While you were in quarantine, you probably started looking to get rid of the excesses in your life. Maybe it seemed a good idea to start with your closet for this.
First your closet, then your home, and then you can organize your life. There are some books out there that will help you declutter your life. While it may seem challenging, it is actually a very simple task.
Everything may seem out of control, but remember, everything is in your hands. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced professional in organizing, you will be able to make big changes in your life with a little help.
Check out this list to find the best organizing books from Marie Kondo style to room-by-room guide.
1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Wherever you are on your cleaning journey, you must be familiar with the KonMari method.
If this is the first time you hear about it, KonMari is an approach inspired by minimalism to handle all the mess in your room and also your life. When you organize your home once with Marie Kondo tips, you'll never have to do it again.
2. Unf*ck Your Habitat: You're Better Than Your Mess
This book is the perfect guide for someone who is overwhelmed with the amount of work they have to do at home but don't know where to start. Just read it to find practical advice.
3. Easy Closets: Affordable Storage Solutions for Everyone
The images will help you if you're not that good at following written instructions when cleaning. Easy Storage will show you how to store your clothes and free up space in your closet. It contains a wide range of tips for every room in your home.
4. Real Life Organizing: Clean and Clutter-Free in 15 Minutes a Day
Just 15 minutes is enough to tackle your messy rooms. This book promises you those minimalist rooms that you see on Instagram and Pinterest.
It's written by the guru of YouTube's ClutterBag channel Cassandra Aarssen. She gives advice on an organized and clutter-free home. It's full of inexpensive tips and solutions for an organized home with minimal effort.
5. The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter
Swedish "death cleaning" is about keeping the things that make you happy and getting rid of the others. If you feel like a hoarder, this book will help you end your relationship with unnecessary belongings.
6. The Art of Discarding: How to Get Rid of Clutter and Find Joy
If you don't really need it, then just leave it! Thanks to this book, you will learn how to let go of things that you don't need. If you have the courage to do it but don't know where to start, this book will offer you the perfect advice. Also, you will finally free yourself from the stuff that you never use.
7. The Year of Less
If you're a shopping lover, but it doesn't make you happy anymore, then it's time to change something.
Cait Flanders decided to write this book after she realized that she's not happy with buying stuff. You will get the idea of less is more and you will hopefully be happy with what you have and what you really need in your life.
8. My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag... and Other Things You Can't Ask Martha
We encounter so many strange stains in life that it may be a little strange for you to call your mother to learn what you should do when your boyfriend barfs in your bag.
You can find answers to all bizarre occurrences in your life with this book that addresses the cleaning problems of the new generation. It explains the basic stuff too, don't worry!
9. Simply Clean: The Proven Method for Keeping Your Home Organized, Clean, and Beautiful in Just 10 Minutes a Day
For those who are working for hours, cleaning is a nightmare and as you know, many people don't have the time for it. Homekeeping expert Becky Rapinchuk gives invaluable tips on tidying a home in just ten minutes.
10. Talking Dirty With the Queen of Clean
With some inexpensive ingredients, you can work miracles. After you read this book, you will be able to fight with dust, scratches, gum, pet hairs, and all the dirt. Moreover, you can easily find the ingredients in a supermarket. Soda, lemon juice, vinegar, and tea will be your weapons.
11. Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life: Train Your Brain To Get More Done In Less Time
We struggle with stress every day and our minds need some relaxation away from the stressful everyday life. It's not about having an organized desk, but an organized mind.
As Dr. Paul Hammerness demonstrates through neuroscience research, how organized our brain is connected to our environment. Read the book to learn more about it.
12. 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think
According to Laura Vanderkam, "I don't have time for cleaning" is just an excuse. She says that organized people can do it all, and they do that by prioritizing. It's that simple. After reading this book, you'll find time to go to the gym, read your favorite novel, and organize your desk.
13. The Personal Organizing Workbook: Solutions for a Simpler, Easier Life
You will be able to create a personal organization system and get yourself free from the mess of papers, overstuffed handbags, and more. Thanks to "The Personal Organizing Workbook", it'll be easier to manage time and clutter from now on.