The KonMari Method™

Marie Kondo’s method is attracting worldwide attention and is being implemented by readers who are “Kondo-ing,” or tidying up, their homes.

The philosophy

The KonMari Method™ is a way of life and a state of mind that encourages cherishing the things that spark joy in people’s lives.

Belongings are acknowledged for their service and thanked before being let go of, if they no longer spark joy.

People are drawn to this philosophy not only due to its effectiveness, but also because it places great importance on being mindful, introspective, and optimistic.

The magic

The charm of the KonMari Method™ lies in its power to change lives, beyond being a helpful guide to tidying your home.

After a thorough tidying session, one of Marie’s clients quit her job and established a new business. Another client told Marie she felt much happier and more comfortable inviting friends to her home. Yet another client said she went through such a dramatic change that it transformed her entire life.

To experience the magic, you can purchase Marie Kondo’s international best sellers The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Spark Joy, and The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up. You can also use our KonMari CheckList to track your tidying progress.

Once you have completed tidying your home, you can apply to become a certified KonMari Consultant to spread the magic yourself.

The method

A system and philosophy for tidying your home and leading a life that sparks joy.

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Rule 1

Commit yourself to tidying up

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Rule 2

Imagine your ideal lifestyle

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Rule 3

Finish discarding first

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Rule 4

Tidy by category; not by location

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Rule 5

Follow the right order

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Rule 6

Ask yourself if it sparks joy

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Want to learn more?

Learn more about the KonMari Method™ through our books, online course, Consultant Seminars, and Certified Consultants.

Read the books

With over 8 millions copies sold worldwide in over 40 countries, Marie Kondo’s books help you get started with the KonMari Method™.

Become a Consultant

Start your journey to become a certified KonMari Consultant and help “Organize the World” — a world where people have tidied their homes and lead lives that spark joy.

Find a Consultant

Officially certified Consultants are available to help guide you through the your tidying journey. Use our listing to find a Consultant near you.

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