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6 Packing Tips for Hoarders


Does the hoarder within take over when it’s time to pack? You’re not alone. Overpacking triggered by the fear of leaving something important behind is quite common. But it’s curable. The key to letting go of all that excess stuff is to declutter and get organized—both mentally and physically.

Hoarding, of course, can be a serious problem. But for those of us with just a touch of the hoarding behavior, I suggest six tips for correcting the urge to amass a lot of stuff when packing for a trip.

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