Permission to trust your gut

You have probably heard about the single and somewhat divisive criterion¬†Marie Kondo¬†applies to whether or not to keep a possession. She asks people to hold the object in question and ask themselves:¬†“Does this spark joy?”

There has been a lively debate on whether “sparking joy” is too esoteric, and whether a more down-to-earth approach like “use it, need it, love it” is more sensible in deciding what to keep. Here’s my take on it. Continue reading “Permission to trust your gut”