Getting rid of clutter–Kondo advices tossing most papers, and FlyLady agrees tat clutter must be gotten rid of, not organized
You must do the tidying and decluttering yourself–and you are empowered to do it
FlyLady wants you to tidy up little by little, Marie Kondo says you should do it all at once as a big event.
Marie Kondo has you thank items that don’t spark joy as you give them away, but FlyLady has you get rid of stuff with cute games like the 27-Fling Boogie.
FlyLady advocates using the emails, routines, decluttering, and zone-cleaning essentially forever, but Marie Kondo says that one tidying event is enough and you will maintain it if you do it correctly.
FlyLady vs. The Home Edit
One small step at a time
Accept less than perfection
certain products are necessary
The Home Edit will organize your clutter, FlyLady insists you can’t organize clutter, you must get rid of it
FlyLady is more about cleaning, The Home Edit is about organizing
The Home Edit is about organizing your stuff, FlyLady is about organizing your time.
FlyLady products are for cleaning, The Home Edit products are for organizing.
The Home Edit Vs KonMari
Folding clothes and setting them vertically
organizing by color
loving your space
Living in an organized space brings joy
Once you’ve tidied, you’re likely to maintain it because of the joy it brings
The Home Edit can be hired to tidy for you, but Marie Kondo requires you to do it yourself.
Marie Kondo’s method is more spiritual, and The Home Edit is very
The Home Edit loves product for organizing and containing, but Marie Kondo insists you don’t need to buy any organizing products
Similarities in all three
Cleaning and tidying is important because it can help you feel happier as a person.