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Find balance in an unbalanced world.
Stress, strain, and clutter--it's part of our lives...but does it really have to be? Find out how you can control the stress and get rid of it forever. It's as easy as counting to seven! Follow Donna Smallin's easy steps and quick tips for enhancing physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being, and find your way to a simpler, more rewarding life.
--Make time for yourself.
--Reevaluate your priorities.
--Increase your enjoyment of life.
--Reduce stress now!
--Find more time for the things you love.
For readers who yearn for more balance in their lives, hundreds of quick tips and ideas for enhancing physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being, and creating a simpler, more rewarding lifestyle. Donna Smallin guides the reader through seven simple steps toward achieving a life with less stress and more enjoyment. Practical and inspirational advice on managing time, money, work, health, and relationships.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 162-165) and index.
About the Author
Donna Smallin is a nationally recognized organizing expert and best-selling author. She has been a repeat guest on HGTV’s Smart Solutions and on numerous radio programs, including the nationally syndicated Gary Null Show. Her tips have appeared in Reader’s Digest, Woman’s Day, Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, Woman’s World, The Chicago Tribune, the New York Times, Washington Post, Bottom Line Personal, and other national publications. Donna is a member of The National Association of Professional Organizers.
Table of Contents
Step 1: Put Yourself First
Regain Control - Boost Your Energy - Maintain a Healthy Weight - Get Fit for Life - Practice Wellness - Drink to Your Health - Pamper Yourself
Step 2: Live Authentically
Question Everything - Evaluate Your Values and Beliefs - Commit to Change - Create a New Vision - Finding Your Balance
Step 3: Follow Your Passion
Believe in Yourself - Identify Your Gifts - Go For It - What's Stopping You? - Working for Yourself
Step 4: Live Mindfully
Being Here and Now - Cultivating Mindfulness - Nurturing Relationships - Fostering Love - Caring for the Family - Mindfulness in the 21st Century
Step 5: Gain Financial Freedom
Budgeting and Spending - Reduce Your Debt - Savings and Investments - Living on Less - Creative Frugality - Frugal Family Fun - Frugal Grown-up Fun
Step 6: Lighten Your Load
Unclutter Your Home - Minimize Stress - Let It Go - Lighten Up! - Free Up Time
Step 7: Simplify Daily Living
Seek Simplicity - Celebrate Today - Connect with Nature - Stretch Your Mind - Think Positively - Nourish Your Soul