Are You OCD? Become More Self-Aware, Improve Your Emotional Intelligence:

Everyone wants some order in their lives.  Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is not always a disorder. It can be a highly marketable skill. Think of the Military where following rules predominates. Or how about accounting and computer programming where attention to detail matters. As with almost every mental health disorder, the key question remains how does the …

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CHECKING YOUR OCD POTENTIAL

What matters? Not  how perfect something is, but how kind you are. If you nodded your head ten times while reading the above, you may be more than the common neat freak.  Severe OCD is a mental illness that  makes you cruel to yourself, but also to others.  To better understand how devastating OCD  can …

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Combatting the Worry of Not Knowing – Five Tips

Doubting? Worried? Not Certain? All are nature’s way of telling us to think carefully. But like many of nature’s way thinking can overwhelm. This post was inspired by a fellow blogger Janet who writes about her son’s OCD.  You can read the blog post that inspired me here. It talks about healthy versus unhealthy doubts. …

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DELUSIONS OF PERFECTION HOLDING YOU BACK?

What would you undertake if you know you would not fail?  More importantly how do you define failure? As perfection? Not good. Thank you doyletics.com  for this one. Know when perfectionism has taken over.  Most often that happens to those with a diagnosis of OCD.  Here is a check list that says perfectionism is in …

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