Category Archives: Clutter

What is the Vision You Would Like To Create For Your Home and Your Life?

What is the vision you have for your home?  For your Life?  I think it is hard to create the vision you want for your home when you are unsure about what you want for your life. What is the … Continue reading

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Help for Hoarders Facing Eviction – What can you do?

I am currently working with two women who are facing eviction.  The fact that they are aware that they could lose their housing can be a motivational factor.  Both of them have been homeless or have moved and lost most … Continue reading

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What is your personal clutter model?

One of the first steps in being able to solve a problem is knowing what has led you to this issue.  Everyone is very individual in how they deal with their stuff.  So it can be important to figure out … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter Support Group – Week 6

Wow, we are on the home stretch now – Week 6  Woohoo!!  We have had really consistent attendance in this group.  It is small which is nice, about 8 participants and one member was off sick this week.  We really … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter Support Group – Week 5

Our group is two hours each week and participants soon figure out that we do have a set agenda that they can count on.  So each week we start with a Check in/Successes/Homework which means that everyone has the opportunity … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter Support Group Week 4

Wow!! Week 4 already!!  The weeks sure do fly by.  Week 4 is the halfway point of the group and at this time it can get more challenging for participants.  They should be testing the waters now by not acquiring, … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter Support Group Week 3

Week 3 is fun!!  Participants are starting to get into the swing of things and are starting to develop some awareness around their acquiring behaviours and their thought processes.   They are also starting to develop some trust with each other. … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter Support Group – Week 2

Week 2 will tell us which participants are really committed to the group.  We had one person drop out and another did not call or show up.  However, we had two new people as well.  One a previous group member … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter Support Groups Work

Week One We had ten people signed up for the group and seven people showed up.   Two men and the rest women.  It is interesting that the stats show that more men have issues with “chronic disorganization or hoarding” than … Continue reading

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Help for Firefighters and First Responders

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking to about fifty Firefighters in the County (Arva) with a co-worker and a Peer Support Worker (volunteer) about how we can work with people who have clutter and hoarding issues.  They said … Continue reading

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