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The joy of less : a minimalist guide to declutter, organize, and simplify
The joy of less : a minimalist guide to declutter, organize, and simplify
Jay, Francine2016
"The Joy of Less is a fun, easy-to-follow guide to minimalist living from bestselling decluttering expert Francine Jay,"--page [4] of cover.Jay introduces a five-step family program that will help you downsize, declutter, and maintain a streamlined life. Her minimalist lifestyle techniques will help you maximize space, free up time and energy, and keep things organized. Start living your life!
San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, 2016.
286 pages ; 22 cm.
Revision of: The joy of less.-- Medford, NJ : Anja Press, 2010.
Introduction -- Philosophy. See your stuff for what it is ; You are not what you own ; Less stuff = less stress ; Less stuff = more freedom ; Detach from your stuff ; Be a good gatekeeper ; Embrace space ; Enjoy without owning ; The joy of enough ; Live simply -- Streamline. Start over ; Trash, treasure, or transfer ; Reason for each item ; Everything in its place ; All surfaces clear ; Modules ; Limits ; If one comes in, one goes out ; Narrow down ; Everyday maintenance -- Room by room. Living or family room ; Bedroom ; Wardrobe ; Home office ; Kitchen and dining room ; Bathroom ; Storage spaces ; Gifts, heirlooms, and sentimental items -- Lifestyle. The clutter-free family ; The greater good -- Conclusion.
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