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Across the globe, billions of unused items sit in our homes taking up valuable physical and mental space. What would it feel like to clear your space, and life, of excess junk? Liberate yourself from domestic chaos, toxic relationships and a desk piled high with incomplete tasks. How to Go Clutter Free will make you richer in space, time and money, and pave the way for a tidy, calm and happy life. Featuring 100 clear and simple decluttering tips, this hassle-free, easy guide will help you to: * Identify and ditch excess. * Create more space for the important things in life. * Tidy your home, mind and life. * Replace mess and confusion with calm and clarity.
Join author Michele Vig, the founder of Neat Little Nest, on an interactive journey to learn how to clean out and organize the key areas of your life! Declutter your home, calendar, and mind to find real, lasting change. Our lives are busier than ever before, leaving us burned out...and leaving our homes cluttered. The Holistic Guide to Decluttering shows how three core components-physical, time, and mental clutter-are intricately linked and how focusing on one area alone is not likely to bring the peace our souls desire. Including step-by-step tutorials, reflection tools, and worksheets, this book gives practical ways to learn the how to of holistically decluttering and organizing so you can begin to feel the freedom that comes from organizing: You'll explore your attachment to things and are given practical ways to successfully go about decluttering and organizing your home. Find inspiration through success stories and beautiful photos showcasing how organizational systems can both simplify and offer a daily delight. Learn (or re-learn!) how precious and finite time is. Although it is fleeting, you will be empowered to start owning your time. You will learn ways to make positive changes to help plan, prioritize, and make the most of your hours, days, weeks, months, and years. Above all else, the mind is the most powerful force for an organized life. Only by decluttering your mind can you begin to grow and create lasting change. By bringing these components together, you will see how decluttering can reach far beyond a simple closet cleaning. If you take the proper steps to clear your clutter with intention, you can find a deeper emotional release and sustainable transformation.
Create a happy, beautiful and eco-friendly home Having a happy, healthy home is a key part of our wellbeing, but how do we ensure the pursuit of our perfect living space doesn't negatively impact on the environment? Blogger and low-waste expert Kezia Neusch provides simple swaps and genius hacks to help you reduce your household's ecological footprint, covering everything from how to break up with your tumble dryer and why your mid-morning snack might be harming the planet. This book contains everything you need to know to create a sustainable home for you and your family.
British estates were known to be the epitome of cleanliness with their white-glove perfection. Through her meticulous research on servants, Lucy Lethbridge gleaned much knowledge about how these homes were made to gleam over almost two centuries, from the Victorian through the Edwardian years and beyond. The majority of household tasks were done with basic ingredients like lemon juice, white vinegar, and bicarbonate of soda, which feel very modern in their display of frugality and ecological soundness. Tea leaves were used to freshen up rugs and stewed rhubarb to remove rust stains. Here, Lethbridge reveals these old-fashioned and almost-forgotten techniques that made British households sparkle before the use of complicated contraptions and a spray for every surface. A treasury of advice from servants' memoirs and housekeeping guides, and illustrated with charming art from period advertising and domestic classics, Mind Your Manors is the perfect book for all those who want to put time-tested cleaning methods to work.
We are drowning in paper. We keep stacks of it on the kitchen counter, stash it in drawers, and stuff file cabinets full of documents (just one file cabinet can hold 18,000 sheets of paper - yikes). Despite this clear crisis of paper, there hasn't been a book devoted to managing and organizing this single most abundant item in our homes - until now. In The Paper Solution, Lisa Woodruff delivers a proven, step-by-step guide to decluttering the paper in our lives and sorting what's left behind into easily accessible, structured, and, most importantly, manageable files. The system Woodruff offers isn't based on unrealistic advice, such as 'touch a piece of paper only once'. Instead, it accounts for paper's unique qualities: its sentimental value, ability to accumulate astonishingly fast, the generational differences in how it's treated, and the fact that it's not going anywhere despite the popularity of minimalism movements such as Kon Mari. Woodruff's approach is doable, effective, and compassionate. Much more than simply cleaning out your files, The Paper Solution will help you organize your paperwork with a purpose-removing the heavy burden of a chaotic mess and giving you the space and time to enjoy what you love and discover a sense of peace.
#1 Best Seller in Home Improvement & Decorating and Personal Time Management Host of HGTV's HOT MESS HOUSEA guided decluttering journal. Life happens to the best of us, whether we were born with messy tendencies or not. Messes find their way into our homes and lives and we can't seem to find the strength or time to tackle them. That's where this motivational guided journal by decluttering guru Cassandra Aarssen comes in. Tested methods that work. Cas Aarssen wasn't always an organization expert. She climbed out of years of cluttered living and transformed her home and her life through organization. In this self-help journal, Cas guides you through favorite tips and tricks that she used to declutter her home and find her way to a more organized and peaceful life. Pages and pages of decluttering and organizational tools. This interactive journal is designed to help you declutter your home and life through mindfulness and self-motivation. Learn how to navigate the chaos of clutter by taking the time to understand yourself and the underlying meaning behind your clutter. Filled with inspiration and open-ended questions, The Declutter Challenge journal guides you onto the path to a clean and clutter-free home. Make downsizing a reality. The Declutter Challenge helps you to work through both the emotional and the physical clutter in your life. Explore your thoughts and feelings about your belongings and discover the knowledge and strength to let go of excess. Take a look inside this life-changing guided journal and find... Insights into goal setting Supportive prompts and writing exercises that encourage self-refection and understanding How to achieve short-term tasks that need to get done or the long-term dreams that you yearn to fulfill Read Cas Aarssen's other bestselling home organizing books, Real Life Organizing, Cluttered Mess to Organized Success, and The Clutter Connection.
'I love this book. Strong, clever, intelligent advice with soul.' Mary Portas 'A wonderful look at how to transform our homes to be more mindfully aligned with our true nature and a reflection of who we are.' Fearne Cotton 'A happy home is a fundamental building block of happiness, and Michelle's book is an essential, step-by-step guide to creating a home we love.' Arianna Huffington, Founder & CEO, Thrive Global 'A must-have read for anyone looking to improve not just their home but also their quality of life within it.' Matthew Williamson Be happier, healthier and more empowered with Michelle Ogundehin's step-by-step practical guide to creating a home that supports your well-being. Whether that home is owned or rented, small or large, and regardless of how much money you have, Happy Inside shows you how to harness its potential in pursuit of becoming your best self. If you want to feel calm, content, soothed or energized, you must begin with what surrounds you. This comprehensive guide covers everything from how to create more light and space to how to get a good night's sleep; the path to a perfect sofa and why a dining table is your most vital piece of furniture. Plus, how to decorate to promote joy; the importance of play (and circular side tables); your definitive capsule kitchen kit; and why your hallway is where it all starts. Combining Michelle's knowledge of Buddhist philosophy, mindfulness, colour psychology and good design, Happy Inside is your one-stop guide to living well. Welcome to the healthy home revolution!