Spring cleaning is here. Time to declutter and destress. Don’t spin your wheels trying to find everything in your home. Put things away so you can find them easily and gain control of your home and your life.
Teach yourself decluttering / Bernice Walmsley
Understanding that clutter is often psychological, this guide first helps you identify why you cling to clutter.
Minimalism and Decluttering / David Clark
What is minimalism? It is essentially the intentional pursuit of the things we most value in life combined with the removal of anything that distracts us from achieving those things.
Decluttering at the Speed of Light / Dana White
A decluttering expert identifies the mind-sets and emotional challenges that make it difficult to declutter and provides solutions. (Also available as an ebook on hoopla and as an audiobook.)
Keep What You Love / Irene Smit
Shows how to tackle big jobs like a full closet, and ideas on what we do with things we can’t part with, like children’s artwork or old books. 648.8 MCC
Making Space Clutter Free / Tracy McCubbin
A clutter guru provides empowering advice for creating a beautiful home devoid of emotional baggage and clutter—one that sparks a newfound feeling of freedom. (Also available as an ebook on hoopla.)
New Minimalism and Design for Sustainable, Intentional Living / Cary Telaner Forbin
Describes methods of personal organization and strategies for recycling, minimizing an environmental footprint, and developing a decluttering mindset.
New Order: decluttering handbook for creative folks / Fay Wolf
Say goodbye to the stuff crowding up your space and hello to new habits that free you up for the things you’re passionate about. It can all be done in as little as a few minutes a day.
The Life-Changing Art of Tidying Up / Marie Kondo
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. (Also available as an ebook and downloadable audiobook on Libby/OverdDrive.
Spark Joy / Marie Kondo
With guidance on specific categories including kitchen tools, cleaning supplies, hobby goods, digital photos, and even building your own personal “power spot” in your home, this comprehensive companion is sure to spark joy in anyone who wants to simplify their life. (Also available as an ebook on Libby/Overdrive.)
Clear the Clutter, Find Happiness / Donna Smallin
Offers a simple approach to clearing clutter and cleaning the home by focusing on the things that will make the biggest difference and employing quick routines that will bring order to chaos in just one minute.
MP: MARCH 2022