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The Minimalist Home: A Room-by-Room Guide to a Decluttered, Refoc...
by Joshua Becker

Language

English

Pages

238

Publication Date

December 18, 2018

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<b><b>A popular minimalist blogger and author of </b><b><i>The More of Less </i></b><b>shows you how to methodically turn your home into a place of peace, contentment, and purposeful living.</b></b><br /><br />One of today's most influential minimalist advocates takes us on a decluttering tour of our own houses and apartments, showing us how to decide what to get rid of and what to keep. He both offers practical guidelines for simplifying our lifestyle at home and addresses underlying issues that contribute to over-accumulation in the first place. The purpose is not just to create a more inviting living space. It's also to turn our life's HQ--our home--into a launching pad for a more fulfilling and productive life in the world.
Decluttering at the Speed of Life: Winning Your Never-Ending Batt...
by Dana K. White

Language

English

Pages

218

Publication Date

February 27, 2018

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<b>You don't have to live overwhelmed by stuff--you can get rid of clutter for good!</b><br />While the world seems to be in love with the idea of tiny houses and minimalism, many of us simply can't purge it all and start from nothing. Yet a home with too much stuff is a home that is difficult to maintain, so where do we begin? Add in paralyzing emotional attachments and constant life challenges, and it can feel almost impossible to make real decluttering progress.<br />In <i>Decluttering at the Speed of Life</i>, decluttering expert and author Dana White identifies the mind-sets and emotional challenges that make it difficult to declutter. Then, in her signature humorous approach, she provides workable solutions to break through these struggles and get clutter out--for good!<br />But more than simply offering strategies, Dana dives deep into how to implement them, no matter the reader's clutter level or emotional resistance to decluttering. She helps identify procrasticlutter--the stuff that will get done eventually so it doesn't seem urgent--as well as how to make progress when there's no time to declutter.<br />Sections of the book include<br /><ul><li>Why You Need This Book (You Know Why)</li><li>Your Unique Home</li><li>Decluttering in the Midst of Real Life</li><li>Change Your Mind, Change Your Home</li><li>Breaking Through Your Decluttering Delusions</li><li>Working It Out Room by Room</li><li>Helping Others Declutter</li><li>Real Life Goes On (and On)</li></ul>As long as we're living and breathing, new clutter will appear. The good news is that decluttering can get easier, become more natural, and require significantly fewer hours, less emotional bandwidth, and little to no sweat to keep going.
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Declut...
by Marie Kond艒

Language

English

Pages

226

Publication Date

October 14, 2014

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<b>The #1聽<i>New York Times</i>聽bestselling guide to decluttering your home and the inspiration for the hit Netflix show <i>Tidying Up with Marie Kondo</i>.</b><br /><br /><b><b><b><b>ONE OF CNN<b>鈥?lt;/b>S MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADE</b></b></b></b><br /><br /> Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles?<br /><br /> Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you鈥檒l never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever. The KonMari Method, with its revolutionary category-by-category system, leads to lasting results. In fact, none of Kondo鈥檚 clients have lapsed (and she still has a three-month waiting list).聽<br /><br /> With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house 鈥渟park joy鈥?(and which don鈥檛), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo鈥檚 newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home鈥攁nd the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Simple Home Repair: Fast Fixes for ...
by Judy Ostrow

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

September 04, 2007

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<p><i>How many readers does it take to change a light bulb?</i></p><p>Only one - if he or she is armed with this book! Rather than focus on the big projects that most homeowners would wisely leave to professionals, it concentrates on the common repairs that everyone encounters and anyone can do, with the right instruction, including repairing holes and dents in drywall; fixing popped nails in walls; checking and replacing fuses; unclogging drains; replacing light fixtures; fixing squeaky floors; repairing cracked tile and damaged carpet; replacing screens; screening gutters; and much more.</p><p>?Contains 250 to 300 step-by-step illustrations</p>
Hygge: Discovering The Danish Art of Happiness
by Krysten Harlow

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English

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Publication Date

February 08, 2020

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<h1><strong>Get cozy now with hygge.</strong></h1><br /><h2>If you鈥檙e tired of stressing over the small things in life, then perhaps it鈥檚 time that you took a look at an exciting new Danish concept, Hygge!</h2><p><b>Hygge: Discovering The Danish Art of Happiness</b> by author <i>Krysten Harlow</i> will be your complete guidebook towards understanding the Danish concept of enjoying everything that life has to offer without stressing the small things.</p><p>At its very essence, Hygge is learning how to enjoy the little things that life has to offer without constantly worrying about everything.</p><p>Inside <b>Hygge: Discovering The Danish Art of Happiness</b> you鈥檒l learn:</p><ul><li><i>The link between happiness and hygge</li><li>What the benefits of hygge are for the body, mind, and soul</li><li>How to make your home more hygge</li><li>How to clear out the clutter to make space</li><li>Why warmth matters in Homes</li><li>How to experience togetherness as hygge when it comes to entertaining</li><li>How to find the hygge balance in food</li><li> Ways to hygge your look and style</li><li>How to implement Hygge at work</li><li>Hygge activities for daily living & much more! </i></li></ul><p>If you have been searching for a way to take the stress and pressure out of your life and experience everything your life has to offer, then it鈥檚 time that you took advantage of Hygge! Grab a copy for yourself or that special loved one in your life.</p></b></p><p><br /><strong>Get it now.</strong></p>
Martha Stewart's Organizing: The Manual for Bringing Order to You...
by Martha Stewart

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

January 07, 2020

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<b>The ultimate guide to getting your life in order鈥攚ith hundreds of practical and empowering ideas, projects, and tips鈥攆rom America鈥檚 most trusted lifestyle authority</b><br /><br />Trust Martha to help you master all things organizing鈥攕orting, purging, tidying, and simplifying your life鈥攚ith smart solutions and inspiration. Here, she offers her best guidance, methods, and DIY projects for organizing in and around your home. Topics include room-by-room strategies (how to sort office paperwork, when to purge the garage or attic), seasonal advice (when to swap out bedding and clothing, how to put away holiday decorations), and day-by-day or week-by-week plans for projects such as de-cluttering, house cleaning, creating a filing system, overhauling the closet, and more. Martha鈥檚 indispensable expertise walks you through goal-setting, principles of organizing, useful supplies, and creating systems for ongoing success. A look into Martha鈥檚 own personal calendars offers a template for scheduling essential tasks. Last, plenty of strategies, how-tos, timelines, and checklists will help you stay organized all year long.
The Home Edit: A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goa...
by , Joanna Teplin

Language

English

Pages

256

Publication Date

March 19, 2019

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER 鈥?There鈥檚 decorating, and then there鈥檚 organizing. From the Instagram-sensation home experts (with a serious fan club that includes Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Mindy Kaling), here is an accessible, room-by-room guide to establishing new order in your home.</b><br /><br />Believe this: every single space in your house has the potential to function efficiently <i>and</i> look great. The mishmash of summer and winter clothes in the closet? Yep. Even the dreaded junk drawer? Consider it done. And the best news: it鈥檚 not hard to do鈥攊n fact, it's a lot of fun. <br /><br /> From the home organizers who made their orderly eye candy <i>the</i> method that everyone swears by comes Joanna and Clea鈥檚 signature approach to decluttering. <i>The Home Edit</i> walks you through paring down your belongings in every room, arranging them in a stunning and easy-to-find way (hello, labels!), and maintaining the system so you don't need another do-over in six months. When you're done, you'll not only know exactly where to find things, but you'll also love the way it looks.<br /><br /> A masterclass and look book in one, <i>The Home Edit</i> is filled with bright photographs and detailed tips, from placing plastic dishware in a drawer where little hands can reach to categorizing pantry items by color (there's nothing like a little ROYGBIV to soothe the soul). Above all, it's like having your best friends at your side to help you turn the chaos into calm.<br /><b><br />PLEASE NOTE: The paperback includes a starter set of labels for your refrigerator; the ebook and audiobook include a link to download and print the labels from a computer (you will need 8-1/2 x 11-inch clear repositionable sticker project paper, such as Avery 4397).</b><br /><b><br />Featured in <i>Glamour</i>'s 10 Books to Help You Live Your Best Life</b>
The Longing for Less: Living with Minimalism
by Kyle Chayka

Language

English

Pages

264

Publication Date

January 21, 2020

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<b><i>New York Times Book Review </i>Editor's Choice</b><br /><b><br /></b><b>"More than just a story of an abiding cultural preoccupation, <i>The Longing For Less</i> peels back the commodified husk of minimalism to reveal something surprising and thoroughly alive." -Jenny Odell, author of </b><i><b>How to Do Nothing</b> </i><br /><br />鈥淟ess is more鈥? Everywhere we hear the mantra. Marie Kondo and other decluttering gurus promise that shedding our stuff will solve our problems. We commit to cleanse diets and strive for inbox zero. Amid the frantic pace and distraction of everyday life, we covet silence-and airy, Instagrammable spaces in which to enjoy it. The popular term for this brand of upscale austerity, 鈥渕inimalism,鈥?has mostly come to stand for things to buy and consume. But minimalism has richer, deeper, and altogether more valuable gifts to offer. <br /> <br />Kyle Chayka is one of our sharpest cultural observers. After spending years covering minimalist trends for leading publications, he now delves beneath this lifestyle's glossy surface, seeking better ways to claim the time and space we crave. He shows that our longing for less goes back further than we realize. His search leads him to the philosophical and spiritual origins of minimalism, and to the stories of artists such as Agnes Martin and Donald Judd; composers such as John Cage and Julius Eastman; architects and designers; visionaries and misfits. As Chayka looks anew at their extraordinary lives and explores the places where they worked-from Manhattan lofts to the Texas high desert and the back alleys of Kyoto-he reminds us that what we most require is presence, not absence. The result is an elegant new synthesis of our minimalist desires and our profound emotional needs.
Organizing Your Life: Practical Tips for Making Your Life More Ma...
by Cyndy Aldred

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

December 02, 2014

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<p>Today's society is not only fast-paced, it has become increasingly complex. Today, as never before, it's crucial to find ways to increase productivity and simplify, and the best way to stay sane is to get organized.</p><p>Using dozens of beautiful, four-color photos, this book presents a variety of ideas and steps necessary for organizing every room, closet, drawer, basement, garage, and shed in one's house. Moreover, it also presents ideas for organizing one's office and data as well. Also included:</p><p>- The "green" aspects of organizing, getting things organized in the electronic age, and loads of new products that help people organize.</p><p>- Up-to-date information, including new resources, for people with clutter disorders.</p>
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing a...
by Marie Kondo

Language

English

Pages

298

Publication Date

January 05, 2016

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<b>The follow-up to the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, </i>from the star of the<i> </i>hit Netflix series <i>Tidying Up with Marie Kondo</i>.</b><br /><br /> Japanese decluttering guru Marie Kondo has revolutionized homes鈥攁nd lives鈥攁cross the world. Now, Kondo presents an illustrated guide to her acclaimed KonMari Method, with step-by-step folding illustrations for everything from shirts to socks, plus drawings of聽perfectly organized drawers and closets.聽She also provides advice on frequently聽asked questions, such as whether to keep聽鈥渘ecessary鈥?items that may not bring聽you joy. With guidance on specific聽categories including kitchen tools,聽cleaning supplies, hobby goods, and聽digital photos, this comprehensive聽companion is sure to spark joy in聽anyone who wants to simplify their life.

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