I received the opportunity of a lifetime when Katarina Moy-Gard, picked me to do a thorough Marie Kondo cleanout of my home. Moy-Gard was completing a certification (which she now has) to be an official KonMari method organizer and needed a volunteer. I’ve never volunteered so fast in my life.
Most of you are familiar with the Marie Kondo organization method, which does not focus on putting things where they go but focuses on getting rid of things that don’t spark joy. As we went through my closets, cabinets, and paperwork, Moy-Gard asked me, “does this spark joy?” and “how many hot pads do you really need?” (I insisted I needed all 10 in my kitchen, and she asked me again, “just how many hands do you have, and does your whole family run around holding hot pans at the same time?” Answers, two hands, and no. I cut down to four and haven’t missed the ugly six I threw out.)
To keep reading, click here: How I KonMari’d My Home and My Job (and Improved Both)