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The Minimalists
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.

The Purpose of a Thing Is to Be Used or Enjoyed

In this short video, The Minimalists are joined by Leo Babauta from Zen Habits to talk about buying multipurpose clothes, technology, and other items that eliminate excess. This is a standalone highlight from episode 420 of The Minimalists Private Podcast.

Comment on YouTube and tell us your favorite multipurpose tool (we’ll feature the best comments on a future episode). Since our YouTube channel is 100% commercial-free, please “thumbs up” the video to help us take advantage of the algorithm.

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