The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Setting & Symbolism

Marie Kondo
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The Art of Discarding by Nagisa Tatsumi

The book entitled, The Art of Discarding by Nagisa Tatsumi, was an inspiration to Marie Kondo. The book came to Marie’s attention when she was in high school. The book described the importance of purging unnecessary items from one’s environment.

Dobutsu Uranai

Marie Kondo’s interest in tidying up and organization compelled her to categorize methodologies by character type. To help in his endeavor she conducted research in the psychology, family lineage and even the blood type of her clients. She also delved into Dobutsu Uranai which was a zoological fortune-telling type of astrology.

Intuitive and Rational Judgment

In learning about the human side of organizing a household and tidying up clutter, Marie found that there were two main types of human judgment: intuitive and rational. She urged people to trust their intuition more than their rationality in deciding...

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