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The 10 BEST Decluttering Books!

There are so many resources out there about minimalism and decluttering. However, after reading many books on minimalism, I’ve found that not all of them are that helpful. It’s funny, for being a book about decluttering, some sure have a lot of clutter within their pages! To help you find your next great minimalism read, here are the ten best decluttering books!

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The Home Edit: A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goals

I love this book because the focus is on making your home organized and looking great. However, what makes this book so unique is that the focus is on paring down the items you have in your home and arranging them in a stunning way to achieve this goal.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

This list wouldn’t be legit without a mention of Marie Kondo’s famous book! This book seriously focuses on getting rid of anything in your home that doesn’t make you happy. By the time you’ve finished decluttering all of your things, you’ll be left with a minimalist home full of things you love.

Cluttered Mess to Organized Success Workbook: Declutter and Organize your Home and Life

For those of you who feel overwhelmed by something as intense as Swedish Death Cleaning or the Marie Kondo way of decluttering, this is a better solution. It focuses on starting at the beginning and holds your hand through the decluttering process.

The Joy of Less, A Minimalist Living Guide

What happens after you let go of your stuff, and how does it make you feel? The Joy of Less focuses on the emotions that are involved when we declutter. It discusses how minimalism can lead to overall better life and gives some great decluttering inspiration.

The 100 Thing Challenge: How I Got Rid of Almost Everything, Remade My Life, and Regained My Soul

If you are looking for extreme minimalism, check out this book. While I can’t say that I will likely be paring my things down to just 100 items, he gives some great perspective that we don’t’ need as much as we think!

The Year of Less

What could happen if you got rid of everything you didn’t need and implemented a shopping ban? This book focuses on an aspect of decluttering that most people don’t focus on bringing less stuff in. This emotional rollercoaster of a book will leave you feeling more confident in what you have and learn to practice contentment.

The Minimalist Home

Joshua Becker offers excellent advice and practical hands-on guidance to decide what you should and shouldn’t get rid of. He talks to you through how he managed to declutter and minimize his home to help you.

Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up

What does it mean to have something spark joy? This book focuses on Marie Kondo’s spark joy method and walks you through a deeper understanding of what it means to have something spark joy.

Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life 

Extreme minimalism isn’t for everyone, but this book talks you through the story of how decluttering and minimalism completely transformed this man’s life. It’s a powerful story that will make you think about minimalism.

The Clutter Connection: How Your Personality Type Determines Why You Organize the Way You Do 

She breaks down clutter so elegantly in this book and even talks about how your personality could be why your home is so cluttered! Learn what personality type you are and let that help guide you on your journey toward decluttering and minimizing your home.

There are so many great books out there that all focus on minimalism and decluttering. Personally, these are the ten books that inspired me during my own minimalism journey.


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