Posts TaggedJoy Check

If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook you might have noticed that I’m taking a well earned break from the heat of the Maltese summer. We recently spent a week in Galway, Ireland, with my parents and siblings, niece and nephew. It was fun – plenty of big meals,…

A while ago I was preparing to work on the papers category with a client (who gave her blessing for me to share this experience with you). We’d completed clothing very efficiently together, and books had also been quite straightforward. She had been effusive about the benefits she was already…

I did something very small but very significant this week. I got rid of eight magazines.   Before you close this page thinking ‘well she got boring quickly’, read a bit further. During my KonMari tidying journey, I’ve got rid of many more items in one go, but I’ve found these…

‘If you put your house in order in one mammoth effort, you will have tidied up completely’. Marie Kondo   The issue that many people have with tidying up is that it’s just so…… continuous. It can be like painting the Golden Gate Bridge – once you finish, it’s time…

One of my favourite principles of Marie Kondo’s tidying method is that of collecting items together in one place before starting to joy check and discard. Clients often question this, identifying (correctly) that it takes a lot of time to remove books from bookshelves or paperwork from folders, especially when…