I have a confession to make: I've never truly understood how your home can have an impact on your personal well-being until about a month ago. I know, I know. I work for a company called Apartment Therapy Media, for goodness' sake. But it just never clicked for me. If my bedroom was messy? I felt a little down, but I didn't take much issue with it.
This all changed for me after reading Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. You may have heard it mentioned a good deal this last year, as a lot of people also found it, well, life-changing. Here are some of the key takeaways I found helpful when looking at my kitchen.