• Essentialism

  • Your Guide to the Power of Less: Set Your Mind with Practical Tips to Make Your Life More Manageable and Become a Happy Essentialist
  • By: Mark Creed
  • Narrated by: Nazani Cassidy
  • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)

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Essentialism

By: Mark Creed
Narrated by: Nazani Cassidy
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Publisher's Summary

Can the search for something more be answered by something less - less stress, less clutter, less frantic racing to the next task or obligation?

Essentialism is not just about clearing and organizing the space around you. It is also about clearing your brain so that you function better mentally. When you free yourself of time vampires, you will have the freedom to pursue what really matters to you.

Are you exhausted from trying to do it all, to be all things to all people, to achieve in every area of your life?

Do you focus on your most urgent tasks but fail to do your most important tasks?

Do you struggle to say the little word no?

Do you end your day unsure that you accomplished anything?

If where you are now is the opposite of essentialism (an upgrade on the concept of minimalism), figuring out where to start can be overwhelming. Let Essentialism: Your Guide to the Power of Less and the power of habit guide you through the process of getting more by clearing out what does not contribute to your happiness and physical and mental health.

“The core of being an essentialist is to embrace the lifestyle to seek out what genuinely matters and to let everything else contributing to the distracting fog of our lives go,” explains author Mark Creed.

Essentialism will help you:

  • Understand why you keep things - the answer is different for different people
  • Give yourself permission to stop trying to do it all, so that you have time and energy for what is most important
  • Learn the three strategies for becoming an essentialist

You do not have to go to extremes for the philosophy of essentialism to improve your life. Scroll up and click buy now.

©2019 Mark Creed (P)2021 Mark Creed

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Life-changing

This audible can be life-changing if you let it. Listen to this audible. But don't just listen to it and put it away. Listen to it and act. Think, write, meditate, and focus. Less is more.

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Audible changed my life.

It’s hard to put into words how impactful this audible was (and is) to me. This isn’t a self help audible, it’s more of a philosophy for living that changes how you think about everything.

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The bigger YES

Essentialism is about "keeping the main thing, the main thing", "the bigger yes". Highly recommended listening to help us focus back on the Vital Few than Trivial Many.

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Excited

While listening to this audible I’ve been able to reset my mindset to start only doing the things that truly matter to me. Very excited to see how the essentialism method shapes 2021 and each year following.

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highly executable

Great audible, and highly executable if used properly. The philosophy taught in this audible is, well, essential.

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Really Important Right Now

I found it to be extremely helpful and I enjoyed listening to it every morning and taking in its wisdom.

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Favourite Audible

My favourite audible to relisten as a refresher in the pursuit of doing less but better! Especially the last chapter, so much insightful information! Thank you!!

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Entertaining

Highly researched, with plenty of anecdotes to illustrate his principles, the audible has actionable advice on every page. (Burnout is not a badge of honour!)

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This book has changed the way I think

This is a classic book that can change your life. If ever you feel the need to regain control, become more focused and productive, buy this book. Read it a few times too.

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Very satisfied and helpful audio-book, must listen

This is a great book for all of us that try to hard a do so little ... it helps to get rid of useless an time wasting activities that don't help to pursue our goals.

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  • 09-13-21

worthwhile Listen!

This audible has been a game-changer in my life. I love love love the principles it teaches, and it's been helpful both in my personal life but at work as well.

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  • 09-13-21

Philosophical

I loved this audible and how it makes a lot of concepts of minimalism practical. It is easy to listen to and has a great mix of philosophical food for thought with the application.

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  • Wanda Carlson
  • 09-13-21

Essentials of Essentialism

I would recommend everyone to listen to this audible, especially if you are exhausted from being stagnant with doing too much. Listen to This Audible Now!!

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  • William Juan
  • 09-13-21

Inspirational Audible

I think this is one of the most inspirational audibles I have listened to in years! It is the way to filter all of the noise from our fragmented, time-demanding lives.

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  • Karen Smith
  • 09-13-21

Recommend this audible

This audible will be one that I add to my perennial collection of audibles I like to re-listen. I’ve been slowly stumbling upon this idea for a while, in making certain lifestyle decisions to live in a smaller home or not collect too many things.

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  • Corina Hu
  • 09-13-21

Powerful Listen

If you're willing, to be honest with yourself when you listen to this audible you can benefit from it.

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  • Darren Williamson
  • 09-10-21

good points

You will want to start changing your life as soon as you listen to chapter one. And it will make you happier, more relaxed and more successful.

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  • Sam Curran
  • 09-10-21

Remarkable & Useful

Mark reminds us that we need to make logical realistic choices about the things that matter - that are essential - if we are going to maintain control over our time, our lives.

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  • Tom Bell
  • 09-10-21

Practical Roadmap

Creed generously gifts us a practical roadmap of how to live a life that matters—because we’re stripping away everything that doesn’t matter and focusing on, expressing, and being who we were meant to be.

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  • David Malan
  • 09-10-21

Highly recommended

I love how he has summarised the audible and all its point in the begging so that you know for sure what you are in for and decide if it is for you. And the rest of the audible sticks to the promise.