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Getting out from under : redefining your priorities in an overwhelming world ; a powerful program for personal change
Winston, Stephanie.
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Reading, MA : Perseus Books, 1999.
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ix, 178 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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HD69.T54 W546 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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Americans need a prescription for getting out from under the pressures of an overwhelming world. Stephanie Winston, master of home and office efficiency, has such a plan. The strategies and self-evaluation techniques in Getting Out From Under will help bring the way in which we live our lives and set priorities back into line with our fundamental values. Getting Out From Under includes: Flash Organizing tips to help create the physical and emotional breathing room in which to begin to examine our chaotic lives An ingenious new way to chart and to pinpoint the conflicting demands on time and energies, to calculate the congruence of our deepest-held values with how we currently organize our lives: The Solar System Technique Action plans for adjusting day to day life based on the inconsistencies and problem areas brought to light by Solar System test results.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction the Crisis of Timep. 1
Part I Room to Breathep. 7
Chapter 1 Clearing the Underbrush: How to Add an Extra Hour to Your Dayp. 9
Chapter 2 Reviving the Family System the Family That Works Together Worksp. 28
Chapter 3 Co-Oping, Bartering, and Buying Time: The Joy of Outside Helpp. 57
Chapter 4 Taking Time Out: Don't Forget to Give Yourself a Breakp. 70
Part II Examine Your Personal Universep. 77
Chaptep 5 the Solar System Technique: Finding Out What Really Mattersp. 79
Chapter 6 Making a Match: Achieving a Congruent Lifestylep. 112
Chapter 7 Getting Started on Change: Take It One Step at a Timep. 117
Part III Time for a Changep. 123
Chapter 8 Doing What Matters: How to Do What You Love and Love What You Dop. 125
Chapter 9 Living in Sync Repaving the Family Trackp. 145
Chapter 10 Coming Home: Finding the Perfect Fit in Lifestyle and Communityp. 155
Conclusion Keeping Your Solar System in Motionp. 166
Appendix Solar System Worksheetsp. 171