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306 | Shopping Addiction

The Minimalists Podcast

Release Date: 09/21/2021

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Joshua and Ryan discuss how we can appropriately address the root cause of a shopping addiction. Listen to the full episode at

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306 | Shopping Addiction show art 306 | Shopping Addiction

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Joshua and Ryan talk about resisting the incessant tug of consumerism while striving to simplify, and they answer the following questions: How do we overcome our shopping addiction? (00:00) What are the three prime indicators of compulsive buying? (04:00) What is consumerism? (06:45) When does something become an addiction? (09:39) Why do people have shopping addictions? (19:17) When creating a capsule wardrobe and running up against challenges regarding durability, should we buy more clothes at once or purchase clothes more often? (19:35) What is Project 333? (21:33) How do I adjust my...

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Joshua and Ryan talk about resisting the incessant tug of consumerism while striving to simplify, and they answer the following questions:

How do we overcome our shopping addiction? (00:00)

What are the three prime indicators of compulsive buying? (04:00)

What is consumerism? (06:45)

When does something become an addiction? (09:39)

Why do people have shopping addictions? (19:17)

When creating a capsule wardrobe and running up against challenges regarding durability, should we buy more clothes at once or purchase clothes more often? (19:35)

What is Project 333? (21:33)

How do I adjust my shopping habits so they better align with my minimalist practices? (26:01)

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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