Deschutes Public Library

The minimalist way, minimalism strategies to declutter your life and make room for joy, Erica Layne - paperback

"Bring Minimalism to Your Home, Work, and Relationships. Discover how to apply the minimalist mindset to every aspect of your life by changing the way you think about your home, career, relationships, family, and money. The Minimalist Way will help you take it one step at a time with simple exercises and activities. Ease into minimalism at your own pace and learn how to let go. Filled with practical philosophy and easy-to-use strategies for removing unnecessary distractions and stress, this is the essential guidebook for anyone looking to clear out their physical, mental, and emotional clutter."--provided by publisher
Table of contents
1. The heart of minimalism -- Clutter: Physical, mental and emotional ; Thinking like a minimalist ; 3 thought patterns that fuel overconsumption ; Joy and fulfillment: A new approach to consuming -- 2. The key to minimalist living: Know your values -- What you value and nothing more ; How to embody your values ; The power of pause: How to use your values in daily life ; Know where you're going -- 3. Home -- Reflection ; Creating a minimalist home ; Key areas to declutter ; Common clutter-clearing stumbling blocks ; Your home is an expression of who you are -- 4. Workspace and career -- Reflection ; Solutions for a minimalist workspace ; Do you work to live or live to work? -- 5. Family life -- Reflection ; Strategies for a minimalist family life ; Bringing love and connection to your family routines ; Minimalist families go their own way -- 6. Finances and budgeting -- Reflection ; Strategies for minimalist finances ; There's no one path to financial freedom ; Strategies for minimalist shopping ; When your values and shopping habits align -- 7. Time and time management -- Reflecion ; Over-committing to others and under-committing to ourselves ; Strategies for minimalist time management ; Maybe you have all the hours you need -- 8. Relationships -- Reflection ; Minimalist strategies for relationships ; People are not the same as things -- 9. Continuing your minimalism journey -- Tips for staying the course ; To change your behaviour, change your identity
Literary form
non fiction
Physical description
xi, 157 pages, color illustrations, 21 cm

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