The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - Chapter 1: Why Can’t I Keep My House in Order? Summary & Analysis

Marie Kondo
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People are surprised that Marie Kondo makes a living teaching people how to tidy up. Parents always tell their kids how to tidy up their rooms but they don’t teach them how to do it. Tidying is not taught at school, is considered something that doesn’t require training and has been largely self-taught. All that is changed with the innovation of the KonMari Method of tidying up.

A common complaint is that shortly after tidying up everything is soon a mess again. Marie passed time reading lifestyle magazines at home and food magazines at the library when she was a child. She would apply the tips she read about around the house. She wasn’t interested in playing outside with other kids. She would tidy up and notice that very soon everything was...

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