Marie Kondo wrote a book that got the whole world throwing their crap away. Me included.
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up told us all that to be better humans, we needed to #konmari our houses and rid ourselves of the crap in our lives. Goodbye, clothes. Begone, books. Sayonara, sentimental keepsakes. Because the path to enlightenment is de-cluttering and living a #mindful #minimalist life of #zen.
Have only what you need and what sparks joy in you, she says.
"Because Konmari would want it that way." (Image: iStock.)
It's a great theory and I've been trying to stick to it. Except, here's another one:
There is some excess shit in your life that just makes your life BETTER and so you should buy it.
Yes. It's The Life Changing Magic Of Buying Stuff That Makes Your Life Genuinely Better Even Perhaps If It Is Slightly Excessive.*