The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - Instaread

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

By Instaread

  • Release Date: 2014-12-29
  • Genre: Study Aids
Score: 4
From 60 Ratings


The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing (2011) by Marie Kondo helps readers discard unnecessary items, reorganize their possessions, and properly store items in a home. The procedures Kondo developed for organization and decluttering are called the KonMari Method. Those who follow these Japanese methods of organization can experience the magic of tidying and the ways it can transform a person’s life…
PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. 
Inside this Instaread of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up:
• Overview of the book
• Important People
• Key Takeaways
• Analysis of Key Takeaways
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  • Bummed

    By Rosa Ceja
    Most of this info is available for free online and on YouTube videos. I should've just purchased the full version of he book.
  • Disappointed

    By surfnmonky
    Bought this book on my phone, not realizing that it was only a summary of the book not the book itself. They really shouldn't just write the title of the book before "a fifteen minute summary" because it reads as an ellipses on the iPhone. I'll bet most people who paid for this did so on accident.
  • Inclined to read the original

    By Raganella7
    I really appreciate the conciseness of this summary and I feel more inclined to spend more time reading the actual book.
  • The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

    By Penn Station Story
    This summary provides a defined pathway on how to weed out possessions that have become burdensome. I never thought about why I kept clothing or accessories that did not "spark joy" which is the litmus test in the KonMari method. I am ready to attack the clutter!
  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

    By Julianamar
    I ordered this summary and analysis to obtain a synopsis of Marie Kondo’s methods for tidying and simplifying the living space. She offers life-affirming principles and methods for how to remove clutter and clear the way for peace and order in the home. I thought there would be more in the summary so I think I will buy the book. I also wanted to test my i book purchasing process. First time!
  • The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

    By Mrs. James Bond
    Reading the Instaread review was very helpful and convinced me that I could and would read this book and benefit from it.
  • Konmarie short version

    By Yogatina
    Nice overview interesting and looking forward to reading the book.
  • Review of a review

    By wallacat8300
    Hard to write a review without having read the actual book. I would have like a little more "how to" advice.
  • Analysis of Tidying.

    By SF-bd
    I appreciate the analyst's comments which acknowledged the existence of both objective and subjective thinkers and that each could learn something from this book.
  • Spectacular

    By JayCGibbs98
    This deserves a five star rating for one thing alone: character analysis. Quite often it is something that most summary writers forget to add. However, this book does it extremely well and makes for a beautiful understanding of the book.