Millennial Minimalists
Adopt a Minimalist Lifestyle: Kelly’s Interview w/ Hamza Khan

Adopt a Minimalist Lifestyle: Kelly’s Interview w/ Hamza Khan

May 20, 2019

The Millennial Minimalists share Kelly’s guest appearance on the Ideas Into Action Podcast, hosted by Hamza Khan, a multi-award-winning marketer, dynamic keynote speaker, and accomplished serial entrepreneur.

Kelly shares her story as a minimalist adopter and delivers actionable advice on how to eliminate clutter and boost productivity.

Together Kelly and Hamza talk about the minimalism lifestyle movement, the importance of creating communities, and removing distractions when it comes to our time, energy and attention.

Learn more about Hamza Khan and the Ideas Into Action podcast below:

Hamza Khan

Ideas Into Action Podcast

Minimalism Challenges & Solutions

Minimalism Challenges & Solutions

May 11, 2019

Kelly and Lauren reflect on their minimalist journeys and share an honest conversation about the challenges they have experienced while working to master this lifestyle.

That being said, they believe that the life-changing benefits of living like a minimalist have been worth every obstacle.

By sharing their honest reflections, Kelly and Lauren hope to inspire you to adopt or continue to adopt this lifestyle knowing that there will be challenges and it’s OKAY.

Greg McKeown's Book, Essentialism

Laura Vanderkam's Book, 168 Hours

Mental Minimalism with Marc Champagne

Mental Minimalism with Marc Champagne

May 2, 2019

When you think of your mind as a room, do you see a cluttered space? In this episode, you will learn how to create the mental space to sharpen your mind.  

Kelly and Lauren are joined by Marc Champagne, the co-founder of the private journal and reflection app, KYŌ, to discuss proven mental fitness practices that will help you reflect and recharge your mind.

The KYŌ app is a platform for you to track your daily reflections and get access to powerful mental fitness lessons that shape the lives of inspiring figures around the globe.

Be prepared to declutter your mind and start integrating proven practices into your every day for improved mental health.


KYŌ App

KYŌ Conversations

Connect with Marc

How to Be Happy Every Day with Jacqueline Way

How to Be Happy Every Day with Jacqueline Way

April 22, 2019

Learn how to be happy every day by making room for purposes bigger than yourself. 

Kelly and Lauren are joined by Jaqueline Way, notable TEDx speaker and Founder and CEO of 365 Give – a global challenge that empowers people to create positive change through daily giving.

Jaqueline says that one of the best ways you can make yourself happy is to make other people happy.

Jaqueline is credited for her TEDx Talk (2017), How to be happy every day: It will change the world, which has over 3 million views. Jacqueline says, "when we give our endorphins kick in and we receive a helpers high.”

The secret is out! Start giving back to guarantee a feeling of happiness every, single, day. 

 

365 Give Challenge

Tedx Talk ( >3 Million Views)

Connect with Jaqueline Way

 

Emotional Minimalism

Emotional Minimalism

April 13, 2019

Learn how to declutter your emotional noise! All of the inner chaos and negative thoughts in your mind that do not serve you.

Kelly and Lauren work to inspire you to navigate your mental space and remove your emotional excess; all the emotional baggage that is created by you and can also be eliminated by you.   

Like decluttering your stuff, you need to evaluate your emotional thoughts and create space for positive emotional habits.  

Listen in and begin to capture and control your emotions to your advantage.

 

References:

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman! 

The Upside of Stress by Kelly McGonigal 

The Fast 5 Diet and The Fast 5 Lifestyle by Bert W. Herring

Oprah’s Supersoul Conversations Deepak Chopra: Creating Harmony

A Minimalist Guide to dealing with negative emotions by Dan Erickson

 

Minimalist Productivity Habits

Minimalist Productivity Habits

April 4, 2019

Learn about the minimalist productivity systems and lifestyle habits you can adopt and shape to win your every day.

Lauren and Kelly chat with Raphael Wong, Host of The Canvas Series Podcast to share proven systems for success to help you live with greater intention; from how you think to how you manage your time and your surroundings.

Be inspired to jumpstart your minimalist lifestyle journey and produce results that matter to you.

 

The Canvas Series Podcast

Raphael Wong at MyTechne

 

Create an Ethical Wardrobe with Kristi Soomer

Create an Ethical Wardrobe with Kristi Soomer

March 27, 2019

Be inspired to create an ethical and minimalist wardrobe that you can feel proud of!

Kelly and Lauren sit down with Kristi Soomer, CEO of the ethical fashion brand, Encircled, a line of high quality, multi-use and responsible basics with the traveler in mind.

Kristi believes that a conscious consumer is an impactful consumer and she works to inspire customers to build a wardrobe that creates space to be more with less.

Encircled has been featured in The Huffington Post, The National Post, Chatelaine, Canadian Geographic, Canadian Living, Now Magazine, and several broadcast media to name a few.

 

About Kristi Soomer

Encircled's #WearYourCloset Challenge

Encircled's Carry-on Travel Packing List

Brave + Boss: The Podcast

 

Essay: A Minimalist Mindset

Essay: A Minimalist Mindset

March 20, 2019

Be inspired to develop a growth-minded way of thinking, embrace your fears and take action on your goals.

Kelly reads a short essay she wrote titled, A Minimalist Mindset: How minimalism inspired me to regain focus and own my life.

This essay was published in Minimalism.Life, an online journal and collaborative project between The Minimalists, Minimalissimo and 5 STYLE.

Sustainable Fashion

Sustainable Fashion

March 15, 2019

Be inspired to build a high-quality, minimalist wardrobe that will reduce your impact and simplify your every day.

To launch this discussion, Lauren and Kelly are supported by growing ethical fashion brand, Kotn, an Egyptian-Canadian brand that was born out of a desire for quality, simple and sustainable essentials. 

Recorded at Kotn Toronto, Lauren and Kelly are joined by influential minimalists and Kotn supporters, Jack Greystone and Carter Reid to share ideas on how to embrace a conscious style and help grow the demand for ethical brands.

 

Kotn 

Jack Greystone

Carter Reid

 

Digital Minimalism

Digital Minimalism

March 7, 2019

Your digital life is just as important as your physical health.

If you are addicted to your digital devices or if you want to be more intentional with how you engage with these tools, this episode is for you!

Be inspired to make lasting habit changes! Become more present and regain deep focus.

Digital addiction has been cited as one of the most devastating epidemics of the 21st century and it's up to us to control how we use these tools. 

This episode is inspired by author Cal Newport's book, Digital Minimalism, which will motivate you to begin decluttering and transforming your digital tools so that you use these innovations to your advantage. 

 

Mentioned:

Andrew Sullivan: “I Used to Be a Human Being”

The Distraction Podcast: Review of Andrew Sullivan's Story