The Joy of Less

The Joy of Less

A Minimalist Living Guide : How to Declutter, Organize, and Simplify your Life

Book - 2010
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Having less stuff is the key to happiness. Do you ever feel overwhelmed, instead of overjoyed, by all your possessions? Do you secretly wish a gale force wind would blow the clutter from your home? If so, its time to simplify your life The Joy of Less is a fun, lighthearted guide to minimalist living. Part One provides an inspirational pep talk on the joys and rewards of paring down. Part Two presents the STREAMLINE method: ten easy steps to rid your house of clutter. Part Three goes room by room, outlining specific ways to tackle each one. Part Four helps you trim your to-do list and free up your time, and explains how saving space in your closets can save the planet. Ready to sweep away the clutter? Just open this book, and youll be on your way to a simpler, more streamlined, and more serene life.
Publisher: Medford, NJ : Anja Press, [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9780984087310
Branch Call Number: 646.7 Jay
Characteristics: 286 pages ; 22 cm

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yuliasp
May 15, 2018

This is my very first book on minimalist living. Great book and easy to ready. I liked that the author applies her technique to all the rooms in the house in separate chapters, which is very helpful for memorizing the basic rules.

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UnusualKirsten
Aug 30, 2016

A nice quick read, straight to the point and simple to follow. I may borrow it again in the future as a refresher but I made notes so I can continue my journey of decluttering without holding anyone else up!

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brandisiek
Feb 26, 2014

I very quick read. I was quickly inspired to start minimizing and organizing, but never really got much done :) Good basic material and I agree with sharonus, it is very repetitive.

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supergummy
Aug 30, 2013

Very helpful with memorable lessons. I now realize the value of empty space. And it's true... getting rid of things can almost be fun!

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salsaladybug
Jun 23, 2013

Awesome book. Very easy to read and short and to the point. Many great organizing ideas.

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salsaladybug
Jul 20, 2013

"If you can't find it, you don't have it."

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salsaladybug
Jul 08, 2013

When we are content with "enough," life becomes infinitely easier, more pleasant, and less harried.

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