Declutter like Marie Kondo

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Stop procrastinating, grab a tall cup of joe, and put on some rockin’ tunes — you’re about to embark on a decluttering frenzy — Marie Kondo-style!⁣

Marie Kondo’s minimalist approach to decluttering goes category-by-category rather than room-by-room. Here are her six basic rules:⁣

1. Commit to cleaning up.⁣
2. Imagine your ideal lifestyle.⁣
3. Discard (but thank each item for serving its purpose).⁣
4. Clean by category, not location.⁣
5. Follow the right order.⁣
6. Ask if an item sparks joy.⁣

Her categories? clothes, books, papers, miscellaneous items, and sentimental items⁣

Kondo says to start by first removing all the items in a category. For example, if you’re cleaning out your clothes, remove EVERYTHING from your closets and drawers. Once you have a huge pile, go through each item one-by-one. Completely finish one category before moving onto the next. ⁣

Motivated? Go on, give it a try! Start small — just pick one category and START! If you do, I'd love to hear how it goes!⁣