Tag Archives: OCD

A Love Letter

The deep darkness of the night can often cloud our vision of the light. Alex artfully shares her words of wisdom that offers hope for each of us during the dark struggles of anxiety. continue reading »

Helpful Holiday Tips from the ARC

Holiday gatherings can be challenging for those with social anxiety, consider some of these tips to help make the event less anxiety provoking. continue reading »

Guest Post: 5 Ways Travel Can Help Overcome a Negative Mindset

Traveling can free the mind in ways you might not expect. “Approach your trip with a mission to discover yourself as much as you discover your destination,” encourages The Unstuck Team. continue reading »

My Story: Finding the Light

An ARC visitor shares her personal walk with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and how she found the strength to fight through the OCD. She has asked that this remains anonymous. “My hope is that my story can somehow be of help to you… I want to tell you that you are not alone, you are strong, and you can do this! It may seem too big at times, but be brave, seek help, be persistent and disciplined through therapy, and know that you can beat this!” continue reading »

Exiting the Maze: A Spiritual Answer to Psychological Chaos

Author Nathan Cole explains his OCD as being “chained in a mental prison that I could not escape.” He paints a picture of what so many feel when battling this disorder. Read about the darkness he experienced and how finding faith led him out. continue reading »

Guest Post: Natural Born Worrier

Natural born worrier Helen Barbour shares what it’s like to live inside her obsessive mind. Perhaps you can relate to her illustrated examples. Need a place to share your obsessive thoughts? The ARC’s Anxiety Disorders Support Groups offer a safe and confidential place to meet others struggling with obsessive worry. continue reading »

With the Blink of an Eye

Chris Mason is offering hope to others as he shares his personal stories of living with Tourette’s and OCD. He has published books on Tourette’s and is in the process of writing more books including one on OCD. Read what living with OCD and Tourette’s has been like for him in “With the Blink of an Eye” and consider sharing your story to be included in his newest book. Check our hope section for upcoming ARC presentations including one this fall on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. continue reading »

Guest Post: I Am Not “So OCD”: Creating a Stigma-Free School Environment

Ever hear someone say, “I’m so OCD?” A lot of people use the phrase, but few understand what OCD REALLY is. Alison Dotson shares how students can discuss in a school setting. continue reading »