Minimalism Podcasts


Listen to some great podcasts for tips and advice on minimalism and simple living.

An Interview with Ben - Summer Series Welcome to the third episode of the Summer Series For all of January, we'll be bringing back the best of 2018, re-sharing some of our favourite episodes to keep you company on the beach Today we're highlighting one of the most-loved episodes of last year - when Brooke interviewed Ben about his slow living journey. The Slow Home Podcast
Ep 093: Stop Over-Complicating Exercise I don't think there is anything that has been more blown out of proportion and overly complicated than exercise. People obsess over the form, the type, and the amount of exercise. They read massive books on the topic all while procrastinating the actual task of exercising. The Purposeful Home Podcast
167 - Collectibles Joshua and Ryan talk about their personal collections, and they answer the following questions: What should I do with items that are no longer useful but might have value as decorations or collectibles? Is it better to store or display collectibles? What should I do with collectibles that bring me joy that I’m too embarrassed to display? The Minimalists
53: Financial Freedom with Jessi Fearon Ever wish you could sit down with a financial expert and get practical advice? Well, we here you! In Episode 53 of the Cohesive Home Podcast, we invited Jessi Fearon, financial expert from Real Life on a Budget, to share her advice for being intentional with finances in 2019. Cohesive Home Podcast
Rob Greenfield on the enormous power of small changes - Summer Series Welcome to the second episode of the Summer Series For all of January, we'll be bringing back the best of 2018, re-sharing some of our favourite episodes to keep you company on the beach Today we're highlighting one of Brooke's most inspiring picks of the year - her interview with Rob Greenfield. The Slow Home Podcast
Ep 092: Getting Your Unwilling Family On Board With Minimalism When I first started my journey to living minimal and simplified, Brian was not on board. It took him a few years to really get it and join me in it. But not everyone in life will understand or support the decision our family made to live minimalistically. The Purposeful Home Podcast
EP72: Start Today The Minimalist Mantra of the Week is a quick, 5-minute episode with a phrase you can think on throughout the week - especially if you plan on doing any holiday shopping! This week's mantra is: Start Today. Minimalist Moms
166 - Hope Joshua and Ryan are joined by Diane Capaldi to talk about hope, despair, joy, and regret, and they answer the following questions: What should I do if I still feel little hope toward transitioning into a minimalist lifestyle after decluttering? How do I maintain the hope of living a meaningful life if my loved ones don’t support me? The Minimalists
Florence Williams on the importance of getting our nature fix - Summer Series In this episode Florence shares why time in nature is so important, tips for how to make it happen and some of the benefits she's found in her research. This conversation only further convinced Brooke of the importance of spending time in nature - let us know if it made you feel the same way! The Slow Home Podcast
Ep 091: Delegation & Automation For Moms Delegation and automation are hot topics in the business world, but they can also be applied to our personal lives - especially as mama’s! You don’t have to do it all! You can delegate to people outside of your home or you can delegate to your kids. The Purposeful Home Podcast
165 - Habits Joshua and Ryan are joined by James Clear, author of Atomic Habits, to talk about creating new, empowering habits, and they answer the following questions: How do I select and develop the habits to foster my passions? How do I determine where to start with new habits when I’m overwhelmed by the options? The Minimalists
Ep 090: Day-After-Christmas Decluttering Pep Talk It is the day after Christmas… and I hope you had an incredible holiday! For my family, the day after Christmas is always the best day to declutter. Why? Because we are all much more willing to get rid of the toys, clothes, and stuff we collected through the year since we just opened up new ones. The Purposeful Home Podcast
164 - 2018 Joshua and Ryan reminisce about their favorite memories of 2018, and they answer the following questions: When should I stop pursuing a relationship? Is it still a hobby if I make money from it? What are a minimalist’s views on religion? The Minimalists
Ep 089: Minimalism For Those Who Enjoy Shopping There is this awkward tension in our culture where we feel we have to choose between being minimalist and enjoying shopping. Why can’t we choose both? Just because we enjoy shopping doesn’t mean we buy everything we see on the shelves. I enjoy shopping! The Purposeful Home Podcast
163 - Business Joshua and Ryan are joined by Jordan Harbinger to talk about what it takes to start a successful small business, and they answer the following questions: When is it acceptable to take on debt to expand my business? How do I run a minimalist business and still earn a living wage? The Minimalists
238: 20 Ways to Create a Luxurious Everyday Life - The French Way Season 5 of The Simple Sophisticate podcast kicked off earlier this year in September. Just prior to beginning, I shared the schedule of the season so that listeners would know for sure which Mondays they could tune in to find new and inspiring content. The Simple Sophisticate
52: Goal Setting for the New Year How do you goal set for the New Year? In Episode 52 of the Cohesive Home Podcast, Kate and Melissa give you full access to their goal setting process by talking through 2019 LIVE. The two share their personal, family, and business goals as well as what worked and didn’t work in 2018. Cohesive Home Podcast
Ep 088: Getting Intentional with Holiday Traditions This time of year it sometimes feels like we've got things kind of backwards. We care so much about creating a special holiday and not missing out that we go way too far and end up trying to create such a special atmosphere, that it's very not special. The Purposeful Home Podcast
EP71: The Minimalist Home with Joshua Becker We welcome a special guest to the show: Joshua Becker! His new book, The Minimalist Home, releases next Tuesday, December 18th! The book is a room-by-room guide to help readers declutter and refocus their lives. Minimalist Moms
162 - Upgrades Joshua and Ryan discuss upgrading your phone, clothes, technology, housing, appliances, and anything else you might consider upgrading, and they answer the following questions: Under what circumstances can I justify an upgrade? How do I resist the urge to upgrade to the 'latest and greatest'? The Minimalists
237: 7 Life Lessons from The Tao of Pooh "Things in their original simplicity contain their own natural power, power that is easily spoiled and lost when that simplicity is changed." —Benjamin Hoff, author of The Tao of Pooh ~Below is a list of the life lessons shared on today's podcast episode. The Simple Sophisticate
TPM - Episode #78 - Happy Holidays from The Practical Minimalists + The Nester We are back with you today with some insight on how we are approaching the holidays as "practical minimalists" and are also giving everyone an update on our lives and the show. Additionally The Nester is BACK with us to talk all things holiday. We hope you enjoy the show! The Practical Minimalists
40 Ways to Slow Your Holidays Cue the jazzy Christmas tunes - it's our final episode of the year! Welcome to the crowd-sourced holiday special, where we share your tips for staying slow in the silly season. The Slow Home Podcast
Ep 087: A Simple Christmas Hello trying to be minimal and simple during Christmas. Anyone struggle with this? I think much of the problem is that our society puts an overwhelming amount of pressure on Christmas and focus on the wrong things. We reach for what we want rather than what we need. The Purposeful Home Podcast
EP70: Minimalist Holiday Decor In this week’s episode, we’ll discuss how to be purposeful in our seasonal decorating without being a grinch. You know how it goes. The school year has barely begun and retailers are already pushing holiday decor. Mid-October I walked into Costco only to be caught off guard by Christmas trees and twinkle lights. Minimalist Moms
161 - Addictions Joshua and Ryan discuss our culture's addiction to stuff, shopping, drugs, alcohol, outrage, drama, success, and achievement, and they answer the following questions: When should I stop trying to save those individuals that refuse to save themselves? How do I break my addiction to the status quo? The Minimalists
51: Simple Holidays Already feeling stressed by the holidays? Need permission to simplify and celebrate in the way that is best for YOUR family? In this episode, Kate and Melissa share the ways they've uncomplicated their holiday celebrations and how to find traditions that feel right for yours. Cohesive Home Podcast
236: A Word to Remove from Our Vocabulary for Stronger Relationships - Should "You should read this." "You should do this." "You shouldn't be wasting your time doing… " Over the past couple years I have been wrestling with the uncomfortability that piques me any time a friend, family member or even complete stranger states something including the word "should" in the declaration. The Simple Sophisticate
EP 086: Becoming Your Full + True Self with the Enneagram If you're unfamiliar, the Enneagram is a personality test of sorts, but it's so much deeper than that. It has been a vital tool in understanding myself, my husband, and my children better. It has helped me heal some serious wounds from being misunderstood. The Purposeful Home Podcast
EP69: Attitude of Gratitude The Minimalist Mantra of the Week is a quick, 5-minute episode with a phrase you can think on throughout the week - especially if you plan on doing any holiday shopping! Minimalist Moms
160 - Changes Joshua and Ryan discuss re-evaluating our lives so we can make the changes we need to make, and they answer the following questions: How do I effect positive change in a friendship? How do I ensure there’s adequate support in place to make a significant personal or professional change sustainable? The Minimalists
235: 10 Ideas Gleaned & Confirmed from my Last Dinner Party There is nothing that makes me happier than sitting around the dinner table and talking until the candles are burned down.”― Madeleine L'Engle, author of A Circle of Quiet Dinner parties. The Simple Sophisticate
50: Jennifer Pepito For Episode 50 of the Cohesive Home Podcast, we're welcoming Jennifer Pepito: homeschooling mom of 7 and owner of Peaceful Press, a homeschooling curriculum and resource shop to the show. Cohesive Home Podcast
Ep 085: Stop Over-Complicating Things It is SO easy to overcomplicate things. We spend so much time looking for the perfect answer instead of looking for the best answer for right now. We prolong jumping to action and learning as we go. The Purposeful Home Podcast
EP68: The Minimalist Master Bedroom We walk through the master bedroom as a part of our series - A Minimalist Home. The master bedroom is used in so many different ways depending on the needs of each family. We'll talk you through how to make it more minimal and functional for you and/or your spouse. Minimalist Moms
159 - Blackfriday Joshua and Ryan discuss the holiday shopping season, and they answer the following questions: How do I explain to my young child the importance of gifting things of value? What should minimalists gift their loved ones? How do I convince family members to gift my children valuable experiences instead of material items? The Minimalists
234: Becoming Your Best Self - Embracing the Transformation Process "Heat is the element of transformation. It is was takes raw to cooked, flabby to firm. Pale to golden brown. The Simple Sophisticate