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Meeting the Queen of Tidy

Meeting the Queen of Tidy

February 14, 2017

It’s been three years since I began my KonMari journey. I read Marie “KonMari” Kondo’s book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing in January…

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Clearing Clutter for Children

Clear the Clutter for your Children

January 5, 2017

When trying to involve children in the KonMari process, Marie Kondo’s advice – to simplify your own belongings and hope that your family will follow – wasn’t enough for me. Marie…

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How to Get Stuff Done

How to Get Stuff Done When you are Feeling Depressed

November 22, 2016

  A therapist once told me that I have, “a high tolerance for depression.” I wish I’d asked her what she meant; at the time I assumed that she was…

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Motivation

Find Your Motivation

August 3, 2016

I’ve been staring at a blank page for over a month trying to write about finding your motivation. The irony is that my motivation took a dive after researching how…

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what my husband thinks

KonMari: My Husband’s Perspective

June 15, 2016

I have to admit, when I first heard about the KonMari method, I was skeptical.  I loved the idea of organizing and getting rid of lots of things, but I…

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