Why People Get Offended When They Hear “OCD” Used as an Adjective

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, commonly known as "OCD", is an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive, unwanted thoughts, known as obsessions, causing an overwhelming feeling of anxiety which the person attempts to "get rid of" by performing either mental or physical compulsions. There are quotations around "get rid of" because the relief that comes with the compulsions is only … Continue reading Why People Get Offended When They Hear “OCD” Used as an Adjective

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Coming To Terms With Having OCD

As with anything else, obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms can range from mild to severe, from manageable to outright debilitating. However, regardless of this range, OCD is an anxiety disorder. It is a mental illness; and coming to terms with having a mental illness can be quite a difficult process. Even coming to terms with the possibility … Continue reading Coming To Terms With Having OCD

Is the Only Way to Get through This with Faith?

***This could be triggering for some, so please do not read if you are easily triggered. I love you all and will post some more things soon.*** I've been thinking about this a lot lately and am still very confused as to where I stand. Is the only way to get through this with faith? … Continue reading Is the Only Way to Get through This with Faith?

The Importance of Acceptance & Self-Love

  Hello beauties! I want to talk to you about the importance of acceptance and self-love through your healing process. For some of you, you may already be aware of this importance; however, for others, you may have read the title to this post and thought, "this girl doesn't know what she's talking about". Maybe … Continue reading The Importance of Acceptance & Self-Love