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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.