What I Wish People Knew About OCD

What I Wish People Knew About OCD

It is officially OCD Awareness Week! Yay! To celebrate, I want to address some misconceptions, useful facts, and where you can go if you want to learn more about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Education is key to ending the mental health stigma! First and foremost, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is not a "quirk" everyone has. You can not [...]

Why I Journal and Helpful Tips

Keeping a journal is a great way to organize your thoughts and evaluate what you are feeling. It is advice that doctors and therapists always give. In the past, when that advice was given I would brush it off. It seemed pointless and like a waste of time. I started writing quite a bit last January and [...]

How to Overcome Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Struggling with anxiety and panic attacks is hard. It has the power to overwhelm you and take over. Everyone experiences different symptoms, but these are some tricks that I've learned throughout my years of treatment and experience with anxiety and panic attacks. I hope they help! Awareness and Acceptance (Mindfulness)This is the newest treatment technique [...]