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February 9, 2017 Why Do People Hoard?

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton Hoarding is more than just collecting; it is the "persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions, regardless of their actual value" - and it affects nearly one million people in the United States. When we work with people who suffer from hoarding issues, they

January 5, 2017 New Year’s Resolution: Clutter Diet

Every year, most of us make New Year's resolutions about getting healthier, losing weight, eating better, and exercising more. And those are all great goals! They help us keep our stress levels lower and improve our health. But did you know that there are other

September 8, 2016 Maniac Book Club: Andy Warhol was a Hoarder

by Jennifer Sheller The latest Maniac book club choice was Andy Warhol was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History’s Great Personalities by Claudia Kalb. This book is a culmination of 12 stories about famous historical figures, but written from the perspective of each person’s mental

April 30, 2014 Book Club – Dirty Secret – Jessie Sholl

Dirty Secret – Jessie Sholl If you have ever kept a secret for even a short amount of time, it often feels liberating to finally tell it to someone, anyone, no matter how hard it is to do. In Jessie Sholl’s book, Dirty Secret,

November 16, 2013 Looking for People who Hoard who have Undergone a Forced Cleanout

Call for Participants for "The Lived Experience of People who Hoard who have Undergone a Forced Cleanout of their Home." The Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD) is collaborating with the Hoarding Project , to recruit participants for a clinical research study titled "The Lived Experience of