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7 Decluttering Resources for a Successful Journey Towards Less

For the next post in our Decluttering Series, we’re taking a look at some of the other helpful information out there on the topic.

Decluttering Resources

We aren’t the only ones talking about decluttering our lives and living with less stuff. Here are some bloggers, posts, and resources that are inspiring us to clear out our clutter and embrace a more spacious life.


1. 52 Week Decluttering Challenge – Boomer Eco Crusader

Michelle over at Boomer Eco Crusader is taking her readers through a year-long declutter challenge. She is tackling each area of her house step-by-step, sharing her process and some free resources each week.

Read about the challenge here: 52-Week Declutter Challenge


2. Clear Things Out – Zen Habits

A simple post that is a reminder to take time to tend your things.

Read the article here: Clear Things Out – Zen Habits

“This is the nature of things: they accumulate if we don’t tend to them.

And so, we must tend to them.”

— Leo Babauta


3. How to Handle Sentimental Clutter – Becoming Minimalist

Sentimental items can be the hardest ones to think about decluttering. In fact, it’s not a good place to start your decluttering journey. But if you are at a place where you are looking to part ways with some of the harder items, the ones with many memories attached, Becoming Minimalist talks about this process on their blog.

Read the article here: How to Handle Sentimental Clutter – Becoming Minimalist


4. How to Declutter Your Home – The Kelly Dianne Report

This post offers some great practical and easy ways to declutter your home. From choosing five items per room to getting rid of duplicates, Kelly offers some practical suggestions on how to tackle your clutter.

Read the post here: How to Declutter Your Home


5. Death & Minimalism – Caitlin Doughty, Ask A Mortician

That might sound like an off-putting title, but Caitlin Doughty has a unique approach and voice when it comes to stuff. This short, 8-minute video explores her love of both stuff and the idea of minimalism and how she reconciles those two things.


6. A Man & A Van – Ken Ilgunas

I don’t know about you, but for me, stories of people living different and radical lives are inspiring. While I may never live the same type of life as these people, it is inspiring to know that it is possible to change and to live outside the norm.

Ken Ilgunas’ blog isn’t about decluttering per se, but it is a unique story about living with less–a lot less–as he shares about living in a van as a way to graduate with no student debt.

Read the post here: A Man and A Van


7. The Minimalists – Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus

They have books, a website, multiple Netflix documentaries, and a big social media following. I’m a fan of them on Twitter for their insightful questions.

Follow them here: https://twitter.com/TheMinimalists

I hope all these people inspire you in your journey!

Do you have blogs, posts, videos that inspire you? I’d love to hear about them in the comments!

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