Millennial Minimalists
BEST OF: The Paradox of Choice with Barry Schwartz

BEST OF: The Paradox of Choice with Barry Schwartz

September 12, 2022

Do you find yourself overwhelmed by today’s explosion of choice? Or find it challenging to make everyday decisions? In this episode, you will learn how to navigate decision-making in our world of overwhelming choice.

Kelly speaks with American author, speaker, and psychologist, Barry Schwartz to discuss his powerful read, The Paradox of Choice, where he shares the implications that come with too much choice and the power of embracing ‘good enough.’

From the number of snacks on grocery shelves to the number of paths we can take in our lives, Barry argues that having too many options discourages us from making decisions and shares how limiting our choices will make us better off.

Be inspired to embrace ‘choice with boundaries’ and start reaping the benefits of a calmer and more fulfilled every day.

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BEST OF: Simplify Your Life & Make Room for More

BEST OF: Simplify Your Life & Make Room for More

August 29, 2022

Be motivated to simplify your life and make room for more meaningful things.

Whether you are looking to remove physical, mental, emotional, or digital clutter, this episode will encourage you to take action and start reaping the benefits of living with less.

Kelly and Lauren talk about how to simplify your time commitments, your thoughts, everyday distractions, technologies, relationships and more. Plus, they share an honest discussion around the areas of clutter they continue to work through.

Be inspired to manage the excess in your life and gain the time back to focus on the most important things.

*This BEST OF episode is one of a few top-rated episodes that will be shared through September. New episodes will release starting this October!*

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How to Break Up with Your Phone with Catherine Price

How to Break Up with Your Phone with Catherine Price

August 15, 2022

If you feel triggered to constantly pick up your phone and are left feeling distracted and/or anxious, this conversation is for you! You will be motivated to improve your relationship with your phone and achieve screen-life balance.  

Kelly speaks with award-winning science journalist, speaker, and author, Catherine Price to share insights from her international best-seller, How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life.

Catherine’s goal is to help us keep what we love about our phones and minimize or eliminate what we don’t.

You will learn about the implications that come with overusing our phones and how we can use mindfulness training to satisfy our brains without turning to our phones.  

You will also be encouraged to think about how to spend the time back that you gain once you have gone through a phone breakup. 

Be inspired to take a step back from your phone, feel good, and get back to what really matters.
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Let’s Talk About Moving & Embracing Change

Let’s Talk About Moving & Embracing Change

August 1, 2022

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In this one-on-one episode, Kelly and Lauren talk about their recent moving experiences and how they have each been working to embrace their life transitions.

Lauren shares an update on her recent move to her partner’s place and Kelly discusses her upcoming move to another new apartment on her own.

And together they talk about the discomfort that comes with change and how they have each been managing their emotions and anxieties.

You will learn that moving doesn’t need to be stressful, however. By decluttering beforehand and keeping a positive mindset, it can be a smooth transition.

Whether you are moving or working through a life change, be inspired to simplify your mental space, embrace discomfort, and grow.

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Unwind Your Anxiety with Dr. Jud Brewer

Unwind Your Anxiety with Dr. Jud Brewer

July 18, 2022

Be motivated by proven brain-based techniques that can help you hack your brain, uproot your anxiety, and say goodbye to overwhelm!

Kelly and Lauren speak with New York Times Best-Selling Author and Addiction Psychiatrist and Neuroscientist, Dr. Jud Brewer to share insights from his latest international best-seller, “Unwinding Anxiety,” which shares a clinically proven plan to help us break the cycle that drives anxiety and addictive habits.

You will learn about common anxiety triggers, where our anxieties hide, why we get stuck in habit loops, and how we can begin to train our brains to feel, perform and live better.

Be inspired to overcome anxious thoughts, feelings, and habits through mindfulness training and curiosity! Read the rest of this entry »

Simple Sustainable Swaps with Tara McKenna

Simple Sustainable Swaps with Tara McKenna

July 4, 2022

Kelly and Lauren speak with recognized Zero Waste blogger and author, Tara McKenna, who shares simple sustainable swaps that you can incorporate into your everyday.

Tara is the founder of The Zero Waste Collective blog and the author of the new best-seller, Don't Be Trashy: A Practical Guide to Living with Less Waste and More Joy.

You will learn everything from how to reduce food waste and build a more conscious kitchen and bathroom, to how to shop more sustainably, and more.

Plus, you will learn about an exciting ‘no buy’ challenge to help you start your low-to-zero waste journey today!

Be inspired to take action now and start living your best life with less waste! 
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Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving with Celeste Headlee

Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving with Celeste Headlee

June 20, 2022

If you feel stressed, spread too thin, and/or burdened by daily demands, this conversation is for you!

Kelly and Lauren speak with award-winning journalist, speaker, and author Celeste Headlee to share insights from her national best-seller, “Do Nothing: How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving.”

You will learn how to break away from our society’s unhealthy obsession with busyness and efficiently so that you can reduce feelings of anxiety and reclaim your time.

Celeste argues that we do not need to sabotage our well-being to achieve our goals and she gives examples to how making space for leisure and embracing moments of idleness will help us live and perform better. 

Be inspired to reject the idea that you should constantly be doing and start embracing a healthier lifestyle that allows you to thrive!
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Simple, Sustainable Diet & Fitness Tips with Carter Good

Simple, Sustainable Diet & Fitness Tips with Carter Good

June 6, 2022

Whether you are looking to lose weight or optimize your health in a simple way, this conversation is for you.

Lauren speaks with famed diet and fitness coach Carter Good, who helps others lose weight, get in shape, and build sustainable health and fitness habits. 

Carter believes that diet and exercise don't need to be complicated, and he is passionate about helping others get the best results possible with the least amount of effort.

You will learn about the 5 simple components of keeping a healthy body and the power of being activity-minded to help you easily integrate exercise into your everyday activities.

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Be Radically Content with Jamie Varon

Be Radically Content with Jamie Varon

May 23, 2022

If you are ambitious and often find yourself feeling discontent or saying, “I will be happy when"... this conversation is for you!

Kelly speaks with American author, Jamie Varon to share insights from her latest book, “Radically Content: Being Satisfied in an Endlessly Dissatisfied World,which will motivate you to opt-out of ‘societal shoulds’ and give you the tools to create a more satisfying life. 

You will learn what it means to be radically content and how cultivating contentment can give you the foundation to be more present and the space to feel your feelings, learn, and grow.

Be inspired to untangle yourself from social expectations and start embracing who you are, what you have, and where you are today.

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Adopt Minimalist Habits

Adopt Minimalist Habits

May 9, 2022

Kelly and Lauren talk about their minimalist habits and maintenance systems to help you on your lifestyle journey.

They cover everything from how they keep up with physical clutter in their kitchens, bathrooms, and closets to how they manage their ongoing mental clutter, and more. Plus, considering this lifestyle is imperfect, they each discuss the areas in their lives they want to improve on. 

They also share key insights from James Clear's New York Times Best-Seller, Atomic Habits, to motivate you to adopt new healthy habits, break bad ones, and help you connect your identity to the habits you want to have.

Be inspired to embrace this imperfectly perfect lifestyle and start developing the habits and systems you need to maintain this simpler way of life.


James Clear's Atomic Habits

Johann Hari's on Oprah's Super Soul 

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