Tidying 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 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]]



: 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...
is truly life transforming. The organization of your home will lead to changes in lifestyle and perspective.

For example, when you think about what things to keep, you think a lot deeper about the kind of life you want to live (Do I want to do this sport? Why have these board games been used so little?). In the same vein, you also are a lot more mindful with the items you introduce into your life. This philosophy can extend to your activities, which makes you face questions found in EssentialismEssentialism
The main philosophy explored in [[Book - Essentialism.. the disciplined pursuit of less]]

It is closely related to [[Deep Work]] and shares a lot of the same approaches (differentiating important ...

Tidying up is far more than deciding what to keep and what to discard. Rather, it’s a priceless opportunity for learning, one that allows you to reassess and fine-tune your relationship with your possessions and to create the lifestyle that brings you the most joy.

A client of Kondo stated: “When I put my house in order, I discovered what I really wanted to do.”

Marie Kondo puts it: "When you put your house in order, you put your affairs and your past in order, too"

And those are only the logical points, the effects that this process has on you can be even more drastic for each individual, as they trip over nearly forgotten items during their tidying marathon.

This point strengthens the idea that you should tidy in one go: If you tidy a bit every day, you will be tidying foreverIf you tidy a bit every day, you will be tidying forever
[[Book - The life-changing magic of tidying up.. the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing]] makes one point very clear: You need to tidy up in one shot. Tidying a bit every day will not work...