Tidying up is about making decisions, having confidence and gaining control

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]]



elaborates how 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 much more than getting your home in order.

By sorting your belongings, you gain confidence in your decisions-making abilities. It further develops our confidence when we decide to keep things, because we can confidently say "I really like this!", ignoring what other people might say. This is your home, your personal space and gaining control over it is the first step towards a life of control and deliberation.

This line directly fits in with the point that 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...

These benefits are not exclusive to tidying up physical goods, as Essentialism is all about choiceEssentialism is all about choice
When broken down, the philosophy of [[Essentialism]] described in [[Book - Essentialism.. the disciplined pursuit of less]] comes down to one thing: choice.

As McKeown puts it: "choice is at the h...
as well.