Tag Archives: perfectionism

OCD and Indecision

I’ve been an advocate for OCD awareness for almost ten years now and while I feel that some progress has been made in the public’s understanding of the disorder, we still have a long way to go. One of the … Continue reading

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OCD, Motivation, and Self-Efficacy

Whether we have obsessive-compulsive disorder or not, I think most of us can relate to lacking motivation at times. We are tired, it’s just easier “not to______”(fill in your own blank), we are going to fail anyway, we don’t see … Continue reading

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OCD and Procrastination

When my son Dan’s obsessive-compulsive disorder was at its worst, he would spend hours at a time doing nothing (except obsessing and ritualizing of course), even though he so wanted to successfully complete his freshman year of college. It was … Continue reading

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“Just Right” OCD

  If you or a loved one has obsessive-compulsive disorder, you know that OCD typically attacks what matters the most to you – your values. Is a loving relationship the most important thing in your life? OCD will make you … Continue reading

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OCD and Time Management

A version of this post first appeared on my blog in April 2013… Time management is a hot topic these days. Whether related to the workplace, school, homemaking, child-rearing, or our personal lives, there just never seems to be enough … Continue reading

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