“Life truly begins only after you have put your house in order,” says Marie Kondo. Perhaps a bit of an over-the-top perspective, but I wouldn’t expect any less from the organizing guru. In her new book, Spark Joy, Kondo shares organizational methods as a follow-up to her wildly best-selling decluttering book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Get a sneak peek here.
7 Steps to a Successful Closet Purge, from Real Simple.
15 Organizing Ideas for Your Most Clutter Prone Spots – the linen closet, the pantry, the medicine cabinet, and more – from One Kings Lane.
Quick Tips for Keeping a Tidy Home, from The Everygirl.
5 Ways to Change Your Shopping Habits, from The Everygirl.
Last but not least, this video is from 2010 so it’s kind of low-quality, but Gretchen Rubin’s “One Minute Rule” is such a good idea that I really hope anyone who isn’t familiar with it will watch:
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