Tag Archives: thought-action fusion

OCD and Mindfulness

A version of this post first appeared in February 2014……. For those of you not familiar with the concept of mindfulness, it is the act of focusing on the present moment in a nonjudgmental way. Just noticing and accepting what … Continue reading

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OCD and Sensitivity

As most of us know, obsessive-compulsive disorder is comprised of obsessions, (thoughts, images or impulses that recur and feel outside of the person’s control), and compulsions (repetitive behaviors or thoughts engaged in with the intention of negating obsessions). What many … Continue reading

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OCD Thoughts or Just Thoughts?

Obsessions, in relation to OCD, are defined on the IOCDF website as “thoughts, images or impulses that occur over and over again and feel outside of the person’s control.” Those with OCD are often so tormented by their obsessions that … Continue reading

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OCD and Thought-Action Fusion

    This week I’m sharing a post from June 2012…. As I’ve mentioned before, and most of us already know, our minds have minds of their own. All kinds of thoughts run through them on a daily basis: some … Continue reading

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OCD and Guilt

If you have obsessive-compulsive disorder or are close to someone who does, then you likely understand why OCD is sometimes referred to as the “doubting disease.” Doubt is what fuels the fire for OCD, and that is why those with … Continue reading

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OCD and Scrupulosity

I just came across this great article on OCD and scrupulosity, and was surprised and pleased to see it included commentary from my good friend Tina over at Bringing Along OCD. According to Dr. Jonathan Abramowitz, who is also quoted … Continue reading

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OCD and Mindfulness

For those of you not familiar with the concept of mindfulness, it is the act of focusing on the present moment in a nonjudgmental way. Just noticing and accepting what is. Anything strike you about this definition? To me, it … Continue reading

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