Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The Joy of Less by Francine Jay

Summary
Francine Jay pioneered the simple living movement with her self-published bestseller, The Joy of Less. 

In this fully redesigned and repackaged edition—featuring never-before-seen content—Jay brings her philosophy to more readers who are eager to declutter. Rather than the "crash diet" approach found in other tidying up books, Jay shares simple steps to cultivate a minimalist mindset and form new habits, paving the way to lasting success. 

Her easy-to-follow STREAMLINE method works in any space—from a single drawer to a closet, room, or entire house. What's more, it can be called upon during clutter-inducing life events such as moving, getting married, having kids, or downsizing. With an airy two-color interior design and lovely hardcover package, 


The Joy of Less is a refreshing and relatable approach to decluttering that belongs in every home.



Impressions
The minimalistic view of life is something I really believe in. The fact that your mind, creativity and relationships can be changed when you empty the space you live in. wanting less is helping you to gain freedom and see life clearly.

People always wanted to own more stuff, to buy and to keep. But it don't bring you happiness. You are like a boulimic, busy to put stuff into your life because you are afraid to miss or lack.

But as soon as you understand that you don't need all the objects, all the new devices or the last fashionable clothes, you start to breath again.

This book is interesting if you want to learn more about the minimalistic lifestyle and how to declutter. Nothing new under the sun but it's well written and the advices are well put.
If you want to change your life, this book will help you to go room by room to clean your space as well as to clean your relationships.

It's a good one to understand you don't need to buy and possess to fulfill yourself and be happy. A good way to find freedom from the marketing and advertising pressure and to become your true self.

About the author
Francine Jay is the bestselling decluttering expert and founder of MissMinimalist.com. She has helped hundreds of thousands of people organize their homes and simplify their lives, and has been prominently featured in national media. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Source
*Arc provided by Edelweiss
I received this book in exchange of a fair and honest review.

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