A decluttering expert identifies the mindsets and emotional challenges that make it difficult to declutter.
Author: Dana K. White
Publisher: W Publishing Group
Category: House cleaning
White has been on a "deslobification" journey for years. Now she shares the room-by-room decluttering strategies that transformed her home, walking you through applying the key concepts that will help you overcome the emotional challenges that make it difficult to let items go.
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Author: Katherine Hayes
Publisher: Random Press LLC
Category: House & Home
You don't have to live overwhelmed by stuff--you can get rid of clutter for good! This book is not for some organizing expert or a minimalist guru. It’s for the regular person, like and me who needs to de-stress. It’s for those of us who need some headspace to unwind and focus on the good things in life. It is for those of us who need to say goodbye to things we do not need and do not use. This book begins your journey towards a life of reducing your dependence of minimalism, of reducing waste, of bringing you a new focus in life as well as in creating a greater sense of gratitude towards the things in life. This book offers tips and step-by-steps in the decluttering process based on rooms as well as based on people. The benefits of decluttering can be gained by anyone and it will open your eyes to the potential of minimalism. Sections of the book include: Chapter 1: What Decluttering Is and Isn’t Chapter 2: My Clutter History. Chapter 3: Valuing Space over Stuff Chapter 4: Understanding the Layers of a Clean House. Chapter 5: Getting It Out, or the Case for the Donate Box. Chapter 6: Changing Your Mindset Changes Your Home. Chapter 7: Decluttering at the Speed of Life. Chapter 8: Steps for Working Through an Overwhelming Mess. Chapter 9: Living Areas. Chapter 10: Kitchen. Chapter 11: Bedrooms. Chapter 12: Closets and Clothes. Chapter 13: Craft Rooms and Hobby Spaces. Chapter 14: Storage Areas. Chapter 15: Other People’s Clutter. Chapter 16: Friends. Chapter 17: Kids. Chapter 18: Older Family Members. Chapter 19: Spouses. Chapter 20: Forced Decluttering: When It All Has to Go. Chapter 21: Decluttering Dreams (Small Ones and Big Ones). Chapter 22: A Lifestyle of Decluttering 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.
You don't have to live overwhelmed by stuff—you can get rid of clutter for good! Decluttering expert Dana White identifies the emotional challenges that make it difficult to declutter and provides workable solutions to break through and make progress. 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 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. In Decluttering at the Speed of Life, decluttering expert and author Dana White identifies the mindsets and emotional challenges that make it difficult to declutter. In her signature humorous approach, she provides workable solutions to break through these struggles and get clutter out—for good! Not only does Dana provide strategies, but she 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. In Decluttering at the Speed of Life, Dana’s chapters cover: Why You Need This Book (You Know Why) Your Unique Home Decluttering in the Midst of Real Life Change Your Mind, Change Your Home Breaking Through Your Decluttering Delusions Working It Out Room by Room Helping Others Declutter As long as we're living and breathing, new clutter will appear. The good news is that by following Dana’s advice, decluttering will get easier, become more natural, and require significantly fewer hours, less emotional bandwidth, and little to no sweat to keep going.
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Author: Dana K. White
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Category: House & Home
Bring your home out of the mess it’s in—and learn how to keep it under control! Housekeeping expert Dana K. White shares reality-based cleaning and organizing techniques that will help you learn what really works. Do you experience heart palpitations at the sound of an unexpected doorbell? Do you stare in bewilderment at your messy home, wondering how in the world it got this way again? You’re not alone. But there is hope for you and your home. Managing your home isn’t an all-or-nothing approach, and Dana has broken down the most critical things that you'll need to do to keep up with the housework. With understanding, honesty, and her trademark humor, Dana shares her field-tested strategies including: Exactly where to start to tame the chaos Which habits deserve your focus and will make the most impact How to gain traction in your quest for a manageable home Practical tips you can implement and immediately to declutter huge amount of stuff with minimal emotional drama Cleaning your house is not a one-time project—it’s a series of ongoing and daily decisions. Start learning Dana’s reality-based cleaning and organizing techniques—and see how they really work! Praise from Readers: “This book lays out the hard truths of a clean house but in a way that doesn’t make me feel silly for not having embraced them before.” “Dana leads you step-by-step with the heart of a woman who has been there and struggled with the same issues you are currently struggling with. Really, this is a must read for anyone who wants to learn the secrets that all those organized types seem to know.” “I felt like a failure already. Did I really need to read yet another book full of tips and tricks that would leave me feeling worse? From the first page, I was put at ease.” Get ready to say goodbye to the stacks of dirty dishes crowding your kitchen counters, conquer the never-ending piles of laundry, and stop tripping over clutter on your living room floor as Dana helps you discover what works for you, for your unique personality, and in your unique home.
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Author: Julie Schooler
Publisher: BoomerMax Ltd
Category: House & Home
Simplify your life today! - Is your home filled with stuff? - Want to declutter but not sure how? - Are you longing for some space in your busy life? This practical and easy-to-read book provides an adaptable game plan to declutter your home and your life once and for all. There is guidance on how to organize your remaining things, tips on changing your consumer behavior so you can keep your house in order and an entire chapter devoted to alternatives to throwing unwanted items in the trash. It answers all your burning questions such as what minimalism is, how to deal with the emotions evoked by sentimental items and what to do if your screwdriver, bra or tax returns don’t spark joy but you feel like you have to keep them anyway! As a busy, modern mama, you know there must be more to life than stuffing clothes back into too-full closets, finding ways to cook dinner around mountains of mess on kitchen counters and stumbling on toys left all over the floor. You have heard about decluttering and know it could be an answer to your woes. Maybe you have read about it and given it a go. After all, the end result sounds so inviting. But some of the instructions sound far-fetched, abstract or just too hard. Know that you CAN embrace minimalism in the best way that suits you and your family. This book provides easy, practical tips to help you declutter in a realistic way and shows that it can take less time and be more fun than you think. Imagine how great it will be when you declutter your home and your life. There are benefits in so many areas: - A tidier house that is a breeze to keep clean - Finding everything you love and use easily in your organized home - More time to spend with your family on fun experiences and activities - Fewer arguments over toys, plus kids who create, imagine and dream - Knowing your unwanted stuff is being used by people who need and love it - Never being stuck in a consumer culture in which you buy stuff to feel good - Living your best life with the time and space to do exactly what you want to do - And, of course, jettisoning all those crumpled shirts and never ironing again! I have distilled an avalanche of advice and my learnings from a month of decluttering into simple and practical tips to help busy, modern mamas, just like you and me, to embrace minimalism in a realistic way to remain clutter-free forever. This refreshingly non-judgmental book includes tips on: - Deciding what to do with unwanted items: donate, sell, give away or trash - Reducing your consumption going forward by hiring or not purchasing at all - Embracing minimalism in other areas of your life including a digital declutter - Making decisions about kids’ artwork, old photo albums and that unsightly vase left to you by your dearly departed grandmother If you follow the suggestions in this book, your house will feel spacious, you will feel better and you will give the world the best gift of all—a mama who is calm and happy. Follow the advice in this book and find the real you—the one that you know is in there but has been drowned by all your stuff. You may not believe it now, but you will move from just coping to thriving. What’s stopping you from being the modern minimalist mama you want to be—not when the ‘time is right’, but today? Don’t wait another restless night in your overcrowded bedroom to read this book. To gain your life back, buy this book today.
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Author: Jessica Smartt
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
What will your children remember of their childhood? Calling all moms who want to break out of monotony, distraction, and busyness to a life of making lasting memories with your kids and drawing your family closer to one another and to God! What’s the solution to gaining the balanced, meaningful life you desire with your family? Create traditions that bring joy and significance! Popular "Smartter Each Day" blogger and mom of three, Jessica Smartt explains why memory-making is the puzzle piece that today’s families are longing for. As Jessica shares her ideas, traditions, and beautiful insights on parenting in this well-written resource guide, she highlights the tradition-gifts kids need most with 300+ unique traditions including: Food: memories that stick to your ribs Holidays: fall bucket lists, crooked Christmas trees, and lingering over Lent Spontaneity: going on adventures Faith: why you need the puzzle box Memory-Making Mom is jam-packed with her own favorite childhood traditions, those she has started with her own children, traditions tied to the Christian faith, and additional ideas that you can take and tailor to suit your needs. Jessica also offers spiritual guidance and practical encouragement to modern parents to keep on adventuring—even when they are fighting distractions, are on a budget, and exhausted.
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Author: David Gaughran
Publisher: David Gaughran
Want to sell more books on the world's biggest retailer? Fancy Amazon doing the selling for you instead? Amazon Decoded: A Marketing Guide to the Kindle Store will show you how. * Learn about Visibility Marketing and how understanding Amazon’s philosophy can boost your sales. * Discover the algorithms that really go into Sales Rank and dispel some remarkably common myths. * Decode the ways Amazon recommends millions of books to readers every single day. * Understand the critical differences between the Best Seller list and the Popularity list. * Implement proven marketing plans, optimized for maximum Amazon visibility. Whether you are exclusive to Amazon and chasing those page reads, or a wide author trying to survive the onslaught of Kindle Unlimited titles, Amazon Decoded will share the secrets of the Kindle Store and how you can sell more books.
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Author: Kristi Clover
Publisher: Baker Books
Getting--and staying--organized is a challenge in and of itself. Add motherhood to the mix, and you've got a whole new dimension of difficulty. So how does a busy mom stay on top of the daily chaos that children inevitably bring along with them? No matter what your situation is, Kristi Clover's home organization systems will work for you. Her foundational rules are highly adaptable and will help you make your home more efficient no matter where you live or how many kids you have (and how messy they are). She helps you prioritize, break down big jobs, declutter, develop age-appropriate chores for your kids, tackle the endless piles of laundry, and so much more. If you long to have a functional and fabulous home for your family and you're tired of feeling overwhelmed by all the work, this life-changing book is for you!