Millennial Minimalists
Let’s Grow Through Minimalism

Let’s Grow Through Minimalism

August 3, 2020

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Inspired by the growing minimalism movement, Kelly and Lauren share their reflections on 2020 so far including the lifestyle improvements they have made and the lessons they have gained.

Drawing from their personal experiences, they offer helpful simple living advice when it comes to managing physical and mental clutter. Plus, they review and share inspiring ideas from some of their favorite reads over the past few months. Be inspired to remove the non-essential from your life and BE MORE WITH LESS!

Book a Simple Living Consultation with Kelly & Lauren by sending an email to millennialminimalists@gmail.com

Books Discussed:
Essentialism by Greg McKeown
Follow Your Heart by Andrew Matthews
Life is in the Transitions by Bruce Feiler
Atomic Habits by James Clear
Fear of Missing Out by Patrick J. McGinnis

Tidy the KonMari Way with Lisa Tselebidis

Tidy the KonMari Way with Lisa Tselebidis

July 17, 2020

If you find yourself constantly picking through piles of clutter or spending too much time cleaning up and organizing, this conversation is for you! Kelly connects with recognized KonMari consultant and fellow minimalist, Lisa Tselebidis, to help you to design a simpler, more organized home.    

Lisa helps people tidy their homes using the KonMari Method, which is a system of simplifying your home that was created by famed minimalist consultant and author, Marie Kondo. 

Lisa explains this method and shares the six KonMari principles that can help you build positive organizational habits for the long-term. Be inspired to go from overwhelmed to organized and thriving! 


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Misconceptions About Minimalism

Misconceptions About Minimalism

July 3, 2020

Kelly and Lauren break down some of the most common misconceptions about living a minimalist lifestyle. 

They critique 10 main misunderstandings and run through the truths, including all of the powerful life-changing benefits that come with living with less. 

Be inspired to see minimalism as a lifestyle that enables you to identify what's essential and pursue the things in life that bring you the greatest joy.

Past Episode Recommendation: Minimalism & Misconceptions

Dating, Relationships, and Breakups with Natalia Juarez

Dating, Relationships, and Breakups with Natalia Juarez

June 19, 2020

Whether you are single, in a relationship, married, navigating a breakup, or going through heartbreak, this conversation is for you!

For the second time, Lauren and Kelly are joined by famed Dating Strategist and Breakup Coach, Natalia Juarez to talk all about dating, relationships, and breakups!

Together they discuss 1) dating strategies including how to attract quality connections, 2) relationship strategies including how to strengthen your communication by understanding your attachment style, and 3) breakup strategies including how to break up mindfully and tips on how to recover from heartbreak.

Natalia's work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, GQ, The Guardian, Vice magazine, The Globe and Mail, NPR, and more. Natalia has a degree in Gender Studies and Education and is a certified Dating Coach, Holistic Coach, and Yoga Instructor.

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Untangled, A Breakup Recovery Guide

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Minimalism for Families with Diane Boden

Minimalism for Families with Diane Boden

June 8, 2020

Learn how to embrace a minimalist lifestyle with a family! Kelly connects with Diane Boden, the host of the Minimalist Moms Podcast and wife and mom to 3! Diane discusses her minimalism journey and shares simple living strategies for moms and dads today. Diane argues that the best way to influence your partner and/or child is to lead by example, and she shares advice on how to instill these practices into a family network. Be inspired to understand minimalism as a lifestyle that is achievable and beneficial for everyone!

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Build Sustainable Health & Fitness Habits with Oonagh Duncan

Build Sustainable Health & Fitness Habits with Oonagh Duncan

May 22, 2020

If you want to achieve and maintain your health and fitness goals for life, this conversation is for you!

Lauren interviews Oonagh Duncan, the author of the international best-selling book Healthy As F*CK, and founder of the “Fit Feels Good” movement, which emphasizes health and fitness over weight loss, and encourages feeling good today and putting sustainable, healthy habits into practice.

Oonagh shares simple lifestyle strategies to help you transform your mindset and feel empowered to make healthy choices that will fulfill your goals for the rest of your life. 

Together, Lauren and Oonagh share personal stories and refreshing lessons about health, fitness, and habits that will leave you feeling inspired.

Website: Fit Feels Good

Book: Healthy as F*CK

Minimalism Crash Course

Minimalism Crash Course

May 8, 2020

Get ready for a 4-part crash course in minimalism. If you are considering adopting a minimalist lifestyle or if you are seeking tips on how to maintain a simple lifestyle, this episode is for you! Kelly (the minimalist adopter) and Lauren (the natural minimalist) review the 4 main types of clutter (physical, mental, digital, emotional) and provide tips on how to let go and build simple living habits. Be inspired to master the art of designing a simple and intentional life.


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Notable Mentions

The Minimal Mom’s 5 tips for decluttering during isolation.

Lavendaire’s Self-care Ideas for COVID-19 Quarantine

Pick Up Limes’ Healthy Morning Habits

Matt D’Avella’s New Morning Routine (Parody)

Project333 Challenge

10 by 10 Style Challenge

 

Clean Out Your Closet with Erin Flynn

Clean Out Your Closet with Erin Flynn

April 24, 2020

If you feel like you have tons of clothes and nothing to wear, this episode is for you!

Kelly connects with Erin Flynn, the Founder and CEO of Cladwell; a personal styling app that helps you let go of clutter and maintain a simple wardrobe that you will wear and love. 

Learn step-by-step tips on how to clean out your closet and build a capsule wardrobe using the clothes you already own. 

Be inspired to make your closet cleanout fun by planning a "Closet Cleanout Session" over FaceTime or Zoom with a friend today! #CladwellCleanout

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Declutter & Simplify Your Life

Declutter & Simplify Your Life

April 10, 2020

Be inspired to declutter and simplify your life during this time of isolation.

Speaking remotely, Kelly and Lauren share an update on their lifestyles and offer decluttering tips to help you simplify your world.

Keeping the tone calm, together they work to motivate you to make time for self-care and all of the things that light you up. 

 

Mentioned

Kylie Flavell - Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies (A picnic in Tuscany Italy)

Book Recommendations

A New Earth, Goodbye Things, The Soul of Money, 168 Hours, Tuesdays with MorrieDigital MinimalismEssentialismDon't Keep Your Day Job.

Let’s Talk About Burnout Again with Hamza Khan

Let’s Talk About Burnout Again with Hamza Khan

March 30, 2020

Recorded in late February, Kelly reconnects with returning guest, Hamza Khan, the author of the Amazon best-selling book, The Burnout Gamble. 

In their first discussion, Let’s Talk About Burnout, Hamza shared the 12 stages of burnout and how to protect yourself from burnout first-hand, and today, considering workplace stress is on the rise, they discuss big-picture solutions to this global phenomenon.

The World Health Organization classifies burnout as a medical diagnosis resulting from chronic workplace stress that has been unmanaged, and Hamza shares his insights on global workplace solutions and works to help us better understand and dissolve this global issue.   

LET'S BURN BRIGHT, NOT OUT - Hamza Khan

 

Links

Book: The Burnout Gamble

TEDx Talk: The Burnout Gamble (UTSC 2016)

TEDx Talk: Stop Managing, Start Leading (RyersonU 2016)

 

Articles

Why Are Young People Pretending To Love Work?

Leading on Empty, How Leaders Drive Their People to Burnout

Microsoft Japan’s experiment with the 4-day workweek