January 13, 2020
The Millennial Minimalists' share a quick update about their plan for 2020! Kelly explains that they will be stepping back for the month of January to plan for the months ahead and taking space throughout the year to balance all of life's priorities.
Moving forward, Kelly and Lauren will be sharing exciting interviews and one-on-one discussions with you every 3 weeks on Monday mornings, beginning February 3rd, 2020!
They close by giving thanks to YOU (and all of their listeners) for your ongoing support and engagement and wishing you a great start to the new year!
Please stay tuned!
December 31, 2019
As part of wrapping up 2019, Kelly and Lauren reflect on their minimalist lifestyle wins and share their minimalist lessons and professional goals for 2020.
Together they continue to inspire you to see minimalism as a simple, intentional lifestyle that can help you embrace your authentic self and design your best life.
Minimalist Luggage: Monos
Clean Beauty: Lash Luxury Eyelash Serum
December 13, 2019
Get ready for a fun and engaging conversation about how the Millennial Minimalists podcast came to be.
Kelly and Lauren are interviewed by podcaster Marc Champagne, the host of Behind the Human.
They reflect on mental minimalism and share their tips on how to declutter and organize your thoughts, especially over the busy holiday season.
Recorded in a festive podcast studio in the Canadian Tire Christmas House (#CTChristmas), Kelly and Lauren close by sharing thoughts on how to design a lighter, simpler, more meaningful holiday.
Behind The Human Podcast
Mental Minimalism with Marc Champagne
The Gift of 20 Things (That Aren’t Things)
December 3, 2019
Kelly and Lauren discuss how minimalism is not perfectionism.
Together they reflect on their wins and challenges when it comes to each living more sustainably, decluttering their mental clutter, and being intentional when it comes to buying new things.
They also share their thoughts on Marie Kondo’s new store, KonMari.com!
Topics discussed: living with less waste, reducing your carbon footprint, creating space for mental fitness, managing money with intention, making intentional purchases.
Kelly’s intentional purchase:
Monos Travel Luggage (If you "need" one, use code MM5 for % off at checkout)
Holiday Episodes You Should Listen to:
Holidays and Consumerism – Kelly and Lauren share tips on how to be intentional when it comes to both gift giving and receiving and how to avoid unnecessary material temptations.
The Gift of 20 Things (That Aren’t Things) – To celebrate the holidays, Kelly and Lauren exchange 20 things they have learned from each other since starting Millennial Minimalists. It’s a fun, priceless discussion.
November 15, 2019
Learn how to design a conscious closet that you can feel proud of!
Kelly and Lauren speak with the brand manager behind the sustainable and ethical clothing brand, Boody Eco-wear.
Boody is amongst a leading group of growing slow fashion brands that are dedicated to responsible practices. As we become increasingly conscious about how our clothes are manufactured, brands like Boody are helping us make a difference for the future of our planet and the people involved in the making of our clothes.
Be inspired to invest in high quality, responsible brands that help you reduce your carbon footprint and approach fashion in an ethical way.
Boody Eco-wear Website
PROMO: Use code “millennial” at checkout for 20% off your order
November 3, 2019
Learn how to live more sustainably today by starting with one small act.
Kelly and Lauren are interviewed by a podcaster with a great sustainable mission. Host Amy Powell at The Attainable Podcast inspires us to adopt sustainable habits to help our planet today and for generations to come.
In their discussion, you will learn how to be more mindful of the environment and how living sustainably is a natural component of a minimalist lifestyle.
The minimalist lifestyle is about being kind to ourselves and to the environment.
The Attainable Podcast
October 20, 2019
Be inspired to plan your next trip with intention by leaning into your preferences and goals.
Kelly and Lauren speak with special guest, Megan Anderluh, the editor of Moon Travel Guides about how to design your ideal vacation. They discuss how to experience new cities as an explorer rather than a tourist, and the benefits of taking in local spots rather than packing your days.
Learn how to design a trip where you can experience more and still make time to relax and wander.
Moon Travel Guides
October 5, 2019
In this one on one discussion between Kelly and Lauren, learn how the minimalist lifestyle can help you live more mindfully and feel more fulfilled.
By clearing your life of excess, you become more mindful of your energy, your attention to others, and the environment.
Kelly and Lauren share their thoughts on how this lifestyle has helped them be more present and less triggered by life's distractions. They also share a few daily mindful routines that help them tap into their conscious minds.
Be inspired to adopt mindfulness practices that will help you live more in the present moment.
Eckhart Tolle's Book A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle's Book The Power of Now
September 16, 2019
This week's guest is comedy podcaster and creative entrepreneur Delanie Fischer! Delanie is also an extremely passionate and enthusiastic minimalist.
Delanie is the co-host of the comedy and health podcast, Self-Helpless (a top iTunes and Spotify podcast), the artist behind “Dicks by Delanie", and a creative consultant working with new business owners and individuals in search of greater personal fulfillment.
In her discussion with Kelly and Lauren, Delanie shares an open reflection on her minimalist journey and provides tips to help you design a lifestyle that is most authentic to you.
Key topics: Living authentically, making time for self-reflection, letting go of stuff, sustainable lifestyle practices, veganism, time-blocking.
Delanie Fischer's Website
August 6, 2019
The World Health Organization (WHO) previously labeled stress as the “health epidemic of the 21st century” and today WHO has diagnosed burnout as an “extreme chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.”
Today, millennials report a higher level of stress than any other generation. To explore this critical topic, Kelly and Lauren speak with the author of The Burnout Gamble, Hamza Khan, who shares his ideas on how to manage stress, beat burnout and stay motivated.
Hamza offers actionable tools that you can apply to your life to channel your work, health, and relationships in an intentional and mindful way.
“BURN BRIGHT, NOT OUT.” – Hamza Khan
Podcast: Ideas into Action
Book: The Burnout Gamble
TEDx Talk: The Burnout Gamble (UTSC 2016)
TEDx Talk: Stop Managing, Start Leading (RyersonU 2016)