I became a minimalism groupie in my first year of college (1972) when I read Living Poor with Style by Ernest Callenbach. (We called it "simplicity" back then.) I've been a student of it ever since and began writing books on the subject in 1998. In 2010, I finally escaped the rat race - forever, I hope. "Let the rats have it!" I say. "It's no fun anyway."
Berta was brought up believing in the American Dream: work hard, be successful, make money, buy stuff. And she HAS worked hard at it. She has the lifestyle and the expensive goodies to prove it. She's in the "1%." So why isn't she proud of herself? Where's the self-esteem that should have come with all this "success"? What is she doing wrong?
Happily, she finds out.
This is a great guide for anyone who is considering owning and/or operating a thrift store. Everything you need is here - from writing the Business Plan to pricing the merchandise. Easy to read, but full of facts and good advice. It has everything you need to know - and more!
Accompany Lilabean on her journey to self-discovery, where she is FINALLY able to leave behind all the physical, mental, and emotional clutter that has been burying her alive. Easy to read, simple to understand, but life-changing in the complexity of its message. A VERY good use of your valuable time!