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Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus help over 20 million people live meaningful lives with less through their website, books, podcast, and Netflix films. The Minimalists have been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Forbes, TIME, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, BBC, and NPR.


Less Is Now Trailer


They’ve built a movement out of minimalism. Longtime friends Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus share how it’s never too late to start over with less, and why simplifying can lead us to more fulfilling lives. Directed by Matt D’Avella.



The Minimalists examine the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life. Directed by Matt D’Avella.

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Let's Talk About Less


Each episode of this video-essay series explores a specific problem created by consumerism—from busyness and impulse to social media and destabilization of the economy.


How often do we question the status quo? SIMPLES is a four-part animated web series created by The Minimalists to help us think clearly about the way we live our lives.

Livingroom Conversations


Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus invite you into their livingrooms for this intimate series. Together, they dish out simple insights for living simply.

Unpacking Minimalism


Learn more about less. Jordan Know Moore, the filmmaker for The Minimalists, selects a topic from The Minimalists Podcast and “unpacks” it in this series.


Creating their documentary Minimalism was simple, but not easy. Now The Minimalists and Matt D’Avella are deconstructing the making of the film—their failures, wins, and behind-the-scenes antics.

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