Tuesday, November 29, 2016

I don't even know where to start.....

     Do people who have been tidying for more years than others tidy better?  The answer is no.  Twenty-five percent of my students are women in their fifties, and the majority of them have been homemakers for close to thirty years, which makes them veterans at this job.  But do they tidy better than women in their twenties?  The opposite is true.  Many of them have spent so many years applying erroneous conventional approaches that their homes overflow with unnecessary items and they struggle to keep clutter under control with ineffective storage methods.  How can they be expected to know how to tidy when they have never studied it properly?

-Marie Kondo,  the life-changing magic of tidying up:  the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

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