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Hoardganize Podcast

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!

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Hoardganize Podcast - 6 Human Needs - Significance

On this episode of The Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey continues discussing the six human needs. Rachel and guest Coach Jimmy Kay discuss the third human need which is the need for significance. Are you attaching significance to your belongings? Tune in to hear decluttering tips when this happens ...

29mins

26 Aug 2019

Rank #1

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Hoardganize - Perfectionism and Clutter

On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey talks about perfectionism, ocd, and how all or nothing thinking can leave you in clutter chaos.

13mins

8 Jan 2018

Rank #2

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Hoardganize - The Paralysis of Analysis

On this episode of The Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey defines the term "The Paralysis of Analysis" in regards to decluttering and organization. Learn 3 strategies to help you learn decision making skills that will help you clear away clutter.

12mins

20 May 2019

Rank #3

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Hoarding Poetry Slam

Hey Collectors!  I hope you enjoy my Poetry slam I wrote about helping people with hoarding disorder/excessive amounts of clutter. This poem was written with no judgement and intended to provide a small amount of organizing insight in a non traditional way.

7mins

5 Aug 2018

Rank #4

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Creating a Curated Closet with Organizing Expert Geralin Thomas

In this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast organizing consultant Geralin Thomas discusses how she’s helped clients from around the globe create curated closets. Tune in to hear Geralin's tips, techniques, and tactics for letting go of clothing that doesn’t fit or flatter. Listeners will enjoy her strategies and words of wisdom about building a better wardrobe. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER in Ep #100  Geralin's passion for helping people build better wardrobes.   Geralin's tips for more mindful shopping.     How to start the decluttering the clothing process.  Hilarious strategies for figuring out which garments aren’t needed, loved, wanted, or worn.  Why numbers matter.  Connect with Geralin: https://www.metropolitanorganizing.com Hoarding + Decluttering books by Geralin:  Decluttering Your home: https://www.amazon.com/Decluttering-Your-Home-Techniques-Secrets From Hoarding to Hope: https://www.amazon.com/Hoarding-Hope-Understanding-People-Hoard Geralin’s Wardrobe Wisdom Workbook: https://www.metropolitanorganizing.com/personal-style/wardrobe-wisdom-workbook/

41mins

4 Nov 2019

Rank #5

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Hoardganize Podcast - Understanding Chronic Disorganization

On this episode of The Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey discusses the differences between Chronic Disorganization and Hoarding Disorder. Do you wonder whether you suffer from hoarding disorder? Are you not sure what type of disorganization you have? Tune in for expert advice on identifying the difference between the two, and success strategies for both. This is episode is for Collectors, Professional Organizers, Therapists, Code Enforcement, Law Enforcement, In home support services or anyone working with the overly cluttered population. It's important to know what it is you are looking at and who it is you are working with to come up with the ultimate success strategy.

46mins

30 Sep 2019

Rank #6

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Organizing Tips for People With ADHD with Ellen Delap

On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey and Ellen Delap discuss: Organizational tips for people who have AD/HD or ADD. What to do if you think you have ADHD. Stories about client success and struggles with ADHD. Personal struggles and how to overcome perfectionism. How to ask for help, and who to ask. Certified Professional Organizer Ellen Delap launched Professional-Organizer.com in 2000 in Houston, Texas. Ellen works one on one with clients, streamlining their environment, creating effective strategies for an organized lifestyle and helping clients realize their organization and productivity goals. Her niche is working with individuals and families with ADHD in their home and at work. She holds specialist certificates in ADD, Chronic Disorganization, Life Transitions, Work Place Productivity, Household Management, and Team Productivity. She is an Organizer Coach having completed the Coach Approach curriculum.  Ellen’s work has been featured on Smead podcasts, as a contributor to articles with the Associated Press, and as a regional speaker with the ADDA-Southern Region conferences.  Ellen is past president of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals and an member of the ADDA-Southern Region Professional Advisory Committee.

45mins

23 Dec 2019

Rank #7

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Hoardganize - Bags of Shame

On  this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey discusses "Bags of shame". Do you shovel all your clutter into a bag when you have guests coming? Does the cable guy stopping by trigger a mad "Stash and Dash"? Do these stashed items become "time capsules" of your cluttered life? Tune in to learn five tips on how to tackle those Bags of Shame! Reference Credits to the FlyLady and Andy Warhol :)

16mins

15 Jan 2018

Rank #8

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Hoardganize - Clutter Mindset

On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey discusses how your Clutter Mindset is keeping you from living the organized life you truly desire ... tune in to hear a few limiting beliefs that are holding you back. If you don't start letting go of stuff now its VERY likely that in the next five or ten years you will be BURIED IN CLUTTER!

15mins

21 Oct 2019

Rank #9

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Visualize the home you deserve

On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey invites you to visualize the home you have always wanted. Create a map that leads exactly to the sanctuary you deserve. Mapping is a tool to help you decipher what it is you truly want inside of your home. Stop being indecisive over items that are holding you back from creating the home you have always wanted.

31mins

26 Mar 2018

Rank #10

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Professional Organizing Rates AMA #3

On this episode of the hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey discusses Professional Organizing Rates on her Ask Me Anything #3. How much do professional organizers charge? Tune in to find out how much and why ...

15mins

12 Mar 2018

Rank #11

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Motivation and Organization

On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey discusses how your lack of motivation is holding you back from getting organized. Would you rather be on Facebook then doing your chores? Tune in to learn some techniques to keep you motivated while doing the mundane ...

10mins

7 May 2018

Rank #12

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Hoardganize Podcast - Clutter Tipping Point

On this episode of The Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey delves into the land of ambivalence and invites you to measure just how ready you are to get organized. Are you completely fed up with your clutter? Or are you just a little bit fed up? What's it going to take to make that shift? Tune in ...

15mins

3 Sep 2018

Rank #13

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Hoardganize - My Worst Hoarding Cases AMA #2

On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey answers the burning question of what is the worst thing she has ever seen as a professional organizer? Tune in to compare where you fit in her range of extreme ...

18mins

12 Feb 2018

Rank #14

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Hoardganize - Death and Clutter

On this episode of the Hoardganize podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey discusses the difficult topic of death and clutter. If you died today who would be left to clean up your mess tomorrow?  Don't wait until you are on your death bed to give away your fine China. Tune in to learn 5 tips on how to deal with your clutter, while you are still alive.

15mins

19 Feb 2018

Rank #15

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Hoardganize - Are you a hoarder?

On this episode of The Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey interviews hoarding and chronic disorganization experts Diane Quintana and Jonda Beattie. Have you ever wondered if you are a hoarder? Do you tend to label yourself as one? Tune in as I chat with my Atlanta colleagues about this exact topic. Often we are called into a "hoarding situation" which once we have worked with the Client, discover is not. Tune in to hear stories about people in the same situation, who were not technically hoarders (albeit they had tendencies). Diane@dnqsolutions.com DSMV Definition of Hoarding Persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions, regardless of their actual value. jonda@timespaceorg.com

21mins

12 Aug 2019

Rank #16

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Creating lasting organizing habits

On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast Rachel discusses the art of creating long lasting organizing habits and the fact that it is not that easy. Do you find yourself wanting to change too many things and then only giving yourself a day to master them? You have got to tune in ...

13mins

8 Oct 2018

Rank #17

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Clutter Free Summer Challenge - Ill Fitting Clothing #6

On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey kicks off week #6 and gets rid of Ill Fitting Clothing. Clothing that makes you feel frumpy and dumpy are only negative reminders lingering in your closet. Tune in to learn how to make your wardrobe a happier place ...

11mins

5 Aug 2018

Rank #18

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Death, Taxes and Change

On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey discusses the 3 certain things in life death, taxes, and CHANGE. Change can be exciting and it can also be downright scary. How do you get out of playing a victim and find the fortitude to accept change? Tune in ...

24mins

3 Dec 2018

Rank #19

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Clutter Free Summer Challenge - VHS Tapes #8

On this episode of the Hoardganize Podcast, Professional Organizer Rachel Seavey kicks of the final week of her Clutter Free Summer Challenge by discussing different ways to recycle VHS tapes. If you find yourself hanging on to VHS tapes because you don't know how to get rid of them and/or you are going to convert them "one day" you have got to tune in ...

11mins

13 Aug 2018

Rank #20