Outer Order Inner Calm

Outer Order Inner Calm

Outer Order Inner Calm

"With clarity and humor, bestselling author of The Four Tendencies and The Happiness Project Gretchen Rubin illuminates one of her key realizations about happiness: For most of us, outer order contributes to inner calm. And for most of us, a rigid, one-size-fits-all solution doesn't work. In this easy-to-read but hard-to-put-down book, Gretchen Rubin suggests more than 150 short, concrete clutter-clearing ideas so each reader can choose the ones that resonate most. The fact is, when we tailor our approach to suit our own particular challenges and habits, we're far more likely to be able to create the order that will make our lives happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative. In the context of a happy life, a messy desk or crowded coat closet is a trivial problem--yet Gretchen Rubin has found that getting control of our stuff makes us feel more in control of our lives. By getting rid of things we don't use, don't need, or don't love, as well as things that don't work, don't fit, or don't suit, we free our mind (and our shelves) for what we truly value. In this trim book filled with 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--and Others," "Cultivate Helpful Habits," and, of course, "Add Beauty." At home, at work, and in life, when we get our possessions under control we feel both calmer and more energetic. With a sense of fun, and also a clear idea of what's realistic for most people, Gretchen Rubin suggests dozens of manageable steps for creating a more serene, orderly environment--one that helps us to create the lives we yearn for"--

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Genre : PSYCHOLOGY
Author : Gretchen Rubin
Publisher : Harmony
Release : 2019
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 9781984822802


Outer Order Inner Calm

Outer Order Inner Calm

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this lovely, easy-to-use illustrated guide to decluttering, the beloved author of The Happiness Project shows us how to take control of our stuff—and, by extension, our lives. Gretchen Rubin knows firsthand that creating order can make our lives happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative. But for most of us, a rigid, one-size-fits-all solution doesn't work. When we tailor our approach to suit our own particular challenges and habits, we can find inner calm. With a sense of fun, and a clear idea of what’s realistic for most people, Rubin suggests dozens of manageable tips and tricks for creating a more serene, orderly environment, including: • Never label anything “miscellaneous.” • Ask yourself, “Do I need more than one?” • Don’t aim for minimalism. • Remember: If you can’t retrieve it, you won’t use it. • Stay current with a child’s interests. • Beware the urge to “procrasticlear.” By getting rid of things we don’t use, don’t need, or don’t love, we free our minds (and our shelves) for what we truly value.

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Genre : Self-Help
Author : Gretchen Rubin
Publisher : Harmony
Release : 2019-03-05
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 9781984822819


Outer Order Inner Calm

Outer Order Inner Calm

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'MOVE OVER, MARIE KONDO' Washington Post 'EXCELLENT' Telegraph 'YOU WILL FEEL LIKE YOU CAN TAKE ON THE WORLD' Grazia '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. ALSO BY GRETCHEN RUBIN The Four Tendencies: the indispensable personality profiles that reveal how to make your life better AND Better Than Before: learn how to make good habits and break bad ones, for good AND Happier At Home: a year-long experiment in making the everyday extraordinary

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Genre : Self-Help
Author : Gretchen Rubin
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release : 2019-03-07
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 9781473692671


Happier At Home

Happier At Home

In the spirit of her blockbuster #1 New York Times bestseller The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin embarks on a new project to make home a happier place. One Sunday afternoon, as she unloaded the dishwasher, Gretchen Rubin felt hit by a wave of homesickness. Homesick—why? She was standing right in her own kitchen. She felt homesick, she realized, with love for home itself. “Of all the elements of a happy life,” she thought, “my home is the most important.” In a flash, she decided to undertake a new happiness project, and this time, to focus on home. And what did she want from her home? A place that calmed her, and energized her. A place that, by making her feel safe, would free her to take risks. Also, while Rubin wanted to be happier at home, she wanted to appreciate how much happiness was there already. So, starting in September (the new January), Rubin dedicated a school year—September through May—to making her home a place of greater simplicity, comfort, and love. In The Happiness Project, she worked out general theories of happiness. Here she goes deeper on factors that matter for home, such as possessions, marriage, time, and parenthood. How can she control the cubicle in her pocket? How might she spotlight her family’s treasured possessions? And it really was time to replace that dud toaster. Each month, Rubin tackles a different theme as she experiments with concrete, manageable resolutions—and this time, she coaxes her family to try some resolutions, as well. With her signature blend of memoir, science, philosophy, and experimentation, Rubin’s passion for her subject jumps off the page, and reading just a few chapters of this book will inspire readers to find more happiness in their own lives.

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Genre : Self-Help
Author : Gretchen Rubin
Publisher : Harmony
Release : 2012-09-04
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9780307886804


Declutter Your Life

Declutter Your Life

CLEAR OUT CLUTTER AND CONFUSION! Do you ever wonder what's stopping you from parting with it, or how it would feel to let go of the stuff that consumes so much of your time and energy? Decluttering doesn't mean making do with less – it's about creating a space so that you can live your life unburdened by things, obligations, and people you don't really need. THINK ABOUT THINGS IN A NEW LIGHT Declutter Your Life opens your eyes to the effect all the stuff is having on your life. It explains how to let go of the things that don't matter so that you have more time, energy, and enthusiasm for the things that do. With a bonus chapter on building confidence and self-esteem, you'll improve your ability to declutter. The more you believe in yourself, the better your decisions and optimism. This book helps you: Simplify and improve your home and work life Let go of guilt and the emotional obstacles that keep you stuck in the past Feel less overwhelmed and stressed out by information overload Identify and clear out unnecessary commitments Move on from negative relationships

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Gill Hasson
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2019-11-25
Total Pages : 192 Pages
ISBN : 9780857088338


The Four Tendencies

The Four Tendencies

In this groundbreaking analysis of personality type, bestselling author of Better Than Before and The Happiness Project Gretchen Rubin reveals the one simple question that will transform what you do at home, at work, and in life. During her multibook investigation into understanding human nature, Gretchen Rubin realized that by asking the seemingly dry question "How do I respond to expectations?" we gain explosive self-knowledge. She discovered that based on their answer, people fit into Four Tendencies: Upholders, Questioners, Obligers, and Rebels. Our Tendency shapes every aspect of our behavior, so using this framework allows us to make better decisions, meet deadlines, suffer less stress, and engage more effectively. More than 600,000 people have taken her online quiz, and managers, doctors, teachers, spouses, and parents already use the framework to help people make significant, lasting change. The Four Tendencies hold practical answers if you've ever thought: • People can rely on me, but I can't rely on myself. • How can I help someone to follow good advice? • People say I ask too many questions. • How do I work with someone who refuses to do what I ask—or who keeps telling me what to do? With sharp insight, compelling research, and hilarious examples, The Four Tendencies will help you get happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative. It's far easier to succeed when you know what works for you.

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Genre : Psychology
Author : Gretchen Rubin
Publisher : Harmony
Release : 2017-09-12
Total Pages : 272 Pages
ISBN : 9781524760922


The Happiness Project Revised Edition

The Happiness Project Revised Edition

“This book made me happy in the first five pages.” —AJ Jacobs, author of The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible Award-winning author Gretchen Rubin is back with a bang, with The Happiness Project. The author of the bestselling 40 Ways to Look at Winston Churchill has produced a work that is “a cross between the Dalai Lama’s The Art of Happiness and Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love.” (Sonya Lyubomirsky, author of The How of Happiness: A Scientific Approach to Getting the Life You Want) In the vein of Julie and Julia, The Happiness Project describes one person’s year-long attempt to discover what leads to true contentment. Drawing at once on cutting-edge science, classical philosophy, and real-world applicability, Rubin has written an engaging, eminently relatable chronicle of transformation.

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Genre : Self-Help
Author : Gretchen Rubin
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2015-12-29
Total Pages : 368 Pages
ISBN : 9780062474247


Forty Ways To Look At Winston Churchill

Forty Ways To Look At Winston Churchill

A WALL STREET JOURNAL SUMMER PICK A WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER Warrior and writer, genius and crank, rider in the British cavalry’s last great charge and inventor of the tank, Winston Churchill led Britain to fight alone against Nazi Germany in the fateful year of 1940 and set the standard for leading a democracy at war. With penetrating insight and vivid anecdotes, Gretchen Rubin makes Churchill accessible and meaningful to twenty-first-century readers by analyzing the many contrasting views of the man: he was an alcoholic, he was not; he was an anachronism, he was a visionary; he was a racist, he was a humanitarian; he was the most quotable man in the history of the English language, he was a bore. Like no other portrait of its famous subject, Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill is a dazzling display of facts more improbable than fiction. It brings to full realization the depiction of a man too fabulous for any novelist to construct, too complex for even the longest narrative to describe, and too significant ever to be forgotten.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Gretchen Rubin
Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
Release : 2004-05-11
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9780812971446


Summary Analysis Of Outer Order Inner Calm

Summary Analysis Of Outer Order Inner Calm

PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book. If you'd like to purchase the original book, please paste this link in your browser: https://amzn.to/2FcIrIO Author and happiness expert Gretchen Rubin breaks down the nitty-gritty of how to live a more fulfilling life by creating order in your external environment in her latest bestseller, Outer Order, Inner Calm What does this ZIP Reads Summary Include? - Synopsis of the original book - Key takeaways from each chapter - The five steps towards decluttering your life - Tips to beautify your space - How to find calm with messy roommates - Editorial Review - Background on Gretchen Rubin About the Original Book: We all want to be happier, more productive, more creative, and healthier. But we fail to realize that our surroundings are not aligned with the desires of our heart. In Outer Order, Inner Calm, Gretchen Rubin lays out a simple plan that will help you achieve these goals. All you have to do is clean and declutter your environment, whether it’s at home or the office. How you do it is up to you - You can go hard and spend an entire day cleaning up or you can spend a few minutes every day decluttering your surroundings. If you have ever felt the desire to achieve balance and harmony in your home and life, then Outer Order, Inner Calm is the blueprint to your success! DISCLAIMER: This book is intended as a companion to, not a replacement for, Outer Order, Inner Calm. ZIP Reads is wholly responsible for this content and is not associated with the original author in any way. Please follow this link: https://amzn.to/2FcIrIO to purchase a copy of the original book. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

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Genre : Self-Help
Author : ZIP Reads
Publisher : ZIP Reads
Release : 101-01-01
Total Pages : Pages
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Better Than Before

Better Than Before

From the author of the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers The Happiness Project and Happier at Home comes a book that tackles the question: How do we make good habits that are easy, effortless, and automatic? Habits are the invisible architecture of our lives. Rubin provides an analytical and scientific framework from which to understand these habits--as well as change them for good. Infused with her compelling voice and funny stories, she illustrates the core principles of habit formation with dozens of strategies that she tests out on herself and others. In doing so, she discovers answers to questions such as: • At times, I've picked up a habit overnight, but other times, it's taken years to develop. Why? • Why do some people resist habits, while others adopt them eagerly? • I want to help my child/spouse/colleagues make a change. What can I do? • Why do I resist other people's advice on how to change, even if I think they are right? • How do I make good habits convenient and easy? Rubin provides tools to help readers better understand themselves, and presents a clear, practical menu of strategies so readers can take an individualized approach. She tackles each strategy herself, and in doing so shows us the importance of knowing ourselves, and our own habit-tendencies. Armed with self-knowledge, we can pursue the habits in ways that will truly work for us, not against us. Going to the gym can be as easy, effortless, and automatic as putting on a seatbelt. We can file expense reports, take time for fun, or pass up that piece of carrot cake without having to decide. With foundation of good habits, we can build a life that reflects our values and goals. — Included in Oprah's Super Soul 100 list

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Genre : Self-Help
Author : Gretchen Rubin
Publisher : Doubleday Canada
Release : 2015-03-17
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9780385679466