The Minimalists Podcast podcast

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.

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.

 

#252

451 | Other People’s Possessions

The Minimalists talk about counting material possessions, decluttering other people’s possessions, and more. Discussed in this episode: What’s the best way to count my material possessions? (1:40) What’s one thing you’d like to declutter from someone else’s life? (20:50) Right Here, Right Now: Who is The Minimalists’ newest team member? (32:42) Listener tip: What’s the best way to declutter the contacts on your phone? (35:06) Listen to the full Maximal episode on Patreon: <a href= "http://patreon.com/theminimalists">patreon.com/theminimalists</a> Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast">theminimalists.com/podcast</a> ... Read more

15 Jul 2024

38 MINS

38:15

15 Jul 2024


#251

450 | Can’t Let Go

The Minimalists talk about what to do when you can’t let go. Discussed in this episode: What can I do if my family won’t allow me to let go of certain sentimental things? (2:04) What’s one thing that other people won’t allow you to let go of? (19:23) Listener tip: A response to Gratitude Clutter. (36:48) Listen to the full Maximal episode on Patreon: [patreon.com/theminimalists] (http://patreon.com/theminimalists) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast">theminimalists.com/podcast</a> ... Read more

08 Jul 2024

41 MINS

41:04

08 Jul 2024


#250

449 | Searching for Chaos

The Minimalists talk about why people avoid peace and go searching for chaos instead. Discussed in this episode: How do I handle the chaos in my life that is caused by other people? (1:48) In what ways do you make your own life more chaotic? (24:45) When is the next 30-Day Minimalism Game? (40:20) Listener tip: How do you throw a decluttering dinner party? (42:29) Listen to the full Maximal episode on Patreon: <a href= "http://patreon.com/theminimalists">patreon.com/theminimalists</a> Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://minimalists.com/podcast">minimalists.com/podcast</a> ... Read more

01 Jul 2024

46 MINS

46:31

01 Jul 2024


#249

448 | Minimal Aging

The Minimalists sit down with Colin Wright, author of How to Turn 39: Thoughts About Aging for People of All Ages, to talk about youth, aging, redefining accomplishments, and more. Discussed in this episode: What does it mean for young people to embrace the natural aging process? (2:22) Would your 15-year-old self be impressed by you today? (26:19) What gift does JFM want for his 43rd birthday? (43:24) Listener tip: How can you downsize 100 items in one hour? (45:10) Listen to the full Maximal episode on Patreon: [patreon.com/theminimalists] (http://patreon.com/theminimalists) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://minimalists.com/podcast">minimalists.com/podcast</a> ... Read more

24 Jun 2024

49 MINS

49:46

24 Jun 2024


#248

447 | Trade-Offs

The Minimalists discuss minimalist trade-offs, non-objects, pleasures that can’t be purchased, and more. Discussed in this episode: How do you decide between two things when you have the money for only one? (1:48) What is your favorite pleasure that money can’t buy? (20:06) Listener tip: The Imagination Library. (38:16) Listen to the full Maximal episode on Patreon: <a href= "http://patreon.com/theminimalists">patreon.com/theminimalists</a> Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://minimalists.com/podcast">minimalists.com/podcast</a> ... Read more

17 Jun 2024

41 MINS

41:05

17 Jun 2024


#247

446 | Spiritual Clutter

The Minimalists discuss the clutter that is often caused by spirituality, religion, and different ideologies. Discussed in this episode: Should I declutter some of my accessories that might be cluttering my spiritual practice? (2:09) What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the term “spirituality”? (30:44) What are the 10 free minimalist resources from The Minimalists? (50:51) Listener tip: an app a day! (51:29) Listen to the full Maximal episode on Patreon: [patreon.com/theminimalists] (http://patreon.com/theminimalists) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://minimalists.com/podcast">minimalists.com/podcast</a> ... Read more

10 Jun 2024

54 MINS

54:14

10 Jun 2024


#246

445 | Gratitude Clutter

The Minimalists talk about the fear of being too grateful, imposter syndrome, the problem with the pursuit of happiness, turning burdens into blessings, and more. Discussed in this episode: Is it possible to be too grateful? (2:13) What’s one thing that was once a burden that you are now grateful for? (29:19) What new position are The Minimalists now hiring for? (43:22) Listener tip: insights from a massive decluttering session. (48:45) Listen to the full Maximal episode on Patreon: <a href= "http://patreon.com/theminimalists">patreon.com/theminimalists</a> Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://minimalists.com/podcast">minimalists.com/podcast</a> ... Read more

03 Jun 2024

52 MINS

52:30

03 Jun 2024


#245

444 | The Algorithm

The Minimalists sit down with the founder of Patreon, Jack Conte, to discuss the death of the follower, earning a living from creative work, why the joy of creating is often ruined by the demands of revenue, and more.  Discussed in this episode: What’s the minimalist-approved way to ethically promote my creative work? (1:57) If you could earn a living doing anything in the world, what would it be? (21:56) What two new segments are coming to The Minimalists Private Podcast? (43:50) Listener insight: a poem about decluttering. (45:41) Listen to the full Maximal episode on Patreon: [patreon.com/theminimalists] (http://patreon.com/theminimalists) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://minimalists.com/podcast">minimalists.com/podcast</a>   ... Read more

27 May 2024

49 MINS

49:12

27 May 2024


#244

443 | The Presence of Absence

The Minimalists discuss space hoarding, reification, the key to freedom, generosity, and more. Discussed in this episode: Is my landlord a space hoarder if they won’t let me use their empty garage for storage? (1:55) What’s one thing you’re unwilling to share? (21:55) What are Thursday Konversations with T.K. Coleman? (40:09) Listener insight: Using OCD as a superpower. (40:51) Listen to the full Maximal episode on Patreon: [patreon.com/theminimalists] (http://patreon.com/theminimalists) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://minimalists.com/podcast">minimalists.com/podcast</a> ... Read more

13 May 2024

43 MINS

43:25

13 May 2024


#243

442 | Rental Culture

The Minimalists speak with Lisa Ann about the benefits of renting clothes, homes, cars, books, tools, and more. They also talk about when it’s best to own a thing instead of renting it. Discussed in this episode: What should I do with my wardrobe if my style preferences constantly change? (2:21) What’s one thing you’d rather rent than own? And what’s one thing you’d rather own than rent? (21:37) How does letting go of things help people let go of resentment? (46:55) Listen to the full Maximal episode on Patreon: [patreon.com/theminimalists] (http://patreon.com/theminimalists) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://minimalists.com/podcast">minimalists.com/podcast</a> ... Read more

06 May 2024

50 MINS

50:35

06 May 2024


#242

441 | Simplify Simplify Simplify

The Minimalists talk about life after simplifying, decluttering slowly over time, processing loss after letting go, and more. Discussed in this episode: Should I get rid of everything while simplifying? (2:29) What’s the most difficult thing you’ve ever let go of? (18:36) When is the next Zoom call with The Minimalists? (37:54) Listener tip about quitting social media. (38:44) Listen to the full Maximal episode on Patreon: <a href= "http://patreon.com/theminimalists">patreon.com/theminimalists</a> Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://minimalists.com/podcast">minimalists.com/podcast</a> ... Read more

29 Apr 2024

41 MINS

41:30

29 Apr 2024


#241

440 | Memory Clutter

The Minimalists discuss letting go of memories, creating an uncluttered home, three new series from The Minimalists, and more. Discussed in this episode: How do I let go of memories? (3:51) How can I curate a beautiful, uncluttered home? (17:52) What are the three new series coming soon from The Minimalists? (25:12) What’s the best way to create a functional wardrobe with items that last? (24:35) Listen to the full Maximal episode on Patreon: [patreon.com/theminimalists] (http://patreon.com/theminimalists) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://minimalists.com/podcast">minimalists.com/podcast</a> ... Read more

22 Apr 2024

31 MINS

31:11

22 Apr 2024