So from time to time I feel everything is getting better but then just when you feel good it gets bad again! Like it’s constantly going up and down and you just want to stop and get off of this never ending ride
are we still leaving OCD out of mental illness discussions or
I never really comment on things but I think this is really important and i’d like to join my chum here. OCD is the fourth most common mental disorder in both England and America, after anxiety,…
made me smile
Sometimes you think you’re the only one who thinks like this, how does so much go on I’m your head throughout one whole day? How do you even manage through to the next day?
Just remember getting through the tough times makes you stronger, you are capable to deal with anything.
So in CBT I got told to write down a list of every compulsion I could recall doing (it was a long list.) But then I had to put them in categories e.g. Cleaning, repeating, touching. After I put them in categories I had to list them under how anxiety provoking they where to me. Then slowly I would start by tackling the least anxiety provoking ones, taking a category at a time. It may seem like a lot of work but it massively helped.