Understanding Values in Relationship OCD

Being sure about something means going through the “what-ifs” to prove or disprove whether there is anything legitimate to worry about, and then still being doubtful.

Desire-Intrusive Thoughts

Pure-intrusive thoughts in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are involved, disturbing, and more challenging to treat when they consist of a desire-intrusive component. This book, by Carol Edwards, examines this critical issue.

Non-OCD People Check Too

If ever you get the urge to say to someone who has OCD, “get over it”, think instead of how to help them through it. By doing this, and showing that you understand to some extent what they must be going through, you can help them weaken OCD’s influence and help them towards recovery.

Misophonia: How to Tune out to Disgusting Sounds

This educational document takes the reader through an interesting journey, in which the author (Carol Edwards), explores personal accounts of living with Misophonia (hatred of sounds) coupled with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Researched information, including a link to proposed diagnostic criteria as a standalone neurological disorder for entry into the DSM-5, is added to this fascinating description of one’s aversion to sounds, colours, smells and movements, with the added detail of grief, sensory processing problems and more.

How to Stop Procrastinating and be Successful

Several things can cause procrastination. These might be fear of failure, boredom, depression or anxiety. A quote by an unknown author is ‘Procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried.’ The point in all of this is to ask yourself, why am I burying my opportunities? Why do I have a fear of failure? Why am I bored? What’s making me depressed or anxious?