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Creating Zen at Home: Harmonizing Feng Shui, KonMari, and Tatami for Tranquility


In a fast-paced world filled with constant hustle and bustle, finding peace and tranquillity within the comfort of our homes has become an essential pursuit. The integration of ancient philosophies like Feng Shui and organizational methods such as those defined by Marie Kondo (known as the KonMari method), when combined with elements like tatami, can significantly transform living spaces into serene sanctuaries.


Embracing Feng Shui

Feng Shui, an ancient Chinese practice, focuses on harmonizing individuals with their surrounding environment. By understanding the flow of energy or “chi,” one can optimize the arrangement of spaces for maximum positivity and balance.
Start by decluttering and letting go of items that no longer serve a purpose in your life. KonMari, complements this aspect perfectly, advocating for keeping only items that “spark joy.” Through this process, you’ll not only free up physical space but also create mental space, promoting a sense of clarity and peace.

Once the decluttering is done, consider the layout of your home. In Feng Shui, the arrangement of furniture and objects can significantly impact the energy flow. Ensure that pathways are clear, allowing energy to circulate freely. Position furniture in a way that promotes openness and balance. For instance, avoiding placing large pieces of furniture directly in the path of entryways can help the energy flow smoothly.


Applying KonMari Principles

Marie Kondo’s KonMari method emphasizes a mindful and intentional approach to organizing belongings. It involves categorizing possessions and only keeping items that genuinely bring joy.
The process begins by organizing items by category – clothes, books, papers, miscellaneous items, and sentimental belongings. Assess each item and keep only those that resonate positively with you. By doing so, not only will you surround yourself with things you love, but you’ll also create a more peaceful and harmonious
living environment.


Integrating Tatami for Serenity

Consisting of woven Igusa reeds from Japan, Tatami contributes significantly to the ambience of a space. Its natural, warm, and calming characteristics align well with the principles of Feng Shui and KonMari. Introducing tatami into your home can enhance the overall Zen atmosphere.

Whether used as bedding or a multipurpose centrepiece in your home, it exudes a natural and organic feel, bringing a sense of groundedness and tranquillity to your space. The clean, minimalist aesthetic of tatami aligns with the decluttered nature of both Feng Shui and KonMari, enhancing the overall feeling of simplicity and calmness. On top of that, Tatami has a number of additional benefits that helps enhance your wellness and provides better quality sleep.


Professional Support for Your Zen Journey

Are you interested in receiving professional support to create a serene home? Our partner, Dana Wolf, founder of Anjia Living, is a seasoned Feng Shui practitioner and a certified Marie Kondo consultant. She specializes in helping individuals harmonize and organize their living spaces in just 7 days.

Dana’s program is designed to guide you through the process of implementing Feng Shui and KonMari principles to transform your home into a sanctuary of tranquility and balance. By working with Dana, you’ll benefit from her expertise in decluttering, space arrangement, and creating an environment that truly resonates with you.
If you’d like to learn more about Dana’s program, visit or check out her Instagram profile at Alternatively, you
can reach out to us directly, and we’ll facilitate the connection for you. As an exclusive offer for customers of The Tatami Shop, you can avail a 10% discount when working with Anjia Living to revitalize your home and incorporate the calming essence of tatami into your living space.
Don’t miss this opportunity for an organized and harmonious home.



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