Simplify, Simplify, Simplify

Simplicity Lessons: A 12-Step Guide to Living Simply

By Linda Breen Pierce

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"...a practical guide for those who long for a slower pace of life with more time for joyful relationships, fulfilling work, and living one's dreams. Working on your own or as part of a simplicity study group, you will explore the major areas of your life: material possessions, money, time, work, housing, transportation, relationships, inner simplicity, health, community, and environmental sustainability. For each category, you will complete written exercises to determine how best to improve the quality of your life." (Publisher's description)
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Simplify Your Christmas: 100 Ways to Reduce the Stress and Recapture the Joy of the Holidays

By Elaine Saint James

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"In Simplify Your Christmas, Elaine St. James offers more than a hundred simple ways to remove the stress and return the sacred to what should be the most joyous of holidays. Packed with intelligent insights and plain common sense, these brief, easy-to-read essays will help you escape the unnecessary nonsense you've wanted to escape, and turn the holidays back into a time to anticipate and remember."

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Spiritual Simplicity: Simplify Your Life and Enrich Your Soul

By David Yount

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"A practical guide to spiritual discovery through simplifying one's daily life, this book is written for men and women of all ages and beliefs who find the stresses of contemporary life to be overwhelming at times. Filled with inspirational anecdotes and practical exercises, Spiritual Simplicity provides suggestions to help readers learn how to live richer, more rewarding lives."

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The Joy of Simple Living: Over 1,500 Simple Ways to Make Your Life Easy and Content--at Home and at Work

By Jeff Davidson

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"Chances are, your life is overflowing with unnecessary clutter and confusion--from the 'junk drawer' in the kitchen to the overloaded 'in box' at the office to the ever-growing list of tasks to complete and errands to run. With the increasingly hectic, stressful lives that more and more people are leading today, is it possible for anyone to handle the overwhelming demands on their time and still get through the day with ease? The Joy of Simple Living will teach you just how easy it is to get back to the basics."

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The Overspent American: Upscaling, Downshifting, and the New Consumer

By Juliet B. Schor

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"The Overspent American explores why so many of us feel materially dissatisfied, why we work staggeringly long hours and yet walk around with ever-present mental 'wish lists' of things to buy or get, and why Americans save less than virtually anyone in the world."
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The Simple Living Guide: A Sourcebook for Less Stressful, More Joyful Living

By Janet Luhrs

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"Whether you are looking at small solutions for cutting down the stress in your life or taking the big leap toward the simpler life, this book can be your guide. Janet Luhrs, the nationally recognized founder and editor of the Simple Living Journal, brings together strategies, inspiration, resources, and real-life profiles of people who have slowed down, overcome obstacles, and created richer lives."

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