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The Story of Mark: Sands of Time

The Story of Mark: Sands of Time

“The Story of Mark” was a series that chronicles how hoarding affects  both the hoarder and those around them; several months later, we are checking in his progress.  Mark is an academic who enjoys writing as an outlet;  these thoughts are 100% his own and do not represent the thoughts or opinions of Redefined Living […]

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The Story of Mark: Hope

The Story of Mark: Hope

“The Story of Mark” is a series that chronicles how hoarding affects  both the hoarder and those around them.  This week is Part IV, the final post in  a set of reflections from the mind of a hoarder.  Mark is an academic who enjoys writing as an outlet;  these thoughts are 100% his own and do not represent […]

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The Story of Mark: Filling the Void

The Story of Mark: Filling the Void

“The Story of Mark” is a series that chronicles how hoarding affects  both the hoarder and those around them.  This week is Part III in  a set of reflections from the mind of a hoarder.  Mark is an academic who enjoys writing as an outlet;  these thoughts are 100% his own and do not represent the thoughts or […]

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The Story of Mark: Props for a Life Unlived

The Story of Mark: Props for a Life Unlived

“The Story of Mark” is a series that chronicles how hoarding affects  both the hoarder and those around them.  This week is Part II in  a set of reflections from the mind of a hoarder.  Mark is an academic who enjoys writing as an outlet;  these thoughts are 100% his own and do not represent the thoughts or […]

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The Story of Mark: Trapped by his Possessions

The Story of Mark: Trapped by his Possessions

“The Story of Mark” is a series that chronicles how hoarding affects  both the hoarder and those around them.  This week begins a set of reflections from the mind of a hoarder.  Mark is an academic who enjoys writing as an outlet;  these thoughts are 100% his own and do not represent the thoughts or […]

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The Story of Mark: From the Outside Looking In

The Story of Mark: From the Outside Looking In

*Beth Warren, owner of Redefined Living and Redefined Moving, is a professional organizer, but does not hold her certificate as a Hoarding Specialist.  As Part 1 in a series on hoarding, this story is purely her personal experience.  Mark’s name has been changed, at his request.  I met Mark over 30 years ago, in 1981.    He was a […]

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Who is a Hoarder?

Who is a Hoarder?

As organizers, we get to meet and work with so many wonderful, interesting people.  We feel fortunate to be invited into the lives of our clients and have the opportunity to help make their lives better by getting them organized and on the right track. Our organizing clients are from all walks of life – […]

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