7 Must-Read Books on Minimalism And Simplifying

Do you find yourself debating whether to lean more towards a minimalist lifestyle of less? If so, I have some incredible resources to help you kick start your journey.

There’s nothing better than diving into a great book, packed with valuable information, advice, and RELATABLE storytelling.

That’s why I want to take some time today to share 6 Must-read books on Minimalism & Simplifying that help guided my journey and could take you towards the pursuit of less. Discover these incredible books below:

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Minimalism and Simplifying Books

Soulful Simplicity

This powerful read dives deep into the author Courtney Carver’s struggle with being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and how this life-changing event opened her eyes to the fact that she needed to drastically change her lifestyle.

It follows her journey towards simplicity while guiding others on how they could do the same.

Minimalism and decluttering play a large part in this process, among other things.

If you want to start simplifying your life, this inspiring book is a must-read to connect and relate to the story presented.

The More of Less

Joshua Becker, the writer behind one of the most popular blogs on minimalism out there today, “Becoming Minimalist” has effortlessly done it again- inspiring others to live a life of less in his captivating book “The More of Less.”

He focuses on decluttering and purpose, leading readers down the path of achieving a more meaningful life.

This book is a must-read for all audiences alike, who want to simplify their lifestyle and find their purpose.

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Goodbye, things.

Based on the author Fumio Sasaki’s personal journey towards minimalism, this book dives deep into the lifestyle of a Japanese Minimalist and the process.

You can find practical advice on why and how to discard unnecessary items, along with insightful questions behind the process.

I read this book several years ago and was really impressed with the tips and action steps that were shared throughout the book.

If you want to gain a larger perspective on minimalism and why discarding could be an important action step for you, be sure to check it out.

Digital Minimalism

We are absolutely consumed by the digital world nowadays, and Cal Newport is making waves in his case of how we use technology.

This book is a game-changer when it comes to the consideration that too much time spent on our digital devices may not be the best thing for us in modern society, and how we can begin being more intentional about our use of technology.

This book is for anyone who wants to break free of their digital addiction and gain control of their technology use.

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

Essentialism is one of those books that leaves you with that WOW feeling.

The practical advice and insights the author Greg McKeown shares really inspires one to become an essentialist.

The book is based on the pursuit of less, with an emphasis on value- how we should begin to diminish quantity and replace it with quality.

We all need a bit more quality in our lives, don’t we? We’re constantly being bombarded with new information, technology, and things. Essentialism helps us to take control and design purpose within our lives.

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The Joy of Less

Stop being completely overwhelmed by possessions, and read “The Joy of Less,” by Francine Joy.

Francine is the blogger over at Miss Minimalist, and in this book, she breaks down how to begin getting rid of these possessions little by little, with a systematic approach.

If you need a bit of assistance and advice when it comes to parting ways with all that clutter, you can grab your copy of her book here.

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