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Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus discuss living a meaningful life with less.

The Minimalists Podcas‪t‬ The Minimalists

    • Mental Health
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus discuss living a meaningful life with less.

    The Unfollowing

    The Unfollowing

    Joshua and Ryan talk about unsubscribing and unfollowing anything that doesn’t bring tranquility or increase well-being, and they answer the following questions:
    How has unsubscribing and unfollowing helped your tranquility? (08:36)
    Should we attempt to explain ourselves to others when they question our minimalist lifestyle, or simply invite them to ‘unfollow’ us? (12:37)
    Can minimalism help us bring order back to our chaotic lives? (14:44)
    How do we determine the appropriate ‘path’? (18:50)
    We can’t impose tranquility on the world around us, so how do we adjust our internal settings to maintain inner tranquility? (23:10)
    Why do insults irritate us so intensely? (29:09)
    How do we adjust relationships that are predicated on conflict? (31:20)
    Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast
    Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

    • 46 min
    Quickie: The Impulse to Buy Multiples of Things

    Quickie: The Impulse to Buy Multiples of Things

    Joshua and Ryan discuss the search for durable items. Listen to the full episode on Patreon: patreon.com/theminimalists

    • 7 min
    Let It Go

    Let It Go

    Joshua and Ryan talk about letting go—letting go of sentimental items, letting go of junk, letting go of anxiety and stress—letting go of anything that harms our well-being or interrupts our peace, and they answer the following questions:
    How do our things own us? (02:53)
    Given that I’m under a deadline to move, how can I increase my decluttering pace without becoming overwhelmed and stressed? (08:44)
    Are there circumstances where a storage unit makes sense? (11:04)
    When the amount of your belongings is completely overwhelming, how—and where—do you even start? (18:06)
    Why are we so obsessed with prescriptiveness? (18:54)
    Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast
    Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

    • 36 min
    Quickie: Helping Messy Kids Get Organized

    Quickie: Helping Messy Kids Get Organized

    Joshua, Ryan, and their guest, behavioral and developmental pediatrician Dr. Damon Korb, discuss how to help children develop habits to become tidy and organized. Listen to the full episode on Patreon: patreon.com/theminimalists

    • 7 min
    Organized Kids

    Organized Kids

    Joshua and Ryan talk about raising organized children with behavioral and developmental pediatrician Dr. Damon Korb, and they answer the following questions:
    What are executive functions? (01:34)
    What is behavioral pediatrics? (02:18)
    What do you mean by “organized children”? (02:47)
    How has the pandemic affected children’s health? (03:24)
    How do we set appropriate boundaries with our children? (04:58)
    How do we help our children adopt minimalist practices that stick at an early age so they don’t lose them and suffer the consequences in adulthood? (05:38)
    How can we be minimalist parents? (06:50)
    How can we teach our children to be problem-solvers? (09:51)
    How can we help our children deal with boredom? (10:35)
    What advice do you have for first-time parents? (14:43)
    How do you balance setting boundaries with a child while still allowing them room to explore and learn about who they are? (19:16)
    How do we appropriately handle our expectations regarding our children? (21:54)
    What are the “5 H’s” regarding kids? (27:30)
    Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast
    Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

    • 36 min
    Quickie: How to Find Work-Life Balance

    Quickie: How to Find Work-Life Balance

    Joshua and Ryan discuss the folly of searching for work-life balance. Listen to the full episode on Patreon: patreon.com/theminimalists

    • 4 min

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