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

The Minimalists Podcast Joshua Fields Millburn, Ryan Nicodemus

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 8.6K Ratings

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

    Do Old Clothes Have an Expiration Date?

    Do Old Clothes Have an Expiration Date?

    Joshua and Ryan talk about putting an expiration date on old clothes. Listen to the full episode at patreon.com/theminimalists

    • 5 min
    Expired Things

    Expired Things

    Joshua and Ryan talk about expired food, expired medications, expired possessions, and expired daily habits, and they answer the following questions:
    How can we appropriately manage the expiration dates of everything in our lives? (00:00)
    Is the expiration date listed on food the last day it can be used? (06:57)
    How do I appropriately let go of perishable items that no longer serve me, especially when there was a degree of expense involved? (13:45)
    What do you consider clutter? (15:21)
    What can we do about expired sources of content, such as a blog with dated viewpoints, narratives, and opinions? (17:42)
    How do we determine when we’ve entered a new season in life and it’s time to let go of hobbies, friendships, and dreams of past seasons? (21:41)
    Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast
    Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

    • 29 min
    What Would The Minimalists Buy with Unlimited Money?

    What Would The Minimalists Buy with Unlimited Money?

    Joshua and Ryan discuss what they might purchase if they had unlimited funds. Listen to the full episode at patreon.com/theminimalists

    • 9 min
    Luxury Items

    Luxury Items

    Joshua and Ryan talk about so-called luxury items—desiring them, purchasing them, clinging to them, understanding them, and letting go of them—and they answer the following questions:
    How do you define “luxury item”? (01:10)
    How do we differentiate between luxury, elegance, and trendy? (06:04)
    As my fiance and I are creating our wedding registry, how do we ensure we don’t fall into the trap of exploiting the kindness of others for luxury items that will just fill the areas we just decluttered? (11:09)
    What is “expensive pain”? (13:23)
    What is an “alternative registry”? (15:44)
    Is crowdsourcing a reasonable way to fund a honeymoon? (17:07)
    Why do some pursue luxury instead of living within their means? (20:29)
    What is “low-grade misery”? (36:02)
    What is the ultimate luxury? (36:49)
    Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast
    Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

    • 42 min
    How Do I Leave My Job Now?

    How Do I Leave My Job Now?

    Joshua and Ryan discuss the folly of contemplating the "perfect" time to leave a job with career expert, author, and Ramsey personality Ken Coleman. Listen to the full episode at patreon.com/theminimalists

    • 7 min
    Paycheck to Purpose

    Paycheck to Purpose

    Joshua and Ryan talk about earning a living doing work that matters with career expert, author, and Ramsey personality Ken Coleman, and they answer the following questions:
    Does one have to have a “purpose” at work? (02:16)
    What three elements make up one’s purpose? (03:13)
    Must a purpose be a lofty pursuit? (09:33)
    What do you recommend as the best options for making money on the road for those of us that want to travel and see the world? (16:00)
    How do I balance pursuing a purpose with the responsibilities and obligations of being a parent and a spouse? (24:01)
    Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast
    Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
8.6K Ratings

8.6K Ratings

Mary Gladstone ,

❤️

Love these guys for defining minimalism as what is important to you. The definition is varies from person to person. Loving people, enjoying experiences and Living with the things that are essential leads to happier living 😊

Katie 5886 ,

Bloviating

It’s mainly Josh(the creepy-looking guy with the 50’s hairdo) bloviating for an hour. I wish Ryan(Dad-bod Jesus) was the only host.

TheRealDGreen530 ,

Excellent!!

Great lifestyle I follow and listing all the time for therapy and gym

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