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Clutter is a Trauma Symptom

New studies suggest a strong link between clutter and feeling anxious, depressed, unfocused and socially isolated. Researchers blame the clutter itself for causing those problems.

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The Self-Love Myth

You may have been told that you needed to “get in touch” with your anger to heal from childhood trauma. For some people, there is probably something freeing about that — for a while anyway. 

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