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The Minimalists are Emmy-nominated Netflix stars and New York Times–bestselling authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus. Alongside their podcast cohost, T.K. Coleman, this simple-living trio helps millions of people eliminate clutter and live meaningfully with less. Learn More.

Podcast 452 | Rest

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In this public episode of The Minimalists Podcast, The Minimalists talk about the need for rest in a restless world. Listen to the full Maximal episode on The Minimalists Private Podcast.

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Discussed in This Episode

  • How do I get my kids to adhere to a more reasonable bedtime so I can go to bed earlier?
  • What’s one thing that’s stopping you from getting the rest you need?
  • Listener tip: Realize what you want by getting rid of what you don’t need.
  • When it comes to buying products that improve my health, how much is enough?
  • How will I know when I’m done simplifying?
  • How do I declutter my restless email inbox?
  • What do The Minimalists’ home screens on their phones look like?
  • Amass It or Trash It: How do I get rid of my grandma’s bulky bedroom set?
  • More About Less: Unbusy, some thoughts about doing less.

Minimal Maxims

Joshua, Ryan, and T.K.’s pithy, shareable, less-than-140-character responses. Find more quotes from The Minimalists at

  • If you’re devoted to the destination, the path appears naturally.
  • Rest isn’t the goal; it’s the playing field.
  • Going to bed early is the same as sleeping in.
  • The music is shaped by the rest between the notes. 
  • Doing less is the only thing worth doing. 
  • Simplicity is a tool, not a destination.
  • Attention is earned, not granted.
  • Less content, more contentment.

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