Tidying

Overwhelmed With Household Clutter? Marie Kondo Shares One Easy First Step to Tidying Up

Even if you cannot take the plunge to tidy your home, you can take small steps that are relevant to tidying.

For example, I recommend that you take pictures of all of your rooms. You will be shocked how they look messier in pictures than they do when you are in them. I’m not suggesting this to make you feel bad; by seeing your rooms objectively, you will be able to think “I want to change this that way” and come up with specific solutions. These steps will increase your motivation to organize. And, you can use those pictures to compare before and after tidying and appreciate the difference. Looking at the photograph of the messy room after you’ve tidied, you will feel shocked by how your space once looked.

Another good method is to share your tidying progress with someone else. You can tell someone close to you that

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