It's time to live with less. 'This book completely opened my eyes to reorganisation' - Marie Kondo 'This book is a compelling read because of its many vivid descriptions of the psychological snags that make people reluctant to discard things' New York Times In the beginning there wasThe Art of Discarding: the life-changing book that started the tidying revolution. In this guide to living a calmer, more ordered life, author Nagisa Tatsumi teaches us how letting go of unwanted things will transform our day-to-day happiness. The book offers practical advice and techniques to help readers learn to let go of stuff that is holding them back, as well as tips for acquiring less in the first place. By learning the art of discarding you will gain space, free yourself from 'accumulation syndrome' and find new joy and purpose in your clutter-free life.