The Hoarder in You: How to Live a Happier, Healthier, Uncluttered Life (MP3 CD)

By Robin Zasio, Cassandra Campbell (Narrated by)
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We all have treasured possessions a favorite pair of shoes, a much-beloved chair, an ever-expanding record collection. But sometimes, this emotional attachment to our belongings can spiral out of control and culminate into a condition called compulsive hoarding. From hobbyists and collectors to pack rats and compulsive shoppers it is close to impossible for hoarders to relinquish their precious objects, even if it means that stuff takes over their lives and their homes.According to psychologist Dr. Robin Zasio, our fascination with hoarding stems from the fact that most of us fall somewhere on the hoarding continuum. Even though it may not regularly interfere with our everyday lives, to some degree or another, many of us hoard.The Hoarder in You provides practical advice for decluttering and organizing, including how to tame the emotional pull of acquiring additional things, make order out of chaos by getting a handle on clutter, and create an organizational system that reduces stress and anxiety. Dr. Zasio also shares some of the most serious cases of hoarding that she's encountered, and explains how we can learn from these extreme examples no matter where we are on the hoarding continuum.

About the Author

Robin Zasio, Psy.D., LCSW, is the host of Animal Planet's series "My Extreme Animal Phobia" and a featured doctor on the Emmy Award winning hit A&E series "Hoarders".

Original bio sent from Cassandra:

Cassandra Campbell began doing voice overs as the voice for Calvin Klein s Italian commercials. This was followed by commercial and documentary recording in both English and Italian. She has recorded many audiobooks and has received several AudioFile Earphones Awards as well as an Audie(r) Award nomination. As an actress and director, she has worked at the Public, the Mint, the Berkshire Theatre Festival, Stagewest, Theatreworks, the Baltimore Shakespeare Festival, Millmountain Theatre, the National Shakespeare Company, and the New York Fringe Festival.

Praise For…

"Together, author and narrator create a listening experience that is welcoming and thoughtful, rather than belittling and incendiary." ---AudioFile

Product Details
ISBN: 9781452655499
ISBN-10: 1452655499
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Publication Date: December 19th, 2011
Language: English