A Pro Weighs In on Decluttering the KonMari Way

As Marie Kondo’s Netflix series sparks an organizing blitz, an expert discusses the practicality of 7 KonMari principles.

1. Before You Start, Visualize Your Destination
2. Discard First, Organize Second
3. Discard All at Once
4. Sort by Category
5. Sort in the Correct Order
6. Keep Only Things That ‘Spark Joy’
7. Thank Discarded Items for Their Service