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IS TIDYING UP REALLY LIFE-CHANGING?

The Marie Kondo book and TV series suggest decluttering can have an utterly transformative effect – but is she right?

THE HEALTHY DEBATE

YES

says Dr Chris Stiff lecturer in psychology at Keele University

A robust finding within psychology is that we like things to be predictable and comprehensible, so a tidy environment is comforting. A clear plan – like Kondo’s – makes it manageable, which is good for feelings of mastery and competence. That self-efficacy isn’t a fleeting feeling either. It gives you momentum and confidence to approach other tasks.

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