Obsessions

Perfection & the Beauty of Imperfection | Why We Strive for Perfection

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Perfection & the Beauty of Imperfection | Why We Strive for Perfection

Being perfect is unrealistic. Perfectionism can come from fear, criticism, and trying to chase a dream that is impossible. Ways of learning to accept the imperfections in life come from the realization that perfection doesn’t exist, that imperfections are creative and unique, and that we can learn from our mistakes and embrace our weaknesses. — Introduction Do you strive to…read more

Dangers of Self-Diagnosis & Labels | Hypochondria & Iatrogenesis

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Dangers of Self-Diagnosis & Labels | Hypochondria & Iatrogenesis

Making a self-diagnosis, as well as labeling, can cause a variety of issues for an individual, especially a hypochondriac. A label will never define someone. Only one’s experiences make up who they really are. Relying on a therapist or psychologist to make a diagnosis can cause more problems since they can misdiagnose and get people on medication that is not…read more

Over-Thinking, Over-Analyzing, Obsessing, & Worrying | How to Control It

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Over-Thinking, Over-Analyzing, Obsessing, & Worrying | How to Control It

Over-thinking and worrying is something that contributes to much of our stress and anxiety. We can obsess over such minor things and make us doubt ourselves, filling our mind with negativity. If one can learn to let those intrusive thoughts go, live in the moment, and find a better outlet for the anxiety that these cause, then you can significantly…read more

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) | Overview

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) | Overview

General overview of obsessive-compulsive disorder. OCD is characterized by recurrent thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions). Much of my obsessive nature comes from being a perfectionist. — Introduction Hi everyone! In this video I will be discussing obsessive-compulsive disorder. OCD is a condition that is characterized by recurrent thoughts and/or repetitive behaviors. I think everyone can have some OCD tendencies,…read more