“Rogers (Clutter Junkie No More) walks readers through the steps of ridding oneself of the emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical clutter that often leads to bad behaviors. Her recommendations include being oneself in all situations and tackling problems in small pieces. Her strength is in providing thoughtprovoking questions that will help readers examine choices they’ve made in the past and decide how to make better decisions in the future.” Library Journal, January 2009 ― Reviews
“Extremely helpful for anyone who is trying to find a way to deal with ‘stinking thinking’ and establish a healthier balance in life. Keep It Simple and Sane definitely deserves a spot your bookshelf.” Allen Berger, Ph.D., psychologist and author of 12 Stupid Things that Mess Up Recovery ― Reviews
“Barb Rogers does it again with a simple, heartfelt, refreshingly honest look at how to keep life simple and therefore meaningful. A book that will benefit everyone who reads it.” –Elizabeth Engstrom, author of The Northwoods Chronicles ― Reviews
“Barb Rogers has a compelling story and an even more compelling way of telling it in Keep It Simple and Sane. Majestically, she weaves her tragic story of addiction and miraculous recovery within the tapestry of thoughtful and sensible suggestions for discovering and maintaining a lifetime of peace. She is a wonderful example of what the promises tell us await us.” –Karen Casey, Ph.D., author of Codependence and the Power of Detachment ― Reviews
Barb Rogers became a professional costume designer after beginning her journey of recovery. She is the founder of Broadway Bazaar Costumes, and author of three books about costuming. She’s the author of Keep It Simple & Sane: Freeing Yourself from Addictive Thinking, TwentyFive Words and Clutter Junkie No More. Barb passed away in 2011.