Coping with OCD at work

Has it ever happened to you that you just had to check your sent emails to make sure you had not written anything stupid to anyone? Well, I guess many of us might have had similar worries but it does not mean that all of us are a “little bit OCD“. Simply because Obsessive CompulsiveContinue reading “Coping with OCD at work”

Peace At The Bottom Of A Bottle – OCD & Alcohol

About 30% of people with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) have had a substance use disorder at some point of their lives. This is nearly double the rate of the general population. And I am pretty sure most of us can guess what the most commonly used addictive substance is: yes, it’s alcohol! So, in today’sContinue reading “Peace At The Bottom Of A Bottle – OCD & Alcohol”

How The Mainstream Media Sold Our Mental Health For Clicks

The world is on the verge of collapse. Thousands of deaths, collapsing economies and eternal lockdowns. Life will never be the same as it was before COVID19 and we will never go back to normal. Never ever. Sounds like a paragraph from a dystopian novel. But it is not. These were just a few headlinesContinue reading “How The Mainstream Media Sold Our Mental Health For Clicks”

Am I a monster? – The Story Of My Harm OCD

Are you afraid of harming others?Well, I guess most of us are and that’s absolutely normal. But if you’re suffering from Harm OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), this fear of harming others – especially your loved ones – means a totally different thing for you. There are a lot of misconceptions about OCD – a lotContinue reading “Am I a monster? – The Story Of My Harm OCD”

Locked Down – Finding Yourself

The world we once knew is gone. Many things that we used to take for granted are no longer there. Let’s hope we will soon go back to normal but nobody knows when exactly that could happen. So at the moment, the best we can do is enjoying our lives as much as we can.Continue reading “Locked Down – Finding Yourself”

Lessons From Lockdown – Facing Your Demons

We are slowly getting used to life under lockdown. How long will it last? Nobody knows – at least not in my country. And while social isolation is important, it is very challenging. I guess many of my readers have already experienced how difficult it can be to self-isolate, so I would not want toContinue reading “Lessons From Lockdown – Facing Your Demons”

Fight Coronavirus Anxiety: Silence your negative inner voice

Another post about coronavirus. But please do not believe that my blog will turn into a “coronavirus blog”. The reason why I have decided to write about this topic is because I really believe that this has a huge impact on everyone’s mental health. So, in today’s post I will share a couple of techniquesContinue reading “Fight Coronavirus Anxiety: Silence your negative inner voice”

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”

Obsessed With Your Own Body: The Dark Reality Of Body-Focused OCD

What if I stop breathing? This is a pretty weird question to ask, is it not? First of all, why would you want to stop breathing? And secondly, would it actually be possible to intentionally stop breathing? Well, at this point, you may say that these were absolutely crazy things to think about. However, ifContinue reading “Obsessed With Your Own Body: The Dark Reality Of Body-Focused OCD”

Escaping Reality: My 10 Favorite Books

Life is not only about OCD. This is one of the things that one has to learn to overcome this terrifying mental disorder. I have been suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder for over a decade and this global panic over the novel coronavirus has made my everyday life significantly more difficult. And do not getContinue reading “Escaping Reality: My 10 Favorite Books”