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.
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My guest post by Becky Jane Stephenson is an example of how OCD can show up and how exposure-response prevention (ERP) works.
Non-contact contamination OCD is when a triggering stimulus takes place by human or animal interaction without touching. Also, handling an inanimate object or through word association.
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?