Marie Kondo and Talking To My Clothes
How thanking the objects in my home became a longer conversation than expected.
One of the most distinctive parts of the KonMari method is the one where you talk to the objects in your house. It's really an emotional method. You don't just think in your head about whether you use the object enough to make it worth keeping around; you pick it up, you feel it in your hands, you see what emotions it sparks. If it doesn't spark joy, you thank it for what it's done for you before throwing it out or putting it in a box to give away.*