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The How to be a Minimalist podcast is all about exploring minimalism and the many areas of life it touches. I’ll be talking a lot more about how to live an experience-based life, emotional minimalism, and how to discover your minimalist WHYS than the most efficient, space-saving technique for folding your undies or how to create a minimalist-magazine-cover home. Don’t worry, though — there will be some of those types of things, too. But here, I’d like to dive in deeper than simply living with less.

How to be a Minimalist Katie Coughran

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The How to be a Minimalist podcast is all about exploring minimalism and the many areas of life it touches. I’ll be talking a lot more about how to live an experience-based life, emotional minimalism, and how to discover your minimalist WHYS than the most efficient, space-saving technique for folding your undies or how to create a minimalist-magazine-cover home. Don’t worry, though — there will be some of those types of things, too. But here, I’d like to dive in deeper than simply living with less.

    Things I Buy More of as a Minimalist — Ep. 50

    Things I Buy More of as a Minimalist — Ep. 50

    While it’s understandable that minimalists focus on what they do NOT want to spend their money on, it’s just as important to figure out what you WANT to spend your money and time on. In this episode, I talk about what I’m spending more time and resources on and why.

    • 24 min
    How to Declutter: 5 Minimalist Tips — Ep. 49

    How to Declutter: 5 Minimalist Tips — Ep. 49

    Minimalism encompasses a lot of things—often issues that come and go. Whether we’re talking about the physical or not-so-physical stuff, minimalism always seems to include decluttering and ditching things we don’t want in our lives. Here are some tips and questions you can ask yourself to make ditching and decluttering just a little easier.

    • 20 min
    10 Things I Regret Buying — Ep. 48

    10 Things I Regret Buying — Ep. 48

    I’ve never been one to buy a lot of stuff—even when I was a kid—but I find myself buying less and less as time passes. The biggest reason? I have bigger goals and desires which include having the time and space to enjoy my life and experiences. Here are some of the pitfalls I’ve experienced in the past, some of which I still have to remind myself are horrible purchases.

    • 20 min
    5 Ways Minimalism Can Make You Content — Ep. 47

    5 Ways Minimalism Can Make You Content — Ep. 47

    Our natural desire for growth and progression sometimes gets in the way of being content in life. Minimalism has helped me to focus on the important aspects of my life and balance my goals so that I can feel more content with the abundance I know I have.

    • 20 min
    Minimalism in the Workspace — Ep. 46

    Minimalism in the Workspace — Ep. 46

    Whatever kind of work you do, in this episode I’m walking you through several ways you can bring minimalism to work. After all, many people spend almost as many hours doing their work as they spend on their personal lives. I hope these tips help you to have a more productive and peaceful workspace.

    • 26 min
    Four Quick Chores that Keep Your Home Tidy: Ep. 45

    Four Quick Chores that Keep Your Home Tidy: Ep. 45

    If you’ve listened to this podcast even somewhat regularly, you’ll know that I hate cleaning. This is especially tedious for me when the mess has built up, so I’ve learned to not let that happen. Even if I can’t get to the bigger daily chores, these are the few things we do almost every single day to ensure our home stays pleasant and manageable.

    • 21 min

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