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OCD

Understanding how OCD can affect relationships
OCD
12 Mins
January 22, 2024

People with OCD can find maintaining relationships stressful and it can also be tough for the person who they have the relationship with. Learning about OCD can be beneficial for supporting both people.

Looking after your mental health during the festive season
Awareness Days
6 Mins
December 11, 2023

Mental health symptoms, worries and feelings of grief don’t take time off during the holidays, so while the festive period can be filled with lovely moments, it can also present challenges and triggers.

When to intervene if you’re worried about a loved one’s mental health
Online CBT
8 Mins
September 25, 2023

Have you noticed a change in a friend or family member’s behaviour or mindset? Maybe they’re isolating themselves, worrying more than usual or acting erratically. Here are some tips on how you can support them.

Intrusive thoughts vs impulsive thoughts and how to manage them
Anxiety
6 Mins
August 28, 2023

Intrusive thoughts are thoughts, images, urges or doubts that happen spontaneously and randomly. They’re often repetitive, so you may experience the same kind of thought over and over. Learn more in this blog.

The difference between perfectionism and OCD
OCD
6 Mins
August 21, 2023

Although the behaviours of perfectionism and OCD might crossover, the motivations and thought process behind each of them differs. We're looking at the differences and similarities between perfectionism and OCD.

Self-diagnosis and seeking health information online
Anxiety
5 Mins
July 17, 2023

In this blog, we explore the benefits and challenges of being able to access health information online, how it links to health anxiety and what you can do if you're struggling with anxious thoughts about your health

Recognising and managing mental health issues, early on
Online CBT
7 Mins
April 17, 2023

If a mental health issue is left unmanaged, it's likely the problem will get worse. Recognising a mental health condition early on means you can put steps in place before it impacts your quality of life.

How to respond to uncertainty and change
Online CBT
5 Mins
February 27, 2023

Many things can make life feel uncertain, but with the cost of living crisis and so many other global challenges being a major stressor, coping with the unknowns can be especially challenging.

What is perfectionism?
OCD
6 Mins
September 5, 2022

Placing extremely high demands on ourselves to do things ‘correctly’ may be a sign of perfectionismHere are some ways to reduce how much your self-esteem depends on your accomplishments.

Demystifying OCD
OCD
6 Mins
March 29, 2021

Misconceptions about OCD are common - especially the one that it's all about being neat and clean! If we delve into the condition, however, we find there’s much more going on.

Living through a pandemic when you have OCD
COVID-19
7 Mins
January 18, 2021

For people with OCD, the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic may have made their symptoms worse, or caused them to return. It could also have triggered OCD symptoms in people who haven’t had them before.