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DBT Tips: Radical Acceptance

Radical acceptance is a concept that I use quite regularly in order to help me cope day to day and to challenge negative thoughts and feelings. It is a concept that you will most probably hear associated with DBT (dialectical behavioural therapy), as it falls under the module of distress tolerance within its framework. I myself… Continue reading DBT Tips: Radical Acceptance

OCD · Therapy Advice/Experiences

Level Up Achieved – Turning 18

Today I turned 18. This is a milestone for me. Not in the regular sense of becoming an adult and thus legally being able to fill my whole room with alcohol, but in the sense that I’ve somehow made it through my teenage years and I’m about to move onto the next stage of my… Continue reading Level Up Achieved – Turning 18

OCD · School & OCD

Coping With OCD and Exams

So that looming time of the year is nearly upon us again, which for students, can really only mean one thing…exams. Now exams can cause a lot of stress within themselves to almost everyone who takes them. The pressure from teachers to revise their subjects individually just that little bit more, the countless revision lectures… Continue reading Coping With OCD and Exams

OCD · Personal

Just a little update

Hey everyone, sorry for not posting in a little while. As you’ve probably heard from most 15-16 year olds, I have exams. Yippee!… My first exam is on Friday and it’s GCSE history paper 1. Got the causes of WW1, League of Nations, Treaty of Versailles and Hitlers foreign policy embedded into my brain! And… Continue reading Just a little update