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If You Could Prevent Yourself From Developing OCD, Would You?

Now this question is a tricky one and will most probably elicit a differing answer from every person you ask. For me, I’d say no and the reasoning behind this is not as straightforward as the answer. OCD is a torturous disorder. It infects the mind and has you left feeling like a puppet trapped in a… Continue reading If You Could Prevent Yourself From Developing OCD, Would You?

Coping Day to Day · OCD · Personal

A New Chapter

So…where to begin. This blog has been a part of me for the best part of 2 and a half years and within that time, so many things have happened. I’ve had some absolutely incredible experiences and opportunities, but on the flip side, I’ve had some quite awful one’s too that I wish I could… Continue reading A New Chapter

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Live Life Imperfectly – Perfectionism & OCD

This phrase was brought to my attention today during a conversation with the awesome Jessica and it really resonated with me, especially given a few things that have been going on in my life recently. Perfectionism can be one of the core influences with regards to OCD, driving compulsions and certain beliefs about ourselves.  I’ve… Continue reading Live Life Imperfectly – Perfectionism & OCD

OCD · OCD Awareness Week

Dear 14 Year Old Self #OCDWeek

Dear 14 year old self, You’re about to start therapy. Something you’re not too sure about just yet, but trust me, it’s going to be one of the most valuable experiences you will ever go through. OCD’s being a pain in the ass right? At this point, you don’t really know what makes your OCD… Continue reading Dear 14 Year Old Self #OCDWeek

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OCD Action Conference Speech

Hello! Who is this stranger blogging again…As some of you may have noticed, I’ve been rather absent from this blog over the past 6 weeks or so. The reason for this was purely just my GCSE exams. However after tomorrow, at 10am, I will be done! Whoop woop! 25 exams complete. So I figured a… Continue reading OCD Action Conference Speech

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Ritualise | YouTube Video

Hello! Today’s post is a YouTube video called ‘Ritualise’. What I hope to get across within this video is the power intrusive thoughts can have over us. No matter what we do e.g go to school, eat, anything really, intrusive thoughts will always seem to find a way to try and gain power. Of course,… Continue reading Ritualise | YouTube Video