Whilst recently watching "Doctor Who," I noticed how many of the characters make huge sacrifices in order to better themselves or the world around them. Now, TV shows always over exaggerate situations and the consequences those situations create, but Doctor Who - or "DW" - has always managed make it's protagonists relatable and due to this, viewers feel the impact of … Continue reading
Easter holidays or, as Americans call it, "Spring break!" (Woohoo), was upon us. The two week suspension of the university semester and a chance to break free from the shackles of a 9-5 working week. Good Jesus, how I needed a holiday and what better to place to visit than...... Norway! Yes, the most expensive … Continue reading Going solo – Me, myself and my OCD visit Norway
I can guarantee the next time you hear someone use the word "anxiety," it's with reference to feeling a little nervous, slightly apprehensive or even intimidated by an approaching event. Like most mental illnesses, the popular opinion is that anxiety isn't that much of a big deal, it's something that a huge proportion of the … Continue reading Anxiety: the unknown truth
It’s hard to hold the fate of the world in your hands. In fact, with the amount of germs and diseases littering the planet, it’s almost impossible. There is so much uncertainty in life, so many attacks on my world that is becomes agonising just maintaining the peace. I mean, I’m no genius: I don’t … Continue reading In search of it all
To most of us with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, a continuous cycle repeats itself day after day; intrusive thought, ritual, false sense of security. To any sufferer, this battle is very clearly you vs OCD - but what if there was more to it than that? What if the battle is two against one? You AND OCD vs … Continue reading Blurred Lines -Is OCD a conscious decision?
COMEBACK BLOG AN UPDATE Hey everyone, I've not done a blog post in about 2 years! I was just reading through my notifications and found a comment from award winning, blogger extraordinaire, Ellen White (ellensocdblog)* dating back to the very start of my writing career! *I would tag you directly Ellen, but I don't know … Continue reading Dom’s comeback blog!
The problem with someone being diagnosed with OCD is that the sufferer often needs a lot of help - especially during the early stages of the disorder. A lot of the time, the carer loses sight of their own goals, and this can lead to frustrations and stress. In my case, it put a lot … Continue reading Supporting sufferers