The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

By Marie Kondo; Cathy Hirano (Translator)

Ten Speed Press, Hardcover, 9781607747307, 213pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 2014

Description
This #1"New York Times" best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.
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 bestseller 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.


About the Author
Marie Kondo runs an acclaimed consulting business in Tokyo, helping clients transform their cluttered homes into spaces of serenity and inspiration. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up is a bestseller and has been turned into a television drama for Japanese TV. Marie has been featured in the Sunday Times, Red magazine, and You magazine.



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Thursday, Jan 7, 2016

Marie Kondo has been called the Beyonce of tidying. The Japanese author has a cult-like following in the U.S. and her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, has topped the best-seller lists. More at NPR.org

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