A Year of Living Simply: The joys of a life less complicated - Kate Humble (Paperback)
  • A Year of Living Simply: The joys of a life less complicated - Kate Humble (Paperback)
zoom

A Year of Living Simply: The joys of a life less complicated - Kate Humble (Paperback)

(author)
£10.99
Paperback 304 Pages
Published: 03/06/2021
  • 10+ in stock

Usually dispatched within 2-3 working days

  • This item has been added to your basket
Waterstones Says

From the author of Thinking on My Feet, A Year of Living Simply is a heartfelt, hopeful and inspiring meditation on the benefits of stepping back and reprioritising in order to lead a happier, more fulfilling life.

If there is one thing that most of us aspire to, it is, simply, to be happy. And yet attaining happiness has become, it appears, anything but simple. Having stuff - The Latest, The Newest, The Best Yet - is all too often peddled as the sure fire route to happiness. So why then, in our consumer-driven society, is depression, stress and anxiety ever more common, affecting every strata of society and every age, even, worryingly, the very young?

Why is it, when we have so much, that many of us still feel we are missing something and the rush of pleasure when we buy something new turns so quickly into a feeling of emptiness, or purposelessness, or guilt?

So what is the route to real, deep, long lasting happiness? Could it be that our lives have just become overly crowded, that we've lost sight of the things - the simple things - that give a sense of achievement, a feeling of joy or excitement? That make us happy. Do we need to take a step back, reprioritise? Do we need to make our lives more simple?

Kate Humble's fresh and frank exploration of a stripped-back approach to life is uplifting, engaging and inspiring - and will help us all find balance and happiness every day.

Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781783253432
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 24 mm

You may also be interested in...

Atomic Habits
Added to basket
£17.99
Paperback
Just One Thing
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
The Creative Act
Added to basket
£25.00   £20.99
Hardback
But What Can I Do?
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback
Good Vibes, Good Life
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Cat Who Taught Zen
Added to basket
The Greatest Manifestation Book (is the one written by you)
Added to basket
Me vs Brain
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
Ikigai
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback
The Chimp Paradox
Added to basket
Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before?
Added to basket
£16.99   £14.99
Hardback
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
Added to basket
Walk Yourself Happy
Added to basket
The Daily Laws
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
Fearless
Added to basket
£26.00   £20.99
Hardback
This Book May Save Your Life
Added to basket
£18.99   £13.99
Hardback
I Wish I Knew
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
Life Lessons
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback
Live Many Lives

“Kate Humble shares some stories of hope to help us to begin our own journeys of experimentation.”

Recently I got very into Kate Humble’s television series Twice the Life for Half the Price. The premise is that families living in urban environments seek out a life in the country that delivers less of the stress of... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 21

“Good for newbies, but doesn't add much to what has already been written”

Kate Humble is an enthusiastic and engaging writer and obviously very concerned about the environment and climate change, and I agree with her on this front. However, I feel that the title 'A Year of Living... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 18

“A big warm hug of a book”

This book is like a big, warm hug - it manages to put across some of the vital themes we should all be addressing to ensure a future for our planet, but extols the joy to be found in living more simply and cutting... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 13

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.

env: aptum
branch: