5 common misconceptions about OCD

Is OCD a cleaning disorder? Is everyone a little bit OCD? There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and in this post, I’ll try to answer some of the most common questions and bust 5 myths about OCD. OCD is about cleaning When I told one of my friends IContinue reading “5 common misconceptions about OCD”

Light at the end of the tunnel: Getting diagnosed with OCD

Getting diagnosed with a mental disorder is definitely not a good thing. But learning that I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder made my life much easier: it helped me see the light at the end of the tunnel. After years of suffering, getting diagnosed with OCD gave me hope and it showed me that there’s aContinue reading “Light at the end of the tunnel: Getting diagnosed with OCD”

How did I spend New Year’s Eve? – Happy New Decade! :)

I have always thought that the 1920s was one of the coolest decades – and I really hope that the 2020s will be even cooler! I wish all my readers a Happy New Year and an amazing new decade! And because it’s January 1st, 2020, I really do not want to start this year byContinue reading “How did I spend New Year’s Eve? – Happy New Decade! :)”

OCD 2020: Make your New Years Resolutions SMART!

Are you planning to make any New Year’s Resolutions? You are not alone: most of us make New Year’s Resolutions, but unfortunately, only a few people can actually achieve their goals. Every single year, we promise ourselves that we would lose weight, eat more healthy, quit smoking but for some reason, we are not alwaysContinue reading “OCD 2020: Make your New Years Resolutions SMART!”

Do not feed the monster! – 5 things that keep your OCD alive.

I have always imagined Obsessive Compulsive Disorder as a big, cruel monster that does not want to stop torturing me. So would anyone like to feed such a beast? Of course not! So, in today’s post, I will talk about 5 things that are just like a delicious meal for our OCD monster and thatContinue reading “Do not feed the monster! – 5 things that keep your OCD alive.”

Set yourself free: How to break the vicious cycle?

Have you ever felt that your OCD was a kind of a vicious cycle that you can not break? Or that it is like a maze with no way out? That is exactly the way I used to feel and to be honest, I still think that OCD is like a maze of thoughts, butContinue reading “Set yourself free: How to break the vicious cycle?”

OCD: Fight the Boggart! :)

Do you think Harry Potter books and movies are just perfect for Christmas? Well you are not alone! I do not only suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, but there’s one more condition that I have: I am a hundred percent addicted to Harry Potter. I simply adore the magical atmosphere of JK Rowling’s books andContinue reading “OCD: Fight the Boggart! :)”

Obsessive Christmas Disorder: Merry Christmas to all of you! :)

It’s Christmas Time! 🙂 And today I really do not want to think of OCD and I will not write about it. Today is a day that we should spend with our loved ones and enjoy life. So what should be your plan for today? 🙂 1. Spend time with your loved ones! Now becauseContinue reading “Obsessive Christmas Disorder: Merry Christmas to all of you! :)”

Why do I have OCD? – Causes and risks

Why do I have OCD? This is a question that I am sure every OCD sufferer has already wondered about and the answer to it is much more complicated than you would imagine. First of all, the cause of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is not fully understood so if you start googling it you’ll find aContinue reading “Why do I have OCD? – Causes and risks”

Celebrating Talent: Blogger Recognition Award

Today’s post is a little bit different from the other ones I’ve been posting so far. This time it’s not about OCD, but about something much more cheerful: Blogger Recognition Award. Maja has nominated me for Blogger Recognition Award and it means a lot to me: it’s very encouraging especially that I started blogging quiteContinue reading “Celebrating Talent: Blogger Recognition Award”