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Minimalism Journey & KonMari Method / Review of Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo

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Just a little video about my journey to becoming a minimilist! One of my new year resolutions was to reduce the amount of things in my life, and I thought I’d do a small update about this for this weeks’ blog. Initially, I was going to do a book review of “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up” by Marie Kondo, but it was very difficult to do without giving too much information away from the book. I don’t believe it’s right for me to summarise the book in a 5 minute video, when an author has probably sat for at least a year writing a fantastic book – I personally don’t agree with that although I have seen some YouTubers doing it. The book is amazing, and all I can say is that it brings awareness and a new level of appreciation for the things you own, so you will make sure to put your stuff back and keep things tidy when you have finished this book! This book includes the “KonMari method” – which is a process of getting rid of things you no longer need. This book will definitely help you make the first step needed to living a minimalist lifestyle.

This video is more of a brief vlog about what minimalism is, and what it means for me. Everyone is different and may choose to do this for different reasons, like to save money, to become a more charitable person, or simply to just become more tidy!

I hope you enjoyed this weeks video 🙂
UPDATE: I have downsized everything, got rid of my car, my house, sold many of my valuables and I’m now travelling the world. You can see my travel videos below but I will be continuing to live a minimalist life. I have changed my diet to a vegetarian diet also.

Links to my travel videos below 🙂

View Travel Vlogs:
☀ LA Travel Vlog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-XVcT2Ufmc

☀ Grand Canyon & Sedona: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6NwU2fBWfY

☀ NYC & Boston https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7aeCozoF7A

🍏 What I Eat Travel Edition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9Y-Xw2_YSQ

Music Travel Videos:
☀ ♫ NYC & Boston: https://youtu.be/Lmi4tG_6v4g

☀ ♫ Washington & Miami: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_SpjYWptoE



HowToGYST.com — KonMari Method — ‘Komono’ — Toys

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COMMENT if you’re doing the KonMari Method too! What stage are you at? How are you finding it?

Hello! The site is www.HowToGYST.com and I really hope you’ll pop over and have a browse. LOADS of tips and tricks for helping you get your shit together.

We’re on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/HowToGYST
G+ at: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116697143493586453087/+Howtogyst/posts
Twitter & Instagram: @HowToGYST
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/HowtoGYST/

The blog post accompanying this video can be found here:

My KonMari Journey — ‘Komono’ — Toys

The previous KonMari video, decluttering my garage, can be found here:

If you want to find out more about the KonMari Method, click here:

Can Tidying Really Change Your Life? Marie Kondo Thinks So

Or, to buy the book on Amazon UK (physical copy or for Kindle), click here:

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Thank you for your support, and I hope I can help you get your shit together!




Minimalism With Kids: Getting Rid of the Toy Clutter!

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After reading “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up” by Marie Kondo, I have been inspired to declutter and simplify our home. My husband and I have found value and importance in living a minimalist lifestyle and we are making changes in our lives everyday to embrace this new way of living.

In this video I am going to tackle the kid’s playroom. I already did a large purge at the beginning of the year after Christmas and all three of their birthdays. I would encourage you to read “Simplicity Parenting” by Kim John Payne. It was an extremely valuable read, it not only provided specific steps in how to simplify our children’s lives, but also the IMPORTANCE in why we should do so.

Thanks for watching!



MINIMALIST PHONE: A KonMari-approved way to TIDY UP your apps

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I was inspired to make my phone like this after seeing an article Marie Kondo posted on her Facebook page. This is a task-oriented design that allows for maximum negative space on your phone interface. If you want to declutter your mind, start with your phone!

≫ Website: http://www.tarawhitetalks.com
≫ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tarawhitetalks
≫ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tarawhitetalks

Music: Jingle Punks – Everythings Nice

This is the original article: http://www.wnyc.org/story/infomagical-challenge-2/




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Hello Hello! Une nouvelle vidéo Closet Tour & Tip ca vous dit. Je ne suis pas une , mais une accro au rangement et une shoppeuse très sage.

Ma vidéo rangement chaussures : https://youtu.be/JRJJWNDc83Y?list=PLrV3IAFc3H2L1GT0A61GZUKvTkbICAOZl


Hey Guys, let’s go for new video Closet Tour & Tips. I am not a minimalist but I love to organize my house and shop more wisely.

My shoes closet : https://youtu.be/PQG-GgUv9UI?list=PLrV3IAFc3H2KnIxQWVHj_Q7p5JG6TEzLF

B L O G : http://www.mrswapoenje.com
I N S T A G R A M : http://instagram.com/mrswapoenje
T W I T T E R : https://twitter.com/mrswapoenje



SKINCARE and BODY KonMari purge declutter pass 1 | Marie Kondo Art of Tidying Up

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Here is my SKINCARE & BODY section of my KonMari declutter series that I’m doing in my house right now, enjoy! This is pass , I hope to get rid of more as I learn to live with less!
Stay tuned for my other videos on each section, they take so much time to do!
++++++++++ LINKS BELOW +++++++++++++++++++++
My MAKEUP purge video: https://youtu.be/Q1dTUj_zqzk
My NAIL POLISH purge video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNpdWmkqx6c
My HAIR PRODUCTS purge video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HAhYAqTSVo
My JEWELRY purge video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlU97Mi8Fi4
My TOILETRIES purge video: https://youtu.be/YMgTpmUvzgk
My MAKEUP BRUSHES purge video: https://youtu.be/lQZtRW7b3tE
My SKINCARE & BODY purge video: https://youtu.be/48hKF1BrKyE

Music: By Kevin McLeod



Tidying with KonMari: Mementos | The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

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Alas, the final category in the Konmari Method: Mementos! I made it!! *party emojis* You’ll learn a lot about me in this video, it’s like snooping in my deepest darkest treasures!

book: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
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More videos on KonMari:
▸ KonMari Method Playlist | http://bit.ly/1L14Wee
▸ How to Fold Playlist | http://bit.ly/1IwZzoR

✿ KonMari Tidying Checklist | http://bit.ly/1KgZOlh

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Marie Kondo Tidying Experience | masonandmiles

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Everyone has been talking about a new book titled The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo (KonMari). She’s a professional organization consultant with tons of tips on making the best of your space. So I put her methods to the test and reviewed them in this video. Enjoy!

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