A Simplified Life: Tactical Tools for Intentional Living by Emily Ley (Book Review)

I am currently on a journey to a more simplified life, from decluttering, to motherhood and generally taking thing back to basics to start enjoying the simpler things in life. I personally very rarely buy books these days, I usually get them as a gift for my birthday or Christmas or I get a lovely voucher that allows me to enjoy browsing endless books first. This Christmas I had heard of this book as I am a fan of Emily Ley’s products and so it was pre-ordered with a lovely Christmas present voucher. I do love a pre-order as when they arrive it feels like an extra present (it’s the little things in life).

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Summary from the book

Clear the Clutter Once and for All

Do you long to simplify the demands on your time, energy, and resources? Have complicated responsibilities, overwhelming to-do lists, and endless clutter left you feeling overwhelmed?

Busy wife, mom, entrepreneur, and bestselling author Emily Ley knows how you feel. With a growing family, increased work demands, and more, she understands the struggle it is to keep the plates spinning.

In A Simplified Life, you’ll find Emily’s strategies, systems, and methods for permanently clearing the clutter, organizing your priorities, and living intentionally in 10 key areas—from your home and meal planning, to style and finances, parenting, faith life, and moreEmily will show you how to truly make the most of your days with realistic, achievable, and tactical tools.

Walk alongside Emily through each page of the book, working through her simple strategies toward your own goals as you simplify and make space for what matters most.

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My Thoughts

I really enjoyed this book and I wouldn’t say that often about a non-fiction book. I found it extremely easy to read. Each chapter can be read as exclusively from the others which makes it easy to referer back to if implementing any of her tips or great for those that want to simplify step by step. Emily Ley gives easy to implement ideas that make you feel like you can make huge strides towards a simplified life in no time.

This book is not just about decluttering, it is about simplifying many aspects of your life from finances to technology and others in between. A lot of her ideas are about simplifying life to enjoy life and add memories rather than things. She is a mum so the focus of the book is about family and there is a chapter on motherhood but I do feel like anyone could get something from it.

I would recommend this book for anyone who is looking for someone to guide them on the start of their journey to a simpler life.

To buy the book (includes affiliate links)- Simplified Life

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