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Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up by Marie Kondō
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“Discarding is not the point; what matters is keeping those things that bring you joy. If you discard everything until you have nothing left but an empty house, I don’t think you’ll be happy living there. Our goal in tidying should be to create a living environment filled with the things we love.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“Tidying is the act of confronting yourself; cleaning is the act of confronting nature”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“You could say that tidying orders the mind while cleaning purifies it.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“I want to live my life in such a way that it colors my things with memories.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“The important thing in tidying is not deciding what to discard but rather what you want to keep in your life.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“There are only two choices: keep it or chuck it. And if you’re going to keep it, make sure to take care of it.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“The energy of book titles and the words inside them are very powerful. In Japan, we say that “words make our reality.” The words we see and with which we come into contact tend to bring about events of the same nature. In that sense, you will become the person who matches the books you have kept.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“The real tragedy is to live your entire life without anything that brings you joy and never even realize it. From”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“When you tidy, you gain a little confidence. You start to believe in the future. Things begin to go more smoothly. The people you meet change. Unexpected things happen in a positive way. Change begins to accelerate. And you begin to really enjoy your life.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“Having spent most of my life looking at things of every description, including those in my clients’ homes, I have discovered three common elements involved in attraction: the actual beauty of the object itself (innate attraction), the amount of love that has been poured into it (acquired attraction), and the amount of history or significance it has accrued (experiential value).”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“A joy-filled home is like your own personal art museum”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“no matter how much knowledge you may gather, if you don’t change your way of thinking, you’ll rebound. What”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“Taking good care of your things leads to taking good care of yourself.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“if you want to meet a beautiful home that is just right for you, take good care of the one you live in now.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“When you’ve finished tidying your books, step back and take a good look at your bookshelves. What kinds of words leap out at you from the titles on their spines? If you have been telling everyone you’d like to get married sometime this year, but you have a lot of titles with words like “XXX for Singles,” or if you want to live a joyful life but own a lot of novels with tragic titles, watch out. The energy of book titles and the words inside them are very powerful. In Japan, we say that “words make our reality.” The words we see and with which we come into contact tend to bring about events of the same nature. In that sense, you will become the person who matches the books you have kept.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“A simple design that puts you at ease, a high degree of functionality that makes life simpler, a sense of rightness, or the recognition that a possession is useful in our daily lives—these, too, indicate joy.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“If you just can’t bring yourself to discard something, then keep it without any guilt.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“Mi resi conto che il valore degli oggetti di cui ho goduto da sola è decisamente minore del valore degli oggetti che mi ricordano i bei momenti trascorsi insieme agli altri.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“Cleaning the temple is part of Buddhist training, but tidying the temple is not. With cleaning, we can let our minds empty while our hands keep moving, but tidying requires us to think—about what to discard, what to keep, and where to put it. You could say that tidying orders the mind while cleaning purifies it.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“Imagine your ideal lifestyle”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“One of my clients, a self-professed "dress fanatic" and successful businesswoman who has a whole closetful of them, calls the dress her "combat uniform.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“It’s far more important to adorn your home with the things you love than to keep it so bare it lacks anything that brings you joy.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“Tidying up is far more than deciding what to keep and what to discard. Rather, it’s a priceless opportunity for learning, one that allows you to reassess and fine-tune your relationship with your possessions and to create the lifestyle that brings you the most joy. Doesn”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“In Japan, we say that “words make our reality.” The”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“The point is this: the things we need definitely make our lives happier. Therefore, we should treat them as things that bring us joy.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“Store items from the same category in one spot. If you are living with a family, sort by person first, then by category, and finally by type of material. If you follow this order, storage will be much simpler.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“If you feel anxious all the time but are not sure why, try putting your things in order.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“Folding a garment often reminds me of the priests who carve Buddhist statues. They gaze intently at a piece of wood until they see the shape of the figure within it and carve the wood until it emerges.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“Remember that you are not choosing what to discard but rather what to keep.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
“about what to discard, what to keep, and where to put it. You could say that tidying orders the mind while cleaning purifies it.”
Marie Kondō, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up

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