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The Minimalists Podcast

Release Date: 06/28/2022

352 | The Expectations show art 352 | The Expectations

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The Minimalists are joined by musician to talk about the problem with expectations and assumptions. Watch all three hours of episode 352 on The Minimalists Private Podcast: 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:  Join The Minimalists Private Podcast: 

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351 | Funeral for Things show art 351 | Funeral for Things

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The Minimalists are joined by their new cohost, , to talk about dead things, dead relationships, and more. Listen to all three hours of episode 351 on The Minimalists Private Podcast: 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: Join The Minimalists Private Podcast:

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You Are Probably a Stage 1 Hoarder show art You Are Probably a Stage 1 Hoarder

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The Minimalists discuss with professional organizer the likelihood that nearly all of us are at least stage 1 hoarders. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS:

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350 | Professional Organizers show art 350 | Professional Organizers

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The Minimalists discuss organizing, hoarding, and decluttering with professional organizer , 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: Join The Minimalists Private Podcast:...

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The Perfect Amount of Clothes show art The Perfect Amount of Clothes

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The Minimalists discuss how many articles of clothing are sufficient for a minimalist. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS:

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349 | Outgrowing Things show art 349 | Outgrowing Things

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The Minimalists discuss outgrowing possessions, careers, cities, routines, habits, traditions, and relationships, they release a major announcement, and they answer the following questions: How can you tell you’ve outgrown something? (01:48)  What is the common denominator of outgrown things? (04:39) How do I move on from my past traumas so they have the least negative impact on my present self? (10:35) What is your perspective regarding trauma? (16:58) How do I move on from something without feeling I’m losing part of my identity? (21:12) Who is the new cohost of The Minimalists...

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Emotions from Childhood Are Holding You Back show art Emotions from Childhood Are Holding You Back

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The Minimalists discuss coping with childhood trauma with psychologist . Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS:

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348 | Decluttering Emotions show art 348 | Decluttering Emotions

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The Minimalists discuss emotional clutter with psychologist , and they answer the following questions: What is optimum emotional health, and how do we achieve it? (01:39) How does acceptance help us manage our emotional state? (04:31) Can anger be productive? (05:59) How are emotions actually data? (07:04) How do emotions and values work together? (07:25) What is the ideal relationship between stimulus and response? (10:29) What is “fusion”? (11:18) What is the “readiness potential”? (13:54) How do we address overidentification with an emotion? (14:10) How do I silence the naysayers in...

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All of Humanity's Problems Stem from This show art All of Humanity's Problems Stem from This

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The Minimalists discuss a common issue that plagues much of modern humanity, as well as a few simple solutions. Listen to full episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast: FOLLOW THE MINIMALISTS:

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347 | The Minimalist Checklist show art 347 | The Minimalist Checklist

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The Minimalists discuss ten ideal ways to simplify our lives, and they answer the following questions: Where do we best start our decluttering odyssey? (02:01) What is “setting the stage”? (13:23) What is the “true cost” of an item? (21:06) What two ways do you recommend to save money on every purchase? (24:53) What platforms have you found reliable for selling unwanted items? (33:58) How do we effect positive change in our city’s policies regarding architectural aesthetics? (42:33) What is “wabi-sabi”? (42:58) Detailed show notes: Join The Minimalists Private Podcast:

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The Minimalists talk about earning a living from creative pursuits with writer Jeff Goins, and they answer the following questions:

Why do even the most talented artists often struggle financially? (02:43)

What is the premise of Jeff’s book? (03:35)

How does stubbornness help artists? (04:31)

How does a hyper focus on details harm artists? (07:43)

What is the importance of patrons for artists? (12:55)

How do artists best actualize their dreams? (24:22)

What is the best use of our creations that no longer hold any meaning for us—save for posterity, recycle, repurpose, trash? (25:30)

How do I best manage my PR on social media so I have adequate time to produce my art? (38:18)

What is the Sunday Symposium? (45:10)

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