Their story touched my heart before we decluttered a single item. Mariya, called me from California after finishing Marie Kondo’s bestseller The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up. She shared a special mother-daughter moment with her mom, Raisa, when they decided to read the book together after being introduced to the KonMari Method via YouTube. “I bought the book online to learn more about the method and share it with my mom,” Mariya recalled. “We spent the week of Thanksgiving taking turns reading it to each other and finished it together before my parents flew back home to Chicago.”read more
It’s time to celebrate! For the Love of Tidy presents For the Love Week 2018 (February 21-28), featuring tips, KonMari lessons, giveaways, and special events that empower and spark joy! Check this out:read more
A new study shows that it takes 66 days to build a habit so strong that you can tap into it at a future point in your life. So, I thought what better gift to give myself this holiday season than a pre-resolution that sticks! Beyond KonMari, here are the top five tools I rely on daily to help me get closer true abundance in the areas of self-care, health, wellness, and business.read more
In April, 80 consultants representing over 20 countries traveled to the windy city with KonMari on their mind and joy in their hearts. I had the privilege of welcoming the incoming class the night before the seminar by planning and hosting a meet-and-greet sponsored by Slice.
It was a magical evening followed by an equally memorable first day of consultant training. Right before lunch, I was tapped to share my experience as a certified KonMari Consultant with the group.
I didn’t take this lightly.
Prior to the seminar, I was challenged to summarize everything I’ve learned since I started down this path into a tidy 10 minute talk. Here are some of the tips I shared:read more
As I reflected on my experience, I was curious about what drove my fellow consultants and trainees to shift from KonMari fan to KonMari practice.read more
Now, I’m proud to call my dad my client. He completed the KonMari clothing category and continues to refine what “spark joy” means to him. The best part is when he shares stories related to why he’s keeping the items he holds dear, I get to know a bit more about him and our family history.read more
Chicago’s first certified KonMari Tidying Consultant Kristyn Ivey of For the Love of Tidy demonstrates her top five travel packing hacks inspired by the KonMari Method of tidying up.read more
There is something special about a home that’s recently gone through a KonMari transformation. The home and its occupants seem to breathe a little easier. Post-tidy, home decor and interior design projects are often uncovered and addressed with a new sense of urgency and style to upgrade the joy. Be inspired by the transformative properties of decluttering as we explore five characteristics of a tidy home.read more
By taking the KonMari instructions to “tidy all at once” quite literally, Boston parents of two boys (ages 2 and 10) and one girl (age 8) committed to five consecutive days (25 hours) of tidying lessons over their February vacation. What was the key to getting this family to the finish line? They invested in themselves by learning to tidy the KonMari way to make the most impact in a short period of time.read more
On September 15, 2016, For the Love of Tidy kicked off The Power of the Pile showcasing client tidying progress and #lifechangingmagic on Instagram through December 2016. After countless hours of organizing, decision making, and storing later, they are feeling the impact. Let’s see where these KonMari tidying rock stars are now, six months later.read more