The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondō

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Read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing Online Free - Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles?

Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you'll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever. The KonMari Method, with its revolutionary category-by-category system, leads to lasting results. In fact, none of Kondo's clients have lapsed (and she still has a three-month waiting list).

With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house "spark joy" (and which don't), this international best seller featuring Tokyo's newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home - and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.

Title : The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
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ISBN : 1607747308
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 213 pages


Ken rated it ★★☆☆☆

November 15, 2017

How do I get into messes like this? Reading books that have words like "tidying" in their title, I mean. Well, there's a story behind it. The Good Wife and I are trying to purge, to clean up after decades of marriage, kids, three moves, etc. "We've got to do something about all this stuff we keep...

Suellen rated it ★★☆☆☆

February 17, 2015

This book did not spark joy. Therefore, I am discarding it.

George rated it ★☆☆☆☆

December 12, 2014

Do you like talking to furniture? Do you believe shirts have souls? Are you insane? This might be the book for you.

Ariel rated it ★★★★★

August 17, 2015

"You will never use spare buttons." WORDS WE ALL NEED TO HEAR. I really thoroughly loved this book. I've always been interested in minimalism - trying to stop material goods being the things that bring us happiness, and not owning more than we need - and picked this book up after hearing a few peo...

Sheri rated it ★★☆☆☆

February 06, 2015

"Personally, I recommend hanging sponges outside, such as on the veranda." Quite possibly the funniest line I have ever read in a book. Because she is dead serious. Although there were several helpful sections about how to declutter and organize your home, much of this book is ridiculously funny. T...

Janet rated it ★★★★★

November 03, 2014

Though this book can be a little woo-woo and a little repetitive, I have to give it five stars for the impact it has already had on my life. I love collecting stuff and have a very hard time letting go. The author's techniques allowed me to graciously and gratefully bid adieu to things I no longe...

Kirstie rated it ★★★★☆

January 16, 2015

This book just spoke to me, for whatever reason, although I can see why others might not get much out of it. No matter what the subject is, I love reading books by people that are truly passionate about the subject matter, and one thing is for sure: Marie Kondo is passionate about tidying. Despit...

Diane rated it ★★★☆☆

April 26, 2015

This review was delayed because I was busy tidying up. Yesterday I finished this charming little book about the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing, and this morning I woke up filled with ENTHUSIASM and was ready to open up every drawer and every closet and to simplify, simplify, simplify...

Laurie rated it ★★★☆☆

November 19, 2015

I laughed out loud four times reading this book. Otherwise, it's the ravings of a lunatic. Funniest moments include the author bursting into tears when she discovers a smudge of bathroom slime on the bottom of her shampoo bottle and that she believes if you have 80 rolls of toilet paper in your h...

La Petite Américaine rated it ★☆☆☆☆

February 08, 2016

"Be careful whose advice you buy but be patient with those who supply it. Advice is a form of nostalgia. Dispensing it is a way of fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off, painting over the ugly parts and recycling it for more than it's worth." --Mary Schmich. I'm trying, Mary. I really...

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