Posts TaggedKonMari

It’s been a rough two weeks in the Zen With Julia household. We’ve had a further bout of illness, several trips to the doctor, a downturn in the weather and some major disagreements with the dog over what she should and shouldn’t eat (should eat her own food, shouldn’t eat…

‘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…

I hope you enjoyed Christmas and are now relaxing with those who are dear to you. It can be an exhausting time, and definitely one of accumulation and consumption.   The Christian roots of Christmas place it quite clearly as the beginning of an era, but as an annual event…

The festive season is nearly upon us, as evidenced by the FABULOUS selection of sweets in the supermarkets and nativity displays springing up around the island. It’ll be my first Christmas in Malta, though not my first away from the UK, and I’m eager to continue the KonMari lifestyle as…