Clutter Free: Quick and Easy Steps to Simplifying Your Space

Clutter Free: Quick and Easy Steps to Simplifying Your Space

by Kathi Lipp

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Overview

If you've ever wished you could clear out your clutter, simplify your space, and take back your life, Kathi Lipp's new book has just the solutions you need. Building off the success of her The Get Yourself Organized Project, this book will provide even more ideas for getting your life and your stuff under control.

Do any of these descriptions apply to you?

  • You bought a box of cereal at the store, and then discovered you have several boxes at home that are already past the "best by" date.
  • You bought a book and put it on your nightstand (right on top of ten others you've bought recently), but you have yet to open it.
  • You keep hundreds of DVDs around even though you watch everything online now and aren't really sure where the remote for the DVD player is.
  • You spend valuable time moving your piles around the house, but you can never find that piece of paper when you need it.
  • Your house doesn't make you happy when you step into it.

As you try out the many easy, doable solutions that helped Kathi win her battle with clutter, you'll begin to understand why you hold on to the things you do, eliminate what's crowding out real life, and make room for the life of true abundance God wants for you.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736959131
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 706,510
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Kathi Lipp is the best-selling author of The Husband Project, Clutter Free and Overwhelmed. She is the host of the Clutter free Academy Podcast. She and her husband, Roger, live in California and are parents of four young adults. Kathi shares her story at retreats, conferences, and women's events across the United States. Connect with her at www.KathiLipp.com, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AuthorKathiLipp.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Clutter's Last Stand 9

Part 1 Uncovering the Costs of Clutter

1 Why Your Home Is Cluttered 15

2 Finding Contentment with Living Small 21

3 The Spiritual Side of Clutter 27

4 Recognizing the Real Cost of Clutter 37

Part 2 Why We Buy Stuff

5 Why We Buy 45

6 So Really, Why Do I Keep Doing That? 49

7 Yet More Compelling Reasons to Buy Things 57

8 There's a Whole World of Better Stuff Out There or So We Think 63

Part 3 Why We Keep Stuff

9 What Your Head Tells You About Clutter 71

10 Just in Case 75

11 But So-and-So Gave It to Me 81

12 I'll Put It Here for Now 87

13 But I Spent So Much Money on It 95

14 Dealing with Other Peoples Clutter 101

15 I Want to Be the Kind of Person Who 109

16 It Might Be Worth Something Someday 117

17 But I Have So Much Invested in It 121

18 What If I Don't Have Enough? 131

Part 4 How to Get Rid of Stuff

19 A New Approach to Cleaning Clutter 141

20 Clear Your Decks: The 2000 Things Challenge 151

21 Adopt a Uniform 157

22 Use It Up 163

23 If You Don't Know It Exists, You Will Never Miss It 169

24 50 Things to Get Rid of Today 173

25 50 Ways to Reduce the Stuff Coming into Your Life 181

A Final Word 193

Appendix 1 The Three-Box, Two-Bag System 195

Appendix 2 A Simple System for Dealing with Paperwork 199

Appendix 3 Cheri's Packing List 207

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