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Best Books on Minimalism

Recommendations from 38 articles, Maria Sharapova, Steve Harvey, Lenard McKelvey and 25 others.
Best Books on Minimalism
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondō - 2014-10-14 (first published in 2011)
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Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles?Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you'll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a roo...
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The Joy of Less
A Minimalist Guide to Declutter, Organize, and Simplify - Updated and Revised (Minimalism Books, Home Organization Books, Decluttering Books House Cleaning Books)
Francine Jay - 2016-04-26 (first published in 2010)
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Having less stuff is the key to happiness. Do you ever feel overwhelmed, instead of overjoyed, by all your possessions? Do you secretly wish a gale force wind would blow the clutter from your home? If so, it's time to simplify your life! The Joy of Less is a fun, lighthearted guide to minimalist living. Part One provides an inspirational pep talk o...
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Goodbye, Things
The New Japanese Minimalism
Fumio Sasaki - 2017-04-11 (first published in 2015)
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The best-selling phenomenon from Japan that shows us a minimalist life is a happy life.Fumio Sasaki is not an enlightened minimalism expert or organizing guru like Marie Kondo—he’s just a regular guy who was stressed out and constantly comparing himself to others, until one day he decided to change his life by saying goodbye to everything he didn’t...
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Live a Meaningful Life
Joshua Fields Millburn - 2011-12-08
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Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life is our finest, most important creation to date. It’s also the best thing we’ve ever written about Minimalism and will likely serve as the cornerstone to our work for years to come. It took us a year to write this book—a year of creating the best material possible and finding ways to relate it back to our lives so ...
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The More of Less
Finding the Life You Want Under Everything You Own
Joshua Becker - 2018-11-20 (first published in 2016)
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Don’t Settle for More  Most of us know we own too much stuff. We feel the weight and burden of our clutter, and we tire of cleaning and managing and organizing.   While excess consumption leads to bigger houses, faster cars, fancier technology, and cluttered homes, it never brings happiness. Rather, it results in a desire for more. It redirects our...
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The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Greg McKeown - 2020-12-29 (first published in 2011)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - More than one million copies sold! Essentialism isn't about getting more done in less time. It's about getting only the right things done. Featuring the new Essentialism 21-Day Challenge - "A timely, essential read for anyone who feels overcommitted, overloaded, or overworked."--Adam Grant Have you ever: - found yourself...
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Digital Minimalism
Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World
Cal Newport - 2019-02-05
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Minimalism is the art of knowing how much is just enough. Digital minimalism applies this idea to our personal technology. It's the key to living a focused life in an increasingly noisy world.In this timely and enlightening book, the bestselling author of Deep Work introduces a philosophy for technology use that has already improved countless lives...
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The Year of Less
How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life is Worth More Than Anything You Can Buy in a Store
Cait Flanders - 2019-01-15
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WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLERIn her late twenties, Cait Flanders found herself stuck in the consumerism cycle that grips so many of us: earn more, buy more, want more, rinse, repeat. Even after she worked her way out of nearly $30,000 of consumer debt, her old habits took hold again. When she realized that nothing she was doing or buying was makin...
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Everything That Remains
A Memoir by The Minimalists
Joshua Fields Millburn - 2014-01-01
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"Like Henry David Thoreau, but with Wi-Fi." — Boston Globe What if everything you ever wanted isn't what you actually want? Twenty-something, suit-clad, and upwardly mobile, Joshua Fields Millburn thought he had everything anyone could ever want. Until he didn't anymore. Blindsided by the loss of his mother and his marriage in the same month, Millb...
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Decluttering at the Speed of Life
Winning Your Never-Ending Battle with Stuff
Dana K. White - 2018-02-27
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You don't have to live overwhelmed by stuff—you can get rid of clutter for good!While the world seems to be in love with minimalism, many of us simply can't purge it all and start from nothing. In Decluttering at the Speed of Life, decluttering expert Dana White identifies the mindsets and emotional challenges that make it difficult to declutter, a...
Clutterfree with Kids by Joshua S Becker
Minimalism for Families by Zoë Kim
The Minimalist Home by Joshua Becker
Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist
It's All Too Much by Peter Walsh
The Minimalist Way by Erica Layne
The Joy of Missing Out by Tanya Dalton
Soulful Simplicity by Courtney Carver
Spark Joy by Marie Kondō
Slow by Brooke McAlary
New Minimalism by Cary Telander Fortin
Project 333 by Courtney Carver
Cozy Minimalist Home by Myquillyn Smith
Do Less by Rachel Jonat
Chasing Slow by Erin Loechner
Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne
Unstuffed by Ruth Soukup
The ONE Thing by Gary Keller
When Less Becomes More by Emily Ley
Simple Matters by Erin Boyle
The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz
Essential by Joshua Fields Millburn
The Minimalist Mindset by Danny Dover
The Power of Less by Leo Babauta
A Monk’s Guide to A Clean House & Mind by Shoukei Matsumoto
How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind by Dana K. White
Real Life Organizing by Cassandra Aarssen
Hygge and Lagom by Barbara Hayden
Making Space, Clutter Free by Tracy McCubbin
The Afrominimalist's Guide to Living with Less by Christine Platt
Live Green by Jen Chillingsworth
I Am Here Now by The Mindfulness Project
Sustainable Minimalism by Stephanie Marie Seferian
The Urban Forager by Wross Lawrence
An Almost Zero Waste Life by Megean Weldon
Essential Zen Habits by Leo Babauta
The Curated Closet by Anuschka Rees
Meet the Frugalwoods by Elizabeth Willard Thames
Six Weeks to Zero Waste by Kate Arnell
Unstuff Your Life! by Andrew J. Mellen
You Can Buy Happiness by Tammy Strobel
The Longing for Less by Kyle Chayka
Let It Go by Peter Walsh
Less by Rachel Aust