Obsessive-compulsive disorder, colloquially referred to as OCD, is defined as a chronic disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions), behaviors (compulsions), or both. Most people affected by OCD suffer from unwanted and intrusive thoughts that are long-lasting and cause them to repeatedly perform ritualistic behaviors to try and ease anxiety. OCD can be a debilitating disorder because it can continuously disrupt life. Finding the best treatment for this mental health disorder is crucial for those who want to take control of the disorder and gain relief. … Continue reading
According to the International OCD Foundation, “Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder that affects people of all ages and walks of life, and occurs when a person gets caught in a cycle of obsessions and compulsions.” … Continue reading
Have you taken the Enneagram personality test yet? It seems like, although it’s been around for a long time, it has emerged as another way to identify different personality types. Type One, The Perfectionist, is the first type described on the scale. You can read a lot more about this, and the eight other personality types here.
According to the Narrative Enneagram Perfectionists “believe they must be good and right to be worthy. Consequently, Perfectionists are conscientious, responsible, improvement-oriented and self-controlled, but also can be critical, resentful and self-judging.” … Continue reading