"Finish putting your things in order as soon as you can, so that you can spend the rest of your life surrounded by the people and things that you love most.”
~Marie Kondo, Spark Joy
What is the
The KonMari Method is a Japanese decluttering and organizing technique created by the world famous Marie Kondo - International best selling author and star of a hit Netflix tv show.
Most tidying methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever.
The KonMari Method® encourages tidying by category – NOT by location – beginning with:
4. komono (miscellaneous items)
5. sentimental items.
Keep only those things that speak to the heart, and discard items that no longer spark joy. Thank them for their service – then let them go.
People around the world have been drawn to this philosophy not only due to its effectiveness, but also because it places great importance on being mindful, introspective and forward-looking.
The Six Basic Rules of Tidying
1 Commit yourself to tidying up.
2 Imagine your ideal lifestyle.
3 Finish discarding first.
4 Tidy by category, NOT by location.
5 Follow the right order.
6 Ask yourself if it sparks joy.