|Title:||The Not So Big Life: Making Room for What Really Matters|
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|ePUB size:||1770 kb|
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|Publisher:||Random House; First Edition edition (May 1, 2007)|
In her previous book, The Not So Big House, architect Susanka showed us a new way to inhabit our houses. Now, she takes her philosophy to another dimension by showing us a new way to inhabit our lives. Most of us have lives that are as cluttered with unwanted obligations as our attics are cluttered with things. Our ability to find the time to do what we want to do has come to a grinding halt. Susanka shows us that it is possible to take our finger off the fast-forward button, and to our surprise we find how effortless and rewarding this change can be. From publisher description.
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Really good message of 'do you really need a big house?' poses a question what really matters in your life. I typed up a year end ritual and spend several hours every year to reflect on the past, present, and future at the end of each year. The unique part is that the author is an architect, so no technical jargon in this book. Her 1998 book 'The Not So Big House' introduced her architectural philosophy and quickly became a bestseller. It seemed a natural progression for Susanka to next explore how we live our lives in those spaces. The result is the not so big life: making room for what really matters. And just as the McMansions were wastefully large, so too have our daily lives become overcrowded with activity. She writes: We need to remodel the way we are living, but not in a way that gives us more of the same kinds of space we already have: that would simply create an even bigger life.
So how do we get there? Let’s take a look at the key ingredients that go into the making of a Not So Big Life. These will serve as a thumbnail sketch for each of the plans we’ll develop more fully in the chapters that follow. one, Developing a Blueprint for a New Way of Living. Sarah Susanka is a bestselling author, architect, and cultural visionary. Her build better, not bigger approach to residential architecture has been embraced across the United States, and her Not So Big philosophy has sparked an international dialogue, evolving beyond our houses and into how we inhabit our lives. In addition to sharing her insights with Oprah Winfrey and Charlie Rose, she has been named a "Fast 50" innovator by Fast Company, a top newsmaker by Newsweek, and an innovator in American culture by . News & World Report.
Making Room for What Really Matters. And do you wonder how it all got so out of control? In her groundbreaking best-seller The Not So Big House, architect Sarah Susanka showed us a new way to inhabit our houses by creating homes that were better, not bigger. Now, in The Not So Big Life, Susanka takes her revolutionary philosophy to another dimension by showing us a new way to inhabit our lives. For many of us, our schedules are chaotic and overcommitted. Here, Susanka shows us that it is possible to take our finger off the fast-forward button
Temporarily out of stock. So how do we get there? Let’s take a look at the key ingredients that go into the making of a Not So Big Life. Because we tend to compartmentalize our lives-to see our working world as one thing, our home life as another, and our desire for connection with our inner nature as yet another-we don’t really live in the way we know should be possible.
In her groundbreaking bestseller The Not So Big House, architect Sarah Susanka showed us a new way to inhabit our houses by creating homes that were better–not bigger. The bigger-is-better idea that triggered the explosion of McMansions has spilled over to give us McLives. The result is that we quickly discover we have all the space and time we need for the things in our lives that really matter. But perhaps the greatest reward is the discovery that small changes can yield enormous results. In her elegant, clear style, Susanka convinces us that less truly is more–much more.
Sarah Susanka’s observations of Americans’ dissatisfaction with their starter castles sparked her to write Not so Big House, about how making a house bigger doesn’t necessarily make it better. The book was a major success, leading to appearances on major network morning shows and Oprah. More observation and reflection led Sarah to pen, several years later, The Not So Big Life: Making Room for What Really Matters.