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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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Now displaying: October, 2022
Oct 31, 2022

The Minimalists speak with Wendy Smith, author of Both/And Thinking, about shortening cycles of inner conflict. Listen to all two hours of episode 364 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How do we better analyze and accept our shortcomings and failures? (01:57)

What is “emotional ambivalence”? (10:38)

How do we tactfully manage rocky relationships with family and friends? (15:13)

How do we commit to leaving an unfulfilling job? (19:12)

What are “competence traps”? (21:35)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Oct 24, 2022

The Minimalists talk about how to decide what to get rid of. Listen to all two hours of episode 363 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How do we determine what to let go of when we’re attached to everything we have? (01:38)

What is “one-day-itis”? (07:17)

How do I best manage my anxiety regarding decluttering? (11:14)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Oct 17, 2022

The Minimalists speak with hospice physician Zach Bush, MD, about accepting death. Listen to all three hours of episode 362 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How does it seem that we effortlessly let go of everything when we die? (01:48)

How do we detox the memory bank of the human body? (11:13)

Since palliative care is generally only available to those who are terminally ill, is there another legal and ethical option for me when I’m ready to pass on? (18:54)

Do people who believe in life after death grieve differently for their loved ones? (23:49)

How do I emotionally prepare for my father’s death when we finally have a mutually enriching relationship again? (24:58)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Oct 10, 2022

The Minimalists talk about managing guilt and disappointment when saying “no.” Listen to all two hours of episode 361 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How do I manage the guilt I feel when I must refuse the requests of others for my assistance? (01:46)

Why is it so difficult to say “no” in the moment? (05:08)

Is it selfish to expect adequate compensation for my time and expertise? (11:32)

How do I appropriately manage the anger I feel toward the transgressions of others? (14:05)

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Oct 3, 2022

The Minimalists speak with sleep expert Jack Dell’Accio about best practices for sleep. Listen to all two hours of episode 360 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How do couples tactfully address their sleep issues that affect one another? (01:43)

Is it more beneficial for couples to sleep together or to sleep apart? (04:56)

What approaches have you found effective as a couple in improving your sleep? (07:06)

How do I effectively communicate my sleep wants and needs with my partner? (13:35)

How important is it to use your bed solely for sleep? (14:28)

How much deep sleep is considered ideal? (16:08)

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