Marie Kondo ‘gave up’, but tidying up is still its own kind of life-changing magic

Decluttering guru Marie Kondo may have taken a step back, but her method of creating neat and organised spaces can still help us spark joy in our lives

Marie Kondo recently confessed that her home is no longer tidy, following the birth of her third child. PHOTO: NETLIX
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I love how tidying up makes me feel.

As someone who owns a lot of things, from old university textbooks to piles of half-used sticker sheets to sneakers sufficient to outfit a caterpillar, I am probably the last person you might imagine saying this.

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