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The Not So Big Life: Making Room for What Really Matters

The Not So Big Life: Making Room for What Really Matters - Sarah Susanka Not just another self-help book, this one is written by an architect who uses designing and building a house as a metaphor for making a beautiful and satisfying life.
Lots of good advice about how to get clear on what is really important and how to get rid of the rest, leaving plenty of open space for good things to come into your life.
She advises keeping an 'owner's manual' for your life, writing down what works for you, your passions, ideas, favorite inspirational quotations, and dreams.
The Not So Big Life does not talk about goal-setting. Instead, a convincing case is made for finding out what really matters to you by taking time alone, meditating and recording your dreams. Then you will know what to focus your daydreams on, and what people, experiences and objects bring your dreams into being. Definitely worth the time.