A Year of Living Simply

by Kate Humble

£20.00


Reserve a copy

×

Reserve a copy

Reserve a copy of A Year of Living Simply for collection at the Marlow Bookshop. If you provide your email address below, we will contact you when this item is ready for collection. For delivery by post add the address to the order notes and we will be in touch to arrange payment.

Non Fiction

Hardback

9781783253425

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.

Real Estate by Deborah Levy | 9780241268018

Real Estate

Deborah Levy

£10.99

Notes on Grief by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | 9780008470302

Notes on Grief

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

£10.00

Operation Pedestal by Max Hastings | 9780008364946

Operation Pedestal

Max Hastings

£25.00

The Premonition by Michael Lewis | 9780241512470

The Premonition

Michael Lewis

£25.00

The Case of the Married Woman by Antonia Fraser | 9781474610926

The Case of the Married Woman

Antonia Fraser

£25.00

Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe by Niall Ferguson | 9780241488447

Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe

Niall Ferguson

£25.00