Category Archives: difficulty Discarding

Get Motivated to Declutter your Clothing

Can you relate to this? Do you need some motivation to go through your clothing and de-clutter what you no longer wear, love or even fits?  Are you having difficulty on a daily basis trying to figure out what to … Continue reading

Posted in De-Clutter Your Life, decluttering, difficulty Discarding, laundry, Organizing | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

The Connection between Mental Health and Chronic Disorganization

What is the connection between Mental Health and Chronic Disorganization? It was once thought that OCD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, was the main issue with individuals who were living with “Hoarding Disorder” (which was deemed a Mental Health Illness in the DSM 1V … Continue reading

Posted in chronic disorganization, compulsive acquiring, De-Clutter Your Life, difficulty Discarding, hoarding, Hoarding Crisis, mental health, Organizing | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Emotional Responses to Our Clutter – Week 3

When you think about your stuff what kinds of emotions come up? If you struggle somewhat with your stuff you may think of these negative emotions right away. They may include feelings of fear and anxiety, grief and loss, sadness, … Continue reading

Posted in acquiring items, difficulty Discarding, Organizing, Support Groups | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

How Much Difficulty Do You Have with Letting Go of Stuff?

Key #3 Actually making decisions about letting go of items can be very stressful and anxiety producing.  Being able to trust your instincts about what you want and don’t want is very important, however, this takes practice.  Sometimes we will … Continue reading

Posted in difficulty Discarding, Emotional Clutter, Organizing | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

How Much Difficulty Do You Have With Acquiring More Stuff?

Key #2 One of our first homework exercises we do in the Clearing Clutter Support Group and it is amazing what insights come out of this.  Shopping, finding things, getting things given to you from well meaning friends or family, mail and flyers … Continue reading

Posted in acquiring items, chronic disorganization, compulsive acquiring, difficulty Discarding, Organizing | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Three Keys to Starting the De-Cluttering Process

Are you wondering how you can even start the de-cluttering process?  It can be so overwhelming that it is easy to just look around and throw your hands up and say to yourself “what is the use, I just don’t … Continue reading

Posted in acquiring items, Clutter, decluttering, difficulty Discarding | Tagged , , | Leave a comment