—> Here are 10 common lies OCD tries to tell…and why you shouldn’t believe them! Through these sneaky lies, OCD pretends to be a helpful friend who wants to keep us safe. But really, it only manipulates us into doing more and more rituals. When stressed and struggling with an obsession, I’ve found it’s helpful to identify when OCD is trying to tell a lie. Then, I’m more likely to resist doing a ritual or to fight through the discomfort of an exposure.
Staff Reports— When many people think of depression, they often think of sadness — and not much else. This generalization can be harmful to people who experience depression, but may not “look” depressed. For some, depression may look like sadness or exhaustion. For others, depression might look like a smiling face, or a person … Continue reading “Smiley” Depression
My name is Max. I have had schizophrenia for 9 years, and I want to tell you my story through psychological hell to recovery and hope. I’ll tell you at the beginning that beyond giving you an amusing story about my experience, I eventually want to convince you with my story that I discovered something … Continue reading Schizophrenia Story
What comes to mind when you think of bipolar disorder (also called manic depression or bipolar depression)? I polled some users on r/bipolar2 and asked them what they thought were the most common stereotypes about bipolar disorder. Here are some thing that they said: Bipolar people are expected to have erratic, uncontrollable mood changes. Bipolar … Continue reading Disease Profile: Bipolar Disorder