Time to simplify your life

Did you know the first week in August was National Simplify your Life Week? Neither did we. We thought it would be a good time to highlight some of the ways you can organize, de-clutter, and de-stress with some helpful books from the collection.

“Toss, Keep, Sell!: The Suddenly Frugal Guide to Cleaning Out the Clutter and Cashing In” by Leah Ingram

Money is a great motivator, so if you need that extra push to get started on cutting down the clutter in your house, imagine the monetary reward your hard work could bring! In this book, Leah Ingram helps you tackle your house room by room. You’ll read about other success stories, get tips for quick results, and get a visual chart to help you decide what to keep, what to toss, and what to sell.

“Get It Together: Organize Your Records So Your Family Won’t Have To” by Melanie Cullen

This is a part of life many overlook until a crisis hits-and then it is too late. Melanie Cullen walks you through organizing your records, from finances to account passwords, to help your loved ones after the worst has happened. Knowing your records are organized and easy to find will help you relax and enjoy life to the fullest.

“Simplify Your Life: 100 Ways to Slow Down and Enjoy the Things That Really Matter” by Elaine St. James

It is so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of daily living. This book by St. James helps you focus in on the things that are important to you. Take some time to relax and enjoy life, rather than hurrying through it one your way from one thing to another.

“The Get Yourself Organized Project: 21 Steps to Less Stress and Mess” by Kathi Lipp

Want to get organized but the library is closed? You are in luck. Lipp’s book with easy steps to the organization is available as an eBook through NEIBORS. You just need your library card and PIN to log in and check this book out to read on your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone! NEIBORS is available anytime of the day or night, so you can get to work, even at 2:00 in the morning.

“The Power of Forgetting: Six Essential Skills to Clear Out Brain Clutter And Become The Sharpest, Smartest You” by Mike Byster

Maybe your house is spick and span, but your mental state is a bit less organized. Byster helps you develop the mental skills to clear the cobwebs and clutter of unimportant facts and unnecessary information so you can focus on the most important data for your life. Learn how to banish daily distractions that lead to lost productivity, stress, and anxiety. This title is available as an eAudiobook through NEIBORS.