these candidates really the best we have to offer? (28:42)

What is Unity2020? (30:26)

Should I vote even if I don’t fully understand the issues? (35:14)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

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