The Minimalists Podcast

The Minimalists Podcast

Quickie: Minimalists' Preferences for Gifts

Joshua and Ryan discuss preferences regarding giving gifts compared to preferences regarding receiving gifts. Listen...

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186 | Birthday Gifts

Joshua and Ryan talk about birthday gifts, gifting experiences, their favorite consumables to give as gifts, and when...

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Quickie: How Small Changes Make Big Progress

Joshua and Ryan discuss how small changes in our daily habits will lead to big progress over the course of our lives...

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185 | Sustainable Living

Joshua and Ryan talk about sustainability, overconsumption, environmental concerns, health and beauty products, and...

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Quickie: Healthy Eating Habits for Travel

Joshua discusses healthy eating habits for travel with author and podcaster Rich Roll, Dr. Paul Saladino, and Dr....

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184 | Minimalist Diets

Joshua discusses simple diets, optimal health, strategies for healing, and the gut microbiome with author and...

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Quickie: Knowing When to Say Yes or No

Joshua and Ryan discuss how to determine whether to say "yes" or "no" to professional obligations with filmmaker and...

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183 | Creativity

Joshua & Ryan chat about creativity, creating more and consuming less, and the difference between “creating...

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Quickie: Addressing Pressure from Family Members

Joshua and Ryan discuss how to handle pressure from family members with author and podcaster Denaye Barahona. Listen...

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182 | Simple Families

Joshua & Ryan discuss simple families, minimalist parenting, and traveling with a family with author and...

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Quickie: The Impact of Excessive Phone Use

Joshua & Ryan discuss the impact that cell phones have on our lives with their friend Cal Newport, author of the...

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Quickie: How to Separate Personal and Professional Values

Joshua and Ryan delineate personal and professional values with neuroscientist, author, and podcaster Sam Harris....

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181 | Mindful

Joshua & Ryan talk about the most precious kind of freedom—awareness—as well as intentional living, mindfulness,...

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Maximal: Constipation of the Soul

Joshua & Ryan discuss whether success leads to sadness, whether sadness leads to success, and how to deal with...

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Quickie: Letting Go of the Love of Things

Joshua and Ryan discuss letting go of our love of things with YouTuber Shelbizleee. Listen to “Maximal” episodes of...

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180 | Stopped Buying

Joshua & Ryan talk about the things they stopped buying as minimalists, and why they stopped buying them, with...

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Quickie: Short-Term Sacrifices to Achieve Long-Term Gains

Joshua & Ryan join author Rachel Cruze to discuss establishing financial responsibilities. Watch “Maximal”...

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Quickie | When Do You Stop Comparing Yourself to Your Idols?

Joshua and Ryan discuss comparing yourself to others, especially your idols, with singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson....

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179 | Sadness

Joshua & Ryan discuss whether success leads to sadness, whether sadness leads to success, and how to deal with...

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Quickie | How Do You Determine the Value of Things?

Joshua & Ryan discuss how to determine what items truly add value to our lives. Listen to “Maximal” episodes of...

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