In the vast majority of cases, 'sometime' means 'never'

Book - The life-changing magic of tidying up.. the Japanese art of decluttering and organizingBook - The life-changing magic of tidying up.. the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

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author: Marie Kondō, Cathy Hirano
title: The life-changing magic of tidying up: the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing
year: [[2014]]



makes the point in the context of tidying uptidying up
The main topic of [[Book - The life-changing magic of tidying up.. the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing]]

The KonMari methods simplified:

1.  Gather all items in that category in one p...
and discarding books that we will read "sometime".

Unless we make concrete plans to consume media, backlogs are burdensome and clutter space, be it physical, digital or mental.

This is the reason Tidying fully is life transformingTidying fully is life transforming
This point is even in the title of [[Book - The life-changing magic of tidying up.. the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing]]: [[Tidying up]] is truly life transforming. The organization of...
, as we need to reexamine the lives we want to live when tidying up.

Kondo:

The moment you first encounter a particular book is the right time to read it.

(Is there empirical research on the concept of backlogs and are there any rules that show us how to handle them??)