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The Minimalists Podcast

Emmy-nominated Netflix stars and New York Times–bestselling authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, known collectively as The Minimalists, help millions of people live meaningful lives with less.
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Jan 25, 2022
The Minimalists discuss the three most dangerous words in the world—Just. In. Case.—and they answer the following questions:

Should I hold on to collectibles so I can pass them on to my children if they become valuable? (01:40)

How do I address a hoard of just-in-case items I’ve stashed for use at work? (10:22)

How can boundaries help with just-in-case items? (14:28)

How do you address the ‘I-told-you-so’ crowd regarding just-in-case items you purged that you must purchase again? (27:31)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Jan 20, 2022

The Minimalists are joined by philosopher Peter Rollins to discuss how people can identify the sources of their depression. Listen to the full episode at patreon.com/theminimalists

Jan 18, 2022
The Minimalists are joined by philosopher Peter Rollins to discuss nihilism, despair, anger, and depression, and they answer the following questions:

How are nihilism and minimalism related? (02:57)

Is Fight Club’s Tyler Durden an example of nihilism? (05:33)

What did Nietzsche mean by the “death of God”? (07:11)

What started the recent rise in nihilism? (10:58)

Is anger merely unrealized expectations? (12:21)

What is the “belief through the other”? (17:22)

How do you define “fundamentalism”? (18:32)

Are nihilism and pessimism the same perspective? (19:03)

How do we overcome pessimism? (20:24)

What would cause someone to become a nihilist? (21:38)

Why did Nietzsche believe we must all experience the death of God? (23:25)

What is “dialectics”? (24:15)

How do I help myself and my children adequately recover and move on after the death of their father ‬and the disintegration of my second marriage? (26:36)

What are “beta-elements”? (29:27)

What is an “alpha function”? (29:45)

What is your perspective regarding “symptoms”? (30:47)

What is the value of a psychotherapist for those of us struggling with issues? (31:04)

How do you find new meaning in life when the meaning you wanted is no longer an option? (33:21)

How do you define “depression”? (34:11)

What is the “object cause of desire”? (33:54)

How do you define “love”? (36:59)

How do you address a void? (40:24)

Why do you consider Los Angeles the most religious place in the world? (43:12)

What is “leveling”? (49:33)

What is the difference between a problem and a mystery? (53:34)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Jan 11, 2022
Joshua and The Minimalists’ team talk about dealing with paper clutter, including bills, mail, receipts, taxes, photos, books, pamphlets, files, contracts, letters, and other random paperwork, and they answer the following questions:

What documents are essential to keep? (02:11)

What companies do you recommend for scanning physical photos and storing them in the cloud? (06:45)

What are the most effective methods for organizing important paper documents in the office? (18:22)

What resources do you use to keep paper clutter from ever entering your homes? (22:02)

Where do I begin tackling a monster of paper clutter that threatens to eat up an inordinate amount of time? (25:19)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Jan 6, 2022

The Minimalists are joined by T.K. Coleman to discuss the difference between wealth and abundance. Listen to the full episode at patreon.com/theminimalists

Jan 4, 2022
The Minimalists are joined by T.K. Coleman in Atlanta to discuss minimalism with purpose, resolving conflict, and creating a “social budget,” and they answer the following questions:

When have you found telling the truth problematic? (03:04)

Is minimalism a Western solution for overconsumption? (07:20)

Why are so many so consumed with consumption? (08:54)

What is the “American Dream”? (10:03)

What makes us singularly human? (11:51)

What is minimalism to you? (13:15)

How do you appropriately resolve conflict with loved ones in a family business? (18:11)

How do you define “love”? (27:40)

What is your perspective regarding power? (29:15)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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