Yesterday was unusual for me in that I struggled a bit with lockdown and felt lonely. That was unusual for me as the older I get, the more content I am spending time alone, and am naturally quiet as a person. This post is one of a series that were updated and can help you […]
Cognitive reframing, also known as cognitive restructuring is a psychological technique that is used to help you look at a situation differently. In light of the current global pandemic, I thought it would be useful to help you to use cognitive reframing with coronavirus. This post is one of a series that were updated and […]
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I have been updating some articles on MoodSmith, relating to OCD; specifically contamination, and decided it would be more helpful if I write my thoughts on the implications of the coronavirus and OCD. I think the most significant difficulty with the coronavirus and OCD, is that proper handwashing and being aware of cross-contamination is necessary to […]
If you have OCD, your thoughts and images that cause you so much distress are more than likely not correct. You are probably making mistakes in your thinking; known as thinking errors or cognitive distortions. Correcting these mistakes in your thinking is part of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and a good first step to helping you with your OCD. Your […]
I was having a ‘digital clearout’ of my laptop and came across old papers that I had written for my doctorate. Some are no use to man or beast, as many years have passed since they were written and are now outdated. However, I have copied and pasted a part of a paper I had […]
There are many things that can trigger a panic attack, but maybe not in the way that you think. You might have been searching on Google, looking for triggers that you could avoid in the future or to somehow alert you to a panic attack, but that is not helpful as you might start to […]
If you are too busy to read this post, you probably should, it will do you good. If you want something done, ask a busy person. I used to think this was a good thing as this was me, but now I see that it might not have been such a good thing for me, […]