Books We Love To Read And Recommend

You’ll find books we love to read and recommend here, related to our niche: simple living, decluttering, living with less, improving our quality of life, organising, and anything related to the effects of clutter.

If you’re interested in similar things, we would recommend checking out some of these books. We’ll be updating the list on an ongoing basis.

Books We Love – Brief Summaries

Things That Matter by Joshua Becker. As one half of The Minimalists, he is considered a thought leader on minimalism.

Green Living Made Easy by Nancy Birtwhistle. Previous winner of Great British Bake-Off, Nancy is now renowned for her simple and green living tips. She posts many tips and recipes on Instagram, we’d highly recommend giving her a follow. Also, this book is fabulous. 😊

Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin & Joe Dominguez. This book will change the way you think about money, what you earn and how you spend it. I read a previous issue of this a couple of decades ago and it literally changed my life. (If you’re interested, you can read more of my thoughts on EasyPeasySuccess) <linked>

The Art of Saying No by Damon Zamariades. This book will help you find the confidence to set boundaries, without feeling guilty. Worth a read if you’re someone who struggles with saying no to people.

Good Vibes, Good Life by Vex King. Vex is well known on social media for his inspiring posts, this book is full of his wisdom as he guides you towards changing your beliefs, overcoming fear, and generally loving yourself more.

The Simple Living Guide by Janet Luhrs. This was my introduction to simple living back in the 90s and it’s another book that changed my life. Again, if you’re interested, I wrote more about the book on EasyPeasySuccess and you can read it here.

The More of Less by Joshua Becker. Another classic by Joshua, where he explains about the effects of living under mountains of clutter and how it has a detrimental effect on our lives.

Organizing Solutions for People with ADHD by Susan C Pinsky. This was recommended by a friend whose teenage daughter has ADHD, as a very useful resource for people who think (and therefore, organise) differently to the mainstream.

Sewing Your Perfect Capsule Wardrobe: 5 Key Pieces with Full-size Patterns That Can Be Tailored to Your Style by Arianna Cadwallader & Cathy McKinnon. Have you ever tried making your own clothes? This book has patterns and instructions to sew a shift dress, trousers, skirt, blouse and vest. Instructions are easy to follow and the book is aimed at what they call advanced beginners, meaning you’ll need a little experience. But once you know the basics, you can build a capsule wardrobe of your own perfectly-fitting, hand-made clothes.

Your Recommendations

Please let us know if you’ve read any of these books and what you thought of them. Also let us know your own recommendations as we’re always keen to find new things to read.

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