The Garbageman's Guide To Life: How To Get Out Of The Dumps by Norm LemayThe Garbageman's Guide To Life: How To Get Out Of The Dumps by Norm Lemay

The Garbageman's Guide To Life: How To Get Out Of The Dumps

byNorm Lemay, Steven Kaufman

Paperback | January 31, 2014

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You already know how to throw away the garbage that you don’t need anymore. Wouldn’t it be great to do the same for the thoughts, beliefs, and opinions in your head that tear you down and hold you back? Now you can! WithThe Garbageman’s Guide to Life: How To Get out of the Dumps, you can get rid of that trash once and for all.

With it’s relaxed tone and real-life stories,The Garbageman’s Guide to Lifeteaches you how to clear the extra clutter out of your mind. There are no complicated terms or elaborate concepts; just eight practical steps to keep you laser-focused on what you want and how to get you there. And best of all: since you already know how to throw physical garbage away, you already have the skills you need to spring clean your mind!

Are you caught up in toxic relationships? Do you hoard too many negative thoughts? ReadThe Garbageman’s Guide to Lifeand learn how to push this rubbish out of your life. Remember: if you can drag your can to the curb, you can toss your mental trash---for good!

About The Author

Norm LeMay has associated with the waste industry for more than fifty years, starting with steam cleaning garbage trucks when he was twelve years old. Mr. LeMay managed one of the most prestigious private hauling operations, LeMay Enterprises, for more than 20 years before it was sold to Waste Connections in 2008. He also co-managed LR...

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Title:The Garbageman's Guide To Life: How To Get Out Of The DumpsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:226 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.46 inPublished:January 31, 2014Publisher:Morgan James PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9781614487937

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Table of Contents

Introduction
How to Use This Book

Step 1: Find the Value and Toss the Trash
The Central Role of Value
Is It Treasure or Is It Trash?
Are You Stepping on the Accelerator or the Brake?
Short-Term and Long-Term Value
Finding Gold in the Garbage
The Value Service Plan
Use Caution
Taking It to the Street
Step 2: Keep Your Can Empty
What Is Emptiness?
Why Emptiness Is Hard to Work With
Why We Don’t Like Emptiness
The Myth of Collecting
The Power of Emptiness
The Empty and Return Action Plan
Use Caution
Taking It to the Street
Step 3: Create Your Route
Nothing Stays the Same
The Curse of the Comfort Zone
Where Change Happens
The Solution: Creating a Route
Expanding the Comfort Zone
Route Management System
Use Caution
Taking It to the Street
Step 4: Park Your Ego
The Perfect Garbageman
Let’s Talk Ego
Early Origins
The Masks of Ego
The Dangers of an Unchecked Ego
The Inner Garbageman
Ego, Inner Garbageman, and Perception
A Big Shift in Gears
The ParkSafe Action Plan
Use Caution
Taking It to the Street
Step 5: Leave It in the Landfill
About Mental Contracts
Why Trash Comes out of the Landfill
The Danger of Clinging Trash
Forgiveness and Dumping Persistent TBOs
The Benefits of Forgiveness
The Landfill Management Program
Use Caution
Taking It to the Street
Step 6: Get Away From Toxic Waste
Low-Level Toxic Waste
High-Level Toxic Waste
Where Does Toxic Waste Come From?
Victim?
A Toxic-Free Life
Toxic Waste Action Plan
Use Caution
Taking It to the Street
Step 7: Stop Hoarding
What Is Hoarding?
What I Hoard
Why I Hoard
The Symptoms of Hoarding
When Does Holding Become Hoarding?
Stop Dragging It Forward
Letting People Back In
Putting My Toys Away
Hoarding School
Use Caution
Taking It to the Street
Step 8: Take Care of Your Truck
The Four Basics
Abuse and Misuse
Ignoring the Wiring
No Two Are the Same
Dealing with Breakdowns
The Art of Adapting
Wear Spots
A More Effective Team
Maintenance Benefit List
Maintenance and Repair Checklist
Use Caution
Taking It to the Street
Conclusion
Glossary of Terms
Acknowledgments

Editorial Reviews

The Garbageman's Guide leads any person to a happy life. The brilliant metaphor of 'throwing away our garbage' points to the fact that we get to choose what stays in our minds or what to declutter and that's true empowerment. ---Kristine Carlson, New York Times bestselling co-author to the Don't Sweat the Small Stuff book seriesIn a sea of motivational books, The Garbageman's Guide to Life stands out as daring, different, and smart. It's easy to read, yet very thought provoking; the perfect tool for anyone looking to clear their mind and jumpstart their life. ---Carol Gardner, best selling author and founder of ZeldaWisdom.com