Episode #53: Pack Rat or Hoarder? What’s The Difference? (Ask CarlaRae)


One question that I’ve received a few times from listeners and have been asked many times throughout the years is this: Is there a difference between a “packrat” and a “hoarder”?

Well, some people would say that both terms mean the same thing. And while I would agree there is overlap, there are differences between the two. And that’s what we look at on today’s episode of Life Made Simple.

I define and explain the differences and similarities between a hoarder and a packrat. I then dive into a lot of the psychology behind it all.



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