Joyful happy crazy time

tmp_13326-DSC_0850-1851912878.JPGWow. I did score a place in Marie Kondo’s consultant seminar. Chicago,  here I come!

I did manage to prove my house is tidy, despite living on a building site, building a kitchen that ‘sparks joy’. And juggling more balls I’ve ever had up in the air at once. Ever. Definitely feeling like I’m on to a good thing.

Wish me luck!



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