So we know that people who hoard have huge difficulties with the concept of ‘loss’ – the loss of their objects and/or animals triggers feelings of a loss of their connection to others, identity, reason for living. And… Read More
Before we can reduce acquiring, we need to know Why the acquiring?
Working in hoarded homes isn’t easy and it’s also not always easy to ignore the desire to get things sorted. You may be able to relate to some of these.
I have been scolded for disturbing dust, erected a chicken coop for cats, been told that a poster is worth more than me, and seen ornamental cows stuck to a ceiling
“They” say that most of the message in communication is delivered via non-verbal means like use of voice (paralanguage), gaze (oculesics), touch (haptics), distance (proxemics), time (chronemics), and physical environments/appearance (from Wikipedia). Well as we all know, it can… Read More
I met Ray and Michael earlier this year, they are two lovely men are committed to respectfully cleaning hoarded homes ( from In-a-Minnit Property Maintenance). They took a day off work to learn about hoarding and I have it on… Read More
So this is my idea – let’s create a hoarding forum for workers who work with people who hoard. I know that I certainly have wondered where on earth to start and how would I get out of here if the ceiling collapsed?