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hoarding disorder

Living Easier
May 04, 2019

How To Help Someone With Hoarding Disorder Who Doesn’t Want Help

When we see a loved one drowning, our natural instinct is to lend a hand. But how can we help someone who refuses to take it? Hoarding disorder is a... read more
When we see a loved one drowning, our natural instinct is to lend a hand. But how can we help someone who refuses to take it? Hoarding disorder is a unique disease, but that doesn’t make it any less devastating for friends and family of those affected. Research shows clinically significant hoarding currently affects between 2% and 6% of people.... read more
Decluttering
Apr 12, 2019

How To Help Your Elderly Parent With Hoarding Disorder

It can be hard to convince any elderly parent that an aged care facility is the best option for their health and safety – let alone a parent with a... read more
It can be hard to convince any elderly parent that an aged care facility is the best option for their health and safety – let alone a parent with a hoarding disorder. After all, over 60% of older Australians strongly prefer to age in their own home. It’s comfortable, it has all their belongings, and it's likely packed with sentimental... read more
Decluttering
Apr 05, 2019

Compulsive Decluttering: When Minimalism Goes Too Far

With so much pressure to embrace minimalism and discard anything that doesn’t spark joy, where should we draw the line? We’ve all heard of compulsive hoarding disorder; it receives a... read more
Decluttering
Jan 30, 2019

Digital Hoarding: Why You Should Declutter Your Devices

Our devices allow us to save all the important stuff – from family photos to work documents and everything in between. But what about the not-so-important stuff we accumulate on... read more
Living Easier
Jan 20, 2019

5 Signs Of Hoarding Disorder (And How To Spot Them)

We all want the best for our loved ones – our parents, partners, family, and friends. So being able to notice potentially destructive behaviour is crucial to the support we... read more
Decluttering
Sep 19, 2018

What To Do If Your Loved One Is A Hoarder

Have you ever walked into a loved one’s home and been genuinely concerned by the state of it? We’re not talking about a pile of unfolded washing or plates from... read more
Decluttering
May 29, 2018

How Decluttering Your Home Can Declutter Your Mind

Is mess causing you stress? You’re not alone. Studies show the large majority of Australians are living in a cluttered home, and over 25% report that clutter creates stress and... read more
Decluttering
May 22, 2018

The Psychology Behind Hoarding Disorder

Remember your first childhood friend? That adorable stuffed toy, that’s probably packed up in a box somewhere right now. It’s a little more worn and tattered than it used to... read more
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