Do Less: A Revolutionary Approach to Time and Energy Management for Ambitious Women

Do Less: A Revolutionary Approach to Time and Energy Management for Ambitious Women

by Kate Northrup
Do Less: A Revolutionary Approach to Time and Energy Management for Ambitious Women

Do Less: A Revolutionary Approach to Time and Energy Management for Ambitious Women

by Kate Northrup


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A practical and spiritual guide for working moms to learn how to have more by doing less.

This is a book for working women and mothers who are ready to release the culturally inherited belief that their worth is equal to their productivity, and instead create a personal and professional life that's based on presence, meaning, and joy. As opposed to focusing on "fitting it all in," time management, and leaning in, as so many books geared at ambitious women do, this book embraces the notion that through doing less women can have—and be—more.
The addiction to busyness and the obsession with always trying to do more leads women, especially working mothers, to feel like they're always failing their families, their careers, their spouses, and themselves. This book will give women the permission and tools to change the way they approach their lives and allow them to embrace living in tune with the cyclical nature of the feminine, cutting out the extraneous busyness from their lives so they have more satisfaction and joy, and letting themselves be more often instead of doing all the time.
Do Less offers the reader a series of 14 experiments to try to see what would happen if she did less in one specific way. So, rather than approaching doing less as an entire life overhaul (which is overwhelming in and of itself), this book gives the reader bite-sized steps to try incorporating over 2 weeks!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401955014
Publisher: Hay House Inc.
Publication date: 04/07/2020
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 107,653
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

As an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and mother, Kate Northrup has built a multimedia digital empire that reaches hundreds of thousands globally. She's committed to supporting ambitious women to light up the world without burning themselves out in the process. Kate teaches data-driven and soul-driven time and energy management practices that result in saving time, making more money, and experiencing less stress. Kate has a membership of over 1,000 entrepreneurs called Origin® Collective and she has helped over 5,000 students heal their relationship with money with her signature Money Love Course. She's the author of Money: A Love Story and Do Less. Kate's work has been featured by the Today Show, Yahoo! Finance, Women's Health, Glamour, the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, Wanderlust, The Huffington Post, and more. Kate lives with her husband and business partner, Mike, and their daughters in a cozy town in Maine.

Table of Contents

A Note from the Author on This Revised Edition x

Foreword xi

Introduction xv

Part I The Do Less Philosophy

Chapter 1 The Global Evidence for Doing Less 3

Chapter 2 Your Worth, Your Cycles, and Momentum 11

Chapter 3 The Upward Cycle of Success 29

Chapter 4 Egg Wisdom 41

Chapter 5 Introduction to the Experiments 49

Part II The Do Less Experiments

Experiment #1 Track Your Cycle and the Moon 55

Experiment #2 Discover What Really Matters to You 65

Experiment #3 Listen to Your Body 73

Experiment #4 Check Your Vitals 83

Experiment #5 Receive Help 93

Experiment #6 Ask for Help 113

Experiment #7 Simplify 123

Experiment #8 Manage Your Energy 133

Experiment #9 Make Sleep a Spiritual Practice 145

Experiment #10 Become a Time Bender 155

Experiment #11 Streamline Your To-Do List 167

Experiment #12 Open the Lines of Communication 185

Experiment #13 Surrender 199

Experiment #14 The Final Experiment: Let It Be Enough 207

Appendix A Daily Energy Tracker 217

Appendix B Daily Renewable Planner 218

Resources 219

Endnotes 223

Acknowledgments 229

About the Author 233

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