Amy sits down with YouTuber and minimalist Matt D’Avella to discuss perfectionist tendencies, YouTube success, and, of course – minimalism!
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This week on Detail Therapy, Amy Sits Down with Matt D’Avella
(0:26) What to expect from today’s episode
(1:02) Welcome to Episode 44 | AmyTV
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INTERVIEW WITH MATT D’AVELLA
(5:19) Why do you do what you do?
”It was the only thing I was good at.”
(6:43) What were you doing before YouTube/your podcast?
(8:37) Matt talks minimalism
”Minimalism is the thing that gets us past the things”
(13:36) What are some tactics for beginners in minimalism?
Start in the closet!
(15:18) Project 333
(15:57) Daily decision making – should we eliminate unnecessary decisions?
(17:41) Matt’s video creation process – dealing with perfectionism
(20:14) Matt’s advice to new YouTubers
”Be patient. It’s gonna take a while.”
(23:56) What about being a YouTuber has surprised you?
Handling burnout and measuring happiness
(28:35) #ShineSquad Sponsor
(31:19) Amy and Matt’s “opposing” views on morning routines
”I generally just like to get to work.”
(34:40) How do you deal with anxiety?
(37:24) What’s the deal with The Rock?
(40:22) What do you do to stay active?
(42:30) What does self care look like for you?
(43:06) Matt’s meditation technique
(44:33) Matt’s book recommendations
(46:51) What does it mean to you to go after the life you want?
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(47:38) Detail Recap
- Give yourself boundaries or constraints when dealing with perfectionism.
- When you start creating, be patient and enjoy the process! Overnight successes rarely happen.
- Your morning routine is not designed by the rest of the world. Do what works for you!
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