Do I need it? Do I love it? Do I use it? A guide to decluttering from the international bestselling author and happiness guru Gretchen Rubin.
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
'MOVE OVER, MARIE KONDO' Washington Post
'WISHING I HAD A RUBIN TO HELP ME MAKE SENSE OF MY BELONGINGS' Red
'DECLUTTER YOUR WAY TO HAPPINESS' Good Housekeeping
In the context of a happy life, a messy desk or a crowded wardrobe is a trivial problem - yet Gretchen Rubin found that getting control of our stuff makes us feel more in control of our lives.
Ask yourself: DO I NEED IT? DO I LOVE IT? DO I USE IT?
With 150 concrete clutter-clearing ideas, insights, strategies, and sometimes surprising tips, Gretchen tackles the key challenges of creating outer order by explaining how to 'make choices', 'create order', 'know yourself', 'cultivate useful habits' and, of course, how to 'add beauty'.
At home, at work, and in life, when we get our possessions under control, we can create a more serene environment. With a sense of fun, and a clear idea of what's realistic for most people, Gretchen suggests dozens of manageable steps to help us achieve the lives we yearn for.
'If you want to change anything in your life, you need Gretchen Rubin' Viv Groskop
'I love Gretchen Rubin - she helps me understand both myself and the people around me' Cathy Rentzenbrink
Move over, Marie Kondo: America's foremost guru on happiness is coming for your tidy principles. - The Washington Post
Wishing I had a Rubin to help me make sense of my belongings . . . I find myself inevitably inspired. - Red
Declutter your way to happiness [with] self-help guru Gretchen Rubin - Good Housekeeping
Every one of her recommendations is a gem . . . Even better, her explanations (and rationales, if necessary) are short, personal, humorous and occasionally pointed - Booklist
Gretchen Rubin is one of the most erudite authors of her generation
If you want to change anything in your life, you need Gretchen Rubin
I love Gretchen Rubin - she helps me understand both myself and the people around me
A genius - Guardian
Gretchen Rubin is one of the most influential writers on the linked subjects of habits, happiness, and human nature.
She's the author of many books, including the New York Times bestsellers, Better Than Before and The Happiness Project. A member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100, Rubin has an enormous following, in print and online; her books have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide, in more than 35 languages; and on her popular daily blog, gretchenrubin.com, she reports on her adventures in pursuit of habits and happiness. She also has an award-winning podcast, Happier with Gretchen Rubin.
She lives in New York City with her husband and two daughters.
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