Winter is over and as that soft spring sunlight starts to creep in, it has a nasty habit of illuminating the dust that’s settled during the colder months. It’s time to take stock and start fresh.
So, where to begin? We asked Melbourne-based professional organiser Sally Flower, whose business – Home Sanctuary – is built on the idea that small changes to our environment mean big benefits for our wellbeing. She agrees spring is a good time to “hit the reset button” at home.
Flower is one of a handful of consultants around the world trained in the art of KonMari, the method coined by Japanese tidying virtuoso Marie Kondo, whose international bestseller The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up asks one simple question of clutter-bugs everywhere: does all that stuff “spark joy”?