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Every Friday, we'll bring you short lists of things our staff members are loving lately. Here's a list of Sharon's Five Favorite Clutter-Defeating Books. It's the new year, and you might not be able to take control of all aspects of your life, but these recommendations can certainly help you take control of your stuff!

 

1The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
by Marie Kondo
(2014)

A practical guide and international bestseller from a Japanese cleaning consultant. Marie’s new book, Spark Joy, will be released on January 5, 2016.  

 

2ClutterFree Revolution: Simplify Your Stuff, Organize Your Life & Save the World
by Evan Michael Zislis
(2015)

Zislis is a professional organizer who helps people simplify so they can focus on what matters most: “who we love, what we do, how, and why we live - because everything else is just stuff.”  

 

3Organizing Solutions for People with ADHD: Tips and Tools to Help You Take Charge of Your Life and Get Organized 
by Susan C Pinsky 
(2012)

Pinsky gives practical, ADHD-friendly solutions for a more organized home and life. 

  

4Unstuff Your Life!: Kick the Clutter Habit and Completely Organize Your Life for Good 
by Andrew J. Mellen 
(2010)

Professional Organizer Mellen offers this comprehensive 400-page book to make your life more organized.  

 

5Lose the Clutter, Lose the Weight: The Six-Week Total-Life Slim Down
by Peter Walsh
(2015)

The author maintains that people cannot make their best and healthiest choices in a cluttered, disorganized home. He presents a 6-week plan to help readers declutter AND lose weight. Walsh appears regularly on The Rachael Ray Show and writes for O: The Oprah magazine. 

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