65 minutes | Dec 2, 2021

594: Joshua Fields Millburn | Love People, Use Things

Joshua Fields Millburn (@JFM) is best known as one half of The Minimalists, where he and Ryan Nicodemus write about living a meaningful life with less stuff. Their latest book is Love People, Use Things: Because the Opposite Never Works.

What We Discuss with Joshua Fields Millburn:
  • How Joshua found that having more stuff -- including more money -- really isn't the key to success or happiness.
  • The average American throws away 81 pounds of clothing every year when 95% of that can be reused or recycled. How can embracing minimalism help solve this problem?
  • 'Tis the season -- to ask yourself if you're overdoing it on consumption and indulging in a little too much when just a little might go a long way.
  • Why being a minimalist involves more than just waking up one day and getting rid of a bunch of things you don't need -- it's a process of constant evaluation.
  • How can you allow yourself to let go of things that have sentimental value?
  • And much more...

Full show notes and resources can be found here: jordanharbinger.com/594

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Missed our conversation with Daniel Pink in which we discussed the psychology, biology, and economics behind scheduling for optimal effect (including sleep) — and why your ideal time to get something done may widely differ from someone else’s? Catch up with episode 63: Daniel Pink | When Is the Best Time to Get Things Done?

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