Learn the key ideas of the book by Francine Jay


Learn the philosophy of lightness to live a stress-free life

Lightly teaches the readers about the philosophy of lightness, which can give new meaning and bring joy to our life. With lightness we can declutter our home of unnecessary things and keep only those that truly add value to our existence, we can reduce our impact on the planet, and by learning to do less we can let go of the stress that is suffocating us. With lightness we can lift our spirits by freeing ourselves from negative thoughts and emotions, and so making room in our hearts for deep, joyful and meaningful experiences.

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Many useful tips to:

  • Bring serenity to our existence and respect the planet, as well as its inhabitants.
  • Learn about minimalist thinking and ways it can be applied to your daily life.
  • Lighten up the material, emotional and spiritual baggage that we drag around and start living the life we really want to have.

The author of the book:

Francine Jay is the author of The Joy of Less bestseller, in which she explains how we can get rid of distractions that don’t allow us to live full and joyful lives. Her advice was published by The New York Times, House Beautiful, The Huffington Post, and CNN. In her Miss Minimalist blog Francine shares her personal experience of a minimalist life.


Lightly: a mantra that brings lightness to your life

Are things, commitments, and worries a burden that is too heavy for you? Would you like to live more lightly? The good news is that you can actually do so by freeing yourself from the useless baggage you carry around. All you need is just one word —lightness—, which you can use as a mantra, repeating it to remind you that if you lighten up your life, your spirit will soar. Stress and fatigue will fall away and you will be able to move through your days with more ease, grace and efficiency.


The key ideas of "Lightly"

Lightly: a mantra that brings lightness to your life
Lighten your stuff
Lighten your footprint
Lighten your stress
Lighten your spirit
Take-home message

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