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Thrift stores ride a wave thanks to Netflix series

Thrift stores ride a wave thanks to Netflix series

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  • As I read this article, I can’t help but wonder how powerful Netflix has become. Besides the movement in tidying up closets, the recent Bird Box Netflix movie indirectly inspired the Bird Box Challenge which prompted the company to remind people of the danger of such activity. I just read that a teenager

    As I read this article, I can’t help but wonder how powerful Netflix has become. Besides the movement in tidying up closets, the recent Bird Box Netflix movie indirectly inspired the Bird Box Challenge which prompted the company to remind people of the danger of such activity. I just read that a teenager crashed a car while driving blindfolded in a Bird Box Challenge. Go figure!

  • I never imagined she could become a craze around the world when I first saw her 5 years ago in Japan. But she has been studying English hard since then and has a strong passion to expand her methods outside Japan. I am really impressed with her effort.

  • Love this show. It is about much more than tidying.

    “You divide all the stuff in your house -- all of it -- into several categories, and then examine each item -- all of them -- to see if it sparks joy. If it does, you keep it. If it doesn't, you thank it, as if it were a past lover, and neatly discard

    Love this show. It is about much more than tidying.

    “You divide all the stuff in your house -- all of it -- into several categories, and then examine each item -- all of them -- to see if it sparks joy. If it does, you keep it. If it doesn't, you thank it, as if it were a past lover, and neatly discard it.”

    There is quite a bit of mindfulness in Marie Kondo’s approach. Delightful.

  • I’ve been de-cluttering since the holidays and (still incomplete but) am so happy to see KonMari’s international success! Her method is about the act of caring and having a gratitude for each item, person, job, ritual in life which is huge part of Japanese culture and I’m glad it’s being represented

    I’ve been de-cluttering since the holidays and (still incomplete but) am so happy to see KonMari’s international success! Her method is about the act of caring and having a gratitude for each item, person, job, ritual in life which is huge part of Japanese culture and I’m glad it’s being represented without stereotypes in a mainstream American production.

  • I was already planning on de-cluttering but now I'll hold off so everyone doesn't thing I'm wave riding...

  • Ok, I watched an episode. She seems charming and here’s what I learned: the only thing more excruciatingly boring than tidying up my house is watching someone else tidy up theirs. An hour of my time I won’t get back . I don’t get it.

  • well, sounds like i’ll have to re-clutter by picking up some nice stuff Marie Kondo fans will have gotten rid of...

    nice!

  • Releasing a ‘Cloverfield’ movie immediately after the Super Bowl, ‘Bird Box’ at a time when gaining eyeballs is crucial for ‘Roma’s award-season run and now ‘Tidying Up’ at the start of the new year when the public is purging their closets. Timing is key and Netflix is capitalizing.

  • Yes, people are decluttering (myself

    Included) and thrift stores benefit. The next question is will retail see an inverse wave? Does not buying stuff you don’t need feel as good as getting rid of what doesn’t spark joy?

  • There are always gems to be found at Goodwill. Maybe more now than ever.

  • Self-care is taking over in 2019. Netflix shows about cleaning and tidying. YouTube videos about people whispering. What next books about going taking a bath?

  • Love watching the show- she is very inspiring and I’m hoping to get there.. we often hold on to things for all the wrong reasons. I have a HUGE baseball hat collection because I got them at ‘special’ events (and usulaly they were free) .. but never wear them.. and then there is the endless t-shirt pile

    Love watching the show- she is very inspiring and I’m hoping to get there.. we often hold on to things for all the wrong reasons. I have a HUGE baseball hat collection because I got them at ‘special’ events (and usulaly they were free) .. but never wear them.. and then there is the endless t-shirt pile each of which holds a special memory- which is nice- or I have just because they were ‘free’.. which is even ridiculous.. topped only by having something that I never wear and bought just because it was on sale. First world problems but still..

  • Talking to my friends all of our parents need to watch this and act on it...bless my parents and their relative tidiness. But minimalism seems to have spared them ... for now at least 🧚‍♀️🧚🏻‍♂️

  • One mans’ garbage becomes another mans’ treasure- it’s a vicious cycle. I de-clutter my home twice a year, at the end and the beginning of each year. I was raised this way in the Dominican Republic. My grandmother who I grew up with, Estela, used to say that you should rid of all the old, forgotten

    One mans’ garbage becomes another mans’ treasure- it’s a vicious cycle. I de-clutter my home twice a year, at the end and the beginning of each year. I was raised this way in the Dominican Republic. My grandmother who I grew up with, Estela, used to say that you should rid of all the old, forgotten, dirty, things in your home do a deep cleaning after of every single corner including your ceiling, car etc. To enter the new year fresh and clean. Out with the old in with the new and mainly wash away the previous year’s negativity. So the show is not new or amazing to me. However, I think it’s great for people who may not have that discipline.I do believe that people that live in clutter based on filling voids like emotional pain need help in other areas other than just tidying up. The type of help that a TV show can’t give them or help them get if they don’t have the right support system from others. I haven’t watched the show, but I did listen to an interview on NPR and I really like how she thinks.

  • This one is cute take on the "Hoarder" series!

  • She scattering so much happiness the world. That’s awesome.

  • I want to live in a world where breakups go this neatly

  • Amazing stuff