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  1. Podcast 127 | Sivers | The Minimalists

    In this episode of The Minimalists Podcast, Joshua & Ryan chat with Derek Sivers about simplicity, complexity, parenting, creativity, and saying “no” to almost everything, and they answer the following questions:

    How do I prioritize the most important things in my life once I’ve eliminated the clutter?

    How do I say ‘no’ to gifts and donations from my loved ones for my newborn without looking like an unappreciative jerk?

    How do I stay present with my loved ones when there are so many pressing demands on my time from my professional life?

    How do I ensure I stay committed to my minimalism journey?

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    Minimal Maxims

    Joshua & Ryan’s pithy, shareable, less-than-140-character responses. Find more quotes from The Minimalists at MinimalMaxims.com.

    “Common sense ain’t so common.”

    “To take back control of our lives we must practice saying ‘no’ more frequently so we can say ‘yes’ to what’s truly important.”

    “If all you’re doing is aspiring, then you’ll end up with aspiration all over the place.”

    Mentioned in This Episode

    Bag: Pakt One

    Patreon: The Minimalists

    Added Value: Anything You Want

    Added Value: Imperial Lane

    Added Value: Remedy Coffee

    Book: Essential

    Book: Everything That Remains

    Book: Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life

    Essay: An Honest Conversation About Advertisements

    Essay: My Writing Process

    Essay: No ‘Yes’—Either ‘Hell Yeah!’ or ‘No’

    Essay: Parenting

    Essay: Tour The Minimalists’ Montana Cabin

    Essay: Why No Advertising?

    Explore: Dayton Arcade

    Explore: Trade Me

    Explore: Whittaker’s

    Instagram: Jessica Williams

    Instagram: Joshua Fields Millburn

    Listen: “Hey Jude” The Beatles

    Newsletter: The Minimalists

    Podcast: Calgary

    Podcast: Edmonton

    Support: The Minimalists

    Twitter: Ella Sandwich

    Twitter: Podcast Shawn

    Venue: Ellerslie Racecourse

    Watch: Matt D’Avella

    Watch: Decoding Dayton

    Watch: Flight of the Conchords

    Watch: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Watch: Minimalism Documentary

    Website: Leo Babauta

    Website: Joshua Becker

    Website: Courtney Carver

    Website: Matt D’Avella

    Website: Minimal Maxims

    Website: Minimal Wellness

    Website: Derek Sivers

    Website: Colin Wright

    This episode was produced by Shawn Harding. Our theme music was written and performed by Peter Doran. Our podcast is completely free, so if you find value in these episodes, please consider donating a dollar. Your donations help keep this podcast advertisement-free (because advertisements suck).

    If you’d like to comment on the podcast, you can leave a review on Apple Podcasts. Not only do we read every review, but positive reviews also help our simple-living message reach more ears.

    Questions? Leave a voicemail at 406-219-7839, or send a voice memo to [email protected]. We’ll also answer lightning-round questions from Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

    Subscribe to The Minimalists via email.

    https://www.theminimalists.com/p127/

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  2. Podcast 066 | Things | The Minimalists

    In this episode of The Minimalists Podcast, Joshua & Ryan discuss the things people hold on to, the things people let go of, and the things that may or may not add value to our lives, and they answer the following questions:

    If my family and I are moving into a fully furnished house for the next year, should we sell everything or should we place it in storage?

    As a divorce lawyer, how can I help clients realign their values so they don’t fight over the division of their things?

    How do I minimize the paper clutter that results from all the documentation that my job requires?

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    Minimal Maxims

    Joshua & Ryan’s pithy, sharable, less-than-140-character answers to the lightning-round questions:

    Joshua on the correlation between hoarding and financial security: “Excess is a sign of weakness.”

    Ryan on the correlation between hoarding and financial security: “There’s not one good reason for the average person to hoard.”

    Joshua on purging things immediately versus gradually: “The best plan is the plan that works for you.”

    Ryan on purging things immediately versus gradually: “Comparing yourself to others as a guide to live life is a sure way to discontent. Instead, follow your values and beliefs.”

    Joshua on using minimalism to control one’s surroundings versus using minimalism to liberate oneself: “Letting go of control is the best way to regain total control.”

    Ryan on using minimalism to control one’s surroundings versus using minimalism to liberate oneself: “Anything taken to the extreme is going to be problematic.”

    Joshua on addressing relatives that take issue with our large donations of things: “There’s a fine line between panic and excitement.”

    Ryan on addressing relatives that take issue with our large donations of things: “The ones that truly love you will support you no matter what.”

    Joshua on sentimental things: “Our memories are not in our things—our memories are inside us.”

    Ryan on sentimental things: “You will find way more value in a few sentimental items versus a hoard of grandma’s knickers.”

    Mentioned in This Episode

    Tour: Less Is Now

    App: Yo

    Article: Rid Your Apartment of Donations

    Book: Anything You Want

    Book: Essential

    Book: Everything That Remains

    Book: Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life

    Contribute: Donation Town

    Contribute: Donation Warehouse

    Contribute: Goodwill

    Declutter: 1-800-GOT-JUNK

    Declutter: 1 Dollar Scan

    Declutter: Doxie Scanner

    Declutter: Freecycle

    Essay: Day 15: Finances

    Essay: Letting Go of Control

    Essay: Packing Party

    Essay: Permission to Let Go

    Essay: Photo-Scanning Party

    Essay: Why Are You Doing?

    Health: Axe Probiotics

    Health: Joshua’s Smoothie

    Health: Wild Planet Sardines

    Instagram: The Minimalists

    Listen: Havin’ Thangs Big Mike

    Newsletter: The Minimalists

    Podcast: Common Sense

    Podcast: Congratulations

    Podcast: Theo Von

    Podcast: Tour

    Recommendation: All Have Fallen Elhae

    Recommendation: Get Out

    Recommendation: Helmet

    Support: The Minimalists

    Watch: Anthony Jeselnik

    Watch: Making Minimalism

    Watch: Minimalism Documentary

    Watch: Mondays with The Minimalists

    Website: Exile Lifestyle

    Website: Minimal Wellness

    Workshop: How to Write Better

    This episode was produced by Shawn Harding. Our theme music was written and performed by Peter Doran. Our podcast is completely free, so if you find value in these episodes, please consider donating a dollar. Your donations help keep this podcast advertisement-free (because advertisements suck).

    If you’d like to comment on the podcast, you can leave a review on iTunes. Not only do we read every review, but positive reviews also help our simple-living message reach more ears.

    Questions? Leave a voicemail at 406-219-7839, or send a voice memo to [email protected]. We’ll also answer lightning-round questions from Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter if you use #AskTheMinimalists.

    Subscribe to The Minimalists via email.

    http://www.theminimalists.com/p066/

    —Huffduffed by monkeymagick

  3. Podcast 002 | Technology | The Minimalists

    In this episode of The Minimalists Podcast, Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus attempt to answer the following questions:

    How do you minimize social media feeds and not miss important info?

    How do you minimize your online browsing habits?

    How do you apply minimalism to technology?

    How do you embrace minimalism when your partner has no interest?

    What advice do you have for artists overwhelmed by art supplies?

    What was the most difficult thing for you to get rid of?

    How do you expand your vocabulary?

    How do you explain you don’t want things for gifts, but experiences?

    Is it better to donate items or to sell them?

    What does value mean to you?

    The Five Values in your book Minimalism are health, relationships, passion, growth, and contribution. If there was a sixth value, what would it be?

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    Mentioned in This Episode

    Essay: The 39th Lesson

    Essay: Most Emergencies Aren’t

    Book: Essential

    Book: Minimalism

    Course: How to Write Better

    Event: Tuesdays with The Minimalists

    Essay: Financial Freedom

    Correspondence: Contact The Minimalists

    Recommendation: The Sound of Life

    Recommendation: She Makes Hats

    Event: 3 Caffeinated Days with The Minimalists

    This episode was produced by Shawn Harding. Our theme music was written and performed by Peter Doran. Our podcasts are completely free, so if you found value in this episode, and you’d like to help us produce more, please consider donating a dollar to The Minimalists. Your donations help keep this podcast 100% advertisement-free (because advertisements suck).

    If you’d like to comment on the podcast, you can leave a review on iTunes. Not only do we read every review, but positive reviews also help our simple-living message reach more ears.

    If you have a question for The Minimalists you’d like us to answer on our podcast, please leave a message on our voicemail at 406-219-7839. We’ll also answer some questions from Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter on our podcast: #AskTheMinimalists.

    Subscribe to The Minimalists via email.

    http://www.theminimalists.com/002/

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