The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: A Book Review

The new Netflix series Tidying Up is based on this book. Since the show has taken off I decided to reblog my post from 2016 from reading the book. I still use many of the principles in this book and I have a renewed sense of getting to a healthy, tidy place both in my life and in my home.

The Ameri Brit Mom

The following is a book review by The Ameri Brit Mom. This post expresses the genuine opinion and experiences of The Ameri Brit Mom and is in no way endorsed by authors, publishers, and outside influences.

Title: The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Author: Marie Kondo

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

Copyright Date: 2014


For the past week I’ve been in hard core tidying mode. I attribute my passion for cleanliness to having read The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up. This is a book by a Japanese organizational consultant and it is about her experiences and methods for helping people to declutter their homes while also getting their life affairs in order.

We’ve all heard about ways that some of the cleanest people keep things clean and tidy.

“Just clean a little bit every day.”

“For each thing you buy get rid of something else.”

“Store things…

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