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A compilation of the best ideas from Elaine St. James's previous five books, plus important new material, 365 Simple Reminders is a wonderful, witty guide that will lead you back to a less-complicated way of life.
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At the most basic level, it's the quiet, simple moments that bring depth and meaning to our lives. Having too many options is as daunting as not having enough. Our challenge is to find a happy balance and this little book has lots of suggestions and tips. Elaine St James, who has also written the bestselling Simplify Your Life and Inner Simplicity, admits that it takes time to create a high-pressured life and simplifying it is not an overnight process. The book contains plenty of anecdotes and useful advice for support and, with no more than three pages to each inspiring topic, it is small enough to place in a handbag.
Topics include getting rid of the clutter, setting your own pace, learning to say no, minimising household chores and changing gear. The latter deals with breaking habits and suggests taking a different route to work or getting up early to watch the sun rise. According to St. James, simplicity begins with looking at things from another angle and breaking the patterns that keep you on life's treadmill. 50 Ways to Simplify Your Life is the zeitgeist book of the 21st century. What a relief to find that you don't have to move to a cabin in the woods to live the simple life. --Deborah King
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It's not surprising that books like Elaine St. James's Inner Simplicity become national bestsellers in a culture hooked on quick fixes. Without a spiritual tradition we can call our own, we Americans tend to latch onto whatever we can find when a crisis occurs or general malaise sets in. But, the road to "inner simplicity" is anything but simple, despite St. James's comforting case to the contrary. As any church-going Christian or practicing Buddhist can tell you, true self-awareness is nothing short of a life's work. Still, this two-cassette version of St. James's bestselling book has a lot to offer any of us interested in reducing what she calls the internal "clutter" in our lives.
Narrated by St. James herself, with the friend-next-door appeal of her Kansas accent, the cassettes parade us through dozens of techniques for simplifying our inner lives. Here we learn how to master the basic starter tips-- "experience nature," "get in touch with your creativity," "slow down"--followed by more challenging purges such as "practicing dying," and finally the "hard stuff," like doing nothing and exploring sleep consciousness. Keenly aware that many of her suggestions are enough to send the average American running for the TV and a pint of ice cream, St. James breaks each idea down into non-threatening, commute-sized earfuls.
Through it all, her personal credibility gives us hope for our own out-of-control lives. A former fast-lane businesswoman without therapist or medical credentials, St. James has spent years sampling spiritual practices and self-help methodologies. Whether she now lives a more loving, compassionate, and tolerant life than the rest of us is anybody's guess. But, clearly, she lives a simpler one, backed by the conviction that what makes her happy has value for us all.
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Compiled & adapted from the international best-seller. 100 ways to regain peace & nourish your soul.
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Written in short, easy-to-read segments, the author of Simplify Your Life shows readers how to simplify the way they manage their household, work, lifestyle, health, finances, and spiritual life.
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THE SIMPLICITY READER collects renowned simplicity expert Elaine St. James' three best-selling books into one convenient hardcover volume. Offering easy-to-use advice that can be immediately put to use, whether in regard to relationships, work, the household or finances, this complete "simplicity primer" provides easy solutions to unnecessary clutter-in one's environment and in one's mind. Readers will discover why Oprah Winfrey and Time magazine have both endorsed Elaine St. James' simple life philosophy as one of today's most important trends.
Elaine St. James is the author of Simplify Your Life, Inner Simplicity, Living the Simple Life, Simplify Your Life With Kids, and Simplify Your Christmas. A popular lecturer, she has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, CNN, and ABC News specials. Her weekly syndicated column, Simplify Your Life, appears in newspapers nationwide. She lives with her husband in Santa Barbara, California.
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This book is chock-full of great tips for reducing the stress we all feel at holiday time. How much should we spend on our tree? Did I get the kids enough presents? What do I get for Aunt Sue THIS year? How can I get out of the office party without riling the boss?
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With more people than ever interested in discovering how much peace and satisfaction can be added to life by making simple changes, Simplify Your Life, now in a beautiful slipcased gift edition, is the perfect book for anyone seeking serenity.
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Hardcover: 96 pages Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing (1999) Language: English
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A practical-minded manual for busy, working parents offers advice on simplifying family life and negotiating time-consuming issues, covering such topics as establishing a bedtime routine, stopping tantrums, and when to say yes. 100,000 first printing. Tour."
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Now that Elaine St. James has helped readers simplify their homes, closets, and holidays, she shares her expert advice on simplifying the workplace. St. James points out that most of the conveniences Americans rely upon to make work easier--such as fax machines, e-mail, and cell phones--really make it "easier to do more work" at any time of day or night. As a result, the 40-hour workweek is a distant memory. "American workers could learn a lot from the European workplace," she writes. "In most European countries, the 32 hour work week is mandated by law."
How is it possible to be like the Europeans and still get the job done? This is where St. James gets specific. At first she asks readers to set firmer boundaries between work and home. She makes seemingly radical suggestions, such as "stop working weekends," "add one day to your vacation" (to allow for transition time), and "eliminate your commute." She also offers on-the-job advice, such as "be selective in giving out your e-mail [address]" (to eliminate distracting messages) and "double your estimate" ("face it, things always take twice as long to complete as you think"). Ultimately, she suggests ways to be more efficient spenders in order to have more flexibility (which results in saner and more meaningful work). This Queen of Simplification may seem simplistic to her detractors, but her advice-packed books really do get results. --Gail Hudson
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Now that Elaine St. James has helped readers simplify their homes, closets, and holidays, she shares her expert advice on simplifying the workplace. St. James points out that most of the conveniences Americans rely upon to make work easier--such as fax machines, e-mail, and cell phones--really make it "easier to do more work" at any time of day or night. As a result, the 40-hour workweek is a distant memory. "American workers could learn a lot from the European workplace," she writes. "In most European countries, the 32 hour work week is mandated by law."
How is it possible to be like the Europeans and still get the job done? This is where St. James gets specific. At first she asks readers to set firmer boundaries between work and home. She makes seemingly radical suggestions, such as "stop working weekends," "add one day to your vacation" (to allow for transition time), and "eliminate your commute." She also offers on-the-job advice, such as "be selective in giving out your e-mail [address]" (to eliminate distracting messages) and "double your estimate" ("face it, things always take twice as long to complete as you think"). Ultimately, she suggests ways to be more efficient spenders in order to have more flexibility (which results in saner and more meaningful work). This Queen of Simplification may seem simplistic to her detractors, but her advice-packed books really do get results. --Gail Hudson
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Esta obra proporciona cien sabios consejos, para poner en orden la vida y recuperar la simplicidad. Enseña a relajarse, a decir basta a las imposiciones superfluas, a disfrutar del tiempo libre y saborear las pequeñas cosas, a menudo las más importantes. Un libro inspirador para conseguir una vida plena.
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