He was not adept at doing the dishes either, he reasoned, but he did know how to load and unload the dishwasher. What if he could deal with clothing the same way? Nine prototypes later, his FoldiMate — simply feed in T-shirts, towels, trousers and shirts before collecting them, folded, from a drawer — is nearly ready for market.
Only then, Kondo says, will you have reached the nirvana of housekeeping, and never have to clean again. All of this sounded wonderful. It turns out, tidying really may be the way to bliss.
When it was originally published inKondo had established herself as a Japanese cleaning consultant with a revolutionary idea organizing category-by-category instead of room-by-room and a track record of clients who never relapsed back into their old hoarding ways. Today, she's become household name by literally visiting American homes in need of her help on her crazy-popular Netflix show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. And it's getting people off the couchtoo: Now everyone wants a piece of the KonMari Method.
In the series, Kondo helps American families to declutter their households and be thankful for both what they'll keep and what they'll discard. Kondo describes the basis of her KonMari Method in the opening to her new Netflix show. Whether or not an item "sparks joy" is at the heart of Kondo's decluttering process, so she puts special emphasis on how to discover that feeling for yourself.
Any short-sleeved shirt can be folded with this simple method. While your first time will probably take you a lot longer than two seconds, you'll appreciate this fold once you've got the hang of it. Take a couple minutes to learn this techniques, and you'll save time and effort every time you fold your laundry.
The no-excuses elimination method, has spawned legions of Konverts who devote vast amounts of time to kondo-ing their lives top to bottom. The best-selling book that started it all is easy to digest and infectious…you will literally start itching to toss stuffthough its central thesis is kind of hard to stomach at first: Unless you truly, deeply love an item, it has no business in your home. This means the first purging session can be rough, but the euphoria that comes with unloading a single bag of unnecessary clutter makes going H.
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