Tidy by category, not by room

Tidying upTidying up
The main topic of 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]]





The KonMari methods simplified:

1.  Gather all items in that category in one p...
room by room is a grave mistake, according to 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

Metadata:

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



. The problem is that people often store the same type of item in multiple places. To get an overview over all the items in a category and not repeat work, tidy by category, e.g. "clothes today, books tomorrow"

The general order that Marie Kondo recommends is: clothes first, then books, papers, komono (miscellany), and lastly, mementos