Death is one of the main causes of people becoming disorganized. In this video, professional organizer Julie Brooks talks about why grief and inheriting stuff causes people's home to get out of control.
Divorce causes household disorganization for two primary reasons. The first one is stalemate, which is what takes place in the years before the divorce while the marriage is unraveling. Each partner refuses to do household organization until the other one does his or her part and the result is that nothing gets done so the clutter builds up.
Organizing requires a lot of mental and physical energy and when someone is suffering from a short-term or more chronic bout of depression, it is off and all they can do to just get out of bed and get dressed everyday.
Disease is one of the main causes of people becoming disorganized. In this video, professional organizer Julie Brooks talks about why physical illness or caregiving for sick people, causes people's homes to get out of control.
There are 5 D's that cause disorganization. In this video, Julie talks about how failing to declutter before moving can cause clutter and disorganization in homes.