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Does The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Work?

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As an interior designer , I have seen inside many homes - and it's not always pretty.   Conversely, that's the reason I am called in to  help.  Most people have far too many possessions: clothes, books, ornaments, utensils, records, CDs, toys - "stuff" - and it's often not an easy task asking them to pare it down, or throw things out, so that the interior refurbishment can begin.  Adding more storage only exacerbates the problem - frequently it's not that we need more storage, it's that we just need less stuff. Recently I've had the bright idea to recommend to my clients The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying , an interesting book by tidying guru, Marie Kondo , who wants to organise the world and promises not just a tidy home but a transformation of your life!  Naturally, I've tried out the method myself first, to see if it actually works, and I have had clients who have tried it too.   The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, Marie Kondo, Ve