test - Are you a JUNK HOARDER?
This questionnaire will help you to
access just how much clutter has accumulated in your life.
Score two points for a ĎYesí, One for a
ĎSometimesí and zero for a ĎNoí
wardrobe is stuffed with clothes that you donít wear.
socks and tights that have seen better days lurk in bedroom
keep magazines for more than a year.
have several appliances that donít work, but never get around to
getting them fixed.
of newspapers are stacked for recycling, but you never take them
to the recycling center.
suntan creams and discarded cosmetics hibernate at the back of
the bathroom cabinet.
is a cache of old sports gear or leisure equipment, which has
been used once and then relegated to the loft, never to be seen
is a drawer full of mysterious old keys that donít seem to open
of old, often not very good, holiday photos of people that you
donít remember are now taking up cupboard space.
handbag and purse are awash with old notes, bus and train
tickets, receipts from months ago and other useless trivia.
files, papers and pens that donít work have found a permanent
home in your briefcase.
car is rattling with apple cores, cassette tapes that have died,
and chocolate wrappers.
are reluctant to invite friends to stay in your spare room
because it has so much old furniture in it.
have pieces of furniture that are in need of some sort of
and unloved ornaments are tucked out of sight in one of your
garage is so full of junk that you canít get the car in it
have a collection of old, rusting garden equipment that you
keep tripping over all the boxes and other items that you store
in the hall.
still have theatre or music programs from several years ago.
computer is crammed with files that you never refer to anymore.
15-20 Your home and life are well and truly cluttered.
Itís time for drastic action, so work out what you can happily
chuck out. Now consider what extra storage you need for the
valued possessions that have survived the cull. Look at the
storage you already have and decide how new furniture will fit
in, before rushing out and buying.
10-14 Clutter is building up, so
get a grip on it now.
5-9 You do not have a problem
with clutter yet, but do monitor yourself.
- Your home is virtually clutter-free so try to keep it that