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The big book of less : finding joy in living lighter / Irene Smit and Astrid van der Hulst.

By: Smit, Irene.
Contributor(s): Hulst, Astrid van der [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, New York : Workman Publishing Co., Inc., 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 218 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm + 5 posters + 1 diary + 1 fold out house + 1 manual.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781523506286; 1523506288.Subject(s): Simplicity | Orderliness | Conduct of life | Mind and body | Home economics | Interior decorationDDC classification: 158.1 Summary: This book embraces the freedom of letting go. Smit and Hulst share suggestions for readers to part with stuff, stress, and distraction in order to make room for more listening, focus, wisdom and time-- more life!
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Non-Fiction (NEST) 158.1 SMI Checked out 03/11/2019

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Celebrate the joys of living with less. Less stuff. Less stress. Less overthinking. Less judgment. Less excess.

Combining the hands-on activity and beautiful production value that made A Book That Takes Its Time a bestseller, with 204,000 copies in print, The Big Book of Less presents a message that will be equally embraced: how paring down allows us to live not just lighter, but better. And it's a book that approaches "less" in a fresh, new way, addressing mental and spiritual decluttering as well, with tips on "cleaning out" the extra stuff in our heads to create more room for what we actually enjoy.

Read about how doing less - less work, less internet browsing - allows us to reclaim time for relaxation and meditation. How talking less leaves more time for listening. Sprinkled throughout are Flow' s signature paper goodies that mix the fun of learning with the fun of putting ideas into action: a just-one-thought-a-day diary helps nurture a daily habit of worrying less; tear-out Expressionist art posters inspire less scheduling; a tiny, foldable paper house underscores the appeal of living minimally; and more.

A perfect gift for anyone who would breathe easier from scaling back and relish the freedom of letting go.

"A Flow book."

Includes index.

This book embraces the freedom of letting go. Smit and Hulst share suggestions for readers to part with stuff, stress, and distraction in order to make room for more listening, focus, wisdom and time-- more life!