"Perhaps these are the keys to staying sane... " --TCM Reviews, September 2009 TCM Reviews, September 2009
"... what you need to cope with the repetition, the injustice, the futility and all the other mental and physical challenges of housework." --Occupation Housewife, March 2010
If you know all the hints and tips...
If you’ve you watched all the TV experts show you how ‘easy’ it is...
And yet, for some reason, you still lack the motivation to do housework. Or worse - it’s become a source of misery, boredom, frustration, even fury. The last thing you need is yet another ‘how-to’ manual.
What you need is a ‘Why-Bother’ manual.
Housework Blues - A Survival Guide is exactly that. This fun and easy read highlights the real value of taking care of your home - but more importantly, it inspires, motivates and keeps you sane you along the way.
Containing quotes, humor and over 75 insights, tips, games and ideas - tailor-made to bring calm and comfort to any woman with a home to keep - Housework Blues is a virtual pick-&-mix goodie bag of inspirational housekeeping solutions, helping you cope with the (often unrecognised) mental and emotional challenge of keeping a home.
Housework Blues holds solutions for you if housework makes you feel a sense of :
• No energy
• No motivation
These simple suggestions could save you years of anguish or frustration and liberate you to enjoy a beautiful home with both your sanity and relationships intact.
How would you like a more harmonious domestic-life?
How would you like to feel less angst and frustration?
Can you imagine how good it would feel to beat those Housework Blues?
There is a better way to live. There’s a calm, confident and capable alternative to the misery of Housework Blues. And now there's a guide to help you find it.
So, the sooner you begin making peace with your housework, the sooner you can experience your home as your sanctuary - the way it’s meant to be.
Here are 10 of the many possible benefits to conquering your Housework Blues
• improved relationships
• better health
• boosted energy levels
• enjoyable home
• increased efficiency
• naturally motivated
• higher self-esteem
• more free-time
• inner calm
• wealth & career success
This is not a practical housekeeping guide.
There may be the odd tip or useful gem but the main aim of this book is not to teach you how to clean your home. The sole intention is help you cope with the unique psychological challenge of being a modern female with a home to keep.
These are strategies to keep you sane.
If you lack the domestic gene
where housework comes naturally, then this book is for you.
It’s a collection of ideas that have can ease the mental burden of doing what must be done within the home.
These simple suggestions could save you years of anguish and frustration and liberate you to enjoy a beautiful home with both your sanity and relationships intact.
Not so much, How Clean Is Your House?
More, How Calm Is Your Karma?
The only stain removal advice will be
for the blots on your spirit.
“I love this book!
Combining Bob Hope’s philosophy with
Eastern spirituality with the pursuit of thinner thighs, all in the service of getting the housework done with peace and grace - it’s just awe-inspiring...
Jill Bailin, New York
NB An earlier edition of this book was published as Make Peace with Housework - The Complete Guide