The new good life: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less
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|Grouping Title||new good life living better than ever in an age of less|
|Grouping Author||robbins john|
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How do you define the good life? For many, success is measured not by health and happiness but by financial wealth. But such a worldview overlooks the important things in life: personal contentment, family time, spirituality, and the health of the planet and those living on it. A preoccupation with money and possessions is not only unhealthy, it can also drain the true joy from life.
In recent years, millions have watched their American Dreams go up in smoke. The international financial collapse, inflation, massive layoffs, and burgeoning consumer debt have left people in dire financial straits—-including John Robbins, a crusader for planet-friendly food and lifestyle choices, who lost his entire savings in an investment scam. But Robbins soon realized that there was an upside to our collective financial downturn: Curtailed consumerism could lead us to reassess our lives and values.
The New Good Life provides a philosophical and prescriptive path from conspicuous consumption to conscious consumption. Where the old view of success was measured by cash, stocks, and various luxuries, the new view will be guided by financial restraint and a new awareness of what truly matters. A passionate manifesto on finding meaning beyond money and status, this book delivers a sound blueprint for living well on less. Discover how to:
The New Good Life provides much-needed hope and comfort in a time of fear and uncertainty. Here is everything you need to develop high-joy, low-cost solutions to life's challenges. Practical and timely, this book equips you with the skills needed not only to survive but to thrive in these challenging times.
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|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b10626657|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Ballantine Books,||xvi, 283 pages ; 24., overdrive:83fa8834-5155-4635-ab2f-bf0eeb953625|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Tantor Media|2010||
|subject_facet||Finance, Personal, Money -- Psychological aspects, Thriftiness|
|title_display||The new good life : living better than ever in an age of less|
|title_full||The New Good Life Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less, The new good life : living better than ever in an age of less / John Robbins|
|title_short||The new good life :|
|title_sub||Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less|