I started using paper planners last year and this has led to creating time to do things I love, including blogging which is one of my passions. So what better way to use some of that extra time than to blog on decluttering, in a real way. So there is an order to declutter using categories and so I am going to adapt the Kon Mari technique to the baby steps of fly lady. As I go along let me see how it works. First I set the timer to 30 minutes, the Kon Mari takes more time than a regular fly lady declutter. For the fly lady way you get to a pile of clutter and separate it to the categories : keep, give away, and trash piles/ baskets. Then we put back the stuff. This was great in dealing with paper, stationery, clothes, books and all sorts of pots and pans. But my "keep" pile always was a bit larger and I didn't feel I had actually got rid of much stuff. It was also hard to decide what to keep and what to give away. MK says to begin with clothes. So today after a reading few pages of the spark joy book I pulled out all the night clothes from my cupboard and piled it on my bed. ( the bed is clean, sheets changed and well made as soon as I got up as a part of my morning routine , the flylady style. Here are the pictures of the results.
pile all clothes on bed.
Each article of clothing is picked up, held in my hand , hugged, felt to see if it sparks joy.