OCD & Coronavirus: Confessions Of An Anxious Mind

How worried should you be about the coronavirus? This is a question that I can not answer – and to be honest, I was spending a lot of time googling but I have not been able to find any answer to it. But there is one thing I know: it has been a very difficultContinue reading “OCD & Coronavirus: Confessions Of An Anxious Mind”

Do I have OCD?

Do I have OCD?Self-diagnosis is never a good idea. If you think you may suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, the best thing you can do is consulting a therapist. But I do not want to be a hypocrite: it can be extremely difficult to stop yourself from googling and if you’re reading this article, itContinue reading “Do I have OCD?”

OCD: a Living Hell of Uncertainty

Our world is full of uncertainty and all of us encounter situations that we just can not control. Uncertainty is something that we need to accept and live together with even if it is not an easy thing to do. And if you’re suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, accepting the fact that you can notContinue reading “OCD: a Living Hell of Uncertainty”

Coronavirus Scare and the Anxious Mind

How worried should we be about the novel Coronavirus? This is the question that none of the articles I have read were able to answer. And I will not give an answer to this question in today’s post. The internet is a dangerous place if you’re suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety or anyContinue reading “Coronavirus Scare and the Anxious Mind”

Demons are real: Stop Negative Self Talk!

Do demons actually exist? Yes, they do. The world is full of demons and they do not always look like the evil mythical creatures you see in Hollywood movies. Real demons are much scarier, because you can not just run away from them: they’re living in the darkest underworld of your own mind. In today’sContinue reading “Demons are real: Stop Negative Self Talk!”

OCD: Living a lie

Nobody likes liars. And if you could choose, you’d never live with one. But some people have no choice, they are forced to share their lives with a liar called OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is one of the most terrifying mental illnesses and at the same time it’s one of the best liars the worldContinue reading “OCD: Living a lie”

OCD: a vicious cycle of doubt and guilt

Two of the key characteristics of OCD are doubt and guilt. But what does it feel like to suffer from them? That’s what I’m going to write about today and I’ll share one of my personal stories with you. First of all, let’s take a look at doubt: this is something I have already mentionedContinue reading “OCD: a vicious cycle of doubt and guilt”

What is it like to live with OCD? – A day in my life.

I wake up in the morning and the first thought coming into my mind is: – what if I did something terrible while I was sleeping and I’m not even aware of it? The list of things that I could have done during my sleep is absolutely endless: I could have harmed someone, I couldContinue reading “What is it like to live with OCD? – A day in my life.”

Pure O: Living in Endless Fear

Have you ever heard your friends saying that “they were so OCD” ? Or watched any reality shows where they present OCD as a kind of cleaning obsession or as the fear of germs? The answer is probably yes. But the reality is that OCD is much more complex than that – it’s just likeContinue reading “Pure O: Living in Endless Fear”

The Call of the Void

Have you ever been walking across a bridge when suddenly, for absolutely no reason, you felt the urge to jump? Yes, this sounds absolutely insane but it’s a feeling that a lot of people have – even if they’d never admit that. It’s so common that the French even have an expression to describe thisContinue reading “The Call of the Void”