Getting a Life

Getting a Life : Real Lives Transformed by Your Money or Your Life

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The revolutionary Your Money or Your Life, with more than half a million copies in print, is considered the bible of the mushrooming "voluntary simplicity" movement. Its inspiring, down-to-earth nine-step program has empowered hundreds of thousands to transform their relationship with money, reorder material priorities, achieve financial freedom, and live well for less. Now, in Getting a Life, authors Jacqueline Blix and David Heitmiller, a married couple, explain how they gradually transformed their lives over the past six years by using the program. Jacque and David tell how they left their hectic, fast-track lives - two corporate jobs, expensive cars, exotic trips, thoughtless overspending - for an existence that reflects their true values and life purpose. These self-styled "reformed yuppies" are joined by more than two dozen individuals and families of diverse backgrounds who share their own stories of frugality and fulfillment. Here, with an inspiring introduction by the authors of Your Money or Your Life, are dispatches from the front on such issues as paying for health care, raising children in a materialistic world, and breaking the link between what you do for a living and who you are. Here too are proven, practical ideas on how to use each step of the program: the toughest challenges, the most common pitfalls. And here are frank insights into some of the deepest philosophical issues that arise when one adopts this wholeness of livelihood and lifestyle called Getting a more

Product details

  • Hardback | 364 pages
  • 160.02 x 228.6 x 33.02mm | 612.35g
  • Penguin Books Australia
  • Viking/Allen Lane
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • English
  • 0670870498
  • 9780670870493

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