132: Ryan Nicodemus - The Minimalists • Gift Giving... The Healthy Way • Give Yourself A Pay Raise By Spending Less
By Dr. Jesse Chappus & Marni Wasserman
Ryan Nicodemus is the more social half of The Minimalists and his deepest passion is mentoring other people. After making it in the corporate world, he was living the American Dream... until he got laid off. This ended up being one of the best things that ever happened to Ryan. A packing party in 2010 began his minimalist journey. The Minimalists help people live more meaningful lives with less through their website, books, podcast, and documentary. They've been featured on: ABC, New York Times, TIME, and many more. In this episode, we discuss: What is minimalism? Ryan's journey into the minimalist lifestyle Getting rid of your stuff doesn't make you happy, automatically The origin story of The Minimalists Your identity can get wrapped up in your stuff The just incase rule The memories are not in things, they are inside of us Holding on to too much stuff dilutes the meaning of everything Why your life may be better with less stuff Give yourself a pay raise by spending less The more debt we have, the less time we have Living off a barista's salary The average American sees around 5000 advertisements a day Gift giving... the healthy way Presence is the best present Living more minimalistic... how to get started Deciding what to keep and what to part with The dangerous side of organizing Love people and use things because the opposite never works The importance of daily exercise Spending your time with the right people Related links: CoreChair <== 10% (or 25%) off your CoreChair purchase - Apply the code tuhpcc at checkout (free shipping in North America)* Sunwarrior <== 10% off all Sunwarrior products (free shipping over $100)* Follow TUHP on Instagram Join our Facebook Community Ryan Nicodemus The Minimalists' website Minimilism: A Documentary About the Important Things* Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus - Essential: Essays by The Minimalists (book)* Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus - Everything That Remains: A Memoir by The Minimalists (book)* Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus - Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life (book)* The Minimalists Podcast Dave Ramsey - The Total Money Makeover (book)* People mentioned: Joshua Fields Millburn - The Minimalists Colin Wright - Exile Lifestyle Courtney Carver - Be More with Less Joshua Becker - Becoming Minimalist Leo Babauta - zen habits Marie Kondo Note: Links marked with an asterisk (*) are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on iTunes, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Play Music. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook group (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community here. 4. Download our Habits app for iOS. You choose the healthy habits you want to implement and maintain and our app will help keep you on track. Download Habits app here. 5. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!