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KonMari, Part VI: Storage

There are a couple of main principles to storage espoused in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: Store only after all disposal is done. Stack vertically instead of horizontally. Don’t keep things tucked away in places you’ll never see or … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday #4: Invisible

With this whole KonMari project going on, I’ve been thinking a lot about happiness lately. Happiness and decision-making, happiness vs functionality, happiness in body image, etc. Today I want to discuss happiness, clothes, shame, invisibility, and PTSD. True Confessions Choosing and … Continue reading

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KonMari, Part V: Sentimental Items

The last culling segment of the KonMari method, in my Great Tidy-My-Life Project, involves sentimental items. This was a pretty quick segment for me, and not nearly as difficult as I expected it to be. Supposedly, this is because by now, … Continue reading

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KonMari, Parts III & IV: Paper & Komono

After a couple weeks of silence, the Great Tidy-My-Life Project continues. A couple reasons for the silence: First, paper is waaaaay too boring for its own post. There was paper. It went into piles. Some piles got filed away, others … Continue reading

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KonMari, Part II: Books

Last week, I introduced The Great Tidy-My-Life Project, based on Marie Kondo’s KonMari method outlined in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. The first step was to deal with my clothes. Step two involves book-culling, which I know is the most painful step … Continue reading

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KonMari, Part I: Clothes

A few weeks ago, I devoured and adored The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. I knew at once that this tidying method, dubbed the KonMari method, was one I would have to follow. As I said in the above-linked review, I … Continue reading

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo

Subtitled: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing So…basically this is a kind of self-help course in decluttering and organizing, as the subtitle suggests. It’s been traveling around the blogosphere for a time now, and I first heard about it … Continue reading

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