When does a collector become a hoarder? There are those hoarders that are very neat and don't get noticed as much as a dirty one. Hoarding has different degrees of severity but all need help.
Procrastination is the thief time. I'm sure we can all agree with this old adage as there is nary a person alive who has not suffered from it. How do you stop procrastination? Here are some tips.
Compulsive liars are people who lie even if there is no need of it. Most have run across one at some time or another. And they can be aggravating to say the least. What prompts a person to lie for absolutely no reason whatsoever? A...
Only a skeptic would think of the disadvantages of being nice. After all, being Mr. Nice Guy is the way to go, isn't it? Irony or the truth of life, call it what you want. Being nice to everyone around your all the time can sometimes hurt you. From horror stories of being labeled and treated as a...
A look at hoarding and how my mother's hoarding impacted my life.
Having a child with OCD can be a challenge, but you are not alone. Our story is one of struggle, and huge successes. I will try to include updates near the top.
Hoarding is the inability to let go of our belongings and we often have an emotional connection to our stuff. Are you a hoarder? Find out with clutter-hoarding scale.
As anyone with trichotillomania knows (and anyone without it can imagine), there is a moment of horror when you look in the mirror. A moment when your stomach drops out the bottom of your feet, the world grows dark around you and your breath...
It is not uncommon for people with OCD to share difficulty with daily activities, such as tardiness, perfectionism, and procrastination. It is something you can minimize with therapy and medication.
Is there a compulsive hoarder in your family or community? Learn the facts about this disorder before you judge that neighbor with all the junk in their yard.