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Are you concerned you have an unhealthy attachment to stuff? Do you worry for a loved one who has trouble letting possessions go?
Hoarding Disorder isn’t necessarily all piles and pathways; in real life, hoarding can look much different than the extremes highlighted on television. There’s a fine line between a cluttered household versus a hoarding household and – for many of us – pinning down the difference feels slippery.
On this week’s show I’m speaking with social worker, hoarding expert and Conquer the Clutter co-author Elaine Birchall. Elaine identifies hoarding’s 5 red flags; she offers practical steps we can all employ to help our struggling loved ones, too.
* Want more episodes like this one? Try #073: 30 Items to Declutter Today That You Won’t Miss Tomorrow.