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At OCD Action, we love discovering new blogs which raise awareness of mental health conditions as they can help to reduce stigma, encourage others who are struggling to feel less alone and inform those who may not understand. We were recently approached by blogger Riley Turner, who has... Read more
Just over a year ago I decided to embark on an adventure.I had travelled before, around Europe, but wanted more experience so decided to live and work in Australia. I suffer from OCD and Anxiety, which makes this difficult as I suffer from intrusive thoughts - I often get bad people, such... Read more
I can go through many examples of how OCD has perhaps (can’t state) played a part in my life. From avoiding being transported to a new dimension by carefully moving around objects to having a selfish thought which left me believing I had murdered. It’s been a complex journey which has... Read more
I don’t know when OCD began for me. The earliest memory that I can somewhat relate to it is hearing a phone ringing and panicking someone at the other end was dying. I remember no one else reacting to the sound and being alone in feeling a desperate urge for a parent to answer the call... Read more
When I look back now at the grand old age of 23 I can pinpoint aspects of OCD lingering throughout my childhood. In my bedroom I had a box of toys near my door where some plastic dinosaurs resided. Each night I remember feeling very uneasy and not totally trusting that these dinosaurs... Read more