The Magic of the KonMari Method: What to Do with Hoarded Items
Author and cleaning consultant Marie Kondo declares war against those “little extras” that you keep “just because”
Raise your hand if you still have an old cellphone circa 2000, hoard free hotel toiletries, spare buttons and stationery sets! Where do you usually keep these items? Are they taking up precious storage space? If you haven't organized these things for quite sometime now, maybe it's best to move on and let go.
Komono is a Japanese word that means “small articles, miscellaneous items,” and Marie Kondo finds it in every house she goes to. It’s those drawers, cookie cans, and the like that have a random mix of buttons, spare keys, electric cords, pieces of paper, and coins—you get the picture. She finds that giving these small items a place in your home is a waste of valuable space—space that could be given to something else that sparks joy.
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