How to Stage a Hoarding Intervention

Hoarding goes beyond just the junk drawer, a household staple. It’s a subject that’s been captured on the television show “Hoarders,” continuously shocking viewers–but in reality, it’s a serious threat to both mental and physical health. It often stems from depression, anxiety or other psychological conditions, namely obsessive-compulsive tendencies. A hoarder endures severe bouts of anxiety when it […]

7 Signs You are a Pack Rat

Definition Pack rat (noun): a person who saves unnecessary objects or hoards things Above is the definition of a pack rat.  For minimalists or people that have no problem getting rid of items, “unnecessary objects” are obvious and eliminated from the household.  For a pack rat or hoarder it becomes very difficult to identify what items […]

Quiz: Are You a Hoarder?

You have probably seen one of the many television shows about hoarding. Have you looked around your home and see some of the same issues that you saw on television?  Hoarding is a serious issue that may affect between 2-5% of the population. Here are some questions to see if you may be a hoarder: Question 1: […]