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

"Tidying up" seems an exquisitely genteel way to describe clearing clutter, but the approach proposed here is something like a kamikaze attack. The author, Japanese and a self-confessed compulsive Tidier since age 5, offers advice based on experience: Clear by category, not by location. Start with the easiest (clothes) and leave the difficult (memorabilia) till last. For each category, collect everything in a pile; sort by touch; save what gives you a Spark of Joy, discard the rest. Do not drag out the process; tidy up and then get on with your life. It’s a short book, written with simplicity, charm, and convincing certainty. No one, she says, who has followed her method has ever relapsed back into slothful clutter. It’s guaranteed to refresh your space and your life.

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781607747307
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 14th, 2014