Decluttering the Closet
Marie Kondo came. She conquered my closet. The first thing she did after saying hello was greet the house, which involved having a...almost sacred moment with the floorboard, sort of her...just divining what was gonna be happening.
This is the big problem area.
Step one: Remove everything from your closet.
And everything, it just exploded on the bed.
Step two: Lay out everything on the bed.
We decided what sparked joy and what did not.
I'm a little nervous about this.
Step three: Ask yourself if the item sparks joy.
I have a lot of joy. Okay, so these all spark joy.
Oh, my "Johnny Cash giving the finger" T-shirt. I love that. I guess this doesn't really spark joy. I think it's sort of silly.
喔，我的「Johnny Cash 比中指」T 恤耶。我很愛那件。我猜這沒有讓我怦然心動。我覺得有點白癡。
Wait, before you get rid of it, you have to thank it.
Oh, yeah, yeah. Okay.
Thank you. Thanks. Goodbye.
We thanked each piece of clothing and said goodbye to it.
Step four: Thank items for their service then discard.
This is my dress from the Met Ball. Who wouldn't be happy? This doesn't bring you joy? This was my prom dress. I think this can go.
這是我在 Met Ball 上穿的禮服。誰不會開心呀？這沒有讓妳怦然心動嗎？這是我的舞會禮服。我想它可以走了。
Then we put everything back in my closet.
Step five: Refill closet with items hanging in order of height.
And all the longest pieces and the heaviest pieces should go from left to right so that when you look, your eye travels up. It's like some kind of econ graph that I don't know about.
Step six: Fold clothing into tight rectangles.
And then Marie showed me how to fold all of my clothing so that they're all standing vertically like little rectangular soldiers.
Step seven: Store folded clothing upright.
I feel like she's my security blanket now. Marie transformed my closet. I'm gonna give it a week.