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Mind Over Clutter: Tidy Up for a Calm and Happy Home
by Nicola Lewis

Language

English

Pages

193

Publication Date

March 14, 2019

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<p><strong>The ultimate guide to decluttering your home in a fun, sustainable and meaningful way.</strong></p><p>Are you drowning in clutter? Do you dread opening your cupboards because of the mess that awaits inside? Are you ready to sort out your house for good and discover a happier, calmer you?</p><p>If you’ve tried and struggled with Marie Kondo’s<em> The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</em> or Dana K. White’s <em>Decluttering at the Speed of Life</em>, Nicola Lewis can help you finally achieve the tidy, clean and healthy home you’ve always wanted.</p><p>In this book, Nicola will arm you with the tools you need to clean and clear your home. With a step-by-step, room-by-room plan to get rid of clutter, recipes for natural, eco-friendly cleaning products and tips on upcycling your household items, housework and organising have never been this easy! From your makeup bag to your ‘hoarders’ garage, your home will be spick, span and sparkling.</p><p>Sections of the book include:<br />Nicola’s Journey<br />Tidy Home, Tidy Mind<br />How to Declutter: Room by Room<br />Eco-cleaning Your Home<br />Upcycling and Donating<br />Decluttering to Go</p><p>Nicola sprinkles magic wherever she goes and she has seen first-hand how decluttering and tidying your home can help transform your mind, bringing you new-found confidence and happiness. Filled with helpful tips and tricks, actionable insights and positive affirmations, this is the perfect book to refer to whenever you need help to tidy your life.</p>
The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded Edition
by Donald A. Norman

Language

English

Pages

370

Publication Date

November 05, 2013

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<div><b>The ultimate guide to human-centered design </b></div><div><br /></div><div>Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure out which light switch or oven burner to turn on, or whether to push, pull, or slide a door. The fault, argues this ingenious-even liberating-book, lies not in ourselves, but in product design that ignores the needs of users and the principles of cognitive psychology. The problems range from ambiguous and hidden controls to arbitrary relationships between controls and functions, coupled with a lack of feedback or other assistance and unreasonable demands on memorization.</div><div><i><br /></i></div><div><i>The Design of Everyday Things</i> shows that good, usable design is possible. The rules are simple: make things visible, exploit natural relationships that couple function and control, and make intelligent use of constraints. The goal: guide the user effortlessly to the right action on the right control at the right time.<br /><br /><i>The Design of Everyday Things</i> is a powerful primer on how--and why--some products satisfy customers while others only frustrate them.<br /></div>
Less: A Visual Guide to Minimalism
by Rachel Aust

Language

English

Pages

144

Publication Date

June 12, 2018

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<p>Simplify life and amplify living by mastering the fundamentals of minimalism through this visual guide to embracing a minimalist lifestyle.</p><p>How can living with less contribute to a greater sense of fulfillment? It seems contradictory, yet the minimalist lifestyle, which focuses on scaling back your possessions and simplifying your life to just the essentials, achieves just that. Adopt minimal living, and you'll find that less is more:</p><p>More time because you don't waste it caring for and organizing stuff.<br />More space because you don't fill it with objects of marginal value.<br />More money because you don't spend it on unnecessary things.<br />More clarity because your mind isn't bogged down by the clutter around you.<br />More enjoyment because your energy is spent on experiences and connections. </p><p>Using decision trees, flow charts, icons, and other graphics, <b><i>Less</i></b> shows how minimalism can be applied to any area of life--including home, wardrobe, decor, cooking, cleaning, finances, and organizing your time--and how it can be adapted to suit your own goals and help you achieve your version of happiness.</p>
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 • There’s decorating, and then there’s 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’s not hard to do—in 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’s 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>
Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About...
by Reese Witherspoon

Language

English

Pages

299

Publication Date

September 18, 2018

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<b>Academy Award–winning actress, producer, and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon invites you into her world, where she infuses the southern style, parties, and traditions she loves with contemporary flair and charm.</b><BR><BR>Reese Witherspoon’s grandmother Dorothea always said that a combination of beauty and strength made southern women “whiskey in a teacup.” We may be delicate and ornamental on the outside, she said, but inside we’re strong and fiery.<BR> <BR>Reese’s southern heritage informs her whole life, and she loves sharing the joys of southern living with practically everyone she meets. She takes the South wherever she goes with bluegrass, big holiday parties, and plenty of Dorothea’s fried chicken. It’s reflected in how she entertains, decorates her home, and makes holidays special for her kids—not to mention how she talks, dances, and does her hair (in these pages, you will learn Reese’s fail-proof, only slightly insane hot-roller technique). Reese loves sharing Dorothea’s most delicious recipes as well as her favorite southern traditions, from midnight barn parties to backyard bridal showers, magical Christmas mornings to rollicking honky-tonks.<BR> <BR>It’s easy to bring a little bit of Reese’s world into your home, no matter where you live. After all, there’s a southern side to every place in the world, right?
Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism
by Fumio Sasaki

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English

Pages

260

Publication Date

April 11, 2017

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<p><strong>The best-selling phenomenon from Japan that shows us a minimalist life is a happy life.</strong></p><br /><p>Fumio Sasaki is not an enlightened minimalism expert or organizing guru like Marie Kondo—he’s just a regular guy who was stressed out and constantly comparing himself to others, until one day he decided to change his life by saying goodbye to everything he didn’t absolutely need. The effects were remarkable: Sasaki gained true freedom, new focus, and a real sense of gratitude for everything around him. In <em>Goodbye, Things</em> Sasaki modestly shares his personal minimalist experience, offering specific tips on the minimizing process and revealing how the new minimalist movement can not only transform your space but truly enrich your life. The benefits of a minimalist life can be realized by anyone, and Sasaki’s humble vision of true happiness will open your eyes to minimalism’s potential.</p>
Cluttered Mess to Organized Success Workbook: Declutter and Organ...
by Cassandra Aarssen

Language

English

Pages

156

Publication Date

January 02, 2018

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<h3><strong>#1 Amazon Best Seller! ─ Declutter Your Home, Declutter Your Life</strong></h3><p><strong>Organize your life:</strong> Do you dream of getting organized, but have no idea where to start? <em>Cluttered Mess to Organized Success: Declutter and Organize your Home and Life with over 100 Checklists and Worksheets</em> offers you everything you need to organize your home, family and your time. This book not only provides helpful tips and advice, but it is jam packed with over 100 worksheets, forms, labels, schedules and everything else you need to organize your life.</p><p><strong>Declutter your way to happiness:</strong> Cassandra Aarssen is a Professional Organizer and creator of the successful blog and YouTube channel, ClutterBug. After struggling for years with chaos and clutter, Cassandra transformed her home and her life through organization. She now shares her favorite organizing tips, tricks and secrets in order to help others declutter their way to happiness. Cassandra’s debut book, <em>Real Life Organizing</em> has been inspiring families from all over the world to get control of their clutter and fall in love with their home all over again.</p>
Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave
by Joanna Gaines

Language

English

Pages

352

Publication Date

November 06, 2018

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<p></p><p></p><p>In <em>Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave</em>, Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there. Using examples from her own farmhouse as well as a range of other homes, this comprehensive guide will help you assess your priorities and instincts, as well as your likes and dislikes, with practical steps for navigating and embracing your authentic design style. Room by room, <em>Homebody </em>gives you an in-depth look at how these styles are implemented as well as how to blend the looks you're drawn to in order to create spaces that feel distinctly yours. A design template at the end of the book offers a step-by-step guide to planning and sketching out your own design plans. The insight shared in <em>Homebody </em>will instill in you the confidence to thoughtfully create spaces you never want to leave.</p>
The Complete Book of Home Organization: 200+ Tips and Projects
by Toni Hammersley

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

January 22, 2016

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Have you ever wished you had the time and tools to organize your house in a clutter-free, design-conscious, Pinterest-worthy way? From storage solutions and cleaning tips to secret space-saving methods and expert strategies, The Complete Book of Home Organization is packed with the tips and shortcuts you need to effectively organize your home.<br /><br />From small spaces and apartment solutions to how to tackle a big, messy home with a 15-week total home organization challenge, this book covers it all. The Complete Book of Home Organization spells out everything you need to de-clutter your house, store your belongings, and keep your home—and life—in tip-top shape. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift!<br /><br />Organize the 30 main spaces of your home, including the living and dining spaces, bedrooms and bathrooms, guest areas, baby and kids’ rooms, utility spaces and garages, entryways and offices, patios and decks, closets and pet areas! Keep track of your pantry, holiday and craft supplies, weekly menu planning, keepsakes, and schedules. From the basement to the attic, this book covers every nook and cranny.<br /><br />With step-by-step instructions, detailed illustrations, and handy checklists, say goodbye to a messy home and wasted storage space!
Organizing Your Home with SORT and SUCCEED: Five simple steps to ...
by Darla DeMorrow

Language

English

Pages

92

Publication Date

January 25, 2018

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<p><strong><em><strong>Organizing Your Home with SORT and SUCCEED - Five Simple Steps to Stop Clutter Before It Starts, Save Money and Simplify Your Life</strong></em> is the organizing book for people feeling overwhelmed by their stuff.</strong></p><p><strong>This master plan from a professional organizer is the only organizing solution you need to <em><strong>declutter at home.   </strong></em></strong></p><p><strong>This proven organizing system with five simple steps will <em><strong>get you working quickly </strong></em>on your own real life organizing projects and becoming clutter-free.</strong></p><p><strong>Darla DeMorrow is a Certified Professional Organizer® with more than a decade of practical experience helping individuals, families and small business owners who need a better way to organize their life without feeling guilted into impractical minimalism, unattainable Pinterest-fantasy or pricey organizing gadgets. She has created an <em><strong>efficient way of organizing </strong></em>that works for people who are somewhat organized, and is do-able even for people who are disorganized or have ADHD.</strong></p><p><strong>Whether you are organizing your home, downsizing your home, looking for organizing solutions for people with ADHD or want to save money organizing,<em><strong> this home organizing book will take just about an hour to read </strong></em>so you can get started now. <br /></strong></p><p><strong>Getting organized is good. <em><strong>Staying organized is better</strong></em>. Learn both with this proven system used by HeartWork Organizing’s clients since 2005.</strong></p><p><strong>Purging your stuff doesn't have to be painful, because the focus isn't on tossing. <em><strong>We focus on finding your treasures.</strong></em> Why declutter when you can learn how to stop clutter before it even starts? </strong></p><p><strong>This system goes beyond organizing at home and is useful for<em> time management, paper filing, information management, money management</em> and <em><strong>staying organized with lasting changes.</strong></em></strong></p><h2><strong>Simplify your life with these five simple steps to organize your space, learn neat ways to save money and simplify your life. <br /></strong></h2><p><strong>Tired of all the unrealistic, quick-fix decluttering you've seen on TV? Darla shows how her simple, five step system has helped real people get organized time and time again. Each of the chapters covers the topics that come up in real-life home organization appointments.<br /></strong></p><h2><strong><strong>Cure Your Clutter Troubles</strong></strong></h2><h3><strong><strong></strong>Learn why this book will really help you get organized, and why it might not.<strong> </strong><br /></strong></h3><p><strong><br /></strong></p><h2><strong><strong>Organizing and the Brain</strong></strong></h2><h3><strong>Learn what the latest scientific research tells us about the brain and what that has to do with decluttering and organizing your home.</strong></h3><p><strong><br /></strong></p><h2><strong><strong>Put each one of the SORT and SUCCEED steps into practice</strong></strong></h2><h3><strong>Start getting organized with your own home organizing projects in the next hour. </strong></h3><p><strong><br /></strong></p><h2><strong><strong>"I don't know where to start."</strong></strong></h2><h3><strong>If this sounds like you, then you'll love having a defined plan to organize your whole house. This defined plan can be an organizing solution even people with ADHD can follow. Or create your own customized organizing plan.</strong></h3><p><strong><br /></strong></p><h2><strong><strong>Avoid common organizing traps</strong></strong></h2><h3><strong>Many people feel overwhelmed and avoid making decisions to get organized. Learn how to respect what your body is telling you, stop feeling overwhelmed, and  improve relationships. </strong></h3><p><strong><br /></strong></p>

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