As a professional organizer for the last 11 years, I have come to realize that most of us just have too much “stuff”. And depending on how much “stuff” you have and continue to bring in each and every day, without eliminating any of it leads to hoarding. So many people I have worked with in the past hoard a variety of things: books, magazines, clothing, food, food containers, widgets, pens, collectibles, plants, dishes and the latest organizing gadget. Much like an “anorexic person” who does not see their emaciated body in the mirror, people with a lot of stuff don’t see the big picture. They can maneuver around the house and the piles. Some of them have been doing it for years.
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