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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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Jun 30, 2022

The Minimalists discuss with writer Jeff Goins how people who believe they're naturally uncreative can discover their creative side. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists

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Jun 28, 2022

The Minimalists talk about earning a living from creative pursuits with writer Jeff Goins, and they answer the following questions:

Why do even the most talented artists often struggle financially? (02:43)

What is the premise of Jeff’s book? (03:35)

How does stubbornness help artists? (04:31)

How does a hyper focus on details harm artists? (07:43)

What is the importance of patrons for artists? (12:55)

How do artists best actualize their dreams? (24:22)

What is the best use of our creations that no longer hold any meaning for us—save for posterity, recycle, repurpose, trash? (25:30)

How do I best manage my PR on social media so I have adequate time to produce my art? (38:18)

What is the Sunday Symposium? (45:10)

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Jun 23, 2022

The Minimalists discuss why Joshua decided not to install an Internet connection in his new home. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists

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Jun 21, 2022

The Minimalists discuss the pros and cons of owning versus renting homes from a minimalist perspective, and they answer the following questions:

What are your respective opinions regarding owning versus renting homes? (01:48)

Is there an age deadline for homeownership? (10:57)

How do we determine which is more financially feasible for us between renting and buying? (14:44)

What are “Zoomtowns”? (25:07)

Do you consider tiny homes a viable homeownership option, particularly regarding resale value? (32:54)

What should we look for in a community when we’re ready to plant roots? (38:08)

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Jun 16, 2022

The Minimalists discuss why people might perceive us as being awkward with Vanessa Van Edwards. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists

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Jun 14, 2022

The Minimalists speak with Vanessa Van Edwards about communication problems and the signals we send to others through our body language, facial expressions, word choices, and vocal inflections, and they answer the following questions:

How do I overcome the feeling of being chronically misunderstood? (02:38)

What are the four channels for cues? (03:18)

What is the importance of congruence in our communication? (04:10)

How are we most commonly misunderstood? (07:09)

What are warm and confident words? (07:50)

How do we organically incorporate mirroring into our communication? (12:45)

How can you tell if someone is actively listening to you? (15:04)

What are the two misconceptions about eye contact? (16:57)

What is “Resting Bothered Face”? (20:15)

What is “phubbing”? (24:14)

What are “invitation cues”? (27:23)

As a teenager living under my parents’ roof how do I tactfully address the conflict arising between their values and beliefs and my own that are continuously evolving at my age? (30:10)

What is “openness”? (32:24)

What is the “Platinum Rule”? (36:25)

Why is nonverbal communication so powerful? (38:00)

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Jun 9, 2022

The Minimalists discuss clothing companies that provide employees with safe working conditions and appropriate compensation for their work. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists

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Jun 7, 2022

The Minimalists talk about practical, reliable, and durable goods and the social, moral, and environmental responsibilities of the companies that produce them, and they answer the following questions:

Where did you get the idea for the title, “The Good Goods”? (01:50)

Is there a curated list somewhere on the Internet of companies that sell high-quality, durable goods that also take responsibility for their social and environmental impact? (05:23)

What is “impact anxiety”? (16:45)

What is “corporate social responsibility”? (22:55)

Do dollar stores sell any high-quality items? (25:23)

How has planned obsolescence changed our shopping habits? (36:31)

What are the benefits of buying locally? (42:08)

How do we find items that are high-quality and appropriately priced? (48:30)

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Jun 2, 2022
The Minimalists and T.K. Coleman discuss the implications of Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS:

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