Transform your home into a permanently clear and clutter-free space with The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying: A simple effective way to banish clutter forever the incredible KonMari Method. Japan’s expert declutterer and professional cleaner Marie Kondo will help you tidy your rooms once and for all with her inspirational step-by-step method.
The key to successful tidying is to tackle your home in the correct order, to keep only the things you really love and to do it all at once – and quickly. After that for the rest of your life you only need to choose what to keep and what to discard.
The KonMari Method will not just transform your space. Once you have your house in order you will find that your whole life will change. You can feel more confident, you can become more successful, and you can have the energy and motivation to create the life you want. You will also have the courage to move on from the negative aspects of your life: you can recognise and finish a bad relationship; The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying: A simple effective way to banish clutter forever you can stop feeling anxious; you can finally lose weight.
Marie Kondo’s method is based on a ‘once-cleaned, never-messy-again’ approach. If you think that such a thing is impossible then you should definitely read this compelling book.
“Its strength is its simplicity.” Richard Lloyd Parry The Times
“All hail the new decluttering queen Marie Kondo, whose mess-busting bestseller has prompted a craze for tidying in homes across the world … one proper clear out is all you need for the rest of your life.” Good Housekeeping
“Do I love it? If not, chuck it. Marie Kondo promises that by following her KonMari Method I will be a neatnik, forever … I decide The Life-changing Magic of Tidying will become my bible.” Brigid Moss Red magazine
“[It is] enough to salute Kondo for her recognition of something quietly profound: that mess is often about unhappiness, and that the right kind of tidying can be a kind of psychotherapy for the home as well as for the people in it.” The Times
“The tidiness regimen prescribed by Japanese author Marie Kondo is a great idea. It’s so great that maybe we need to expand its reach” Guardian
Marie Kondo is a Japanese organizing consultant and author who started reading housewives’ magazines from the age of five and loved the order and beauty of the well-organised spaces she saw in them. Then, from the age of 15 she started studying tidying seriously. She started with her own bedroom and then moved onto her siblings’. Today she runs a highly successful business in Tokyo helping clients transform their cluttered homes into spaces of beauty, peace and inspiration.
Kondo’s method of organizing is known as the KonMari Method, and one of the main principles is keeping only possessions which “spark joy.” Kondo’s best-seller The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing has been published in more than 30 countries.
She was listed as one of the world’s 100 most influential people by Time Magazine in 2015.
Personal website: http://konmari.com/en/
Book website: http://tidyingup.com/
App website: http://konmari-media.com/
Publisher: Random House; Latest edition (7 March 2016)
Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 1.9 x 19.8 cm