Wow. 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!
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