Make Money with Clickbank
banner The 4 Week Diet
Clickbank Marketplace Ads

You May Also Like These Topics...

Not Utopia

By Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus ·

Minimalism will not solve all our problems.

Unfortunately, we often believe that the goal of simple living is to own as few things as possible—to declutter our homes, organize our lives, and clear our minds. Once we do this, we’ll each find our own private utopia and bask in the glory of our newfound happiness, right?

Not exactly.
Real life doesn’t work this way.

Minimalism is not the end game. Chucking material possessions does not necessarily equate to happiness. You could get rid of all your stuff and still be miserable.

Removing the excess will, however, help you discover what does in fact bring you joy—experiences, people, passions—because it’s much easier to find the path once the debris is cleared.

Simplifying may never usher you to your utopia. Even the simple life has its moments of tedium and drudgery and sadness and pain. But letting go can lead to a better life, one that’s worth more than any shiny object.

You can start small, but it’s worth getting started today.

Read this essay and 150 others in our new book, Essential.

The post Not Utopia appeared first on The Minimalists.

Jordan Bates and Jon Brooks Discuss Spiritual Narcissism and the Shadow (HEx Podcast #22)

In May 2019, Jordan Bates and I (Jon Brooks) met up in London to attend the Rebel Wisdom summit. Having not seen each other in the flesh for 6 months, we thought we’d celebrate our reunion by recording our first ever podcast together. Jordan and I have always had incredible, dizzying, profound conversations about topics […]

The post Jordan Bates and Jon Brooks Discuss Spiritual Narcissism and the Shadow (HEx Podcast #22) appeared first on High Existence.

Study Suggests A Bottle Of Wine Equals The Cancer Risk Of 10 Cigarettes

But doctors say that comparison oversimplifies how the disease actually works.

Podcast 174 | Minimalist Fitness

By Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus ·

In this episode of The Minimalists Podcast, Joshua & Ryan discuss minimalist health and fitness with Ben Greenfield from the Ben Greenfield Fitness podcast, and they answer the following questions:

  • How do I create an exercise habit that fits my busy life?
  • What are some effective exercises that don’t require a gym?
  • What is the ultimate minimalist exercise?

Video Stream

Subscribe

Apple Podcasts · Spotify · Google Play · Soundcloud · MP3

Minimal Maxims

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

  • “Everyone has eighteen minutes a day for their health.” —Joshua Fields Millburn
  • “Gym memberships don’t make you fit; consistent actions make you fit.” —Ryan Nicodemus
  • “The simplest exercise is always the exercise you enjoy.” —Joshua Fields Millburn
  • “Minimal exercises lead to maximal health.” —Ryan Nicodemus

Mentioned in This Episode

The post Podcast 174 | Minimalist Fitness appeared first on The Minimalists.