In watching the new Netflix series, 'Tidying Up with Marie Kondo' I was able to put myself right back into the mindset I had when I began my own KonMari journey back in 2015. Though I work with clients every single day on the KonMari Method, watching the Netflix series allowed me to simply be an observer rather than a facilitator. In this, I have truly been able to reflect on my experience, especially with respect to how I got started on my journey.
Sometimes you need to go back to the beginning in order to fully appreciate how far you have come. On the Saturday I began with tidying my clothing, I was cautiously optimistic and equally desperate for change. What I was not aware of then was the extent of the change I was about to experience, both in my home and my person.
I have been candid in sharing my KonMari journey. I've noted the highs and lows of the physical process of tidying; and I've focused just about the same, on my personal growth that transpired while progressing through the method.
Conveying the magnitude of change that I have experienced as a result of this method is definitely better suited to a book (someday) rather than a blog post, but if I could go back in time to nearly four years ago and offer myself some reassurance this is what I would share:
See, the KonMari Method is bigger than the sum of things you declutter and the beautiful ways you decide to create organization in your home; it is weighted in the first hand experience of discovering your true self and potential. This is the why the KonMari Method is not simply creating change in your home, but rather your life. It is also why I am so passionate about others discovering this process, I want everyone to experience the joy I have found in their own lives.
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