Marie Kondo is a Japanese author made famous through her best selling books about the art of organization. Her books, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying and Spark Joy, hone on the philosophy of keeping only those items that spark joy. This state of mind encourages people to give thanks to their belongings before letting them go. Through this method of tidying, we can cherish and find a place for the things we love. Marie has taken the world by storm with her magical system, which she has coined, The Konmari Method™ .