Benefits associated with tidying up the KonMari way extend well beyond reducing the amount of time it takes for you to get out the door in the morning or the amount of clutter you stumble over on a daily basis. If we dig a bit deeper, there is a reason the KonMari Method™ is cloaked in “life-changing magic.” The action of tidying your home impacts every aspect of your life and how you prioritize your time and energy. Once you’ve handled the external clutter, the process often uncovers other areas of your life, emotions, or bad habits that need your time and attention. So the next time you view tidying as an “I’ll get to it some day,” non-mission critical activity, consider the following benefits of a tidy home:
Confronting an influx of stuff in your home that lacks joy or is unnecessary results in more conscious shopping/spending patterns and investment in fewer, better things moving forward.
Examples of how tidying can impact your finances:
Engaging all of the items in your home refreshes the air and promotes better cleaning, fitness and eating habits.
Examples of how tidying can impact your health:
Addressing abandoned projects or unfinished business helps you uncover what you really want to do and who you really want to be.
Examples of how tidying can impact your career:
Clearing the clutter helps you use your free time more intentionally in a space that nurtures and respects your passions and invites creativity.
Examples of how tidying can impact your hobbies:
Putting your past in order makes space for those who matter now and helps you attract new connections that support the person you are becoming.
Examples of how tidying can impact your relationships:
Donating items to charity spreads joy to those in need and points your attention towards contributing to society and the world.
Examples of how tidying can impact your community:
Evaluating, respecting and honoring the objects in your life leads to an enhanced understanding of your values and beliefs and a strong sense of connection.
Examples of how tidying can impact your spirituality:
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