7th February 2015 8:05 pm
According to the Mayo Clinic, Hoarding is defined as “The excessive collection of items, along with the inability to discard them. Hoarding often creates such cramped living conditions that homes may be filled to capacity, with only narrow pathways winding through stacks of clutter.
In a column last fall, I announced my intention to rid my home and myself of a half-century of accumulated ”stuff” – everything from papers, books, clothing and shoes to packaging material and shopping bags. I’m happy to report significant progress.
Yesterday I had change thrust upon me. It was while getting a haircut. I have been wearing my hair short for some time but wasn’t prepared for how short my hairstylist decided to cut it during yesterday’s appointment.
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The Hoarder in You: How to Live a Happier, Healthier, Uncluttered Life is featured as a book to help those with Hoarding Disorder reclaim their lives. www.GettingOrganizedMagazine.com
Have you seen Hoarders on A&E? It’s excellent and amazing. And terrifying and painful. Each hour-long episode makes a visit to the homes of two different people suffering from chronic
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I tell Dr. Robin Zasio, a licensed clinical psychologist and licensed social worker, who works with hoarders on the show, “I’m obsessed with Hoarders. It is my compulsion.” “Oh, good. That’s a good compulsion to have,” she replies with a laugh. Read the full Review here