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The More of Less
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The More of Less
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Most of us know we own too much stuff. We feel the weight and burden of our clutter, and we tire of cleaning and managing and organizing. While excess consumption leads to bigger houses, faster cars, fancier technology, and cluttered homes, it never brings happiness. Rather, it results in a desire for more. It redirects our greatest passions to things that can never fulfill, and it distracts us from the very life we wish we were living. But it doesn't have to be this way. In The More of Less, Joshua Becker helps you: recognize the life-giving benefits of owning less realize how all the stuff you own is keeping you from pursuing your dreams craft a personal, practical approach to decluttering your home and life experience the joys of generosity learn why the best part of minimalism isn't a clean house; it's a full life It's time to own your possessions instead of letting them own you. After all, the beauty of minimalism isn't in what it takes away. It's in what it gives.
Most of us know we own too much stuff. We feel the weight and burden of our clutter, and we tire of cleaning and managing and organizing. While excess consumption leads to bigger houses, faster cars, fancier technology, and cluttered homes, it never brings happiness. Rather, it results in a desire for more. It redirects our greatest passions to things that can never fulfill, and it distracts us from the very life we wish we were living. But it doesn't have to be this way. In The More of Less, Joshua Becker helps you: recognize the life-giving benefits of owning less realize how all the stuff you own is keeping you from pursuing your dreams craft a personal, practical approach to decluttering your home and life experience the joys of generosity learn why the best part of minimalism isn't a clean house; it's a full life It's time to own your possessions instead of letting them own you. After all, the beauty of minimalism isn't in what it takes away. It's in what it gives.
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  • Joshua Becker is the founder and editor of Becoming Minimalist, a website that inspires millions around the world to own fewer possessions and find greater fulfillment in life. As one of the leading voices in the modern simplicity movement, Joshua speaks both nationwide and internationally. He lives in Peoria, Arizona.
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  • AudioFile Magazine The best things in life are not things, says a spokesperson of the minimalist movement whose handbook shows how to get rid of the stuff that keeps you from pursuing your dreams. Joshua Becker is an earnest speaker who articulates every syllable and tries to make every point clear, but his determination sounds altruistic and appealing. It's a performance and message that will prompt people to take some steps. The simplicity he advocates is not about deprivation; it's about recognizing that too many possessions can corrupt our spiritual journey, our quest to have a full life. Referencing the teachings of Jesus, he says that simplicity's rewards are not in what we discard but in what we gain--the awakened life we'll have when we shed the clutter in our living space that bogs us down. T.W. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine
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