Unf*ck Your Habitat: You’re Better Than Your Mess
If you’re paralyzed by the mess and clutter in your living space, you need to pick up this book.
Rachel Hoffman has created a book that’s like a pep talk from your best friend. The advice is practical and accurate, but it’s delivered with wit and affection, and curse words. Although it’s a tad wordy, that can be written off as part of the conversational tone. This book is definitely written from the perspective of somebody who’s on your side. For example, “Cleaning, by its very nature, is never actually finished. That’s probably the most aggravating thing about it, and that’s why most people can’t stand doing it. You’re never done. How annoying is that?” Hoffman gets it.
This book is also unique because it acknowledges the affects of mental and physical illness on getting housework done. It also outlines strategies for working with these hurdles. There is a lot of information to help you get your head in the right place for cleaning and for turning it into a daily habit.
It’s an irreverent and unusual book on home management, but it’s also highly enjoyable. The advice is clear and understandable. It even includes checklists and guides on how to clean different areas. A fun and fresh take on cleaning.
Chris Hayden has been working at City Book Review since 2012, so that makes him the keeper of knowledge. He manages the office and book reviewers (all 200 of them!), which is no small feat. If you’re looking at the book reviews here, you’re seeing them because he sent the books out for review. Without him, this place would fall apart, because no one else in the office knows how to use the postage machine. Two words: job security.
|Page Count||224 pages|
|Publisher||St. Martin's Griffin|
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