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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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 »
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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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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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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About Jamie Varon
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
April 11, 2022
Kelly and Lauren speak with one of the original pioneers of minimalism, Joshua Becker, to share insights from his latest book, Things That Matter: Overcoming Distraction to Pursue a More Meaningful Life.
Joshua is a celebrated minimalist blogger and Wall Street Journal best-selling author of The More of Less and The Minimalist Home, and in Things That Matter, Joshua aims to help us overcome distraction so that we can pursue more meaningful lifestyles.
In this discussion, Joshua shares how living a minimalist lifestyle has helped him "align his life around the things he values more than he had ever thought possible."
You will learn how living with less can give you the space to prioritize what matters most to you and the clarity to better manage feelings of envy and avoid future regrets.
Be inspired to let go of everyday obstacles and start building the meaningful life you seek to create.
Things That Matter
About Joshua Becker
Becoming Minimalist Blog
March 28, 2022
This is part two of Kelly and Lauren's latest Q&A episode where they answer your questions about minimalism and their minimalist lifestyles including their tips and tricks and maintenance systems!
On Instagram and Facebook, @MillennialMinimalists, Kelly and Lauren asked you to “Ask Them Anything” and in this episode, they share the rest of their answers!
Together they discuss everything from their tips for traveling light, to their ideas for keeping an organized calendar, and their favorite minimalism and personal development books. Plus, they share their hair and makeup routines and their approaches to our wardrobes, along with other fun questions to help you get to know them more!
Be inspired to start or continue this journey with them to help you maintain a simpler, more intentional way of life!