If you’re like most of us, the combination of overwhelming amounts of junk and a lack of time. The KonMari Method, made famous by Marie Kondo, highlights the importance of eliminating the things that don’t “spark joy” in our lives. Inspired by this method, we created these steps for you to regain control over your belongings and to...
Control Your Junk with the KonMari Method
Figure out how you spend your day. Take a notebook and, for 24 hours, list out what you do. Write down the time you wake up, the time you have breakfast, when you’re at work, etc. Then, add up related items to determine how much time you spend on each activity. If you really want to get a good grasp of your time, do this twice: once on a work day, and again on your day off.
Determine how you use your items. Another valuable tool is writing down a list of the things that you use on a daily basis. This could include your frying pan, car keys, your dog’s water bowl, etc. The list you created from the above bullet point will help guide you through your day and, therefore, help you understand which of your items are the most frequently used.
Cut out the things that don’t “spark joy”. A problem that a lot of people have is doing things and keeping items without good reason. Marie Kondo is a huge advocate of taking a step back and determining if something actually makes you happy – or “sparks joy” – or if you ignore or use out of habit. Life is too short for wasting your time on things that don’t improve your mood.
Get help removing these items from your life. After all this talk about how time is precious, doesn’t it make sense to hire professionals to haul away the junk? That’s where we come in. We’re experts at clearing out your space in a fraction of the time. We also know how to dispose of junk in an environmentally friendly way.
If you’re ready to tackle your junk and make some serious changes, give us a call! We’ve cleaned up hoarder homes, helped people downsized, and are committed to showing you how to reclaim your space and “spark joy” in your life.
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