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How To Reorganize Your Closet And Spark Joy

5. Hold Each Item In Your Hands
One of the prevailing themes in The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up is holding each item in your hand and weighing whether or not it sparks joy in you. Kondo believes our items give off energy, and if you no longer love a sweater or know that a particular dress makes you feel bad, then it's time to thank it for its service and send it off to someone who could appreciate it more. 

So hold each item in your hands, and give yourself a minute to see what emotions come forward. If they're negative or mundane, then release that item to a woman who would love wearing it.