Tag Archives: neuroplasticity

Can We Decide Not to Worry?

This post first appeared on my blog in September 2013…… I was an anxious child and an anxious teenager. After I graduated high school, I distinctly remember saying to myself, “Enough worrying. You’re going to college. Relax and have a … Continue reading

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OCD and Neurofeedback

I came across a very interesting article a few days ago about a possible new treatment for OCD on the horizon. Nope, it’s not a new medication, deep brain stimulation (DBS) or focused ultrasound. It involves real-time functional magnetic imaging … Continue reading

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OCD, Our Brains, and Us

Why is it that the idea of “mental illness” is so much scarier to many people than any other illness? We talk freely about cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, yet whisper about Bipolar Disorder, schizophrenia, and OCD. Of course the … Continue reading

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Can We Decide Not to Worry?

I was an anxious child and an anxious teenager. After I graduated high school, I distinctly remember saying to myself, “Enough worrying. You’re going to college. Relax and have a good time.” And I did. I didn’t worry about my … Continue reading

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