How ERP therapy is helping me confront the uncomfortable “Place your hand on the doorknob.” “Okay, now the soap dispenser.” I do as she says.…Read More... ERP Therapy & Learning to Embrace Uncertainty
As someone with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), my re-entry anxiety not only concerns how to immerse myself back into the world. It also includes questioning how re-entry will impact my OCD.Read More... What Re-Entry Anxiety is Like for Someone with OCD
Easing my mind from overthinking isn’t about silencing my thoughts. It’s about focusing my attention and accepting the duality of emotion.Read More... Overthinking Everything: Why Watercolor Painting is How I’m Quieting My Mind Right Now
My first gynecologist was no other than the man who delivered me from my mother’s womb.Read More... Overthinking Everything: What Should Your Relationship with Your OBGYN Really Be Like?
2020 was not a year for love. At least not in my perpetually single opinion.Read More... Overthinking Everything: Is It Time to Start Dating Again?
Coronavirus Took My Anxiety to New Extremes. But Getting Help Wasn’t Easy.Read More... Overthinking Everything: I Was Already a Germaphobe – Then COVID Happened
At first, it was upsetting to realize that my eccentric behavior, which at that point had become my normal, was indeed not normal at all and instead, part of a mental disorder.Read More... Overthinking Everything: How I Realized I Had OCD