OCD Awareness

OCD Awareness: How to Understand and Help Those with OCD If you suffer from Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD), you most likely know that it is a mental health condition that can cause severe anxiety and distress. You might also be aware that it often manifests as unwanted thoughts or repetitive behaviors and has many other subtypes. …

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OCD and Violent Thoughts 

OCD and Violent Thoughts: How to Deal with intrusive thoughts Most people have heard of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), an anxiety disorder where obsessions cause irrational thoughts, worry, and fear.  In contrast, compulsions come from a need to rid these thoughts, worries, and fears by performing rituals to alleviate the anxiety created by these obsessions. And yes, …

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Benefits of OCD

The Surprising Benefits of OCD Do you think of OCD as a disorder that is nothing but a curse? If so, you are not alone. Many people view OCD negatively, without realizing the benefits that this condition can offer. Contrary to popular belief, OCD is not just about being neat and tidy. It is a …

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OCD Rumination

OCD Rumination: The Constant Thinking Disorder If you have OCD, you are probably familiar with the term “rumination.” Rumination is a type of intrusive thought common in people with OCD. This type of thinking can be very draining and significantly impact your quality of life. This blog post will discuss rumination OCD in detail and …

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After OCD Recovery

After OCD Recovery: How to Live a Life Without Fear It’s been a long road, but you’ve finally recovered from OCD. Congratulations! Now what? How do you live your life without fear and anxiety holding you back? It can be challenging, but with the ideas we are about to suggest below, you’ll be able to …

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Tips to overcome OCD

How I Overcame My Compulsions and Gained Control of My Life Compulsions can be both overt and covert. Overt compulsions are visible behaviors, such as hand-washing, checking locks, or counting. Covert compulsions are mental rituals, such as repeating certain words to oneself or mentally reviewing events to search for possible mistakes. The most difficult for …

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