The more I learn about mental health and how it manifests the more I agree that it’s not necessarily our genes that determine our habits and behaviors. A lot of the way we act has been learned, sometimes without us even realizing it. Worry was like that for me. I learned how to worry about… Continue reading Did You Learn How to Worry?
In some ways I’ve probably always been a worrier. It’s something I learned at a very young age from watching and being around my parents. My father had the scarcity mentality that manifested into hoarding, which I now know is a form of anxiety and worry (the fear that I will need something and not… Continue reading Why do we worry?
Even in our digital age, we seem to have a lot of paperwork. 1. Turn off the faucet I don’t mean the literal faucet. I mean the paper faucet. If you’re flooded with paperwork, look for ways to stop it from coming in (turn off the faucet). If you’re getting credit card offers, sign up… Continue reading How to Deal with Paper Clutter
It’s one of those things we always intend to get done, but put off until things are falling out every time you open the door … organizing the refrigerator. It’s not rocket science, but it does take a few minutes. 1. Everything comes out. I mean EVERYTHING. We piled it all on the cabinets after… Continue reading Organize Your Refrigerator in 3 Easy Steps
Five Easy Ways to Declutter TODAY I have personal experience with hoarding and I know that massive clean outs usually don’t work, because they don’t change the mental reasons for clutter and keeping stuff you don’t really use, like, or need. Plus people think that decluttering takes a lot of time so they just keep… Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Declutter TODAY