Personal Stories

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Posted on: 4th November 2015 by: Olivia

I think sometimes while we try and get through everyday life we forget just how many illnesses and pressures we have to cope with. Allot of us with one mental illness normally suffer with one or more others.

I personally initially was diagnosed with depression, then anxiety, PTSD,... Read more

Posted on: 6th October 2015 by: StrengthAndLife

Greetings of Peace to all.

I have been experiencing the symptoms of OCD for about 3 years now. It is not HALF as bad as that first year, but I am in a deep healing and recovery phase. I pray that these words I am typing will provide relief in knowing that you are not fighting this... Read more

Posted on: 1st September 2015 by: J. Traeger Julian

                     Life Along the Path of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

                                                  By J. Traeger Julian

     I can vaguely remember a time when “it” wasn’t there.  The “it”, which for twenty-two years, I didn’t know actually had a name... Read more

Posted on: 26th August 2015 by: Lily Blythe

Since April 2013 I have been soul searching. Facing my fears and pain which I hid away and ignored for so long. When I finally boiled over my pain transpired in the form of depression and anxiety. The anxiety came as a reaction to compulsive behaviour which I used to 'control' and safety... Read more

Posted on: 23rd June 2015 by: CD182

It all started at age 7. That's the first memory I can remember linking with OCD. I wasn't like the children I had watched on Nickelodeon or the ones on the movies who were scared of monsters underneath their beds. I had disturbing thoughts, not about monsters or aliens or anything like... Read more