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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: October, 2021
Oct 28, 2021

Joshua and Ryan are joined by Ryan’s wife, Mariah, to discuss the reasons we stay in toxic work environments. Listen to the full episode at patreon.com/theminimalists

Oct 26, 2021

Joshua and Ryan are joined by Ryan’s wife, Mariah, on the occasion of his 40th birthday, and they talk about the wisdom that accompanies midlife maturity, as well as answer the following questions:

When do maturity, wisdom, and knowledge best align? (00:00)

What is Ryan’s favorite dinner? (11:50)

How have your needs in a romantic partnership changed as you move toward your 40s? (13:05)

What is “whataboutism”? (17:15)

How has responding instead of reacting helped your relationship? (18:21)

Are Ryan and Mariah always in agreement regarding their minimalist practices; and, if not, how do they find compromise with one another? (22:58)

How do you find equilibrium in your relationship when an individual is on their minimalist journey but their partner is not? (32:13)

What is the “hedonic treadmill”? (46:13)

What guests have you had at your tour stops? (47:41)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

Oct 21, 2021

Joshua and Ryan talk with author, speaker, and attorney Mel Robbins about creating a balance between loving and accepting yourself for who you are, while also striving to better yourself. Listen to the full episode at patreon.com/theminimalists

Oct 19, 2021

Joshua and Ryan talk about inner conflict, self-doubt, and self-hatred with author, speaker, and attorney Mel Robbins, and they answer the following questions:

How do I rebuild my relationship with myself? (02:06)

What is the most important relationship in our life? (02:59)

What moment led to the High Five Habit? (08:42)

Why do most mantras not work? (15:22)

How did you keep from blaming yourselves and beating yourselves up for the failure of your marriages, and how did you restore your confidence in starting new relationships afterward? (16:54)

What does a high five represent? (19:39)

Can thinking about yourself negatively actually benefit you positively? (26:06)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

Oct 14, 2021

Joshua and Ryan talk about when it makes sense to reevaluate everything, as well as the best time to simplify. Listen to the full episode at patreon.com/theminimalists

Oct 12, 2021

Joshua and Ryan talk about finding something more compelling than material possessions, and they answer the following questions:

Why is Salt Lake City one of Joshua’s favorite cities? (00:00)

How do I explain to my children the importance of curating their toys in terms they’ll understand? (03:14)

How do I let go of a relationship I didn’t end? (09:59)

Why am I relentlessly searching for the next thing that will improve my life, and how do I better channel that energy? (17:56)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

Oct 7, 2021

Joshua and Ryan discuss how to let go of toxic relationships that decrease our happiness with comedian Lisa Lampanelli. Listen to the full episode at patreon.com/theminimalists

Oct 5, 2021

Joshua and Ryan talk about trading in our materialistic clinging for transcendent freedom with author, podcaster, and comedian Lisa Lampanelli, and they answer the following questions:

How do you define “humor”? (00:00)

What is the “United States of Avoidance”? (08:26)

When life changes your path, how do you stop clinging to the hope you once had? (14:20)

How do we accept the death of a dream? (15:33)

What do you mean by “daring to suck”? (17:45)

Is it helpful to simply treat our passions as hobbies until they pay the bills? (18:25)

How did Lisa get her start in comedy? (20:18)

When a loved one has passed, how do I honor their final wishes as executor and appropriately distribute the possessions they clung to when they did not leave specific instructions for doing so? (22:46)

How do you stop clinging to the security of a job simply because it pays well? (29:56)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

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