Automatic Thoughts & Core Beliefs

I used to think OCD was the hardest thing I’d ever face, the biggest, scariest monster. But in the last couple of years, I’ve learned that was naïve of me. OCD was the loudest force in my brain for most of my life, but after I was able to turn the volume down on it, suddenly I could hear everything else that OCD had been drowning out. Depression, perfectionism, social anxiety, general anxiety, etc. … More Automatic Thoughts & Core Beliefs


I’ve noticed that I’ve been washing my hands more lately, that things are triggering a need to wash my hands and that I’m giving in to those triggers more often. This scares me. I need to be careful and work on not giving in. But like today I washed my hands quite a few times … More Backsliding