“When you look back over your life, what kind of person do you want to see?”
How do we achieve a balance of buying new things and discarding others? According to the author Nagisa Tatsumi in The Art of Discarding – the book that inspired Marie Kondo, we need to be more conscious of an unconscious behavior about accumulating possessions. Her drastic method of tidying will shake up your life.
“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change”.
Marie Kondo wrote The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Her Konmari philosophy for de-cluttering is to do it thoroughly, completely, and drastically in order to transform your life. This would not have happened for me unless I fully committed to her method because I needed to do the work and go through the process to achieve the results. [Read more…] about 10 Surprising Reasons Why You Should De-Clutter Your House NOW
The definition of clutter – is a condition of disorder, or a lot of objects that are in a state of disorder. We have too many clothes in one drawer – too much stuff in a bathroom cabinet – too many knick-knacks on the counter – too much furniture in one room. When we remove clutter we are constantly pushed to define what we truly value in life.
“Out of clutter, find simplicity.”
What is your ideal lifestyle? What do you want to spend most of your time doing? If you are not feeling motivated, content, or enjoying one or all of these activities, what is getting in the way? Where ARE you spending all of your time?
“IF YOU LOVE THE LIFE YOU LIVE,
YOU WILL LIVE A LIFE OF LOVE”