Here is a list of books for coping with anxiety: Stop Obsessing!:How To Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions by Edna B. Foa, R. Reid Wilson Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior by Jeffrey M. Schwartz, Beverly Beyette The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle Retrain Your Anxious Brain by … Continue reading Books
As a human we experience thousands of thoughts a day. We hold on to the ones that evoke an emotional response, happiness, sadness, loneliness, despair, shock and so on. From the thoughts we have held on to, we start to create a personalized connection with the idea, “why did I have that thought?” or “this … Continue reading The Power of Silence
Life is hard, that is true for every person no matter what culture, upbringing, intelligence or beliefs.
The importance of challenging ourselves, even when anxiety is at its worst. We all know that feeling, of an intrusive thought coming in you try to get ignore it but it just gets louder and louder and louder, like an alarm clock that wont turn off. You try your best to not listen to the … Continue reading The Challenge
I have been having a bad month of anxiety & OCD, I feel like I have completely relapsed and the intrusive thoughts have become so intense that I am back to square one. My intrusive thoughts have caused me so much grief and sadness that all my tools I have learned have somehow slipped my … Continue reading Letting Go
Fantastic acceptance video by Mark Freeman! He is an amazing voice for the anxiety community, you can take a look at his videos on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmUOyG3k10A
I came across a beautiful couple Julie and Andy, who both dedicate time out of their life to host a podcast around OCD and Anxiety. This has been a wonderful resource for many people, and makes you realize that other people are also going through what you are. The stories of the guests will leave … Continue reading Amazing OCD Podcast!
I suffer with anxiety and to elaborate more I suffer with OCD. In my previous blogs I speak about what OCD is, how it impacts someone, and what tools may help to combat the crippling anxiety. This week has been a tough week for me, I was experiencing a big spike in my anxiety, … Continue reading Video Journal
I wanted to share a great article and initiative by students of a Pittsburg university! Students get their zen on at mindfulness fair Will Miller | Senior Staff Illustrator Andrew O'Brien / Staff Writer March 27, 2017 Following the instructor’s lead Saturday, a group of students on yoga mats on the second floor of the … Continue reading Great Article about Mindfulness!
I wanted to share a beautiful piece my younger sister wrote. She too has struggled with anxiety, and this year in particular has been extremely challenging for her, as she tried to navigate life after high school. At the age of only 18 we are somehow supposed to know what we want to do for … Continue reading Eighteen
Great article on Camila Cabello's struggle with OCD! So brace of her to share.... 03/14/2017 01:37 pm ET Camila Cabello Opens Up About Coping With OCD “I totally understand now, being in it, why there shouldn’t be such a stigma on mental illness.” By Carolina Moreno Camila Cabello made headlines last fall after leaving a … Continue reading Camila Cabello opens up about OCD