Best Hoarding Addiction & Recovery Books
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1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Author: by Marie Kondō
Ten Speed Press
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The book that sparked a revolution and inspired the hit Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo: the original guide to decluttering your home once and for all. ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADECNN 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 room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever.
The KonMari Method, with its revolutionary category-by-category system, leads to lasting results. In fact, none of Kondo’s clients have lapsed (and she still has a three-month waiting list). With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house spark joy (and which don’t), this international bestseller will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy homeand the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.
2. The Home Edit: A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goals
Author: by Clea Shearer
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the stars of the Netflix series Get Organized with The Home Edit (with a serious fan club that includes Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Mindy Kaling), here is an accessible, room-by-room guide to establishing new order in your home.
A master class on how to arrange even your most unattractive belongingsand spacesin an aesthetically pleasing and easy-to-navigate way. Glamour (10 Books to Help You Live Your Best Life)Believe this: every single space in your house has the potential to function efficiently and look great.
The mishmash of summer and winter clothes in the closet?Yep. Even the dreaded junk drawer?Consider it done. And the best news: it’s not hard to doin fact, it’s a lot of fun. From the home organizers who made their orderly eye candy the method that everyone swears by comes Joanna and Clea’s signature approach to decluttering.
The Home Edit walks you through paring down your belongings in every room, arranging them in a stunning and easy-to-find way (hello, labels!, and maintaining the system so you don’t need another do-over in six months. When you’re done, you’ll not only know exactly where to find things, but you’ll also love the way it looks.
3. Love People, Use Things: Because the Opposite Never Works
Author: by Joshua Fields Millburn
“The Minimalists show you how to disconnect from our conditioned material state and reconnect to our true essence: love people and use things. This is not a book about how to live with less, but about how to live more deeply and more fully.”Jay Shetty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Think Like a MonkAS SEEN ON THE NETFLIX DOCUMENTARIES MINIMALISM & LESS IS NOWHow might your life be better with less?
Imagine a life with less: less stuff, less clutter, less stress and debt and discontenta life with fewer distractions. Now, imagine a life with more: more time, more meaningful relationships, more growth and contribution and contentmenta life of passion, unencumbered by the trappings of the chaotic world around you.
What you’re imagining is an intentional life. And to get there, you’ll have to let go of some clutter that’s in the way. In Love People, Use Things, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus move past simple decluttering to show how minimalism makes room to reevaluate and heal the seven essential relationships in our lives: stuff, truth, self, money, values, creativity, and people.
4. The Afrominimalist's Guide to Living with Less
Author: by Christine Platt
Forget the aesthetics of mainstream minimalism and discover a life of authenticity and intention with this practical guide to living with lessyour way. When Christine Platt set out on her journey to live with less, she never intended to become The Afrominimalist.
She just wanted to tame the chaos in her closet! But after struggling with the austerity and whiteness of mainstream minimalism, Christine realized why minimalism often seems unattainable for so many: the emphasis on all-white, barren aesthetics distracts from the practice of living with intention.
And so, she decided to do things her way by curating a life of less influenced by the African diaspora. In The Afrominimalist’s Guide to Living With Less, Christine gets right to the heart of how childhood experiences and expectations manifest in adulthood, the delicate dance between needs and wants, and the complicated weight of familial and societal pressures.
A far cry from Konmaried closets, capsule wardrobes, and conspicuous consumption, Christine’s brand of living with less is more than a decluttering regimen. Inspired by her personal journey, Christine presents a radical revisioning of minimalism, one that celebrates the importance of history and heritage, and gives you permission to make space for what really mattersyour way.
5. The Mindfulness Workbook for OCD: A Guide to Overcoming Obsessions and Compulsions Using Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)
Author: by Jon Hershfield MFT
New Harbinger Publications
If you have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), you might have an irrational fear of being contaminated by germs, or obsessively double-check things. You may even feel like a prisoner, trapped with your intrusive thoughts. And while OCD can have a devastating impact on your life, getting real help can be a challenge.
Combining mindfulness practices with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), The Mindfulness Workbook for OCD offers practical and accessible tools for managing the unwanted thoughts and compulsive urges that are associated with OCD. With this workbook, you will develop present-moment awareness, learn to challenge your own distorted thinking, and stop treating thoughts as threats and feelings as facts.
This fully revised and updated second edition also includes new meditations, information, and chapters on emotional and mental contamination, existential obsessions, false memories, and more. If you’re ready to take back your life back from OCDand start living with more joy in the momentthis workbook has everything you need to get started right away.
6. Decluttering at the Speed of Life: Winning Your Never-Ending Battle with Stuff
Author: by Dana K. White
You don’t have to live overwhelmed by stuffyou can get rid of clutter for good! Decluttering expert Dana White identifies the emotional challenges that make it difficult to declutter and provides workable solutions to break through and make progress. While the world seems to be in love with the idea of tiny houses and minimalism, many of us simply can’t purge it all and start from nothing.
Yet a home with too much stuff is difficult to maintain, so where do we begin? Add in paralyzing emotional attachments and constant life challenges, and it can feel almost impossible to make real decluttering progress. In Decluttering at the Speed of Life, decluttering expert and author Dana White identifies the mindsets and emotional challenges that make it difficult to declutter.
In her signature humorous approach, she provides workable solutions to break through these struggles and get clutter outfor good! Not only does Dana provide strategies, but she dives deep into how to implement them, no matter the reader’s clutter level or emotional resistance to decluttering.
7. Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things
Author: by Randy Frost
April 20, 2010
The New York Times bestseller.Gripping … By turns fascinating and heartbreaking … Stuff invites readers to reevaluate their desire for things. Boston Globe Amazing … Utterly engrossing …Read it. The Washington Post Book World What possesses someone to save every scrap of paper that’s ever come into his home?
What compulsions drive a person to sacrifice her marriage or career for an accumulation of seemingly useless things? Randy Frost and Gail Steketee were the first to study hoarding when they began their work a decade ago. They didn’t expect that they would end up treating hundreds of patients and fielding thousands of calls from the families of hoarders.
Their vivid case studies (reminiscent of Oliver Sacks) in Stuff show how you can identify a hoarderpiles on sofas and beds that make the furniture useless, houses that can be navigated only by following small paths called goat trails, vast piles of paper that the hoarders churn but never discard, even collections of animals and garbageand illuminate the pull that possessions exert over all of us.
9. How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind: Dealing with Your House's Dirty Little Secrets
Author: by Dana K. White
Bring your home out of the mess it’s inand learn how to keep it under control. Do you experience heart palpitations at the sound of an unexpected doorbell? Do you stare in bewilderment at your messy home, wondering how in the world it go this way again?You’re not alone.
But there is hope for you and your home. In How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind, Dana K. White explains, clearly and without delusions, what it takes to getand keepyour home under control. With understanding, honesty, and her trademark humor, Dana shares her field-tested strategies including:Exactly where to start to tame the chaosWhich habits deserve your focus and will make the most impactHow to gain traction in your quest for a manageable homePractical tips you can implement and immediately to declutter huge amount of stuff with minimal emotional dramaCleaning your house is not a one-time project but a series of ongoing premade decisions.
Start learning Dana’s reality-based cleaning and organizing techniquesand see how they really work!
10. The Minimalist Home: A Room-by-Room Guide to a Decluttered, Refocused Life
Author: by Joshua Becker
USA TODAY BESTSELLER A popular minimalist blogger and author of The More of Less shows you how to methodically turn your home into a place of peace, contentment, and purposeful living. One of today’s most influential minimalist advocates takes us on a decluttering tour of our own houses and apartments, showing us how to decide what to get rid of and what to keep.
He both offers practical guidelines for simplifying our lifestyle at home and addresses underlying issues that contribute to over-accumulation in the first place. The purpose is not just to create a more inviting living space. It’s also to turn our life’s HQour homeinto a launching pad for a more fulfilling and productive life in the world.
11. Cleaning Sucks: An Unf*ck Your Habitat Guided Journal for Less Mess, Less Stress, and a Home You Don't Hate
Author: by Rachel Hoffman
Let go of perfect and embrace good enough! Looking to change your messy ways? This full-color guided journal will help you explore your relationship with cleaning: why you hate it, what stands in your way, and how to make small changes that lead to big results down the road.
Forget about those unattainable #goals in glossy magazines and TV makeover shows. Everyone deserves a space they love, and that means something different for everyone. So when you need a little extra motivation, Cleaning Sucks provides the tips, tricks, quotes, and gentle kicks in the pants you need to get off your butt and get cleaning up.
Answer prompts and complete challenges and checklists to make big changes from small habits Find motivation through hilarious and kickass quotes to inspire the hell out of you Banish your inner critic, and bask in the glow of every accomplishment, no matter how small
12. The Sentimental Person's Guide to Decluttering
Author: by Claire Middleton
How can you have the organized home of your dreams when you’re emotionally attached to almost all of your stuff? In The Sentimental Person’s Guide to Decluttering, Claire Middleton offers a real-life organizing plan that you can work through, step by step, to turn your home into the welcoming, roomy haven you’ve always dreamed of, filled with charm, personality…
And none of the mess you live with now. Declutter Your Home and Let Go of Your Stuff Without Losing Your Nostalgic Memories In this book, Claire shares tips that will help you give up the bulk of your sentimental clutter while keeping your most precious treasures to use and display.
Learn how to shrink your collections of nostalgic items such as: Your children’s baby clothes and toys Mementos from your own youth Clothes you’ve kept for decades Heirlooms you inherited Books you’ve kept for years Gifts you don’t want (but feel you have to keep) Holiday decorations And everything else that brings back happy memories.
13. Let It Go: Downsizing Your Way to a Richer, Happier Life
Author: by Peter Walsh
Say goodbye to clutter, reduce stress, and live simply with this easy-to-use guide to downsizing! Whether you are selling your family home, blending households into a new home, or cleaning out your aging parents’ home, sorting through a lifetime’s worth of accumulated possessions can be a daunting and stressful experience.
Decluttering guru Peter Walsh recently went through the process of downsizing his childhood home and dividing his late parents’ possessions among his family. He realized that making these decisions about mementos and heirlooms creates strong emotions and can be an overwhelming chore.
In Let It Go, Peter will help you turn downsizing into a rejuvenating life change with his useful tips and practical takeaways, including how to: Understand the emotional challenges that accompany downsizing Establish a hierarchy of mementos and collectibles Calculate the amount of stuff you can bring into your new life Create strategies for dividing heirlooms among family members without dramaThis new phase brings unexpected freedoms and opportunities, and Peter walks you through every step of the process.
14. Reclaim Your Life From Hoarding: Practical Strategies for Decluttering Your Home, Organizing Your Space, and Freeing Yourself
Author: by Eileen Dacey MSW LCSW
Declutter your life, create space, and find peace with your belongings Our possessions can be a fun window into the past, who we are, and what we hold dearbut sometimes all that stuff can get in the way of everyday life.
If you identify as a clutterbug or are feeling a little overwhelmed with all your stuff, the straightforward guidance in this book will help you get organized and feel more in control of your homeand your life. This easy-to-follow hoarding workbook gives you strategies for decluttering, prioritizing your goals, and building a support team before walking you through the process room by room.
With advice on both how to sort through your items and change the way you acquire things, you’ll gain the confidence you need to succeed. Inside this standout among hoarding books you’ll find: Real talkRead stories about how other people who struggle with clutter have found ways to cope and reduce their belongings.
Self-care strategiesEach chapter has a tip to help you focus on taking care of yourself with thoughtful, stress-relieving suggestions. Action planSimple but productive exercises will help you make lasting changes through manageable steps and everyday actions. Take control of the possessions in your life with this book’s gentle guidance.
15. Soulful Simplicity: How Living with Less Can Lead to So Much More
Author: by Courtney Carver
Courtney Carver shows us the power of simplicity to improve our health, build more meaningful relationships, and relieve stress in our professional and personal lives. We are often on a quest for morewe give in to pressure every day to work more, own more, and do more.
For Carver, this constant striving had to come to a stop when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Stress was like gasoline on the fire of symptoms, and it became clear that she needed to root out the physical and psychological clutter that were the source of her debt and discontent.
In this book, she shows us how to pursue practical minimalism so we can create more with lessmore space, more time, and even more love. Carver invites us to look at the big picture, discover what’s most important to us, and reclaim lightness and ease by getting rid of all the excess things.