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I read you the best content on personal development, minimalism, productivity, and more, with author permission. Think of Optimal Living Daily as an audioblog or blogcast where the best blogs are narrated for you for free.
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600: Are You Still Chasing Happiness by Laura Tong with Good Life Zen

11:36 | Aug 2nd, 2017

Laura Tong shares why tomorrow never arrives and how to change your thinking about happiness.
599: Deciding to Live with Less by Vic Magary & The Minimalists

06:49 | Aug 1st, 2017

Vic Magary guest posts on The Minimalists about his decision to live with less.
598: How to Maintain Motivation to Simplify Your Life by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less

09:06 | Jul 31st, 2017

Courtney Carver of Be More With Less shares ways to maintain motivation to simplify your life.
594: The First Step Toward an Awesome Life by Brian Gardner of No Sidebar

09:13 | Jul 27th, 2017

Brian Gardner of No Sidebar shares the first step toward an awesome life.
593: Productivity Advice for the Weird - Part 3 by Ramit Sethi of IWT

09:21 | Jul 26th, 2017

Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich shares his best productivity advice (Part 3 of 3).
592: Productivity Advice for the Weird - Part 2 by Ramit Sethi of IWT

08:14 | Jul 25th, 2017

Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich shares his best productivity advice (Part 2 of 3).
591: Productivity Advice for the Weird - Part 1 by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You To Be Rich

09:16 | Jul 24th, 2017

Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich shares his best productivity advice (Part 1 of 3).
590: Out of Time and The Arrogance of the Middle Class by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle and the Let's Know Things Podcast

09:50 | Jul 23rd, 2017

Colin Wright is a professional author and international speaker who co-founded a publishing company and travels full-time, moving to a new country every four months or so--that country determined by the votes of his readers! He also blogs. Colin's a ...Show More
589: You've Got Your Goals and Your Habits But What About Your Habit Goals by Kalen Bruce of Money Mini Blog

08:16 | Jul 22nd, 2017

Kalen Bruce is the founder of MoneyMiniBlog. His story is simple… he and his wife were $24,000 in debt and became a student of finances to get out. They are now debt-free and building wealth. Kalen shares everything he has learned on his blog, writin...Show More
588: On Not Falling Into Temptation by Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist

09:32 | Jul 21st, 2017

Joshua Becker and his family decided to live with fewer possessions after a conversation with his neighbor in 2008. As a result, they found a better way to live, centered on more important pursuits. Their story has been seen on the CBS Evening News, ...Show More
1261: Get Things Out of Your Head and Build An External Brain by Marc Bilodeau on Time Management & Productivity

07:27 | May 25th

Marc Bilodeau shares how to get things out of your head and build an external brain. Episode 1261: Get Things Out of Your Head and Build An External Brain by Marc Bilodeau on Time Management & Productivity Marc Bilodeau started his blog to become a b...Show More
1260: The Abundance Codes - Regan Hillyer & Juan Pablo Barahona - Step-by-Step Process to Reconnect with Your Life's Purpose

09:22 | May 24th

An excerpt from the book The Abundance Codes by Regan Hillyer & Juan Pablo Barahona Episode 1260: The Abundance Codes - Regan Hillyer & Juan Pablo Barahona - Step-by-Step Process to Reconnect with Your Life's Purpose Regan Hillyer is a serial entrepr...Show More
1259: How to Turn Around a Bad Day: A Step By Step Guide by Jennifer of Simply Fiercely on Inspiring A Positive Mood

07:53 | May 23rd

Jennifer of Simply Fiercely shares a step by step guide on how to turn around a bad day. Episode 1259: How to Turn Around a Bad Day: A Step By Step Guide by Jennifer of Simply Fiercely on Inspiring A Positive Mood Jennifer is a traveller, minimalist ...Show More
1258: Experiences, Not Things, Get Better With Time by Jay & Heather Harrington of Life And Whim on Enjoying The Moments

08:54 | May 22nd

Jay and Heather Harrington share their thoughts on why experiences get better with time. Episode 1258: Experiences, Not Things, Get Better With Time by Jay & Heather Harrington of Life And Whim on Enjoying The Moments Jay and Heather Harrington are t...Show More
1257: How to Do It Tomorrow Instead of Never by David Cain of Raptitude on Overcoming Procrastination & Productivity

09:14 | May 21st

David Cain of Raptitude shares how to do it tomorrow instead of never. Episode 1257: How to Do It Tomorrow Instead of Never by David Cain of Raptitude on Overcoming Procrastination & Productivity David Cain is a writer and entrepreneur living in Winn...Show More
1256: 100 Days & Freedom by Briana Harry of YeMash on Meditation & Dealing with Anxiety

10:02 | May 20th

2 short posts from Brianna Harry of YeMash where she shares her thoughts on meditation and freedom. Episode 1256: 100 Days & Freedom by Briana Harry of YeMash on Meditation & Dealing with Anxiety YeMash is a private publishing group; currently in its...Show More
1255: [Part 2] How to Increase the Volume of Your Brain and Make Optimal Decisions by Benjamin Hardy on Mind Training

09:37 | May 19th

Benjamin Hardy shares how to increase the volume of your brain and make optimal decisions. This is part 2 of 2. Episode 1255: [Part 2] How to Increase the Volume of Your Brain and Make Optimal Decisions by Benjamin Hardy on Mind Training Benjamin Har...Show More
1254: [Part 1] How to Increase the Volume of Your Brain and Make Optimal Decisions by Benjamin Hardy on Mindfulness

07:21 | May 18th

Benjamin Hardy shares how to increase the volume of your brain and make optimal decisions. This is part 1 of 2. Episode 1254: [Part 1] How to Increase the Volume of Your Brain and Make Optimal Decisions by Benjamin Hardy on Mindfulness Benjamin Hardy...Show More
1253: Commitment Isn't the Starting Point by TK Coleman on Finding Purpose & Passion in Life Through Curiosity

09:11 | May 17th

T.K. Coleman shares why commitment isn't the starting point. Episode 1253: Commitment Isn't the Starting Point by TK Coleman on Finding Purpose & Passion in Life Through Curiosity T.K. Coleman is the Co-Founder & Education Director of Praxis. He is a...Show More
1252: 7 Questions You Will Ask at the End of Your Life by Marc Chernoff of Marc And Angel on A Meaningful Existence

08:41 | May 16th

Marc Chernoff of Marc and Angel Hack Life shares 7 questions you will ask at the end of your life. Episode 1252: 7 Questions You Will Ask at the End of Your Life by Marc Chernoff of Marc And Angel on A Meaningful Existence Marc and Angel Chernoff are...Show More
1251: 7 Life Lessons My 1-Year-Old Taught Me While Backpacking Abroad by Adam Baker with ChrisGuillebeau.com

09:52 | May 15th

Adam Baker with ChrisGuillebeau.com shares 7 life lessons his 1-year-old taught him while backpacking abroad. Episode 1251: 7 Life Lessons My 1-Year-Old Taught Me While Backpacking Abroad by Adam Baker with ChrisGuillebeau.com Chris Guillebeau is a N...Show More
1250: Are You Too Focused On The Things That Bother You? by Allison Carmen on Positivity & Being Optimistic

07:18 | May 14th

Allison Carmen asks if you are too focused on the things that bother you? Episode 1250: Are You Too Focused On The Things That Bother You? by Allison Carmen on Positivity & Being Optimistic Allison Carmen holds a B.A. in accounting, a J.D. of Law, an...Show More
1249: How to Declutter Your Life (The Very Best Place To Start) by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less on Decluttering

09:02 | May 13th

Courtney Carver of Be More With Less shares how to declutter your life and the very best place to start. Episode 1249: How to Declutter Your Life (The Very Best Place To Start) by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less on Decluttering Courtney Carver w...Show More
1248: Five Things I Learned from Sourdough Bread by Anthony Ongaro of Break The Twitch on Life Lessons & Advice

06:33 | May 12th

Anthony Ongaro of Break the Twitch shares five things he learned from sourdough bread. Episode 1248: Five Things I Learned from Sourdough Bread by Anthony Ongaro of Break The Twitch on Life Lessons & Advice After years of impulse spending on Amazon a...Show More
1247: I Am Not the Center of the Universe by Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus with Exile Lifestyle on Minimalism

09:27 | May 11th

Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus with Exile Lifestyle share their thoughts on not being the center of the universe. Episode 1247: I Am Not the Center of the Universe by Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus with Exile Lifestyle on Minimalism...Show More
1246: All The Feels by Kacie Main on Embracing Each Moment & Mindfulness

06:00 | May 10th

Kacie Main shares her thoughts on suppressing emotions. Episode 1246: All The Feels by Kacie Main on Embracing Each Moment & Mindfulness Kacie Main's affinity for writing started as a child, writing arguably overly emotional letters to family, friend...Show More
1243: Finding Yourself Through Travel AND Having A Plan (or Entire Lack Therof) by Leon Logothetis on Adventure & Fun

10:01 | May 7th

2 posts from Leon Logothetis where he shares how to find yourself through travel and having a plan or lack thereof.
1242: Minimalism: 7 Reasons that Keep People From Getting Started by Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist

09:34 | May 6th

Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist shares 7 reasons that keep people from getting started with minimalism.
1236: Rediscovering Your Sense of Wonder with a Discovery Journal by Michael Mehlberg of Modern da Vinci on Curiosity

08:17 | Apr 30th

Michael Mehlberg of Modern da Vinci shares his thoughts on rediscovering your sense of wonder with a discovery journal.
1233: Envisioned by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle on Envisioning & Planning Your Perfect Life

05:42 | Apr 27th

Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle shares his thoughts on envisioning your ideal lifestyle.
1229: Trust Yourself, Not the Experts AND What's Your Optimism Ratio? by Steve Pavlina on Personal Development

10:34 | Apr 23rd

2 short posts from Steve Pavlina where he shares why you should trust yourself and not the experts and asks what's your optimism ratio.
1223: The Inspiration Gap: Why We All Fall In And How To Get Out by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less on Motivation

06:20 | Apr 17th

Courtney Carver of Be More With Less shares her thoughts on the inspiration gap and how we all fall in and how to get out.
1220: Declutter Your Mind + Decrease Stress in 3 Easy Steps by Cara Harvey of A Purpose Driven Mom on Simplifying Life

09:02 | Apr 14th

Cara Harvey of A Purpose Driven Mom shares how to declutter your mind and decrease stress in 3 easy steps.
1217: Experience the Longest Summer of Your Life by Jay & Heather Harrington of Life And Whim on Mindfulness

08:29 | Apr 11th

Jay and Heather Harrington share their thoughts on how to experience the longest summer of your life.
1215: An Excerpt from The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love - Why We Get Hooked by Judson Brewer

08:32 | Apr 9th

An excerpt from the book The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love - Why We Get Hooked by Judson Brewer
1211: I Joyfully Decluttered These 5 Things to Boost Happiness by Krista O'Reilly-Davi-Digui with Becoming Minimalist

09:29 | Apr 5th

Krista O'Reilly-Davi-Digui with Becoming Minimalist shares how she joyfully decluttered 5 things to boost happiness.
1209: How To Stop Giving Fear Power Over Your Life by Katie Ping of More Of What Matters Blog

08:02 | Apr 3rd

Katie Ping of More Of What Matters Blog shares how to stop giving fear power over your life.
1206: [Part 2] 10 Simple Strategies for Kicking Out the Blues by Victoria Vargas with Rowdy Kittens on Resiliency

08:02 | Mar 31st

Victoria Vargas with Rowdy Kittens shares 10 simple strategies for kicking out the blues. This is part 2 of 2.
1205: [Part 1] 10 Simple Strategies for Kicking Out the Blues by Victoria Vargas with Rowdy Kittens on Happiness

08:30 | Mar 30th

Victoria Vargas with Rowdy Kittens shares 10 simple strategies for kicking out the blues. This is part 1 of 2.
1202: When the Pursuit of Greatness Does More Harm Than Good AND Forget Yourself by Lori Deschene of Tiny Buddha

09:06 | Mar 27th

2 posts from Lori Deschene of Tiny Buddha on the harm of the pursuit of greatness and on forgetting yourself.
1201: How Top Performers Use Positive Psychology (Even When Things Are Bad) by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You To Be Rich

08:13 | Mar 26th

Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich shares how top performers use positive psychology even when things are bad.
1194: How To Go From Successful To Very Successful (and why most people can't do it) by Benjamin Hardy

07:29 | Mar 19th

Benjamin Hardy shares how to go from successful to very successful and why most people can't do it.
1193: Experiences, Not Things by Ali Cornish with Everthrive on Minimalism Travel & Happiness

06:40 | Mar 18th

Ali Cornish of Everthrive shares her thoughts on the benefits of choosing experiences over things.
1185: Daily Reminders by Mogie Adamchik of Appalachian State University (Student Essay on Self Help Experiment)

05:35 | Mar 10th

Mogie Adamchik from Dr. Chris Patti's class at Appalachian State University shares thoughts on daily reminders.
1181: Doors Worth Closing by Ginna Martineau of Appalachian State University (Student Essay)

07:56 | Mar 6th

Ginna Martineau from Dr. Chris Patti's class at Appalachian State University shares thoughts on doors worth closing.
1180: Is There Anything More Important Than Giving Our Attention To The People We Are With In This Moment? by Allison Carmen

06:32 | Mar 5th

Allison Carmen asks if there is anything more important than giving our attention to the people we are with in this moment.
1175: 5 Easy Ways To Make Someone's Day AND Follow Your Gut. It's Never Wrong by Leon Logothetis on Kindness

09:50 | Feb 28th

2 posts from Leon Logothetis where he shares 5 easy ways to make someone's day and why you should follow your gut.
1172: The Simple Guide to a Clutter-Free Home by Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist

08:57 | Feb 25th

Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist shares the simple guide to a clutter-free home.
1166: How Creating a New Daily Habit is the Answer to a Better Self by Michael Mehlberg of Modern da Vinci

07:59 | Feb 19th

Michael Mehlberg of Modern da Vinci shares how creating a new daily habit is the answer to a better self.
1164: [Part 2] How to Gamify Your Life to Quickly Accomplish Big Goals by Benjamin Hardy on The Growth Mindset

09:33 | Feb 17th

Benjamin Hardy shares how to gamify your life to quickly accomplish big goals. This is part 2 of 2.
1163: [Part 1] How to Gamify Your Life to Quickly Accomplish Big Goals by Benjamin Hardy on Personal Development

06:33 | Feb 16th

Benjamin Hardy shares how to gamify your life to quickly accomplish big goals. This is part 1 of 2.
1154: Ignoring Your Death? You May Be Wasting Your Life by Cylon George of Spiritual Living for Busy People on Legacy

09:38 | Feb 7th

Cylon George of Spiritual Living for Busy People shares why you may be wasting your life if you are ignoring your death.
1153: 3 Ways I Use Technology to Find Happiness by Brendan Kane on Being Happy

07:41 | Feb 6th

Brendan Kane with Nir And Far shares 3 ways he uses technology to find happiness.
1148: Habit Stacking to Make Routines that Stick by Cara Harvey of A Purpose Driven Mom on Self Discipline

07:51 | Feb 1st

Cara Harvey of A Purpose Driven Mom shares her thoughts on using habit stacking to make routines that stick.
1146: Get Power from Uncomfortable Situations by Kathy Seaton with UCI Division of Continuing Education

08:25 | Jan 30th

Kathy Seaton with UCI Division of Continuing Education shares how to get power from uncomfortable situations.
1144: Minimalism & Happiness Through Scientific Eyes by Lee Hughes with The Minimalists on Simple Living

07:25 | Jan 28th

Lee Hughes with The Minimalists shares his thoughts on minimalism and happiness through scientific eyes.
1132: 5 Ways to Get Energized and Motivated When You Feel Lazy by Chantalle Blikman with Tiny Buddha on Inspiration

09:06 | Jan 16th

Chantalle Blikman with Tiny Buddha shares 5 ways to get energized and motivated when you feel lazy.
1130: Understanding The Poetics of Space by Victoria Vargas with Rowdy Kittens on Tiny Homes & KonMari

08:53 | Jan 14th

Victoria Vargas with Rowdy Kittens shares her thoughts on understanding the poetics of space.
1128: Learning to Savor the Firsts and the Lasts by Britt with No Sidebar on Intentional Living

06:47 | Jan 12th

Britt with No Sidebar shares her thoughts on learning to savor the firsts and the lasts.
1126: 3 Great Ways to Force Yourself to Be More Grateful (and a Lot Happier) by Marc Chernoff of Marc And Angel

08:42 | Jan 10th

Marc Chernoff of Marc and Angel Hack Life shares 3 great ways to force yourself to be more grateful and a lot happier.
1125: Why You're Afraid to Commit to Your Goals by Cylon George of Spiritual Living For Busy People

06:22 | Jan 9th

Cylon George of Spiritual Living for Busy People shares why you're afraid to commit to your goals.
Bonus: Interview with Cait Flanders on Self Obsessed with Jeff Grace

07:51 | Jan 7th

A bonus episode, featuring an interview with Cait Flanders on the podcast Self Obsessed with Jeff Grace.
1121: Three Easy Steps You Can Take to Dramatically Reduce Your Stress by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You To Be Rich

05:31 | Jan 5th

Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich shares three easy steps you can take to dramatically reduce your stress.
1119: Creating Check Points for Living Well by Anthony Ongaro of Break The Twitch on Rational Minimalism

08:06 | Jan 3rd

Anthony Ongaro of Break the Twitch shares his thoughts on creating check points for living well.
1118: Forming New Habits: Train to be an Amateur, Not an Expert by Nir Eyal & Charles Wang of Nir And Far

06:59 | Jan 2nd

Nir Eyal and Charles Wang share their thoughts on forming new habits by training to be an amateur, not an expert.
1116: 11 Resolutions For a Better You - Proven by Science by Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist

08:57 | Dec 31st, 2018

Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist shares 11 resolutions proven by science for a better you.
1115: [Part 2] Regular Revolutions by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle on Self Improvement

07:35 | Dec 30th, 2018

Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle shares his thoughts on regular revolutions. This is part 2 of 2.
1114: [Part 1] Regular Revolutions by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle on Personal Development

08:06 | Dec 29th, 2018

Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle shares his thoughts on regular revolutions. This is part 1 of 2.
1111: 3 Ways People Become Stuck, Undeveloped, and Unsuccessful by Benjamin Hardy on Self Improvement

09:20 | Dec 26th, 2018

Benjamin Hardy shares 3 ways people become stuck, undeveloped, and unsuccessful by Benjamin Hardy on Self Improvement.
1109: Chasing Perfection by Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue on Minimalism & Happiness

06:09 | Dec 24th, 2018

Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue shares her thoughts on chasing perfection.
1107: They're All Just a Bunch of Hippies by Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists

05:48 | Dec 22nd, 2018

Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists shares why they aren't just a bunch of hippies.
1106: Gratitude Comes From Noticing Your Life, Not From Thinking About It by David Cain of Raptitude

08:12 | Dec 21st, 2018

David Cain of Raptitude shares why gratitude comes from noticing your life, not from thinking about it.
1105: The Difference Between Experiments and Goals: How to Balance Spontaneity with the Focused Pursuit of Fame

09:36 | Dec 20th, 2018

Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares the difference between experiments and goals and how to balance spontaneity with the focused pursuit of fame.
1104: A Gentle Warrior's Guide to Navigating the New World by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less

09:11 | Dec 19th, 2018

Courtney Carver of Be More With Less shares a gentle warrior's guide to navigating the new world.
1102: Why Confidence is the Key to a Simple Life by Melissa Camara Wilkins with No Sidebar on Minimalism

07:35 | Dec 17th, 2018

Melissa Camara Wilkins with No Sidebar shares why confidence is the key to a simple life.
1100: 9 Ways to Become an Optimist by Angel Chernoff of Marc And Angel on How to be Happy

10:17 | Dec 15th, 2018

Angel Chernoff of Marc and Angel Hack Life shares 9 ways to become an optimist.
1098: Finding Quality Information in a Sea of Rubbish by Michael Mehlberg of Modern da Vinci on Clarity

09:06 | Dec 13th, 2018

Michael Mehlberg of Modern da Vinci shares his thoughts on finding quality information in a sea of rubbish.
1096: The Greatest Pleasures In Life & What Is The Most Important Factor In Being Happy? by James Altucher on Happiness

08:58 | Dec 11th, 2018

2 short posts from James Altucher where he shares the greatest pleasures in life and the most important factor to be happy.
1094: [Part 2] Self-Acceptance vs. Personal Growth by Steve Pavlina on New Year's Resolutions

10:09 | Dec 9th, 2018

Steve Pavlina shares his thoughts on self-acceptance versus personal growth. This is Part 2 of 2.
1093: [Part 1] Self-Acceptance vs. Personal Growth by Steve Pavlina on Self Improvement

08:40 | Dec 8th, 2018

Steve Pavlina shares his thoughts on self-acceptance versus personal growth. This is Part 1 of 2.
1090: An Excerpt from 50 After 50: Reframing the Next Chapter of Your Life by Maria Leonard Olsen on Personal Growth

09:11 | Dec 5th, 2018

An excerpt from the book 50 After 50: Reframing the Next Chapter of Your Life by Maria Leonard Olsen.
1089: Do You Know How To Tell Your Story? By Chalene Johnson on Finding Your Passion

08:16 | Dec 4th, 2018

Chalene Johnson of Build Your Tribe asks if you know how to tell your story.
1088: How We Spend Our Days by Anthony Ongaro of Break The Twitch on Personal Development

07:59 | Dec 3rd, 2018

Anthony Ongaro of Break the Twitch shares his thoughts on how we spend our days.
1085: The ONE Critical Thing Holding You Back From Happiness by Paula Pant of Afford Anything

08:20 | Nov 30th, 2018

Paula Pant of Afford Anything shares the ONE critical thing holding you back from happiness.
1084: An Excerpt from A Year of Living Kindly by Donna Cameron

07:21 | Nov 29th, 2018

An excerpt from the book A Year of Living Kindly by Donna Cameron
1083: How You Get There by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle on Building Community

07:11 | Nov 28th, 2018

Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle shares his thoughts on building community.
1081: Want a Happier Version of You? Avoid The Obligation Creep by Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue on Simple Living

07:37 | Nov 26th, 2018

Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue shares why you should avoid the obligation creep if you want a happier version of you.
1079: 7 Little Habits That Can Change Your Life, and How to Form Them by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits

10:29 | Nov 24th, 2018

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares 7 little habits that can change your life and how to form them.
1076: How We're Manipulated To Rant About Stuff We Know Nothing About by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You To Be Rich

08:26 | Nov 21st, 2018

Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich shares how we're manipulated to rant about stuff we know nothing about.
1075: Monday Master Class: How to Use Time Arbitrage to Maximize Your Productivity Profit by Cal Newport

09:43 | Nov 20th, 2018

Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares how to use time arbitrage to maximize your productivity profit.
1073: [Part 2] The Longest Day of My Life by Matt Madeiro with Rowdy Kittens on Mental Freedom

08:48 | Nov 18th, 2018

Matt Madeiro with Rowdy Kittens shares the longest day of his life. This is part 2 of 2.
1072: [Part 1] The Longest Day of My Life by Matt Madeiro with Rowdy Kittens on Minimalism

09:37 | Nov 17th, 2018

Matt Madeiro with Rowdy Kittens shares the longest day of his life. This is part 1 of 2.
1070: All the Things You Don't Need by Chris Guillebeau on Personal Development

07:52 | Nov 15th, 2018

Chris Guillebeau shares his thoughts on all the things you don't need.
1069: How To Invest The Dale Carnegie Way by Vitaliy Katsenelson of Contrarian Edge

08:38 | Nov 14th, 2018

Vitaliy Katsenelson of Contrarian Edge shares his thoughts on how to invest the Dale Carnegie way.
1068: Avoiding a Stressful Holiday Season by Lisa Avellan with No Sidebar on Minimalism

07:48 | Nov 13th, 2018

Lisa Avellan with No Sidebar shares her thoughts on avoiding a stressful holiday season.
1067: Minimalism Kills Fear AND Security Is A Misnomer by Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists

09:18 | Nov 12th, 2018

2 shorter posts from Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists sharing their thoughts on minimalism and security.
1065: On Making It Through Tough Journeys by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits on Personal Development

08:52 | Nov 10th, 2018

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares his thoughts on making it through tough journeys.
1064: Roughly What You Deserve by Tynan on the Growth Mindset

08:17 | Nov 9th, 2018

Tynan shares his thoughts on getting roughly what you deserve.
1062: How Simple, Little Happy Habits Can Make a Huge Difference by Midge Greentree with Tiny Buddha

09:41 | Nov 7th, 2018

Midge Greentree with Tiny Buddha shares how simple, little happy habits can make a huge difference.
1061: How You Do Anything Is How You Do Everything by Ryan Holiday

09:20 | Nov 6th, 2018

Ryan Holiday shares why how you do anything is how you everything.
1060: Simplifying After Tragedy Strikes by Sandy Kreps with Becoming Minimalist

09:02 | Nov 5th, 2018

Sandy Kreps with Becoming Minimalist shares her thoughts on simplifying after tragedy.
1059: What is the Value of an Hour AND I Would Rather Sound Stupid by Marc Chernoff of Marc And Angel

09:11 | Nov 4th, 2018

2 short posts from Marc Chernoff of Marc and Angel Hack Life on the value of an hour and how he would rather sound stupid.
1058: How to Make Life Spacious by Mary Jaksch of Good Life Zen

08:27 | Nov 3rd, 2018

Mary Jaksch of Good Life Zen shares how to make life spacious.
1056: How to Be Focused and Productive Amidst All The Noise and Distractions by Shawn Blanc with Break The Twitch

09:48 | Nov 1st, 2018

Shawn Blanc with Break the Twitch shares his thoughts on how to be focused and productive amidst all the noise and distractions.
1055: Taking Control of Time and Life by JD Roth of Money Boss

10:06 | Oct 31st, 2018

J.D. Roth of Money Boss shares his thoughts on taking control of time and life.
1054: Eliminate Self-Doubt and Boost Confidence with these Simple Tips by Chalene Johnson

07:09 | Oct 30th, 2018

Chalene Johnson of Build Your Tribe shares simple tips to eliminate self-doubt and boost confidence.
1053: The Subjectivity of Time by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle

08:08 | Oct 29th, 2018

Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle shares his thoughts on the subjectivity of time.
1052: The Missing Element to Achieving Your Goals and Expanding Your Potential by Michael Mehlberg of Modern da Vinci

07:51 | Oct 28th, 2018

Michael Mehlberg of Modern da Vinci shares his thoughts on the missing element to achieving your goals and expanding your potential.
1051: Perfect Is Too Expensive by Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue

08:07 | Oct 27th, 2018

Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue shares her thoughts on why being perfect is too expensive.
1050: [Part 2] How To Make Quantum Leaps Personally and Professionally by Benjamin Hardy

09:46 | Oct 26th, 2018

Benjamin Hardy shares how to make quantum leaps personally and professionally. This is part 2 of 2.
1049: [Part 1] How To Make Quantum Leaps Personally and Professionally by Benjamin Hardy

10:46 | Oct 25th, 2018

Benjamin Hardy shares how to make quantum leaps personally and professionally. This is part 1 of 2.
1048: The Friendly Kind of Army & Keeping Good Company: Why You Should Surround Yourself with Good People by Leon Logothetis

09:16 | Oct 24th, 2018

2 posts from Leon Logothetis where he shares his thoughts on the friendly kind of army and surrounding yourself with good people.
1047: Don't Be Afraid of Hard Work by TK Coleman of Office Hours

09:09 | Oct 23rd, 2018

T.K. Coleman shares why you shouldn't be afraid of hard work.
1046: Helpful Tips When You're Stuck on Getting Started by Zoe Kim with No Sidebar

09:44 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Zoe Kim with No Sidebar shares helpful tips when you're stuck on getting started.
1045: The One Thing You Really Do Need by James Altucher

08:08 | Oct 21st, 2018

James Altucher shares the one thing you really do need.
1044: How to Let Your Purpose Find You by Cylon George of Spiritual Living for Busy People

09:39 | Oct 20th, 2018

Cylon George of Spiritual Living for Busy People shares how to let your purpose find you.
1043: Yes, More Please AND Don't Have It All Figured Out by Erin Blaskie

08:04 | Oct 19th, 2018

2 short posts from Erin Blaskie where she shares her thoughts on reflection and enjoying downtime.
1040: Happiness and Satisfaction by Tynan

09:07 | Oct 16th, 2018

Tynan shares his thoughts on happiness and satisfaction.
1039: Kill Inner Clutter Before it Kills You AND How to Get Back to What You Love by Courtney Carver of BeMoreWithLess

10:07 | Oct 15th, 2018

2 short posts from Courtney Carver of Be More With Less where she shares how to kill inner clutter and how to get back to what you love.
1038: The Art of Community Building by Tammy Strobel of Rowdy Kittens

09:49 | Oct 14th, 2018

Tammy Strobel of Rowdy Kittens shares the art of community building.
1037: Setting Posteriorities by Steve Pavlina

07:47 | Oct 13th, 2018

Steve Pavlina shares his thoughts on setting posteriorities.
1036: To Find Your Deeper Purpose, Listen by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits

09:11 | Oct 12th, 2018

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares the way to find your deeper purpose.
1032: Of Course It's Unreasonable, Dummy by Joshua Fields Millburn of The Minimalists

07:06 | Oct 8th, 2018

Joshua Fields Millburn of The Minimalists shares his thoughts on living a meaningful life.
1031: One Daily Gratitude Ritual that Will Change the Way You Think by Marc Chernoff of Marc And Angel

09:04 | Oct 7th, 2018

Marc Chernoff of Marc and Angel Hack Life shares one daily gratitude ritual that will change the way you think by.
1030: Doing What it Takes Versus Taking What You Already Know How to Do by Cal Newport

07:42 | Oct 6th, 2018

Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog discusses doing what it takes versus taking what you already know how to do.
1029: A Reason to Feel Less Anxious During Times of Transition by Chloe Kunstler with Tiny Buddha

09:32 | Oct 5th, 2018

Chloe Kunstler with Tiny Buddha shares a reason to feel less anxious during times of transition.
1028: Practice The Stoic Art of Negative Visualization by Ryan Holiday

08:05 | Oct 4th, 2018

Ryan Holiday shares how to practice the stoic art of negative visualization.
1027: 12 Lessons for Life from My First Marathon by Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist

08:54 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist shares lessons for life that he learned from his first marathon.
1026: How To Fall Down and Get Back Up Again by Chris Guillebeau

08:02 | Oct 2nd, 2018

Chris Guillebeau shares how to fall down and get back up again.
1025: Three Places To Put Away The Smartphone by Anthony Ongaro of Break The Twitch

07:31 | Oct 1st, 2018

Anthony Ongaro of Break the Twitch shares three places to put away the smartphone.
1024: The Paradox of Choice and the Dangers of Perfection by JD Roth of Get Rich Slowly

08:40 | Sep 30th, 2018

J.D. Roth of Get Rich Slowly shares his thoughts on the paradox of choice and the dangers of perfection.
1023: You Just Never Know by Helene Massicotte

07:17 | Sep 29th, 2018

Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue shares her thoughts on people living with untold burdens.
1022: Why Is It So Tough To Be A Positive Thinker AND The Stuff That Really Matters by Allison Carmen

09:58 | Sep 28th, 2018

2 short posts from Allison Carmen where she asks why it is so tough to be a positive thinker and discusses the stuff that really matters.
1021: Emotional Mastery by Steve Pavlina

09:56 | Sep 27th, 2018

Steve Pavlina shares his thoughts on emotional mastery.
1020: 2 Quotes That Will Reshape Your Approach To Life by Benjamin Hardy

10:45 | Sep 26th, 2018

Benjamin Hardy shares 2 quotes that will reshape your approach to life.
1019: The Tests Who Think They Know Me by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle

08:47 | Sep 25th, 2018

Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle shares his thoughts on personality tests.
1018: You Can't Cure Obesity with Bigger Pants by Mr. Money Mustache

08:49 | Sep 24th, 2018

Mr. Money Mustache shares why you can't cure obesity with bigger pants.
1017: [Part 2] Your Excuse Is Invalid by Jason Lengstorf with Roman Fitness Systems

07:42 | Sep 23rd, 2018

Jason Lengstorf with Roman Fitness Systems shares why your excuse is invalid. This is part 2 of 2.
1016: [Part 1] Your Excuse Is Invalid by Jason Lengstorf with Roman Fitness Systems

07:53 | Sep 22nd, 2018

Jason Lengstorf with Roman Fitness Systems shares why your excuse is invalid. This is part 1 of 2.
1015: 5 Essentials for Creating A To-Do List For Your Successful Future by Chalene Johnson

08:30 | Sep 21st, 2018

Chalene Johnson of Build Your Tribe shares 5 essentials for creating a to-do list for your successful future.
Bonus: Date Us Podcast

29:40 | Sep 20th, 2018

This was a random idea that I've been wanting to make a reality for quite some time! The first season features listeners of the O.L.D. network for the most part. Please subscribe to our new show: Date Us.
1014: The Habits of Happiness by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits

07:16 | Sep 20th, 2018

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares the habits of happiness.
1013: Something I Never Want to Lose by TK Coleman

08:27 | Sep 19th, 2018

T.K. Coleman shares something that he never wants to lose.
1012: The Most Important Choice You Can Make AND Are You The Exception or The Rule by James Altucher

09:31 | Sep 18th, 2018

2 short posts from James Altucher where he shares the most important choice you can make and asks if you are the exception or the rule.
1011: 5 Ways to Live More Intentionally by Anthony Ongaro with No Sidebar

07:32 | Sep 17th, 2018

Anthony Ongaro with No Sidebar shares 5 ways to live more intentionally.
1010: How to Buy Less And Create the Best Wardrobe You've Ever Had by Jesse Syswerda with Be More With Less

08:21 | Sep 16th, 2018

Jesse Syswerda with Be More With Less shares how to buy less and create the best wardrobe you've ever had.
1009: Goal Setting is Dead. Do This Instead by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You To Be Rich

08:26 | Sep 15th, 2018

Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich shares why goal setting is dead and what you should do instead.
1008: Plans Which Can't Fail by Tynan of Tynan.com

08:03 | Sep 14th, 2018

Tynan shares how he creates plans that can't fail.
1007: Big Announcements, Questions & Answers, and Checking in with Justin

13:44 | Sep 13th, 2018

Justin shares some big announcements and answers listener questions.
1003: Lewis Howes of The School of Greatness with Lewis Howes Podcast Takes Over

13:03 | Sep 9th, 2018

Lewis Howes of The School of Greatness podcast takes over this special episode.
1002: Jordan Harbinger of The Jordan Harbinger Show Takes Over

13:19 | Sep 8th, 2018

Jordan Harbinger of The Jordan Harbinger Show has taken over this special episode.
1001: Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalism Documentary Takes Over

04:09 | Sep 7th, 2018

Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists has taken over this special episode. The Minimalists were the first authors to give me approval to narrate their content back in 2015. I owe them much more than this special episode.
1000: Joshua Fields Millburn of The Minimalists Podcast Takes Over

07:31 | Sep 6th, 2018

Joshua Fields Millburn of The Minimalists has taken over this special episode.
999: What It Really Means to Do What You Love by Jennifer with CaitFlanders.com

09:45 | Sep 5th, 2018

Jennifer with Cait Flanders shares what it really means to do what you love.
998: How to Open to Joy in Everyday Life by Elana Miller with Good Life Zen

08:59 | Sep 4th, 2018

Elana Miller with Good Life Zen shares how to open to joy in everyday life.
997: Some Thoughts on Transitioning to Digital Minimalism AND Dangerous Ideas: Action is Overrated by Cal Newport

10:36 | Sep 3rd, 2018

2 short posts from Cal Newport as he shares his thoughts on transitioning to digital minimalism and why action is overrated.
996: [Part 2] The Way You Think About Willpower Is Hurting You by Nir Eyal of Nir And Far

07:53 | Sep 2nd, 2018

Nir Eyal shares why the way you think about willpower is hurting you. This is part 2 of 2.
995: [Part 1] The Way You Think About Willpower Is Hurting You by Nir Eyal of Nir And Far

08:10 | Sep 1st, 2018

Nir Eyal shares why the way you think about willpower is hurting you. This is part 1 of 2.
994: We Are Enough and We Don't Need to Be Perfect by Heather Avery with Tiny Buddha

10:15 | Aug 31st, 2018

Heather Avery with Tiny Buddha shares why we are enough and we don't need to be perfect.
993: Jump While You Can by Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist

06:41 | Aug 30th, 2018

Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist shares why you should jump while you can.
992: [Part 2] How to Grow from Your Pain by Mark Manson

07:08 | Aug 29th, 2018

Mark Manson shares how to grow from your pain. This is part 2 of 2.
990: Why We Should Bring Back Boredom by Ali Cornish with Break The Twitch

09:16 | Aug 27th, 2018

Ali Cornish with Break The Twitch shares why we should bring back boredom.
989: Rest and Recovery by Chris Guillebeau

07:28 | Aug 26th, 2018

Chris Guillebeau shares his thoughts on rest and recovery.
988: That Advice Saved My Life by Marc Chernoff of Marc And Angel

08:49 | Aug 25th, 2018

Marc of Marc & Angel Hack Life shares a story about advice that saved a life.
987: Coming Back From a Setback by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits

10:24 | Aug 24th, 2018

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares how to come back from a setback.
986: How Planning to Fail is Your Key to Success by Benjamin Hardy

08:33 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Benjamin Hardy shares why planning to fail is your key to success.
985: Testing to Failure by Steve Pavlina

09:46 | Aug 22nd, 2018

Steve Pavlina shares why you should test to failure.
983: Mastery is a Double-Edged Sword AND Costs of Living by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle

09:26 | Aug 20th, 2018

2 shorter posts from Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle, on the good and bad of mastery and living in different places.