Simplify Your Life

Created by Linda Tripp, collection development department

Simplify Your Life Week is observed during August of each year, so why not take the opportunity to refocus and recharge this week? While decluttering your physical surroundings is important, focusing on other aspects in life which cause stress and anxiety can go a long way to improving your well-being. Step away from social media, resolve to say no to endless requests at work or in your personal life, or learn to manage an seemingly endless overflowing email inbox or text notifications. Explore these titles from the Library’s collection to discover tips for simplifying your life: 

Explores how turning off screens one day a week can work wonders on everyone’s brain, body, and soul–and why this regular practice of looking up gives a better chance of seeing the big picture

Actionable advice for making the most essential activities the easiest ones, so you can achieve the results you want, without burning out.

Tips on managing communication overload from all the apps in your life–texts, voicemails, missed calls, social media notifications–plus the mountain of outstanding email piling up in your inbox.

Learn how to embrace the joyful messiness and unpredictability of life, including the things left undone.

The author explains the importance of achieving life balance and sets forth a clear path to achieving it.