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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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Jul 31, 2023

The Minimalists talk about whether to sell, consign, or donate unwanted clothes, furniture, and art. Watch all 2 hours of episode 403 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

What are my options for getting rid of unwanted clothes? (02:20)

Should I get rid of my smartphone? (21:08)

Is minimalism “all or nothing,” or are there areas in my life where I can allow space for more? (32:10)

What is the 30-Day Minimalism Game? (38:36)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Jul 24, 2023

The Minimalists talk about social media overwhelm. Watch all 2 hours of episode 402 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How do The Minimalists maintain a healthy relationship with social media? (01:53)

How can I avoid the burden of inherited family heirlooms? (17:50)

How can I get more meaningful connections out of social media? (28:30)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Jul 17, 2023

The Minimalists talk about buying in bulk, avoiding clickbait, and letting go of family heirlooms. Watch all 2 hours of episode 401 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

What are The Minimalists’ thoughts on buying items in bulk? (02:04)

Should we ignore click-bait headlines and hit pieces about Minimalism and other topics we enjoy? (11:54)

How do I tell my mom I don’t want her family heirlooms? (19:33)

Why isn’t The Minimalists’ second documentary, Less Is Now, on YouTube? (34:50)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Jul 10, 2023

For this very special episode, The Minimalists talk about Ryan Nicodemus’s new chapter. Watch all 4 hours of episode 400 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How has Joshua and Ryan’s friendship evolved over the last 32 years? And how will it evolve going forward? (01:40)

What is Ryan most excited about with respect to moving back to Montana? (10:06)

What is Ryan going to miss about being a full-time LA resident? (13:45)

What was the hardest thing Ryan has had to do in the last 13 years? (16:20)

What is Ryan’s favorite thing The Minimalists have done in the last 13 years? (22:20)

What material possessions is Ryan letting go of during his move? (30:40)

What’s one thing Ryan has changed his mind about over the last 13 years? (39:00)

As The Minimalist’s work takes them in different directions, what upcoming projects is Ryan most excited for? (46:40)

What are The Minimalists’ thoughts on identity and transitioning through life’s phases? (57:59)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Jul 3, 2023

The Minimalists talk about hobby clutter and the diminishing returns of owning too much. Watch all 2 hours of episode 399 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

Should we make checklists of items we need to support our hobbies? (01:54) 

How do let go of things when you’re afraid of having to buy them again? (17:30) 

Is an unwillingness to go all-in on something a sign that it isn’t important to you? (16:54) 

How do we redirect negative thoughts that come up when we look at possessions that are holding us back? (22:40)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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