Let’s talk about the KonMari Method! Last week, I introduced you to Marie Kondo’s best-selling books: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and Spark Joy. I also shared some free printables to inspire you in your journey of tidying up and to spark joy. This week, we’re going to dig further into Marie Kondo’s method for tidying up: The KonMari Method.
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The KonMari Method 10-Point Checklist
1 -Visualize your Destination
Explore the reasons behind your ideal lifestyle.
Visualize what that looks like.
2 -Dress the Part
Make it a special event. Dress accordingly.
3 – Focus
Eliminate distractions & focus on the task at hand.
4 – Tidy by Category, Not by Place
Follow this Order:
– clothes – books – papers -miscellany – mementos
Gather all items & pile them on the floor.
5 – Hold Everything
Hold each item one at a time, and ask…
6 – Does it Spark Joy?
A simple one-factor test.
7 – Discard First, Store Later
Discard all at once, intensely and completely.
8 – Designate a Place for Each Thing
Reduce chance space will become cluttered again.
9 – Find the Right Storage
Pursue ultimate simplicity,
not fancy or expensive storage systems.
10 – Follow Your Intuition
Follow your intuition & all will be well.
Your KonMari Method FREE Printable
Whew! That’s quite a bit!
I’ve made a printable checklist for you to use as you begin your own KonMari journey.
Just click on the download button below to get your copy. Feel free to print a copy or two, and share with friends!
Don’t miss out on last week’s post and your FREE Marie Kondo Printables. Just click the image below:
And stay tuned next week. I’ll be talking about how I disagree with Marie Kondo!