Fashion journalist and stylist by trade; reformed hoarder by habit, Annmarie O’Connor shares how she went from impulse buyer to decluttering coach by uncovering the emotional hang-ups and unconscious habits that underpin closet happiness. Meet your new closet therapist.
How do you feel when you open your closet? More to the point how does your closet feel? Buried beneath those forgettable fads, questionable trends and ‘oh dear, what was I thinking?’ is a pile of useless emotional baggage. Bet you didn’t see it. Well, guess what? You’re not alone. The closet is more than just a collection of clothes. It’s a deeply vulnerable space containing layers of old energy which, when coupled with an evolutionary gathering instinct, can create chaos. If you feel dread and indecision each time you get dressed, then some closet therapy is in order.
THE HAPPY CLOSET is a self-help guide to balancing well-being and being well-dressed. In this book you’ll find the tools to releasing the unconscious hoarding patterns behind nine core closet personalities: Impulse Buyer, Secret Shopper, Doomsday Prepper, Tired and Emotional, Black Widow, Split Personality, Martyr Mom, Sale Sniper and Perfect 9. Go from collecting to curating with best practice tips on reframing shopping habits, identifying emotional triggers, eliminating excuses and dressing the person you are – today.