Speed Up Your Move with the KonMari Method




We have all heard the phrase “cluttered desk, cluttered mind.” Simply put, if you have an untidy workspace (or car or home), you are more likely to have other parts of your life in disarray, such as your schedule, a relationship or even your finances. Self-help gurus have, for decades, been espousing the virtues of living a clutter-free life, as this simple step will snowball into other areas of your life, making it more streamlined and efficient all around. Japanese writer and consultant Marie Kondo has developed a unique and intriguing system that helps you to declutter your life that she calls the KonMari Method.

In this article, we will explore how the KonMari Method can help speed up the packing process for your move. Contact Pioneer Moving & Storage, your Kamloops movers, today!

What Exactly is the KonMari Method?

While most self-help writers will advise you to get rid of the clutter by looking at what you have and deciding what it is that you don’t need, the KonMari Method advises you to take stock in your possessions and rate which truly “spark joy” in your life. By only holding on to the things dearest to you, you will find you are surrounded by peace and happiness. This method promotes a positive energy and attitude towards cleaning out your clutter, as opposed to getting rid of your belongings out of an air of distaste or unused.

The Process

Marie Kondo advises a five-step method that must be strictly adhered to in order to gain the maximum benefit. The five-step method includes sorting through:

  1. Clothing
  2. Books
  3. Papers
  4. Miscellany
  5. Sentimental Items

By starting with your clothing, and moving closer to the things that you will naturally cherish the most, you take a gradual approach to breaking any unnecessary hold you have (or it has on you). By the time you have gone through clothing, books, papers and random items, it will become easier and easier to part with more of your belongings, even some of the more personal effects. By the time you are through, you can look around your home and see only those items that mean the most to you.

The KonMari Method and Moving

An impending move often means having to make some decisions on what needs to stay and what can be thrown away or given to charity. There is no better time to go through a cleansing process like the KonMari Method than this. It is recommended that you go through the KonMari process all at once, which is how most people pack. If you take the time to value your possessions as you go, you will find that your move will become lighter and your unpacking process that much easier.

Pioneer Moving & Storage, Your Kamloops Movers

If you have the need for Kamloops movers in your area, Pioneer Moving is the place for you. We offer professional moving services for both local and long distance moves, even internationally. Visit our site today to see estimates and read testimonials of our many happy clients. We look forward to hearing from you!

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