The More of Less and Generosity as an Act of Bravery with Joshua Becker – SASM 098

This episode features Joshua Becker on why generosity is an act of bravery (even though everyone wants it), how minimalism lets you pursue happiness or fulfillment where you want, and the three layers of clutter … and how to get rid of each one.

5 Strategic Steps to Streamline Your Life with Miriam Ortiz y Pino – SASM 082

This episode features Miriam Ortiz y Pino on why clutter is really just unresolved piles of decisions, the five simple steps to streamline your stuff and life, and how Miriam went from a “pack-rat stacker” to an organized simplifier.

Simplify, Organize, and Minimize: Meet Your New Friend, Streamline, with Tico and Tina – SASM 070

This episode features David and Christina (a.k.a. Tico and Tina) on how to make life happen for you instead of happen to you, the mysterious link between productivity and a minimalist lifestyle, how to love yourself (and others) by embracing your inner tensions, and how “streamlining” supports a simple life.

The Dangers of “The Twitch” and How to Stop Yours with Anthony Ongaro – SASM 069

This episode features Anthony Ongaro on how to change your relationship with clothing (one load of laundry at a time), the quick tricks you can use to tame your smartphone, how one game helped him get rid of his excess stuff, plus the seemingly endless – and surprising – benefits of minimalism.

3 Simple Tools to Unstuff Your Life with Andrew Mellen – SASM 056

This episode features Andrew Mellen discussing the three simple rules of Unstuff Your Life, removing your physical obstacles to sustainable joy, using organizing to connect with what matters most to you, and the “stuff behind the stuff.”

SASM 046 – How to Organize Your “Lives” (E-Memory Revolution or Not) with Gordon Bell

This episode features Gordon Bell as we discuss how to organize your digital “lives,” how to be a paperless pioneer, and why e-memories are so valuable.

SASM 042 – Experience Curating, Part 2: The FAOCAS Framework and Tools

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Joel Zaslofsky and Experience Curating. He explores who really owns your social media experiences, why his framework is descriptive (and not prescriptive), the simplicity of the “Everywhere Doctrine,” and more.

SASM 041 – Experience Curating, Part 1: Origins, What It Is, and Best Practices

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Joel Zaslofsky going solo with Experience Curating. He explores how to spend 0.1% of your time maximizing the other 99.9%, the synergy between simplicity and curating, how to become an expert in any topic, and more.

SASM 039 – How to Build Super Systems (and Be Like Batman) with Shanna Mann

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Shanna Mann as we discuss how to build rockin’ systems, whether we should emulate Batman or Superman, why habits (even great ones) can be giant blind spots, and more.

SASM 038 – How to Be Control Free and Distraction Lite with Mike Burns

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Mike Burns as we talk about letting go of the need to control everything, why anti-distraction beats decluttering, what the “greater yes” is, and much more.

SASM 037 – Organize It All (OrgJunkie or Not) with Laura Wittmann

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Laura Wittmann of as we cover organizing without frustration, why your home office might work best in a coat closet, how to get your kids to organize for themselves, and more.

SASM 035 – Review and Topic-Centric Curation with CEO Guillaume Decugis

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features the CEO of – Guillaume Decugis – as we talk about how curation can make you an expert, simplifying your self-expression, business failures that lead to success, and why “humanrithm” matters.

SASM 032 – Organization Tips and Preparing for Emergencies with Cassie Tillett

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Cassie Tillett as we discuss a host of organization tips, “sentiment-fests,” and preparing for emergencies.