Severe Domestic Squalor

Severe Domestic Squalor is the title of a 2012, Cambridge University Press book written by John Snowdon, Graeme Halliday and Sube Banerjee. It’s exactly about its title, and not easy reading, mentally or emotionally. But over-acquiring and under-discarding tendencies can contribute to squalor. It serves me and some of my clients for me to understand…

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The Anti-Planner Dani Donovan

World Globe

Dani Donovan is an ADHD-abled inspiration for the ADHD-abled worldwide. She does it all: TikToks, comics, public speaking, a blog aaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnd The Anti-Planner: How to Get Stuff Done When You Don’t Feel Like It. I’m pointing you to the clean edition: there’s a cuss-word-loaded version makes a Nu Yawker proud.   This ISN’T the book…

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Furniture Repair Bank

I LOVE learning about a-maz-ing donation-worthy recipients, especially ones with fabulous missions. The Furniture Repair Bank, right in Seattle, takes in furniture, lamps and some other household items in all sorts of states of repair, repairs the items and then distributes the refurbished goods to agencies which provide resettlement services. WOW!!!!! Thank you Happy Hauler for…

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The American Association of Daily Money Managers

jar of money

The American Association of Daily Money Managers (AADMM), is a professional society for people who provide invaluable services to their clients. I’m drawing this description right off the national website:   Bill paying, including calls to payees regarding incorrect bills and preparation of payments for client approval. Reconciling checking accounts and investment statements. Preparing and…

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Hoarding Disorder support option

Dr. Chia-Ying Chou is offering a new Compassionate Mind Training for Hoarding & Cluttering Issues program starting July 22 for people who experience clutter/hoarding challenges. I’ve seen Dr. Chou speak. She is an extremely valuable asset in our community.  

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The Holderness Family – Organizing Humor

Woman in a pile of shoes

I think Kim and Penn Holderness are hilarious. And a great reminder that we’re all human. You better believe I’m a subscriber. And I LIKE, or HAHA, a lot. They’ve also got FABULOUS ADHD content. You’ll understand the shoe reference if you watch all four clips…   It’s a Pretty Good Box   Weird Things…

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The Story of Stuff Project

The Story of Stuff Project is an awesome, stubborn, effective San Francisco USA-based non-profit which strives to open eyes and minds to the dangers of common consumable pollutants such as plastic bottles and junk mail. Launched in 2007 with an online documentary, The Story of Stuff, its product list now includes 12 more titles. And…

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Buried in Treasures Support Group repost 1

I will be starting a for-fee virtual Buried in Treasures support group in January 2024. Please email me at lauren@casualuncluttering.com or call me at 425-947-3976 for details. • Does your stuff overwhelm you? • Is it kinda easy to bring it into your spaces, and kinda hard to let it go? • Do you want…

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