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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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May 29, 2023

The Minimalists talk about reducing digital clutter and whether “the cloud” is damaging the planet. Listen to all 2 hours of episode 394 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How detrimental to the planet is our use of “cloud” storage? (02:00)

What do you consider “adding value”? (07:36)

How do we create environmental awareness without “doom and gloom”? (11:25)

Why do we get so attached to things, and how can we stop? (16:18)

What can we do with old clothes that aren’t suitable for donation? (23:08)

Why do we participate in so many pursuits that don’t truly matter to us, and why do we feel compelled to do so? (35:30)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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May 22, 2023

The Minimalists speak with psychologist Dr. John Delony about psychological clutter, the anatomy of hope, and more. Listen to all 2 hours of episode 393 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

What are your views regarding hope? (01:17)

What are the two kinds of hope? (03:54)

What do you consider the differences between wishing and hoping? (05:49)

How do you define “faith”? (09:07)

Isn’t compromise an integral part of a romantic relationship? (32:36)

What are the three C’s of compromise? (35:24)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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May 15, 2023

The Minimalists speak with author Julien Smith about perpetual dissatisfaction and the flinch that prevents us from freeing ourselves from the weight of possessions. Listen to all 2 hours of episode 392 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How do we appropriately reuse, repurpose, or recycle items to ensure they don’t simply become a problem for someone else? (02:06)

What are your perspectives regarding pride? (10:01)

How do we deal with our daily fears? (15:34)

What are the two types of fears? (18:00)

How do we ensure our focus on personal development doesn’t become an obsession? (24:23)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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May 8, 2023

The Minimalists talk about abandoning impulse to get what you want. Listen to all 2 hours of episode 391 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How do I let go of my pet accouterments? (01:51)

Are there negative consequences to dark therapy? (16:40)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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May 1, 2023

The Minimalists speak with professional organizer Kristen Ziegler about adding style to one’s home without adding clutter. Watch all 2 hours of episode 390 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How do we decorate our homes without adding more? (01:51)

What do you consider “authentic style”? (03:00)

How do we appropriately enhance empty rooms? (04:57)

What can we do with cherished items that don’t fit our current design aesthetic? (09:09)

How do you determine a space’s design potential? (11:13)

What questions do you ask clients to discover their design needs and wants? (17:14)

How do you decide on the best containers for your storage needs? (19:50)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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