Podcast 437: How Minimalism Can Improve Your Mental Health & Mind
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SHOW DESCRIPTION: In this podcast I talk to bestselling author and founder of Becoming Minimalist Joshua Becker about his new book Things That Matter, overcoming distractions to pursue a more meaningful life, how to focus on what really matters in your life, practical ways to let go of distractions, the mental health benefits of minimalism, and so much more!
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3:00 Why we should pursue things that really matter to us
8:00 The top life regrets many people have
9:30 How to resist distractions & focus on what matters
13:10 Technology is often a symptom of the other kinds of distractions
14:00 The danger of letting less important things crowd out what really matters
15:42 The mental health benefits of minimalism
21:40 Fear can be a distraction
22:20 How our past mistakes can hold us back
27:00 Happiness as a distraction
35:00 What happens when the desire for attention becomes a distraction
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