The OCD Mind. Action Steps Toward Betterment
OCD is a term that is somewhat commonly used. However, for a condition that is so much a part of our vernacular, there is not much awareness about the manifestations of OCD symptoms, the toll it takes on the people and how people can get better. br Join host Alexandra Janelli in talking to Liz Funk, a writer, speaker, and coach who focuses on OCD. People with OCD tend to experience first symptoms between ages 16 and 24. Many people who have OCD—or who fall somewhere on the OCD spectrum—experience OCD mainly in the form of intrusive, irrational thoughts. If people understand the full range of ways that OCD can manifest, and have tools to manage anxiety that isn’t OCD but is certainly disruptive, they’ll be poised to be able to use their redirected mental energy to take on their goals and create lives of their own design. Liz teaches how everyone can benefit from learning how to observe their thoughts, choose what to focus on, and take good risks even when they feel uncertain.