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But how the hell do you even decide what to keep and what to toss? This is where most people overcomplicate things, but not you. Not after you’ve read this, anyway.
Konmari suggestsa few simple questions which you can use, moving from a rational to a more emotional approach, depending on the item and the complexity of the relationship you have with it.
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"The question of what you want to own is actually the question of how you want to live your life."
I already discovered the power of decluttering in 2013 , and in hindsight, I can agree with a lot of what Konmari (her nickname) says. Tidying up isn’t just about being a neat freak. It’s much more than that. It’s a spiritual experience, and yo...
Some books just strike exactly the right nerve at exactly the right time. Marie Kondo ‘s surely did. Published in late 2014, The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying ...
What decluttering comes down to is examining your relationship with each and every single item in your home. Each relationship is different. Your history with your coffee maker has begun at a different point in time than your relationship with that postcard a friend sent you, and so on.
The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up takes you through the process of simplifying, organizing and storing your belongings step by step, to make your home a place of peace and clarity.
The 16 year old, who lives in a cluttered house, and tends to follow his parents’ example, the 29 year old fashion blogger, who often can’t decide what to wear the next day, and anyone who can’t remember the last time they did a proper spring cleaning.
Do you know how thinking of some people instantly reminds you of the happy and exciting times you shared together? Possessions are the same, which makes some more worth keeping than others .
I love all things Japan, and The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up is no exception. Konmari carries a spiritual sense of minimalism and simplicity into your life. If you haven’t done a big c...
Save photos and memorabilia for the very end, because by then you’ll already be in decluttering mode and figure out what to do with these special memories a lot faster. Keep those where you distinctly remember creating or getting them – those are your longest lasting memories, which you can re-li...
Most people don’t even get started on decluttering, simply because they think it’s a lifetime job. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Marie Kondo says you only have to tidy up once – if you do it right – to leave a lasting impact on your life.
It takes her around six hours on average...
For example, I threw out 75% of my clothes , all of my video games, DVDs and BluRays, some of my books and most of my old school supplies and notes in 2013. I felt so free afterward that the last thing I wanted was to fill up all those empty ...
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo - Book Summary
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You may not always be exactly where you want to be, but chances are you’re not where you used to be, either. Pausing to take stock of your accomplishments – and the skills you’ve developed as a result – can help you feel proud of your progress and untangle yourself from malicious envy.
To convey this last lesson without spoilers is incredibly difficult.
Let’s put it this way. When someone or something starts to define what is the “right” thing to say or the “right” way to act, go back to Lesson #2.
Conforming to be respectful in certa...
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