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The Minimalists Podcast

The Minimalists are Emmy-nominated Netflix stars and New York Times–bestselling authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus. Alongside cohost T.K.Coleman, they help millions of people live meaningful lives with less.
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Now displaying: August, 2022
Aug 29, 2022

The Minimalists are joined by Joshua’s wife, Becca Shern, host of How to Love, to talk about unconventional relationships and parenting. Listen to all three hours of episode 355 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How do I discuss creating appropriate boundaries with our children with my spouse and grandparents? (01:40)

How do we incorporate specificity to better manage difficult conversations? (09:15)

How do we treat children equitably within a family? (10:28)

What is the best method for creating solutions? (15:19)

How do we help children realize the benefits of minimalism? (17:53)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Aug 22, 2022

The Minimalists are joined by philosopher Peter Rollins to talk about misery, trauma, and letting go of souvenirs. Listen to all three hours of episode 354 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

What drives The Minimalists to help others? (01:41)

What inspires Peter Rollins to create? (05:57)

Why is work meaningful to us? (07:14)

How do we let go of the guilt of a poorly chosen present? (10:33)

What is your perspective regarding gifts? (13:40)

What do you consider magical about live events? (25:13)

What is a temporary autonomous zone? (27:58)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Aug 15, 2022

The Minimalists are joined by comedian Jamie Kilstein to talk about quitting minimalism, saying “no” to birthday gifts, and more. Listen to all three hours of episode 353 on The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists

Discussed in this episode:

What is your perspective regarding people quitting minimalism? (01:50)

Why do we often blame our problems on everything but ourselves? (05:53)

What is “new-convert syndrome”? (10:31)

How do we tactfully refuse gifts? (12:33)

What are T.K.’s three options regarding gifts? (16:02)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Aug 8, 2022

The Minimalists are joined by musician Matt Nathanson to talk about the problem with expectations and assumptions. Watch all three hours of episode 352 on The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists

Discussed in this episode:

How do I lower or eliminate expectations? (01:44)

What is the distinction between an expectation and an assumption? (10:26)

What do you consider your most meaningful accomplishment? (12:22)

What can attendees of the Sunday Symposium event expect? (24:46)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Aug 1, 2022

The Minimalists are joined by their new cohost, T.K. Coleman, to talk about dead things, dead relationships, and more. Listen to all three hours of episode 351 on The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists

Discussed in this episode:

Why did T.K. Coleman join The Minimalists Podcast as the new cohost? (00:19)

Are we obligated to always attend the funerals of loved ones? (03:43)

How do I accept my mother dating after the death of my father? (15:46)

What is “chronological snobbery”? (24:06)

Why did you create the Sunday Symposium event? (30:54)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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