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.

 

#233

432 | Throw Everything Away

The Minimalists talk about throwing everything away after an infestation and the hypocrisy of minimalism. Watch all 2 hours of episode 432  on <a href= "https://patreon.com/theminimalists">The Minimalists Private Podcast</a>. Discussed in this episode: Should I throw away everything after my bed bug infestation? (01:48) How is it minimalist to encourage people to download seven different wallpapers? (13:47) How can I learn to let go of clutter when I grew up poor? (22:48) How do I know whether I should let go of a relationship? (27:57) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast/">minimalists.com/podcast</a> Join The Minimalists Private Podcast: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/support/">minimalists.com/support</a> ... Read more

Yesterday

34 MINS

34:37

Yesterday


#232

431 | Minimizing Narcissism

The Minimalists speak with Dr. Ramani Durvasula about recognizing narcissists; whether the term “narcissist” is overused; the roles of self-righteousness, complaining, and comparison in narcissism; and how to walk away. Watch all 2 hours of episode 431  on [The Minimalists Private Podcast] (https://patreon.com/theminimalists) . Discussed in this episode: How do you know someone is a narcissist, and is the term overused? (01:11) How can I tell a narcissist that they’re the problem? (21:55) How do you let go of your feelings if your emotions are tied to your ego? (37:02) How can you mentally let go of an item you’re keeping just for when? (41:33) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast/">minimalists.com/podcast</a> Join The Minimalists Private Podcast: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/support/">minimalists.com/support</a> ... Read more

19 Feb 2024

48 MINS

48:41

19 Feb 2024


#231

430 | No Junk Rule

The Minimalists  talk about their minimalist kitchen essentials, the No Junk Rule, and letting go of embarrassment. Watch all 2 hours of episode 430 on <a href= "https://patreon.com/theminimalists">The Minimalists Private Podcast</a>. Discussed in this episode: What are The Minimalist’s kitchen essentials? (02:39) How can we get better at asking for help? (15:40) Why did I spend more money when I tried minimalism? (31:22) How can I connect with others when I feel like they’re judging me? (43:35) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast/">minimalists.com/podcast</a> Join The Minimalists Private Podcast: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/support/">minimalists.com/support</a> ... Read more

12 Feb 2024

51 MINS

51:50

12 Feb 2024


#230

429 | Filling Empty Rooms

The Minimalists talk about the human desire to fill empty rooms, how they spend their downtime, the value of a quiet life, and why people desire fancy things. Watch all 2 hours of episode 429 on [The Minimalists Private Podcast] (https://patreon.com/theminimalists) . Discussed in this episode: How do minimalists spend their downtime? (01:56) Why do I struggle with wanting nice things as a minimalists? (22:18) How can we let go of the emotions tied to things? (30:30) Can owning things deprive us of the joy of sharing them? (40:39) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast/">minimalists.com/podcast</a> Join The Minimalists Private Podcast: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/support/">minimalists.com/support</a> ... Read more

05 Feb 2024

51 MINS

51:56

05 Feb 2024


#229

428 | Invisible Clutter

The Minimalists speak with Ryan Blaser, founder of TestMyHome.com, about the best tests to uncover in-home toxins, including mold, EMFs, WiFi, Bluetooth, blue light, chemicals in water, and other invisible clutter in our homes. Watch all 3 hours of episode 428 on <a href= "https://patreon.com/theminimalists">The Minimalists Private Podcast</a>. Discussed in this episode: What are the most surprising sources of indoor toxins? (02:29) Are cell phones toxic? (31:30) What’s the best way to filter my water? (44:05) Are claims about indoor toxins backed by science? (49:27) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast/">minimalists.com/podcast</a> Join The Minimalists Private Podcast: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/support/">minimalists.com/support</a> ... Read more

29 Jan 2024

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:47

29 Jan 2024


#228

427 | Declutter Your Emotions

The Minimalists talk about emotional clutter, the dangers of being a “helper,” and whether hoarding is a form of procrastination. Watch all 2 hours of episode 427 on <a href= "https://patreon.com/theminimalists">The Minimalists Private Podcast</a>. Discussed in this episode: Did I accidentally steal a bicycle? (01:52) Is hoarding just another form of procrastination? (15:59) How can I teach my boyfriend to minimize? (25:09) Where are The Minimalists touring in 2024? (32:22) How can you maintain control of your space while moving an elderly parent or in-law into your home? (38:45) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast/">minimalists.com/podcast</a> Join The Minimalists Private Podcast: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/support/">minimalists.com/support</a> ... Read more

22 Jan 2024

49 MINS

49:00

22 Jan 2024


#227

426 | Breaking Free from Broke

The Minimalists speak with author George Kamel about letting go of past financial mistakes, frugality vs. minimalism, and how much money The Minimalists have. Watch all 2 hours of episode 426 on <a href= "https://patreon.com/theminimalists">The Minimalists Private Podcast</a>. Discussed in this episode: How can I let go of my past financial mistakes? (02:15) What’s the relationship between frugality and minimalism? (15:25) Are The Minimalists millionaires? (22:29) How can I let go of my LEGO collection? (35:54) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast/">minimalists.com/podcast</a> Join The Minimalists Private Podcast: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/support/">minimalists.com/support</a> ... Read more

15 Jan 2024

57 MINS

57:14

15 Jan 2024


#226

425 | Behind What We Buy

The Minimalists speak with Marcus Collins, author of For the Culture, about the pernicious forces of corporate marketing. Watch all 2 hours of episode 425 on <a href= "https://patreon.com/theminimalists">The Minimalists Private Podcast</a>. Discussed in this episode: How can I reconcile being a minimalist with my corporate marketing job? (02:15) Have we become superficial because everyone is trying to sell us something?  (30:09) What do The Minimalists think about “buy nothing” challenges? (40:58) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast/">minimalists.com/podcast</a> Join The Minimalists Private Podcast: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/support/">minimalists.com/support</a> ... Read more

08 Jan 2024

48 MINS

48:29

08 Jan 2024


#225

424 | One Day or Day One

The Minimalists talk about how to start decluttering and letting go of stories about things. Watch all 2 hours of episode 424 on <a href= "https://patreon.com/theminimalists">The Minimalists Private Podcast</a>. Discussed in this episode: What’s the best method to start decluttering? (02:00) How do you get rid of things that are brand new? (12:36) How can I live my life without constantly feeling disappointed by the world around me? (25:58) How can I stop feeling defeated by my clutter? (37:40) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast/">minimalists.com/podcast</a> Join The Minimalists Private Podcast: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/support/">minimalists.com/support</a> ... Read more

01 Jan 2024

47 MINS

47:30

01 Jan 2024


#224

423 | Letting Go of Seasonal Decorations

The Minimalists talk about decluttering seasonal decorations, opting out of the consumer culture of Los Angeles, and whether hoarding is a choice. Watch all 2 hours of episode 423 on [The Minimalists Private Podcast] (https://patreon.com/theminimalists) . Discussed in this episode: Should I declutter my seasonal decorations? (01:55) Is it difficult to be a minimalist in Los Angeles? (12:49) Is hoarding a choice? (26:29) How are Joshua and T.K. so good at having conversations with differing opinions? (39:23) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast/">minimalists.com/podcast</a> Join The Minimalists Private Podcast: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/support/">minimalists.com/support</a> ... Read more

25 Dec 2023

47 MINS

47:06

25 Dec 2023


#223

422 | The Comfort Crisis

The Minimalists speak with Michael Easter, author of The Comfort Crisis and Scarcity Brain, about embracing boredom and starting from scratch after losing everything. Watch all 2 hours of episode 422 on <a href= "https://patreon.com/theminimalists">The Minimalists Private Podcast</a>. Discussed in this episode: How do we start from scratch after losing everything? (02:29) Why can’t humans embrace boredom? (22:30) How can we achieve work-life balance with a constantly changing schedule? (35:20) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast/">minimalists.com/podcast</a> Join The Minimalists Private Podcast: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/support/">minimalists.com/support</a> ... Read more

18 Dec 2023

49 MINS

49:19

18 Dec 2023


#222

421 | Eco-Friendly Products

The Minimalists speak with Dr. Zach Bush and Alex Woodard about environmentally friendly products, issues caused by food companies, and more. Watch all 2 hours of episode 421 on [The Minimalists Private Podcast] (https://patreon.com/theminimalists) . Discussed in this episode: How can I find affordable environmentally friendly products? (02:06) How can we opt out of the madness of manufactured foods? (27:13) Are we addicted to water? (49:45) How can we develop an alternative to retail therapy that isn’t just another form of consumption? (01:08:39) How can I maintain my home while in a season of healing? (01:16:20) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast/">minimalists.com/podcast</a> Join The Minimalists Private Podcast: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/support/">minimalists.com/support</a> ... Read more

04 Dec 2023

1 HR 28 MINS

1:28:28

04 Dec 2023


#221

420 | Possession Reduction

The Minimalists speak with Leo Babauta from Zen Habits about bringing meaning to our everyday lives and getting back on track with minimalism. Watch all 2 hours of episode 420 on  [The Minimalists Private Podcast] (https://patreon.com/theminimalists) . Discussed in this episode: How can I bring meaning to my everyday life? (02:33) How do I get back on track after falling off the minimalism wagon? (16:03) Are smartphones a minimalist tool or a maximalist device? (30:40) Is being a minimalist just another form of identity clutter? (37:40) Detailed show notes: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/podcast/">minimalists.com/podcast</a> Join The Minimalists Private Podcast: <a href= "http://theminimalists.com/support/">minimalists.com/support</a> ... Read more

27 Nov 2023

47 MINS

47:30

27 Nov 2023