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Marie Kondo's kurashi at home : how to organize your space and achieve your ideal life / Marie Kondo ; photographs by Nastassia Brückin and Tess Comrie ; translated from the Japanese by Cathy Hirano.

Kondō, Marie, (author.). Brückin, Nastassia, (photographer.). Comrie, Tess, (photographer.). Hirano, Cathy, (translator.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

2 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
McIntosh Public Library 648 KON (Text) 33500013712583 New Checked out 12/23/2022
Moorhead Public Library 648 KON (Text) 33500013712591 New Checked out 12/19/2022
Hallock Public Library 648 KON (Text) 35500006634024 New Checked out 12/21/2022

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781984860781
  • ISBN: 198486078X
  • Physical Description: 223 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: California : Ten Speed Press, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Portions of this book were originally published in Japan as Mainichi ga tokimeku katazuke no mahō (Spark Joy Every Day) by Sunmark Shuppan, Tokyo, in 2014.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A dialogue with yourself -- A dialogue with your home and possessions -- Visualize your ideal home -- Your joyful morning -- Your joyful day -- Your joyful evening -- Conclusion -- Afterword -- Your ideal lifestyle worksheets.
Summary, etc.:
"From the #1 bestselling sensation and Netflix star comes her guide to designing not just the home-but the life-of your dreams, fully illustrated with more than 200 photographs from inside the Marie Kondo lifestyle"-- Provided by publisher.
Kondo encourages you to visualize your ideal life, from the moment you wake up until the end of each day. This mental picture becomes a touchpoint for helping you make conscious, mindful choices: from how you use every corner of your living space to how you take advantage of every moment. This will help you focus not on what to get rid of, but what to keep. This will empower you to embrace what you love about your life. -- adapted from inside front cover
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2022 October #2
    Expanding on her enduring blockbuster, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (2014), Kondo moves her focus from belongings to kurashi or lifestyle. Still using her patented technique (examining each article and asking "does it spark joy?"), the author urges readers to visualize their ideal home (after tidying up, of course) and lifestyle choices. As she moves through each room, Kondo offers tips for making areas more playful and joyful. The Konmari method can also be used for social obligations and relationships, says the author. The key is to sift through these options and choose the ones that spark joy. Stories from her many clients are woven into the narrative, and the text is set tastefully amid nicely shot photographs of cleared spaces, striking accessories, and the serene author herself. Kondo includes worksheets in the appendix to guide readers in planning their ideal mornings, workdays, and evenings. Kondo's life has changed since the success of her first book, and she admits to challenges as a wife and mother. But she retains her overall peacefulness and her love of order, which readers find so very inspiring.HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: Kondo has a vast following, and her newest book is sure to attract legions of eager readers. Copyright 2022 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Marie Kondo is a tidying expert, bestselling author, star of Netflix's hit show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, and founder of KonMari Media, Inc. She has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, London Times, and Vogue, and on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Ellen. She was named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World.

Subject: Home economics.
Self-realization.
home economics.
HOUSE & HOME / General.
Home economics.
Self-realization.

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