The Practical Minimalists

The Practical Minimalists
Join hosts Heather and Eryn, two moms, who discuss what it means to have freedom.

TPM - Episode #84 - BONUS - With the Jones with David and Eryn Jones
Apr 27 • 31 min
Today we are not talking about Covid-19! Or at least our topics is not being discussed totally through that lens! Today we have David Jones, Eryn’s husband on the show to discuss their new podcast: with the Jone’s: an unpodcast.
TPM - Episode #83 - Coping with Covid-19 - Letting go of Judgements
Apr 23 • 42 min
Today we are back again with another episode where we’re sharing our thoughts with you during quarantine / self isolation in the age of Covid-19. Today we’re going to discuss what it means to let go of judgments and how that might serve us in getting…
TPM - Episode 82 - Coping with Covid-19 - Routines
Apr 16 • 40 min
Today we are talking ROUTINES! Some people thrive on a routine, some do not, and each of us are on different end of the spectrum on this so we thought this would be a fun topic to help you think through as we are all confined in our homes.
TPM - Episode #81 - Coping with Covid - Homeschool + Home Learning Survival
Apr 2 • 35 min
Today we are coming to you again to talk Covid-19 and what we are doing to cope during Quarantine. Specifically today we are going to talk about homeschool and home learning as most of us in the US have become homeschool families overnight. Listen in as…
TPM - Episode #80 - Coping with Covid-19 - The Cons and Pros
Mar 30 • 34 min
In today’s episode we talk about and define collective trauma, but do not fear! This episode is not 100% sad and/or scary because we talk about all the amazing things that we are seeing come out of this situation as well. We also share the funny things…
TPM - Episode #79 - Coping with Covid-19 - Checking In
Mar 26 • 45 min
Hello TPM listeners! What a crazy time we are living in! As we all figure out how to navigate this pandemic that is affecting everyone on the globe, we wanted to do what we can to help. In this episode we are here to check in after a long hiatus as well…
TPM078 - Happy Holidays from The Practical Minimalists + The Nester
Dec 5, 2018 • 42 min
Happy Holidays everyone! We are back with you today with some insight on how we are approaching the holidays as “practical minimalists” and are also giving everyone an update on our lives and the show. Additionally The Nester is BACK with us to talk all…
TPM077 - The Nester
Oct 23, 2018 • 45 min
Today we are chatting with Myquillyn Smith, AKA “The Nester!” She is an author, mom, wife, speaker, and home styling EXPERT! She wrote the book The Nesting Place which focuses on beauty and letting go of perfection when it comes to curating your home. In…
TPM - Episode #76 - Heather’s September Favorites
Oct 3, 2018 • 18 min
Welcome to another mini “solo-sode!” This week Heather’ talking about all her favorite things from September. From podcasts, to book to TV to things you don’t even have to buy, listen in as co-host Heather dishes.
Sep 26, 2018 • 82 min
It is with a tender heart that we give you this episode. We talk about: what its like to be in relationship with someone when they don’t believe what you believe. What its like when you burn it all to the ground. How infertility relates to spiritually.…
TPM074 - Heather’s Summer Favorites
Sep 5, 2018 • 24 min
Today I’m (Heather) sharing all of my summer favorites! Think of this as an extended version of that; a mini “solo-side” if you will with fun book, podcast, show and other miscellaneous things that have added value in some way to my life over this past…
TPM073 - We’re Back - Season 4 Premiere
Aug 30, 2018 • 44 min
We are back and so pumped to catch up with you guys and let you know what you can expect in season 4 of The Practical Minimalists. Listen in as we discuss what happened over our summer break, how we’re growing, what to expect in season 5 and a roundup of…
TPM - Episode #72 - Season 3 Finale
May 16, 2018 • 36 min
Welcome to the season 3 Finale of The Practical Minimalists! Today we are talking about the difference between letting things go and letting things lie dormant in our lives. We are also sharing a pretty huge announcement that you don’t want to miss! This…
TPM - Episode #71
May 9, 2018 • 42 min
Today we are talking with singer-songwriter and all-around creative, Amy Stroup. Amy is an artist who has had her songs featured on more than 30 TV shows as well as National TV ads. Amy has released 3 digital EPs and one nationally distributed full length…
TPM - Episode #70 - Letting go of Pressure
Apr 25, 2018 • 42 min
In today’s episode we are discussing pressure; internal pressure, external pressure, expectations. We dig deep as we discuss how these pressures can effect us, what role they’ve played in our own lives and what we are doing to let go. This episode is…
TPM - Episode #69- Values, Rituals and Traditions
Apr 11, 2018 • 41 min
Today we are talking about creating family values and rituals. Since the show’s beginning, sharing how we strive to live an intentional life is something that’s been at the heart of our show. We and several of our guests have referenced family values and…
TPM - Episode #68 - Let it go
Apr 4, 2018 • 56 min
More than practical tips for clearing out your basement or your closet, we realize what our show is really about is letting things go that are holding us back. We’re talking about how we’ve done that in our own lives and ways in which you can start that…
TPM - Episode #67 - Elise Metts
Mar 21, 2018 • 41 min
Elise is a powerlifting world record holder, business owner, home schooling mama and world traveler. Elise and her husband Justin made the decision to sell their things and become a traveling family. Today we’re going to chat with Elise about what it…
TPM - Episode #66 - Priscila Smith
Mar 14, 2018 • 42 min
Today we are talking to Priscila Smith! Priscila is a wife, mama, wellness enthusiast and personal style maven. You guys loved our capsule wardrobe episode with Suzy Holman, so we are revisiting the topics of clothing, and this time instead of talking…
TPM65 - Time Abundace
Mar 7, 2018 • 38 min
There is a lot of content out there about making he most of your time, how we don’t have enough time, and on being productive, but today we are going to talk about time in a way that maybe you haven’t considered before. TIME ABUNDANCE. Maybe the story…
TPM - Episode #64 - Behind the Scenes at TPM
Feb 28, 2018 • 44 min
Today we are going behind the scenes at TPM! Listen as we dish on what it takes to get our show into your earbuds! We talk about our production schedule, how we connect with guests, how we create content and we talk about some of our deepest insecurities…
TPM063_Maria Failla
Feb 21, 2018 • 49 min
Today we are chatting with Maria Failla. Maria is a woman who wears many hats. When she’s not in concert, auditioning, or on broadway, she can be found hosting her podcast Bloom and Grow radio. Bloom and Grow radio is a show for plant lovers where Maria,…
TPM062 - with guest Krystle Cobran
Feb 14, 2018 • 90 min
Today we are chatting with Krystle Cobran of Krystle is a former lawyer, mom, teacher, speaker, writer, researcher and joy seeker. Krystle coaches both individuals and organizations on having judgement free conversations about race. We…
TPM - Episode #61 - Beth Clayton
Feb 7, 2018 • 51 min
In this episode we are interviewing health and wellness coach Beth Clayton. Beth is a former actress turned coach. She helps people heal their relationship with food through a truly integrative approach guiding people down a path of more joy, freedom and…
TPM - Episode #60 - Erica Gellerman
Jan 31, 2018 • 55 min
Today we are welcoming guest Erica Gellerman to the show. Erica is the woman behind where she talks about all things money, negotiation, living the life of your dreams, minimalist budgeting and more. With a background in finance and…
Jan 22, 2018 • 62 min
Today we welcome second time guest, Laura Parrott-Perry.
TPM - Episode #58 - 2017 Year in Review
Dec 20, 2017 • 48 min
Today we are doing a 2017 wrap up! Can you believe it’s that time of year? We’re going to be chatting about everything 2017, observations, things that worked, didn’t work…what we learned and what we loved.
TPM - Episode #57 with guest Courtney Carver
Dec 13, 2017 • 37 min
Today we welcome Courtney Carver to the show. Courtney Carver changed her life by simplifying it after a devastating diagnosis in 2006. She’s the founder of and minimalist fashion challenge Project 333. Her new book Soulful Simplicity…
TPM - Episode #56 - Grace Drueke
Dec 6, 2017 • 43 min
Today we are chatting with Grace Druecke of the Bali Market. She is a mama, interior decorator, and passionate about simple, intentional living. At the Bali Market you’ll find beautiful,quality turkish towels created and shipped with love. The Bali Market…
TPM 055
Nov 29, 2017 • 42 min
If you are a TPM fan, you may remember that Kallie was the person who inadvertently introduced Heather to the term Minimalism. Since then Kallie has lived our her values by living in many places including Seattle, Dallas, and now Portland Oregon. Kallie…
Nov 22, 2017 • 37 min
We are continuing our everyday minimalism series today with our friend Alexis Rethlake. For those of you who love the idea of minimalism but the fact that you have a gaggle of kids that live with you….well this episode is for you. Alexis is the minimalist…
Nov 15, 2017 • 38 min
Today we are continuing our Everyday Minimalism Series by speaking with our friend Analisa Leaming.
TPM - Episode #52 - Everyday Minimalism with Cara Ellis
Nov 8, 2017 • 57 min
Today we are chatting with my friend Cara Ellis. Cara is a wife, mom of 2, entrepreneur and lucky charms lover. She is passionate about gluten free living, freedom, organization, health and wellness, talking about the hard stuff, and living your best…
TPM - Episode #51 - Catherine Greer
Oct 31, 2017 • 54 min
Today we are so excited to share our guest Catherine Greer with you Catherine is a writer and blogger living in Australia. She writes novels about power, desire, jealousy and redemption. She writes picture books about optimism, resilience and flow. And…
Oct 25, 2017 • 53 min
Today have another kid-centered episode around the topic of Flow. After Heather’s interview on the Lively Show, the questions started pouring in around how you guys can start implementing the idea of flow and emotional frequency with your kids. While…
Oct 18, 2017 • 58 min
Today we are serving up a fresh episode that centers around Kids and Minimalism. We get a lot of questions these days and so many of them center around kids. Although we did a kid focused episode last year, we are coming at you today with some fresh new…
Oct 11, 2017 • 58 min
Today we are chatting with Erin Loechner! Erin has been writing and speaking for over a decade and her work has been featured places like, The Huffington Post and The New York Times. Although she has done some BIG things, she very intentionally…
TPM - Episode #47 - When is Minimalism Harmful vs. Helpful?
Oct 4, 2017 • 35 min
Today we are talking about the question, when is minimalism harmful vs. helpful? Do you ever find yourself struggling to be the “perfect” minimalist? Do you ever feel like minimalism is oppressive? Do you ever find yourself struggling with minimalism and…
Sep 27, 2017 • 43 min
Today we are talking about something that may be a little controversial in the minimalist community….and that is when or is it ok to add more? We’ll talk about when we’ve subtracted and taken away, the challenges this can cause and our opinions and…
Sep 20, 2017 • 77 min
Lara is a certified holistic health coach and self taught environmental toxins expert. Lara is committed to opening up the conversation around environmental toxins in an accessible way. We get a lot of questions from our listeners about simple ways to…
Sep 13, 2017 • 52 min
Today we are discussing freedom with less worry and anxiety. That’s what we all want, right? Isn’t part of what draws people to minimalism a release from outer anxiety so that we can also release our inner anxiety? Today we’re going to talk about worry,…
TPM043 - Friendships
Sep 6, 2017 • 38 min
Today we are talking all about friendships. In school and in our younger years, for most of us, friendships is so much easier for us than it is when we are adults. Once we break away from that forced social circle and get out into the real world and get…
TPM042 - Redefining Self Care
Aug 30, 2017 • 36 min
Today we are talking all about self care. We’re going to be getting into whether or not we are unconsciously “consuming” so to speak, things like massages and pedicures and how we can better tune into what our bodies, minds and spirits REALLY need
TPM041_ News Consumption
Aug 23, 2017 • 45 min
Today we are tackling big questions like how do stay informed but not get my emotions manipulated by the media? What can I actually DO to help those in need? How do I choose? Do I engage in the conversation on social media? What really matters? As we’ve…
Aug 16, 2017 • 52 min
Today we are talking about recycling and resourcefulness and we are bringing in special guest Cody Lilstrom to talk about small, simple and easy ways to love the earth and incorporate more resourcefulness into your life.
TPM Bonus - David Jones - Essential Oils 101
Aug 12, 2017 • 34 min
Today we thought we’d bring in David Jones, Eryn’s husband who is a chemist and former essential oil skeptic to speak to do a little essential oil 101 talk and speak to the “science-y” side of essential oils and even to some of the skeptics out there. We…
TPM039 Clean Mama
Aug 7, 2017 • 38 min
Today we are starting a new series on Clean, Green Living. So many of our listeners are interested in simplifying and living intentionally. Often times when we start cleaning out our physical and mental clutter, we find the space to think about things…
TPM 038
Jul 31, 2017 • 45 min
Today we are kicking out our season 3 premier with a topic we are beyond excited to talk about and it’s one of our most requested episodes thus far. And that is on the topic of saying YES. We’ve talk about the importance of saying NO and checking in with…
TPM Bonus Episode _ year of enough
Jul 13, 2017 • 33 min
The Year of Enough
TPM Bonus_Daily Routines
Jun 28, 2017 • 60 min
Daily Routines
TPM037 - Eryn and David Move to the Beach
May 3, 2017 • 63 min
Eryn and David Move to the Beach
TPM036 Meal Planning
Apr 26, 2017 • 44 min
Minimalism + Meal Planning
TPM035 - Capsule Wardrobes
Apr 19, 2017 • 33 min
Capsule Wardrobes
TPM034 - Minimalism and Home Styling
Apr 12, 2017 • 63 min
Minimalism and Home Styling
Apr 5, 2017 • 39 min
Jess Lively Part 2 - Consciousness + Paradigm Shifts
TPM032 - with Jess Lively - Part 1
Mar 29, 2017 • 54 min
Emotional Frequency + Rethinking Hustle
TPM March Bonus
Mar 24, 2017 • 54 min
Kimberly Cochenour
Mar 22, 2017 • 44 min
TPM030 - Travel
Mar 15, 2017 • 48 min
TPM029 - Miranda Anderson
Mar 8, 2017 • 77 min
Freedom with Less Stuff + Thoughts on Minimalism, Motherhood, and Creativity
TPM028 - The Enneagram
Mar 1, 2017 • 79 min
Freedom in Knowing Yourself with The Enneagram
TPM027 - Freedom with Less Secrets
Feb 22, 2017 • 42 min
Freedom with Less Secrets
TPM Bonus Episode - Casey Wiegand
Feb 20, 2017 • 36 min
Casey Wiegand
Feb 15, 2017 • 42 min
Freedom with Less Comparison
TPM025 - Rob Lawless - Freedom with less Career Guilt + Lessons Learned on his journey to meet 10,000 people
Feb 7, 2017 • 55 min
Freedom with Less Career Guilt + Lessons Learned on his Journey to Meet 10,000 people
TPM024 - With Guest Jen Biswas - Freedom with less “Shoulds” + Embracing the Journey
Feb 1, 2017 • 32 min
Jen Biswas
TPM023 - Guest Laura Parrot-Perry
Jan 25, 2017 • 53 min
Letting go of Shame and Telling your Story
TPM Bonus with Lesley Graham
Jan 23, 2017 • 45 min
Motherhood, people-pleasing, wellness and essential oils with Lesley Graham
TPM022 - Interview with Tim Conkin
Jan 18, 2017 • 50 min
Living with a Maximalist, Minimalism, Career, Habits, and flow from a Male Perspective
TPM021 - Minimalism Perfectionism
Jan 11, 2017 • 39 min
Minimalism Perfectionism
TPM020 - Letting go of Traditional Goal Setting
Jan 4, 2017 • 49 min
Flow Goals
TPM019 - Holiday Series - Favorite Things
Dec 7, 2016 • 47 min
Favorite Things
TPM018 - Holiday Series - Gifts
Nov 30, 2016 • 62 min
TPM017 - Holiday Series - Hustle and Bustle
Nov 23, 2016 • 46 min
Hustle and Bustle
TPM - Episode #16 - Holiday Series - Traditions
Nov 14, 2016 • 40 min
TPM - Episode #15 - Unbecoming Series - Light
Nov 9, 2016 • 47 min
TPM014 - Unbecoming Series - FLOW
Nov 2, 2016 • 52 min
TPM013 - Unbecoming Part 2 - Surrender
Oct 26, 2016 • 48 min
TPM012 - Unbecoming Part 1 - Minimalism and Self
Oct 19, 2016 • 46 min
Minimalism and Self
TPM011 - Episode #11 Technology Part
Oct 12, 2016 • 42 min
Kids and Tech
TPM Episode #10 - Technology Part 3 - Social Media
Oct 5, 2016 • 43 min
Social Media
TPM009 - Technology Part 2
Sep 28, 2016 • 36 min
Digital Consumption
TPM008 - Technology Part 1 - Digital Excess
Sep 19, 2016 • 49 min
Digital Excess
TPM007 - Kids and Clutter Q&A
Sep 14, 2016 • 49 min
Kids and Clutter
TPM - Episode #6 - Sentimental Stuff
Sep 7, 2016 • 53 min
Sentimental Stuff
Aug 31, 2016 • 48 min
TPM004 - Episode #4 - Social Engagements
Aug 24, 2016 • 51 min
Social Engagements
Aug 16, 2016 • 38 min
Dealing with Emotional and Physical Clutter
Aug 4, 2016 • 28 min
Aug 4, 2016 • 50 min
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