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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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Feb 27, 2023

The Minimalists talk with psychotherapist Katherine Morgan Schafler about perfectionism, self-sabotage, and cohabiting with someone who isn’t a minimalist. Listen to all 2 hours of episode 381 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How do I overcome my perfectionist tendencies so I can get my work done? (01:40)

What are your perspectives regarding power? (03:42)

How do we address an unhealthy obsession with perfectionism? (12:16)

How do I live peacefully with a non-minimalist? (16:57)

What are the five types of perfectionists? (26:19)

How do The Minimalists make money without ad revenue? (31:09)

What is the difference between procrastination and resistance? (39:02)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Feb 20, 2023

The Minimalists speak with an aspiring minimalist about reducing career clutter. Listen to all 2 hours of episode 380 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How do I determine the most ideal career path to pursue of my many passions? (02:00)

Is an obsession with letting go considered a mental illness? (20:37)

Why are we so preoccupied with mental illnesses? (20:48)

Is it cheating to play the Minimalism Game in February? (27:05)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Feb 13, 2023

The Minimalists speak with therapist relationship expert Nedra Tewwab about letting go of expectations for family members. Listen to all 2 hours of episode 379 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How do we appropriately manage our expectations of loved ones, especially regarding help with parenting our children? (02:08)

How do we respectfully and tactfully discuss inheritance with family members? (18:53)

What is problematic regarding an obsession with political correctness? (21:57)

How do I appropriately support loved ones who don’t recognize their hypocrisy in their treatment of others? (28:59)

When are labels useful? (30:20)

What is the difference between boundaries and bluffs? (31:18)

How do we encourage our parents to be more active grandparents with our children? (32:11)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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Feb 6, 2023

The Minimalists talk about why it’s so difficult to let go. Listen to all 2.5 hours of episode 378 on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Discussed in this episode:

How do I push myself out of my long-term comfort zones? (02:08)

How do we learn to better trust our intuition? (16:37)

What is most concerning about the desire for nice things? (21:01)

How do we ensure we purchase items with weighted consideration for utility, durability, environmental cost, and fair trade manufacturing? (30:39)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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