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Minimal

How to Simplify Your Life and Live Sustainably
Narrated by: Madeleine Olivia
Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
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Love yourself. Love the planet.

We are facing an urgent climate crisis, and we must all take action now. However, it can be difficult to know where to start when bombarded with overwhelming facts and statistics every day. We all want to make a difference, but what can we do?

Minimal makes simple and sustainable living attainable for everyone, using practical tips for all areas of everyday life to reduce your impact on the Earth. Leading environmentalist Madeleine Olivia shares her insights on how to care for yourself in a more eco-friendly way as well as how to introduce a mindful approach to your habits. This includes how to declutter your life, reduce your waste and consumption, recipes for eating seasonally and making your own natural beauty and cleaning products.

Learn how to minimise the areas that aren’t giving you anything back, and discover a happier and more fulfilled life while looking after the Earth we share.

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©2020 Madeleine Olivia (P)2020 Penguin Audio

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Pretty damn good

An excellent beginners guide into how to live minimally and sustainably. Often people get scared by words like minimalism, veganIsm and the thought of cutting things we love and care about out of our lives.

Madeleine shows us that we don’t have to make sacrifices, such as throwing out our entire wardrobes, but to be more mindful of our waste, usage and the impact us individuals can have. Particularly with the climate crisis.

I would recommend this to anyone. It’s an easy listen and shows you simple ways you can implement into a normal everyday life.

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Great book, thoughtful & non judgemental!

Such a useful book, full of tips, advice, all suggested without judgement , nor preachy in anyway. I already watch
her YouTube channel Madeleine Olivia , but this is so good to have to hand , everyone should have one, well done Madeleine for spread a great message with kindness and thought!

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Disappointed

I found the chapters repeating themselves and the narrator's voice got on my nerves. I couldn't finish it. It doesn't really suit being in audiobook format.