Hoarding Specialist and Extreme Cleaner Rachel Seavey discusses how to help yourself when you are overwhelmed with clutter. Rachel is the owner of Collector Care Professional Organizers located in the San Francisco bay area. Rachel and her team have been featured on the CBS Sunday morning show, The Hoarders show, and the Lady Brain Show. This podcast features organizing tips and hacks as well as true stories from within the trenches. Learn how to tame your clutter so that you can gain control of your life. Sunday's at 6pm!
Interview with Elizabeth Nelson cofounder of Children of Hoarders
52:34Hey Collectors! On this podcast I interview Elizabeth Nelson cofounder and speaker for COH Children of Hoarders. Elizabeth shares her experience growing up with a mother who hoarded. We chat about the COH mission, and how I can personally up my game by elevating and validating the children of hoarders that I work with frequently. Links: www.childrenofhoarders.com Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/ChildrenOfHoarders/ Sign up for our Keeping it Real Workshop here: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/rachel-seavey-and-julie-coraccio-38514133863 Support the Podcast here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/rachelseavey
Central and Master Sorting
17:16On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer discusses her organizing methods of central and master sorting. Long overdue, the episodes have been put together and condensed to that you can learn how to put these sorting methods immediately to use. Wether you are a novice declutterer or a professional in the field, these sorting methods are easy to follow. Learn all about organizing by taking a Keeping it Real Organizing and Decluttering online workshop. You can find Julie Coraccio and I on eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/rachel-seavey-and-julie-coraccio-38514133863 Support the podcast by buying me a coffee here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/rachelseavey Join our amazing facebook community here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/hoardganize
Memories Vs. Items - A personal journey in Costa Rica
18:34On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey discusses her recent travels in Costa Rica and the astonishing amount of folks who are happy with very little stuff but a lot of love and life. Rachel asks herself, and invites you to think of your situation at home. Are you happy or are you settling for less? Are you living your "best life"? Are you keeping up with the Jones's? Could you do with less stuff and more love? Tune in for more thought provoking questions. This podcast mentioned Rachel Seavey and Julie Coraccio's Keeping it Real workshops, coaching and classes on Eventbrite. That link is here: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/rachel-seavey-and-julie-coraccio-38514133863 To donate to support the Hoardganize Podcast visit https://www.buymeacoffee.com/rachelseavey
Tiny homes and lowering your footprint with Michael Bartz
27:51On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Rachel Seavey interviews Tiny House builder and owner Michael Bartz. Michael is an actor, writer, as well as podcast producer and host of In Over My Head. In Over My Head was born out of the Telus STORYHIVE 2020 Podcast Edition. Through hands-on training and mentorship, Michael made his show a reality. He looks forward to the show growing and educating people all over the planet on how to reduce their environmental footprint. Michael loves the community that podcasting creates, and is always looking to collaborate with like-minded folks. If you would like to get in touch, please email: [email protected] Michael's podcast: www.inovermyheadpodcast.com Keeping it Real Organizing Classes and Workshops: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/rachel-seavey-and-julie-coraccio-38514133863
Interview with Laura Spaulding of Spaulding Decon
16:59Laura Spaulding is our first interview of the season! Laura Spaulding is the owner and president of Spaulding Decon, the first nationally franchised decontamination service to offer crime scene, hoarding and meth-lab cleanup throughout the United States. Is a crime scene cleanup company the right fit for your hoarded home? Tune in to find out ...
Basic Sorting - Sorting things out #1
19:59On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey shares her basic sorting method. This method is great for beginners, those who struggle with a lot of clutter, and anyone who is helping someone in this situation. Sorting = Decision making. Learn how to build your decision making muscles with this basic sorting method. October Challenge - Declutter your junk drawer! Win an AMA with Rachel if you join our private facebook group and post pictures of your progress. Links mentioned: Hire me as your personal coach: [email protected] Buy me a coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/rachelseavey
The Great Digital Hoard De-Clutter
17:08On this episode of The Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey introduces the July Challenge, shares her personal break from the podcast, and more! July Challenge - The Great Digital Hoard Declutter Declutter your phones, computers, icons, voicemails, applications, history, photos, software, hardware, cables, cords, devices, vhs players, dvd and cd players, tape players, walkmans, discs, floppies, tapes, cds, dvds, records, any media. Below are the links of things discussed. Scheduling a coaching call: https://calendly.com/rachelseavey/60min Working with Rachel in person: https://calendly.com/rachelseavey/collector-care-complimentary-organizing-assessment Join the Tuesday Decluttering Group: https://calendly.com/rachelseavey/hoardganize-group-call Meels On Wheels Presentation - How to help someone who hoards. https://youtu.be/k0svQesdVpg Buy me coffee and help support the website: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/rachelseavey
Filled Up And Overflowing - Hoarding Book Review
25:18On Tonight's Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey interviews Diane Quintana and Jonda Beattie about their new book "Filled up and Overflowing - What to do When Life Events, Chronic Disorganization, or Hoarding Go Overboard". Filled Up & Overflowing was written to help you and your family members, friends and spouses find answers to questions and concerns about the safety and comfort of their loved one in their space. Diane N. Quintana is a Certified Professional Organizer and owner of DNQ Solutions, LLC, based in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a seasoned productivity and organizing expert in her field. Diane led the organizing team for an episode of A&E Hoarders show in 2011. She gave several after-care productivity and organizing sessions for the segment participant. Diane has been featured in Real Simple Magazine and has appeared on the Atlanta Friends and Neighbors Show. Speaker and Author: An accomplished speaker and author of four books including Flying Solo: A Guide to Organizing Your Home When You Leave Your Parents’ Nest and Now What? A Simple Organizing Guide, Diane most recently co-authored the illustrated children’s books Suzie’s Messy Room and Benji’s Messy Room with Jonda Beattie. Diane is a mother and former elementary school teacher. She has lived and worked in four countries including Asia and the United States. Diane teaches professional men and women and working families how to become organized. She provides them with strategies and solutions for maintaining order in their busy lives. Diane specializes in residential and home-office organizing and productivity strategies in metropolitan Atlanta and in working with people challenged by ADD, Hoarding, and chronic disorganization. Jonda Beattie of Time Space Organization (TSO) knows firsthand about people, organizational skills and time management. She began her teaching career at 19, served as the lead Special Education teacher in Dekalb County for 3 years and taught in the public-school system for 30 years. She uses her listening and problem-solving skills, knowledge of different learning techniques, ADHD specialization and paper management skills to help tackle tough organizational issues. A one-time military wife, mother of two, divorced parent, widow and caretaker of an elderly parent, Jonda understands how change affects life. She helps clients organize their space and manage their time before, during and after life transitions such as job changes, health issues, divorce, combined households, downsizing, and children leaving or returning home. Connect With Jonda & Diane https://releaserepurpose.com/best-books-on-organization/ Check out their new book: https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B08R96XDJX&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_FAGJM5MESE2D3ZZ1WRT8
Paperwork Organization - Receipts, Greeting Cards, Recipes and More!
22:22On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer and Coach Rachel Seavey breaks down organizing other types of paperwork. On the last episode Rachel covered essential paperwork bills, investment statements, taxes, etc. But what about other kinds of paperwork will you come across? As you are going through your piles of paperwork you will be sure to find things like reference paperwork, recipes and coupons. What do you do with them? Tune in to hear how to organize receipts, recipes, coupons, notes and more!
Paperwork Organization - What to keep and for how long?
11:11On this episode of The Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey discusses organizing paperwork. Are you unsure what documents you keep and for how long? Tune in! For a free printable to go with this episode email [email protected]