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Kiki and Jax

Kiki and Jax

Author: Marie Kondo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Tidying superstar Marie Kondo brings her unique magic to Kiki and Jax, a charming picture book story about how tidying up can spark joy in the lives of young children. Kiki and Jax are best friends - Jax enjoys sorting but Kiki enjoys collecting and gathers a lot of stuff. Soon her home is full of things all over the place. Where is Kiki's ball? What did she do with her swimsuit? Her home has become an obstacle course and it's hard for Kiki and Jax to play together. But Jax has a plan - he teaches Kiki how to sort everything and to keep only those things that spark joy. Once she and Jax have tidied up, Kiki has room in her life for those things that matter the most - especially Jax! Charmingly illustrated by Salina Yoon, Kiki and Jax is an accessible introduction to Marie Kondo - complete with a special step-by-step folding activity - this charming story will make tidying fun for even the youngest of children!

Spark Joy

Spark Joy

Author: Marie Kondo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/08/2020

The classic illustrated guide to living a clutter-free life, from tidying expert and Netflix show host Marie Kondo. Marie Kondo's first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, transformed the homes and lives of millions of people around the world. Spark Joy is her in-depth tidying masterclass, a line-illustrated, room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home. It covers every room in the house - from the bedroom and kitchen to the bathroom and living room - as well as all the items that occupy their spaces. Charming line drawings explain how to organise your house and apply Marie Kondo's unique folding method to all your clothes, including shirts, trousers, jackets, skirts, socks and bras. The secret to Marie Kondo's unique and simple KonMari tidying method is to tidy by category and to focus on what you want to keep, not what you want to get rid of. Ask yourself if something 'sparks joy' and suddenly it becomes so much easier to understand if you really need it in your home and your life. Except tidying up is not just about transforming your home: when you surround yourself with things you love, you will find that your whole life begins to change.

Joy at Work

Joy at Work

Author: Marie Kondo, Scott Sonenshein Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/04/2020

Find your focus - wherever you're working - with Joy at Work. Marie Kondo's first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, sparked a new genre of publishing and became an international bestseller. Now, for the first time, you will be guided through the process of tidying up your work life. Whether you are unexpectedly working at home or if you have a dedicated work space or office, if you properly simplify and organize your work life once, you'll never have to do it again. In Joy at Work, KonMari method pioneer Marie Kondo and organizational psychologist Scott Sonenshein will help you to refocus your mind on what's important at work, and as their examples show, the results can be truly life-changing. With advice on how to improve the way you work, the book features advice on problem areas including fundamentals like how to organize your desk, finally get through your emails and find balance by ditching distractions and focusing on what sparks joy. Like how the key to successful tidying in the home is by tackling clutter in the correct order, Joy at Work adapts the inspirational KonMari Method for your professional life, taking you step-by-step through your working day so that you can identify the most joyful way to work for you. Once you've found order in your work, you can feel empowered to find confidence, energy and motivation to create the career you want and move on from negative working practices.

Kiki and Jax

Kiki and Jax

Author: Marie Kondo Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/11/2019

Tidying superstar Marie Kondo brings her unique magic to Kiki and Jax, a charming picture book story about how tidying up can spark joy in the lives of young children. Kiki and Jax are best friends - Jax enjoys sorting but Kiki enjoys collecting and gathers a lot of stuff. Soon her home is full of things all over the place. Where is Kiki's ball? What did she do with her swimsuit? Her home has become an obstacle course and it's hard for Kiki and Jax to play together. But Jax has a plan - he teaches Kiki how to sort everything and to keep only those things that spark joy. Once she and Jax have tidied up, Kiki has room in her life for those things that matter the most - especially Jax! An accessible introduction to Marie Kondo - complete with a special step-by-step folding activity - this charming story will make tidying fun for even the youngest of children!

The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up

Author: Marie Kondo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2019

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and star of Netflix's Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, this graphic novel brings Kondo's life-changing tidying method to life with the fun, quirky story of a woman who transforms her home, work, and love life using Kondo's advice and inspiration. In The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo presents the fictional story of Chiaki, a young woman in Tokyo who struggles with a cluttered apartment, messy love life, and lack of direction. After receiving a complaint from her attractive next-door neighbour about the sad state of her balcony, Chiaki gets Kondo to take her on as a client. Through a series of entertaining and insightful lessons, Kondo helps Chiaki get her home - and life - in order. This insightful, illustrated case study is perfect for people looking for a fun introduction to the KonMari Method of tidying up, as well as tried-and-true fans of Marie Kondo eager for a new way to think about what sparks joy. Featuring illustrations by award-winning manga artist Yuko Uramoto, this book also makes a great read for manga and graphic novel lovers of all ages.

Das groe Magic-Cleaning-Buch

Das groe Magic-Cleaning-Buch

Author: Marie Kondo Format: eBook Release Date: 13/03/2018

Der neue Weltbestseller der japanischen Expertin fur gluckliches Wohnen. "e;Die Unordnung im Zimmer entspricht der Unordnung im Herzen"e;, sagt ein japanisches Sprichwort. Marie Kondo wei das und hat mit ihrer gefeierten Methode das Leben von Millionen Menschen weltweit verndert. Das Geheimnis ist, sich auf die Dinge zu konzentrieren, die man mag, und die anderen loszuwerden. Nun prsentiert sie einen allumfassenden, schn illustrierten Kursus. Ihre Schritt-fr-Schritt-Anleitungen helfen beim Aufrumen von Kleidung, Schuhen, Bchern und Papieren, Kosmetik, Kochutensilien und sogar Dingen mit sentimentalem Wert. Auerdem zeigt sie, wie wir perfekt Schubladen und Schrnke organisieren. Durch die richtige Ordnung in unseren Wohnzimmern, Kchen, Bros, Schlafzimmern und Badezimmern wird so unser gesamtes Leben einfacher, und wir werden zufrieden und glcklicher.

Spark Joy

Spark Joy

Author: Marie Kondo Format: eBook Release Date: 15/06/2017

Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Spark Joy by Marie Kondo, read by Sumalee Montano. This edition includes a bonus PDF of reference materials.Spark Joy is an in-depth, line illustrated, room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home. It covers every room in the house from bedrooms and kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms as well as a wide range of items in different categories, including clothes, photographs, paperwork, books, cutlery, cosmetics, shoes, bags, wallets and valuables. Charming line drawings explain how to properly organise drawers, wardrobes, cupboards and cabinets. The illustrations also show Ms Kondo's unique folding method, clearly showing how to fold anything from shirts, trousers and jackets to skirts, socks and bras. The secret to Marie Kondo's unique and simple KonMari tidying method is to focus on what you want to keep, not what you want to get rid of. Ask yourself if something 'sparks joy' and suddenly it becomes so much easier to understand if you really need it in your home and your life. When you surround yourself with things you love you will find that your whole life begins to change. Marie Kondo's first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, presents her unique tidying philosophy and introduces readers to the basics of her KonMari method. It has already transformed the homes and lives of millions of people around the world. Spark Joy is Marie Kondo's in-depth tidying masterclass, focusing on the detail of how to declutter and organise your home.

Magic Cleaning

Magic Cleaning

Author: Marie Kondo Format: eBook Release Date: 17/02/2017

Bei diesem Buch handelt es sich um einen Auszug aus dem Weltbestseller Magic Cleaning - Wie richtiges Aufraumen Ihr Leben verandert. Er versammelt die praktischsten und am schnellsten umsetzbaren Tipps. Entdecken Sie die Magie des Aufraumens und befreien Sie sich von unnotigem Ballast, sodass Sie zu einem ausgeglichenen Menschen werden!

Spark Joy

Spark Joy

Author: Marie Kondo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2017

Marie Kondo will help you declutter your life with her new major Netflix series Organise the World with Marie Kondo Spark Joy is an in-depth, line illustrated, room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home, from bedrooms and kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms as well as a wide range of items in different categories, including clothes, photographs, paperwork, books, cutlery, cosmetics, shoes, bags, wallets and valuables. Charming line drawings explain how to properly organise drawers, wardrobes, cupboards and cabinets. The illustrations also show Ms Kondo's unique folding method, clearly showing how to fold anything from shirts, trousers and jackets to skirts, socks and bras. The secret to Marie Kondo's unique and simple KonMari tidying method is to focus on what you want to keep, not what you want to get rid of. Ask yourself if something 'sparks joy' and suddenly it becomes so much easier to understand if you really need it in your home and your life. When you surround yourself with things you love you will find that your whole life begins to change. Marie Kondo's first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, presents her unique tidying philosophy and introduces readers to the basics of her KonMari method. It has already transformed the homes and lives of millions of people around the world. Spark Joy is Marie Kondo's in-depth tidying masterclass, focusing on the detail of how to declutter and organise your home.

Magia ordinii. Senzationala metoda japoneza de a-ti elibera si organiza casa

Magia ordinii. Senzationala metoda japoneza de a-ti elibera si organiza casa

Author: Marie Kondo Format: eBook Release Date: 04/02/2016

2 milioane de exemplare vanduteTransformA -E i locuinE a ntr-un spaE iu ordonat E i permanent curat cu incredibila metodA KonMari, aplicnd trei principii de bazA : simplificA , organizeazA E i depoziteazA .Pentru a reuE i sA -E i ordonezi locuinE a, trebuie sA -E i organizezi acE iunile ntr-o succesiune corectA , sA pA strezi numai obiectele care-E i sunt cu adevA rat dragi E i sA faci totul dintr-odatA E i repede. DupA aceea, pentru tot restul vieE ii, nu va mai fi nevoie dect sA alegi ce sA pA strezi E i ce sA arunci.Metoda KonMari nu E i va transforma doar spaE iul de locuit. DupA ce ai fA cut ordine n casA , vei constata cA ntreaga ta viaE A se va schimba. Vei cA pA ta mai multA ncredere n tine, succesul te va nsoE i, vei avea mai multA energie E i te vei simE i mai motivat sA duci viaE a pe care E i-o doreE ti. De asemenea, vei dobndi curajul sA laE i n urmA aspectele negative ale vieE ii tale: vei recunoaE te o relaE ie care-E i face rA u E i i vei pune capA t; anxietatea te va pA rA si E i, n sfrE it, vei scA dea n greutate.Kondo ne provoacA sA ne ntrebA m dacA obiectele care ne nconjoarA servesc unui scop. Ne fac sA avansA m n viaE A sau ne E in ataE aE i de trecut?"e; - USA Today

Spark Joy

Spark Joy

Author: Marie Kondo Format: eBook Release Date: 05/01/2016

Japanese decluttering guru Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Uphas revolutionized homesand livesacross the world. Now, Kondo presents an illustrated guide to her acclaimed KonMari Method, with step-by-step folding illustrations for everything from shirts to socks, plus drawings ofperfectly organized drawers and closets.She also provides advice on frequentlyasked questions, such as whether to keep';necessary' items that may not bringyou joy. With guidance on specificcategories including kitchen tools,cleaning supplies, hobby goods, anddigital photos, this comprehensivecompanion is sure to spark joy inanyone who wants to simplify their life.Includes a bonus PDF with instructional illustrations

Spark Joy

Spark Joy

Author: Marie Kondo Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/01/2016

Marie Kondo will help you declutter your life with her new major Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo Spark Joy is an in-depth, line illustrated, room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home. It covers every room in the house from bedrooms and kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms as well as a wide range of items in different categories, including clothes, photographs, paperwork, books, cutlery, cosmetics, shoes, bags, wallets and valuables. Charming line drawings explain how to properly organise drawers, wardrobes, cupboards and cabinets. The illustrations also show Ms Kondo's unique folding method, clearly showing how to fold anything from shirts, trousers and jackets to skirts, socks and bras. The secret to Marie Kondo's unique and simple KonMari tidying method is to focus on what you want to keep, not what you want to get rid of. Ask yourself if something 'sparks joy' and suddenly it becomes so much easier to understand if you really need it in your home and your life. When you surround yourself with things you love you will find that your whole life begins to change. Marie Kondo's first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, presents her unique tidying philosophy and introduces readers to the basics of her KonMari method. It has already transformed the homes and lives of millions of people around the world. Spark Joy is Marie Kondo's in-depth tidying masterclass, focusing on the detail of how to declutter and organise your home.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying

Author: Marie Kondo Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2015

Marie Kondo will help you declutter your life with her new major Netflix series Organise the World with Marie Kondo. This is a beautiful hardback edition of Marie Kondo's classic book. Transform your home into a permanently clear and clutter-free space with the incredible KonMari Method. Japan's expert declutterer and professional cleaner Marie Kondo will help you tidy your rooms once and for all with her inspirational step-by-step method. The key to successful tidying is to tackle your home in the correct order, to keep only the things you really love and to do it all at once - and quickly. After that for the rest of your life you only need to choose what to keep and what to discard. The KonMari Method will not just transform your space. Once you have your house in order you will find that your whole life will change. You can feel more confident, you can become more successful, and you can have the energy and motivation to create the life you want. You can also find the courage to move on from the negative aspects of your life. For example, you can recognise and finish a bad relationship, stop feeling anxious or finally lose weight. Marie Kondo's method is based on a 'once-cleaned, never-messy-again' approach. If you think that such a thing is impossible then you should definitely read this compelling book. Alternatively, if you want to share The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying with your friends and family this lovely edition is the perfect gift.

Magic Cleaning 2

Magic Cleaning 2

Author: Marie Kondo Format: eBook Release Date: 19/12/2014

Das TIME Magazine zahlt Marie Kondo zu den 100 einflussreichsten Menschen auf der Welt!In ihrem zweiten Bestseller gibt Marie Kondo, weltweit erfolgreiche Aufrumexpertin, auf klare wie charmante Weise Ratschlge, wie unsere Wohnung aufgerumt und die Seele im Gleichgewicht bleibt. Detaillierte und illustrierte Beispiele vom optimalen Zusammenlegen der Kleidung bis zum Ordnunghalten in der Kche zeigen uns einen Alltag inmitten von Dingen, die uns guttun. Auerdem bekommt der Leser Hinweise, was man bei Rckfllen tun kann, wie man "e;schlampige"e; Familienmitglieder motiviert und wie aus unserer Wohnung mit einfachen Mitteln eine Wohlfhloase wird. Leben mit den Dingen, die man liebt. "e;Marie Kondo motiviert zum Generalangriff auf das alltgliche Chaos - und macht uns zu selbstbewussten, zufriedenen, ausgeglichenen Menschen."e; Fr Sie

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying

Author: Marie Kondo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2014

Marie Kondo will help you declutter your life with her new major Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. Transform your home into a permanently clear and clutter-free space with the incredible KonMari Method. Japan's expert declutterer and professional cleaner Marie Kondo will help you tidy your rooms once and for all with her inspirational step-by-step method. The key to successful tidying is to tackle your home in the correct order, to keep only the things you really love and to do it all at once - and quickly. After that for the rest of your life you only need to choose what to keep and what to discard. The KonMari Method will not just transform your space. Once you have your house in order you will find that your whole life will change. You can feel more confident, you can become more successful, and you can have the energy and motivation to create the life you want. You will also have the courage to move on from the negative aspects of your life: you can recognise and finish a bad relationship; you can stop feeling anxious; you can finally lose weight. Marie Kondo's method is based on a 'once-cleaned, never-messy-again' approach. If you think that such a thing is impossible then you should definitely read this compelling book.

Magic Cleaning

Magic Cleaning

Author: Marie Kondo Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2013

Kaum jemandem macht es Spa, aufzuraumen und sich von Dingen zu trennen. Die meisten von uns haben einfach nie gelernt, wirklich Ordnung zu halten. Denn auch beim Aufraumen gibt es den beruhmten Jo-Jo-Effekt. Doch damit ist jetzt Schluss! Marie Kondo lasst keine Ausrede gelten. Die junge Japanerin hat eine bahnbrechende Strategie entwickelt, die auf wenigen simplen Grundsatzen beruht, aber dennoch hochst effektiv ist. So wird die Beschaftigung mit dem Gerumpel des Alltags schon mal zu einem Fest. Daruber hinaus sind die Auswirkungen, die Magic Cleaning tatsachlich auf unser Denken und unsere Personlichkeit hat, noch viel erstaunlicher. Der Generalangriff auf das alltagliche Chaos macht uns zu selbstbewussten, zufriedenen, ausgeglichenen Menschen. Vereinfachen Sie Ihr Leben mit Magic Cleaning!Der Nr.-1-Bestseller aus Japan - ber zwei Million verkaufte Exemplare

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