530 episodes

Emmy-nominated Netflix stars and New York Times–bestselling authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, known collectively as The Minimalists, help millions of people live meaningful lives with less.

The Minimalists Podcast Joshua Fields Millburn, Ryan Nicodemus

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 78 Ratings

Emmy-nominated Netflix stars and New York Times–bestselling authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, known collectively as The Minimalists, help millions of people live meaningful lives with less.

    Quitting Minimalism

    Quitting Minimalism

    The Minimalists are joined by comedian Jamie Kilstein to talk about quitting minimalism, saying “no” to birthday gifts, and more. Listen to all three hours of episode 353 on The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists
    Discussed in this episode:
    What is your perspective regarding people quitting minimalism? (01:50)
    Why do we often blame our problems on everything but ourselves? (05:53)
    What is “new-convert syndrome”? (10:31)
    How do we tactfully refuse gifts? (12:33)
    What are T.K.’s three options regarding gifts? (16:02)
    Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast
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    • 26 min
    The Expectations

    The Expectations

    The Minimalists are joined by musician Matt Nathanson to talk about the problem with expectations and assumptions. Watch all three hours of episode 352 on The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists
    Discussed in this episode:
    How do I lower or eliminate expectations? (01:44)
    What is the distinction between an expectation and an assumption? (10:26)
    What do you consider your most meaningful accomplishment? (12:22)
    What can attendees of the Sunday Symposium event expect? (24:46)
    Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast
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    • 29 min
    Funeral for Things

    Funeral for Things

    The Minimalists are joined by their new cohost, T.K. Coleman, to talk about dead things, dead relationships, and more. Listen to all three hours of episode 351 on The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists
    Discussed in this episode:
    Why did T.K. Coleman join The Minimalists Podcast as the new cohost? (00:19)
    Are we obligated to always attend the funerals of loved ones? (03:43)
    How do I accept my mother dating after the death of my father? (15:46)
    What is “chronological snobbery”? (24:06)
    Why did you create the Sunday Symposium event? (30:54)
    Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast
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    • 37 min
    You Are Probably a Stage 1 Hoarder

    You Are Probably a Stage 1 Hoarder

    The Minimalists discuss with professional organizer Dr. Julia Raz the likelihood that nearly all of us are at least stage 1 hoarders. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists
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    • 7 min
    Professional Organizers

    Professional Organizers

    The Minimalists discuss organizing, hoarding, and decluttering with professional organizer Dr. Julia Raz, and they answer the following questions:
    When should you hire a professional organizer, and what should you look for in one? (01:36)
    What is a professional organizer? (02:13)
    How do I create a new space with a minimalist aesthetic when I move? (10:27)
    What is the crux of most couples’ disagreements? (19:09)
    How do I find the system of organization that works for me? (21:47)
    What questions help us get to the ‘why’ of decluttering? (26:43)
    Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast
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    • 38 min
    The Perfect Amount of Clothes

    The Perfect Amount of Clothes

    The Minimalists discuss how many articles of clothing are sufficient for a minimalist. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: patreon.com/theminimalists
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    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
78 Ratings

78 Ratings

brober84 ,

The Minimalists are the best

The amount of knowledge I got from these guys is hudge. I see that things are to be used not to be “loved”

90irmina ,

Happy birthday

all the best, I appreciate your work - the world needs people like you

Wiosło ,

Gentle respect

Thank you for your full off compassion attitude. Sharing your values and point of view with a respect of your audience and understanding of a different way of living. This is really making listen to you and I am able to rethink my life and change it on my own conditions :)

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