Does it "spark joy"?
Following Marie Kondo's book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and the recent Netflix show Tidying up with Marie Kondo, people worldwide are heaping all their clothes on their beds and clutching their tupperwere - asking themselves "does this spark joy?"
The KonMarie method of de-cluttering is going viral!
Eliette and Marieke Staub hold official KonMarie workshops and training sessions internationally. They also offer in-home consultations as part of their Swiss-based company Clarity Home Detox to guide people through the methodology.
Eliette and Marieke join Katt Cullen in the studio on the Mid Morning Mix...
Marie Kondo's approach to de-cluttering and tidying is a philosophy as well as a methodology.
As Eliette and Marieke explain, this particular method of de-cluttering your home is focussed more on what items you want to take forward with you in life, than what you want to throw away. This method isn't for everyone and they'll never judge a person for the things they choose to keep.
We discuss what would have been happening behind the scenes of the Netflix show - the bits that were left out of the final edit - and we find out what they are asked most by their clients. Also, how they give us some practical advice on how to get the full family on board to join in and de-clutter too.
Since we last spoke to Marieke in 2017, Marieke and Eliette have become the official KonMari lecturers and educators for KonMari Media Inc. They still offer home consultations in Switzerland to help guide clients through the process of tidying up - with Clarity Home Detox.