Living the Simple Life: A Guide to Scaling Down and Enjoying More
Living the Simple Life A Guide to Scaling Down and Enjoying More Author:Elaine St. James In Living the Simple Life, simplicity expert Elaine St. James explains how to make simplifying a painless process whether you're just beginning to scale down or whether you think you can't get any simpler. In these pages, you'll discover how simplifying your life will: give you more time to play and to relax, make you more productive... more » at work, unleash your creativity and open up new possibilities, and free up time for you to face the challenges you've been avoiding.« less
Any book that can get me to turn off the TV and check my e-mail only once a day deserves four stars from me. I found the book's ideas, if not all of the concrete suggestions, to be life-changing. I think, however, the author should leave topics such as parenting and dieting to the experts. Overall, this was definitely worth a read.
An excellent book with great ideas to make life more simple. The book covers: The Simple Life and what it means, Getting Started helps you jump start simple living, The Things That Really Matter helps you reevaluate, Some Things to Think About helps work out any bugs in the system, Getting Rid of our Stuff looks at the need to own less, Changing Our Consumer Habits, Learning to Say No, Some Inner Stuff covers finding one's life work, Personal and Household Routines simplified, Lifestyle Issues covers home management in a nutshell, Simple Parenting as well as family/relative issues, Simple Wardrobe Ideas for Women and Simple Wardrobe Ideas for Men. This book is a great size to toss in a bag and carry anywhere-it's simplified as well. Wonderful way to start simple living today.