I’m hooked on the KonMari method. What? You’ve let the whole week go by without trying it out on a drawer or two? Wait no more.
In her book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing“, Marie Kondo introduces her technique for tidying up. It’s more than reconfiguring stuff or finding the perfect storage. It’s about filling your space with things that give you joy and then organizing them in the most efficient way possible.
I disagreed with a few ideas, such as purging items all at once. You don’t need to go any farther than home makeover shows to see people stressed and sometimes in tears, even if they go a room at a time. Pushing people to make decisions they’ve put off for months or even years is difficult enough without forcing a marathon session.
Take a minute to watch Marie in action with Wendy Goodman, New York magazine’s Design Editor. You don’t need to be fanatical, but use your mindfulness skills to design your space. Before it’s officially Spring next week, invite more joy into your home by tidying up!