How clutter relates to ‘control’ and ‘loss’…

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, June 29, 2017

Walls of clutter can buffer some people against loss. Find out how their minds work…

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What to do about being a clutter addict

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, May 18, 2017

True clutter addicts usually need to ‘stay in control’ by amassing things. If that’s you, here’s some tips for dealing with your need to hoard.

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