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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Declut...
by Marie Kondo

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English

Pages

226

Publication Date

October 14, 2014

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<b>This #1 <i>New York Times</i> best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.</b><br /><br />Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles?<br /><br />Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you’ll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever. The KonMari Method, with its revolutionary category-by-category system, leads to lasting results. In fact, none of Kondo’s clients have lapsed (and she still has a three-month waiting list). <br /><br /> With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house “spark joy” (and which don’t), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo’s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home—and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i>
Cluttered Mess to Organized Success Workbook: Declutter and Organ...
by Cassandra Aarssen

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English

Pages

156

Publication Date

January 02, 2018

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<b>Declutter Your Home, Declutter Your Life</b><br /><p>----------<p><br />From the publisher: the ebook for Cluttered Mess to Organized Success contains all of Cassandra Aarssen's wonderful and brilliant insight into decluttering your home and life. However, because of technical limitations on some eReader devices, the worksheets might not fully load on all devices. Nevertheless, at the end of the ebook a link (URL) can be found. This link will allow you to download all the worksheets originally found in the print book. If you have any issues with the link or the ebook, please contact the publisher at: support@mango.bz<br /><p>----------<p><br /><b>Organize your life:</b> Do you dream of getting organized, but have no idea where to start? <i>Cluttered Mess to Organized Success: A Real Life Approach to Decluttering and Tidying-up your Home and Life</i> 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.<br /><p><br /><b>Declutter your way to happiness:</b> 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, <i>Real Life Organizing</i> 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.
Unstuffed: Decluttering Your Home, Mind and Soul
by Ruth Soukup

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Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

April 05, 2016

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<b>STUFF.</b>  It's everywhere.  Lurking in corners and closets,spilling onto counters and coffee tables, creating havoc everywhere welook.  And it's not just the physical clutter that weighs us down.  Ohno, it is the stress of overbooked schedule, and the weight of a lifethat sometimes feels oppressive and totally out of whack.<br /><br /><i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Ruth Soukup feels your pain--she has been there too. Through personal stories, Biblical truth, and practical action plans,she will inspire and empower each of us to finally declutter not justour home, but our mind and soul as well. <i>Unstuffed</i> is real,honest, and gets right down to the question we are all facing--how canwe take back our lives from the stuff that is weighing us down? <br /><br /><b>In this book we will:</b><br /><ul><li>Create a comprehensive vision for our homes, and make instant changes to improve its overall function.</li><li>Discover that more closet space is not the solution, and instead learn how to set strict limits for the stuff we bring in</li><li>Overcome the frustration of dealing with our kids' influx of stuff and implement practical solutions for keeping the chaos at bay.</li><li>Recognize the pitfalls of an overstuffed schedule BEFORE it gets out of hand, andinstead learn to combat the culture of busy that keeps us running fromone thing to the next.</li><li>Finally conquer that mountain of paperwork that threatens to tumble down around us at any moment.</li><li>Let go of the guilt that gets attached to gifts and instead learn to separate our loved ones from their stuff.</li><li>Begin to cultivate our real friendships while eliminating the toxic relationships that weigh us down.</li></ul><b>Who Needs This Book?</b><br /><br />Unstuffed was written for anyone who feels stressed out or weighed down by a life that feel chaotic, out-of-control, and completely overstuffed. Itspeaks to the mom who is overwhelmed by the clutter that comes pouringinto every facet of her home and schedule, from trinkets and paperworkto endless obligations and activities.  <br />It is for thewoman who craves not just a step-by-step guide to ridding our lives ofSTUFF, but a true understanding of why our lives become so stuffed inthe first place--and what we can do to stop the madness, once and forall.<br />Most of all, it is for the person who is tired offeeling guilty for not being able to do it all, the woman who can't ever quite seem to keep up with other people's obligations of what her homeis supposed to be, the mom who is exhausted by always trying to get itright.<br /><b>Want to know if this book is for you?</b><br /><ul><li>Have you ever found yourself buying more storage containers to organize stuff you probably should have just gotten rid of?</li><li>Do you ever find yourself frustrated that even when you do manage to get your house cleaned up, it never seems to stay that way?</li><li>Do you sometimes feel like you can't keep up with all the activities and obligations you have committed to?</li><li>Do you ever struggle to find an important piece of paper because there are just too many pieces of paper to keep track of?</li><li>Have you ever felt guilty for getting rid of something that was a gift, orheld on to something you didn't really like because someone gave it toyou?</li><li>Do you feel like there are people in your life who simply suck the life out of you?</li><li>Have you ever felt like you need more balance? </li></ul>If the answer to any of these questions is YES, this book provides realand practical solutions from someone who has been there. Ruth doesn'tjust offer advice, she walks it with you, and shares with brutal honesty her own mistakes, failures, and shortcomings.  It is encouraging,motivating, and life-changing.
Unf*ck Your Habitat: You're Better Than Your Mess
by Rachel Hoffman

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Language

English

Pages

222

Publication Date

January 03, 2017

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<p>"The perfect housekeeping guide for somebody who is overwhelmed with their mess and can’t figure out how to start."<b> –Lifehacker</b></p><p>“An accessible guide on how to clean for normal people."<b> –Livestrong</b></p><p>"It actually changed my life and my home; I’m serious."<b> –Book Riot</b></p><p>Finally, a housekeeping and organizational system developed for those of us who'd describe our current living situation as a “f*cking mess” that we're desperate to fix. <i>Unf*ck Your Habitat</i> is for anyone who has been left behind by traditional aspirational systems. The ones that ignore single people with full-time jobs; people without kids but living with roommates; and people with mental illnesses or physical limitations. Most organizational books are aimed at traditional homemakers, DIYers, and people who seem to have unimaginable amounts of free time. They assume we all iron our sheets, have linen napkins to match our table runners, and can keep plants alive for longer than a week. Basically, they ignore most of us living here in the real world!</p><p>Interspersed with lists and challenges, this practical, no-nonsense advice relies on a 20/10 system (20 minutes of cleaning followed by a 10-minute break; no marathon cleaning allowed) to help you develop lifelong habits. It motivates you to embrace a new lifestyle in manageable sections so you can actually start applying the tactics as you progress. For everyone stuck between <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up </i>and<i> Adulting</i>, this philosophy is more realistic than aspirational, but the goal is the same: not everyone will have a showcase of a home, but whatever your habitat, you deserve for it to bring you happiness, not stress.</p>
CHAOS to Clean: in 31 Easy BabySteps
by Marla Cilley

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Language

English

Pages

153

Publication Date

March 08, 2017

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Whatever your level of CHAOS in your home and life, don't give up. There is a solution. Marla Cilley's book, CHAOS to Clean in 31 Easy BabySteps will take you through a 31 day program that will teach you how to live a life that is CHAOS free! Learn small BabySteps that build upon each other in order to live a clutter-free life.<br /><br />1. Realize the power of what you can accomplish in 15 minutes.<br />2. Find more time to enjoy life by eliminating stress and clutter one step at a time.<br />3. Build routines to eliminate all day cleaning sessions and make house work seem automatic.<br />4. Use time-tested methods that help you and your family enjoy your home and each other.<br />5. Find the free time to become what you were meant to be.
Decluttering at the Speed of Life: Winning Your Never-Ending Batt...
by Dana K. White

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Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

February 27, 2018

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<b>You don't have to live overwhelmed by stuff--you can get rid of clutter for good!</b><br />While the world seems to be in love with the idea of tiny houses and minimalism, many of us simply can't purge it all and start from nothing. Yet a home with too much stuff is a home that is difficult to maintain, so where do we begin? Add in paralyzing emotional attachments and constant life challenges, and it can feel almost impossible to make real decluttering progress.<br />In <i>Decluttering at the Speed of Life</i>, decluttering expert and author Dana White identifies the mind-sets and emotional challenges that make it difficult to declutter. Then, in her signature humorous approach, she provides workable solutions to break through these struggles and get clutter out--for good!<br />But more than simply offering strategies, Dana dives deep into how to implement them, no matter the reader's clutter level or emotional resistance to decluttering. She helps identify procrasticlutter--the stuff that will get done eventually so it doesn't seem urgent--as well as how to make progress when there's no time to declutter.<br />Sections of the book include<br /><ul><li>Why You Need This Book (You Know Why)</li><li>Your Unique Home</li><li>Decluttering in the Midst of Real Life</li><li>Change Your Mind, Change Your Home</li><li>Breaking Through Your Decluttering Delusions</li><li>Working It Out Room by Room</li><li>Helping Others Declutter</li><li>Real Life Goes On (and On)</li></ul>As long as we're living and breathing, new clutter will appear. The good news is that decluttering can get easier, become more natural, and require significantly fewer hours, less emotional bandwidth, and little to no sweat to keep going.
Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism
by Fumio Sasaki

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English

Pages

259

Publication Date

April 11, 2017

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<p>The best-selling phenomenon from Japan that shows us a minimalist life is a happy life.</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>
How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind: Dealing with Yo...
by Dana K. White

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Language

English

Pages

217

Publication Date

November 08, 2016

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<p style="color: #000000; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 1; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;"><strong>Bring your home out of the mess it’s in and learn how to keep it under control.</strong></p><p style="color: #000000; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 1; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">“The dirty little secret about most organizing advice is that it’s written by organized people,” says blogger, speaker, and decluttering expert Dana K. White. “But that’s not how my brain works. I’m lost on page three.” Dana blogs at<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span><em>A Slob Comes Clean,</em><span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span>chronicling her successes and failures with her self-described “deslobification process.” In the beginning she used the name “Nony” (short for aNONYmous), because she was sharing her deep, dark, slob secret. Now she has truly come clean—with not only her real name but the strategies she has developed, tested, and proved in her own home. She has learned what it takes to bring a home out of Disaster Status, which habits make the biggest and most lasting impact, and how to keep clutter under control.</p><p style="color: #000000; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 1; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">In<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span><em>How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind</em>, Dana explains that cleaning your house is not a onetime project but a series of ongoing premade decisions. Her reality-based cleaning and organizing techniques debunk the biggest housekeeping fantasies and help readers learn what really works. Chapter titles include</p><ul style="color: #000000; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 1; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;"><li>My First Step: Giving Up on the Fantasy</li><li>The Worst Thing About the Best Way</li><li>Just Tell Me What to Do</li><li>Conquering Laundry</li><li>Get Dinner on the Table</li><li>Putting an End to the Never-Ending Weekly Cleaning Tasks</li><li>Don’t Get Organized</li><li>How to Declutter Without Making a Bigger Mess</li><li>Fighting the Perceived Value Battle</li><li>But Will It Last?</li></ul><p style="color: #000000; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 1; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">With a huge helping of empathy and humor, Dana provides a step-by-step process with strategies for getting rid of enormous amounts of stuff in as little time (and with as little emotional drama) as possible.</p>
Home Sweet Maison: The French Art of Making a Home
by Danielle Postel-Vinay

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English

Pages

285

Publication Date

March 13, 2018

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<p><em>French Women Don’t Get Fat</em> meets <em>The Little Book of Hygge</em> in this lively, sophisticated, and practical illustrated lifestyle guide that shows how to enjoy <em>la belle vie</em>—to live like the French every day—transforming your house into a home defined by beauty, family, and accessible elegance.</p><p>How do the French create the elusive and alluring sanctuaries they call home? This question long intrigued Danielle Postel-Vinay. Thanks to a chance encounter with a French expat in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and years of immersive research, she embarked on a quest to discover the secrets of the French home aesthetic.</p><p>Experiencing first-hand <em>la belle vie</em>—the beautiful life—Postel-Vinay now shows everyone how to create their own French sanctuary, a home sweet maison, no matter where they live. Providing more than just interior decorating and design tips, Postel-Vinay teaches you how to foster the warmth, beauty, and rituals inherent in the French home and create an environment better suited to living a rich, full, connected life. At the center of the book is the idea that your house should be a reflection of you, your hobbies, your family history, your rituals, all the things that make your life unique. A happy home is a home that expresses your rituals and your taste, not one that relies on prefab décor from a mass retailer.</p><p><em>Home Sweet Maison</em> takes a room-by-room approach to show how the French view: </p><UL type=disc><li><strong>The Aesthetic</strong>: why the objects in your home matter, why minimalism is overrated, and why the French always choose the perfect décor for their salons</li><li><strong>The Practical</strong>: how to use <em>mise-en-place,</em> or the French art of organization, in your kitchen, and how to find the right stain-removing potions to create your own French laundry</li><li><strong>The Sensual</strong>: the way the French employ scent in their home as a personal signature</li><li><strong>The Philosophical</strong>: the idea that every room in a French house has a specific purpose, and that the activity in one room should never bleed into the others</li></ul><p><em>Home Sweet Maison</em> encapsulates the very heart of the French way of seeing the world: set the table formally, adhere to all the conventions of ritual and tradition, then take pleasure in indulgence. It’s about using French concepts and routines to change our homes, our relationships, and our lives for the better.</p>
Simply Clean: The Proven Method for Keeping Your Home Organized, ...
by Becky Rapinchuk

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English

Pages

273

Publication Date

March 21, 2017

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From the cleaning and homekeeping expert and creator of the wildly popular <i>Clean Mama</i> blog comes a simple and accessible cleaning guide with a proven step-by-step schedule for tidying a home in just ten minutes a day.<BR><BR>Becky Rapinchuk, the “Clean Mama,” understands that many people don’t have the time, organizational skills, or homemaking habits to maintain a constantly clean and decluttered living space.<BR> <BR>In <i>Simply Clean</i>, Becky will help you effortlessly keep a tidy house and build habits to become a neat person—no matter how messy you may naturally be! <i>Simply Clean </i>features:<BR> <BR>-A 7-Day Simply Clean Kick Start and the 28-Day Simply Clean Challenge, to turn cleaning from a chore into an effortless habit<BR> <BR>-A designated catch-up day, so you’ll never have to worry or stress when life gets in the way of cleaning<BR> <BR>-Step-by-step tutorials for speed cleaning hard-to-clean spaces<BR> <BR>-Dozens of recipes for organic, environmentally conscious cleaning supplies<BR> <BR>-Many of Becky’s famous checklists, schedules, and habit trackers<BR> <BR>No matter how big your home or busy your schedule, the Simply Clean method can be customized to fit your life. It really is possible—in just ten minutes a day, you can create a cleaner, happier home.

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