Hi my name's Matt D'Avella. I'm a minimalist, filmmaker \u0026 I made the documentary Minimalism.

Most of my days are spent making films so I don't have a ton of time to check email. You can send me a message at the email address below if you'd like. While I can't respond to all of them, I read as many as I can, and it truly means a lot to have your support.

If you like my videos you might like my courses where I go even deeper into topics like self-development, creativity \u0026 filmmaking: slowgrowth.com

That's all. Thank you!

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  1. Abdurasul Idyrov

    matt come on 30 days studying islam

  2. Ben McMahon

    Bruv why you gotta put all those doughnuts at the end of the video 😩

  3. YaBoii Cardell

    “Basic bitch” 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  4. Duané Viljoen

    This has been 0% helpful, thanks!

  5. Ulysses Venturin

    Amazing, mate! Congratulations, you have no ideia how positively this video has impacted me. Thanks for the upload... Wish you all the success in the world!

  6. Anukriti Arya

    To all the people who think I'm procrastinating here . NO you're wrong I'm just *very busy* 😏

  7. Lijah Tabangcura

    Lol I wake up 5 am for like 1 year bec of school

  8. Ace

    I’ve been thinking about unplugging for a couple days now. I’m deactivating Instagram, snap and Facebook now.

  9. Peter Schroeder

    Dude ways 150 pounds and barely eats anyways. If he weighed 220 he would be singing a different tune. Also he is under 35, you can go on an all pizza diet and not gain weight at that age with workouts. Try that in your plus 40’s and see what you say.

  10. Leo Aguirre

    Remember, drink plenty of water! -r/hydrohomies

  11. imicca

    I was going to say those graphics are really nice

  12. Anamaria Stefana

    Watching this in 2021, after an entire year of staying away from people our of necessity , hits hard :(

  13. minimalist aichana

    translit plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  14. Shiny Heart

    "Finally" ???????? Don't be fooled. Sorry. There is no 'Finally'.

  15. Shiny Heart

    I am putting off getting rid of distractions.

  16. imicca

    Why do you have to show your support when it is a default? It’s like saying I support women’s rights yeah you better

  17. Zandj King

    Students: first time?

  18. imicca

    There is misconception that you can just replace meat with vegetables, easy peasy, like drinking 1l of water instead of soda, that’s absolutely not true. when speaking about volume and how much you get from eating that’s 100 g of meat you can’t just replace with 100 g of vegetables and expect the same nutritions. Second not everyone wants to eat vegetables all the time so just because you can replace something with something else it doesn’t mean you have to, and guilt tripping someone with ‘ but I’m saving the planet” is hypocritical when you can help way more by not buying unnecessary items or driving gas car

  19. imicca

    I dont recommend pita bread (unless it is heated), go for thin tortilla/ Armenian Lavash bread. Much healthier

  20. imicca

    As Armenian (who is from country where ‘greek’ yogurt is from) Non-fat Greek yoghurt is actually not tasty at all

  21. imicca

    Vegans in comments be like: WELL ACTUALLY ...

  22. imicca

    Minimalists be like NOOOOOO

  23. Usman

    read Quran and life of Muhammad before you breath your last people

  24. Izobella Mari Castro

    Us students be like: first time? Jk

  25. Jason Ragland

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  26. All about sports

    I took me 3 days to figure it out

  27. Angela Kukhotska

    Nice 👍🏻

  28. Mashed Potato

    Hahah i use the clip instead of wallets and stuff

  29. Ivan Stambolov

    The social media addiction is as bad as opioids addiction for some. Seeing you sticking to your habits is really motivational. Thank you for sharing this with us.

  30. This is Cutie Ringo Joy

    my school starts at 7am so i obviously wake up at 5am

  31. Rebecca Oprea

    I love to vacation In California.

  32. Talha Syed

    Oh the irony.. you are making a youtube course on how to grow audience, in the same video

  33. 25johis

    I live in Norway for 15 years and I never feel so lonely. You talk their lenguaje, you smile and wanna be part of the tribe. You are not Welcome anyway. Some tribes are very close to the world 😵 I can't stand with conversations about the last and expensive car somebody got. Is not value in life. What is going on??

  34. John Andrew Salido

    Students be like: First time?

  35. noblesgirlcuttlefish

    You’d feel even better if you cut out animal flesh and replaced it with vegan sources of protein like lentils, nuts, tofu, broccoli, etc. Animal products are linked to cancer, heart disease, diabetes and premature aging.

  36. Guilherme Borges

    3:05 let's go, bumper 2 bumper, on this minimalist easy meal (The song used in bumper 2 bumper, from Donut :) )

  37. Marcus Tavarez

    I just now started my break off of social media (instagram) because I noticed it’s been a real distraction in my life in terms of my mental health and I never noticed how much time I spend on it weekly until now so hopefully this works for me 🙏🏽

  38. Linda Jevahirian

    He has established a good argument for sadness and happiness but clinical depression is not based on values ... it is the result of a chemical imbalance. clinic depression makes it harder to connect despite wanting to do so.

  39. Jody Kennelly

    I have been off sugar and carbs for a MONTH! I feel fine, even lost a few pounds, I have no problems brushing off the cravings. (Even though I sell chocolate and candy for a living) but watching Matt eat those donuts .... I was so disappointed to find my mouth watering like crazy....they looked SO yummy! Thank you for also showing that you felt like crap afterwards. That helps drive me past the cravings. Congratulations on your healthy outlook on sugar consumption. .... now, if I could only get my 10 year old to understand it all. Good luck all! 🙌🏼🇨🇦

  40. nopalS

    first time?

  41. MG G

    me: puts this on my watch later list and finally comes back to it 5 months later instead of doing my calc assignment

  42. Amanda Draznin

    you’re forgetting one thing: i’m depressed

  43. Demetrie Alger

    I feel like your blood sugar levels are gonna crash hard

  44. Da'Neil Pitts

    I'm confused. Did you only give up added sugar?

  45. Space Rocks

    Oh god I’m not ready to watch this video

  46. Thai Hong

    Amazing, but did you crashed your macbook? 😂

  47. Emily N

    Thank you, I needed to watch this today.

  48. Ayanna Muata

    Good for you. I don’t always get time to tune into all of your content, but I always appreciate when I do. Been following you for years now, whether I am logged into a specific channel I own or not. So, likes or not, I’m always a supporter.

  49. A sungit jr

    I wake at 3 am for 2 years straight

  50. Maurice Beaujon

    I had homework to do since feb 8th, for feb 12th, and my last chance was till feb 18th. It's feb 24th and I haven't even started. I really need to overcome this before it's too late.

  51. DrenneRvc

    Hey, what’s that wrap thing your wifey used to stuff the chicken and stuff?

  52. Rafael Oliveira

    Spend less than you gain! Yeah, I believe in this too!! Thanks a lot for your tips!

  53. mallsuper12

    This guy is done with everything every two weeks, but his channel is one of the best and useful in YT😂

  54. Shanoo Aslam

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  55. rimastickus

    Sugar is not the problem .How many of you eating sugar alone .But he say it is addictive , so we all should eat it pure .Sugar is only part of the problem , but not the problem .

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  57. Pastel Shortcake

    High school and collage students: *First time?*

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  59. Memestar

    My advice is to pick up enough hobbies to always be occupied. You won't realise that you're lonely if you have fun things to do. I have picked up enough hobbies to not need other people anymore

  60. antonivan5

    a new laptop?

  61. Kiki Drat

    0:47 I was going to do that anyway...

  62. Matheus Felipe

    Is there a stock in the US that pays 10% a year ? Wa the fuck bow haha

  63. Razvan Manescu

    i stopped this video to go to sleep

  64. Miss_Idolize P

    Tbh, I really wanted to get into this video but the sister's vocals and way of talking drove me away almost instantly! I could not listen any more even tho I wanted to. I am so sorry if I sound rude, I don't mean to. I am just being honest. So my comment is not about the content of the video, but the vocal presentation (?)... Is it just me or has anyone else noticed the latest trend of what I can only describe as 'croaking' and /or 'singing' vocals when communicating by way of speech? (My descriptions). This is especially noticeable in females, but guys also do it. Seems mainly an American trait but I have heard British versions too. But it is def a trend: imagine a UK student talkin 'gansta' if you get my drift. Far from natural linguistics - poss digi-viral, or celebrity-influenced or something. Can't quite place it. To try to describe: the voice and verbal communication on this video begin normally so I have no issue, so I listen intently to what is being said coz I am into the subject. But as the speaker talks towards the end of a sentence, their voice gets deeper and croakier, like they just ate sardines n curry, then smoked a pack of cigs followed by a pint of whisky and it's coming back on them! Repeat: next sentence starts fine n normal - ends deep n croaky. There's another vocal trend-pattern I have noticed that usually accompanies the croak but ends with a higher tone of voice and a question mark(?) but tbh, it is so hard to describe - I can't even be bothered. Sadly the speaker here does that too. I really do apologise for my potentially negative comment on what should have been an enlightening lesson, but this vocal thing bothers me and I felt strong enough and fed up enough to finally say something about it! To me this 'trend' has become so annoying to the point of cringy and is happening too much in tv, social media and yt vids. Folks didn't speak like that before - this is a new thing! Like I say, it has become a trend.. a trend which I personally find off-putting. But that's just me, just me and my opinion, for what it is worth. As I stated earlier, this comment is not about the content of the video which I am sure is good stuff, but hopefully it does explain why I did not continue watching...

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  67. Ise River

    One of my favourite memories of Australia was standing in Sydney botanic garden on new years eve, dusk, waiting for the fireworks displays, and flying over me was hundreds of fruit bat's. It was awesome.

  68. Maryam Aldosary

    You know minimalism it's remind me Hadith 570 CEof the prophet Muhammad he said eat, drink, give charity, wear clothes without extravagance or pride.Thanks I think

  69. Erik Syring

    Animals, humans included, don't need to count calories!! Without fructose poisoning the body knows precisely how much energy it needs!

  70. Juan Lugo

    Me who wakes up at 5am and go to sleep at 12am Me: I don't have such weaknesses

  71. Willzy

    At 3:52 mins in there's a shot in which I'm assuming is New York, where Duncan Jones (David Bowie's son & Director of WarCraft and Moon) is walking down a street. Just thought that was pretty cool and funny, probably completely unintentional.

  72. Andrea Andrea

    Can we see the video

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  74. Izabel Braga

    Vinager has sugar?

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  76. crazysand

    My friend isn’t allowed sugar and whenever I go to her house I realise that it isn’t hard to live without sugar. There are so many good snacks without sugar which replace sugary snacks and you’ll forget the craving, there is delicious chocolate without sugar, lots of good food without it, and so many desserts which replace sugary things. If you find it really hard then try drinking water instead of snacking which sometimes makes it easier. If you want to do this challenge then the best thing to do would be to not just get rid of all snacks but instead replace them all with healthier alternatives.

  77. Alice Xiao

    IF works when you have discipline because over time, your body adjusts to it. So for instance, if you're awake in the morning, you can intake water, tea or coffee without additional ingredients that would break your fast. Also, lunch is technically breakfast in this case because breakfast literally indicates the meal or foods that break your fast after a long night! If this helps, here's my eating schedule-- 12:30-1PM breakfast, 3:30-4PM lunch, 6:30-7PM dinner. Whenever you feel like snacking, you'll realize it's boredom snacking as well. Though if you're saying energy for workouts, I do Chloe Ting's intensive workout schedules and adjusting to IF while working out within the fasting period helps me feel more mentally clear and motivated to work out for the food! I mean, of course these are my own thoughts and opinion on my body as I'm an ectomorph on a low-carb diet for health reasons, but I hope this is somewhat insightful to you or others who are on IF!

  78. Vict0rr 's Vlogs

    First, thanks for the amazing advice. Second, Lol relax I’m assuming you cut your hair yourself because of COVID? Fact is you are not a professional barber that has YEARS of experience cutting hair so don’t hide away due to unrealistic expectations for yourself. You did you’re best! 😍 AND it’s pretty great. Good job!

  79. Israel Jacobson

    Im in a lucid dream and came here to leave a comment