The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

By Marie Kondo,

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Marie Kondo will help you declutter your life with her new major Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.

Transform your home into a permanently clear and clutter-free space with the incredible KonMari Method. Japan's expert declutterer and professional cleaner Marie Kondo will help you tidy your rooms once and…

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3 authors picked The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

The surest way I’ve found to break the cycle of materialism is to develop an aesthetic for less, then face head-on the results of past consumptive behaviors. Marie Kondo’s book is the best there is on this subject. When stepping out of the rat race, many folks have a tendency to hoard as a fear reflex. Kondo’s words and wisdom, even if you can’t bring yourself to follow every last dictum, will help you see and feel the effects of materialism, and naturally shed that compulsion to “have more.”  I was always an “anti-consumer.” But it felt like a strict…

Kondo has launched a whole movement of throwing away anything that doesn’t spark joy. This is a good book to know about, read, and consider. It inches you toward having less “stuff,” and really deciding which things to keep and which things to get rid of.

From Joni's list on home organization.

Serenity is found in simple, clean living spaces for you and your family. Decluttering is the secret ingredient of a peaceful home. Mari Kondo outlines a category-by-category system that brings lasting results. With a comfortable calendar, welcoming living spaces, and gentle words, our homes become a haven where family and friends gather for rest and refreshment, to connect and belong. This little book is a tool to help craft a soul-nurturing environment. The result is the opportunity to do more of what you enjoy with those you love like listening with your child to the Hank the Cowdog audio series…

From PeggySue's list on being a single mom and staying sane.

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