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I love books.
I always have. I am a constant reader. I love nothing better than to curl up with a good book and my dog. I’m a simple woman.
I thought now would be a good time to share a small list of the organizing books that I turn to again and again. A few might be surprising…a personal finance book? Take a look at my list and brainstorm how one of these might help you get a little more organized. I’d love to get the titles of organizing books that you find helpful…or not helpful.
|It's All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff|
By Peter Walsh
|Unstuffed: Decluttering Your Home, Mind, and Soul |
By Ruth Soukup
|The Joy of Less, A Minimalist Living Guide: How to Declutter, Organize, and Simplify Your Life|
By Francine Jay
|The Automatic Millionaire, Expanded and Updated: A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish Rich|
By David Bach
|The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
By Marie Kondo
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|Peter Walsh is brilliant at exposing the link between your stuff and your emotions. |
This is especially important when organizing photos.
While not specifically a photo organizing book, the concepts he discusses are crucial to achieving peaceful organization.
|What I love about this book is the discussion about living your life as your real self vs our idealized self. In photo organizing it is so easy to chuck any photo you don't like of yourself...but sometimes that's your best self.||This book is one of my foundational books. For me minimalism is not about throwing everything away. Minimalism is about letting go of what does not matter to make space for what does.||You might be surprised to find a personal finance book on my list of my favorite organizing books...but follow the money. If your finances are disorganized so is everything else. If you only read one book on this list...make it this one.||What I love about this book is the idea that the objects in your house effect you emotionally. I was shocked when I did the exercise touching objects how clear my yes/no response was. To this day, I do not miss one thing I said "no" to.
I do the same with my photos...keep/toss. My heart knows the answer