THE LUXURY OF KEEPING IT SIMPLE // YUN Journal
Dieser Beitrag ist am 15. November 2018 auf YUN Journal erschienen.
Declutter your mind
In a world where we can theoretically have everything, what does luxury actually mean? Is it a room full of things, a huge house with several floors, bedrooms and bathrooms, the expensive car and a pool in the garden? Or is true luxury perhaps more about a fulfilled life full of friends, joys and experiences? Two approaches have become very popular these days, the KonMari method and the minimalism movement. As different as they may seem at first glance, they both have one fundamental thing in common: simplifying one’s life and freeing oneself from material ballast. Because what we possess has a decisive impact on our thoughts.
THE KONMARI METHOD OR THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP
The Japanese-born author and tidying expert Marie Kondo has been dealing with the principles of organizing and tidying up since her early childhood. Her best selling book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” made her one of the most popular experts in the field of decluttering worldwide. Her approach is as simple as efficient: a tidy home is less a result of permanent cleaning, but more about mindful living and the self discovery of its residents. Therefore the famous KonMari Method is based one single question: Does this item spark joy?