Visual information in your space counts as clutter

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]]



reports a client that still felt that her home was cluttered, even though they had discarded numerous items.

What Marie Kondo found was that the source of clutter was the amount of writing in the environment, with words popping out from containers. Eliminating this visual information that does not spark joy can make your space a lot more peaceful.

(put in some research about words that we cannot ignore and cognitive load here)

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The KonMari methods simplified:

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