Tidy Facts You Didn’t Know About Marie Kondo

You may have heard your friends say they’ve “Kondo-ed” their bedrooms and kitchens over the weekend and wondered what that is. It means that they’ve been “Konverted” to the teachings of world-renowned organization guru Marie Kondo. Since Tidying Up with Marie Kondo premiered on Netflix, people have been purging their closets and bookshelves of items that no longer bring them happiness.

Kondo is the author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and Spark Joy and has been changing people’s lives with her advice. But Kondo’s newfound fame hasn’t come without controversy. Who exactly is Marie Kondo and is she really as perfect as she seems?

She’s actually jeopardized her health because of her tidying obsession

Kondo Actually Kind Of Likes Clutter

Marie Kondo/Facebook
Marie Kondo/Facebook

It might not be what you’d expect from someone who’s known for her de-cluttering methods and organization skills, but Kondo actually likes to see some clutter – if it means that she’s going to get rid of it.

When one Redditor asked her how bothered she gets when she sees a messy home, Kondo replied, “I am a kind of person who gets excited to see clutter! That is because it is a good feeling for me to imagine how this person can de-clutter, imagine the whole process of that person de-cluttering their own space.”

There is one type of mess she can’t stand though…