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      Hi all

      I am writing because I need a bit of advice and support

      I have had OCD for many years and it has been on an off but in the last few years has been ok and I have been taking a low dosage of medication that has been keeping me stable

      My OCD has come back in the last year with the war in Ukraine and the news in tv and internet etc

      My fear is this shall lead to nuclear war. So that’s the basic outline. Since the invasion there has been two main times of anxiety

      The first was at the start of the invasion for about a months with the talk of putting nuclear weapons on readiness

      For about 6 months following this I felt a lot better and did not obsess about it

      I went on holiday had fun etc

      The second time was about a month ago when the talk was about using nuclear weapons because the war was not going so well for the Russians

      Since then it has stayed and remained at the same level of anxiety

      I am looking for ways to make my mind relax and not obsess about this and feel more secure about the future

      Any suggestions would be appreciated




        Hi there. I will suggest a really good book that is quite old, but still available on Amazon

        It is ‘How to stop worrying,  and start living’. It is by Dale Carnegie.

        I still wish I knew where my own copy is!


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