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  • Writer's pictureBurton Kelso, Tech Expert

Use Marie Kondo's 6 Principles to Clean Up Your Digital Life

Everyone's watching the hit Netflix show "Tidying up with Marie Kondo" which has given people inspiration to go through and organize their homes and their lives. While this is great, one of the areas many of us neglect in our lives is our technology. As someone who works with technology daily, it's easy for me to stay on top of my tech organization, but I know for many of you, it's a pain in the butt. Luckily, 'Clean Up your Computer Day' which occurs on the 2nd Monday of February gives you the perfect day to organize your digital life. If you're struggling with too many computers and other tech devices lying around your home or office, a cluttered mess of documents, pictures, emails on your devices or you have dirty devices, it's a good time to apply Marie's six principals to help you reduce the chaos with those digital devices and bring some order to your tech life.

If you're not familiar with Marie's six principles of organizing, they are as follows:

1.Commit yourself to tidying up. 2. Imagine your ideal lifestyle. 3. Finish discarding first. 4. Tidy by category not by location. 5. Follow the right order. 6. Ask yourself if it sparks joy.