By Brian Robinson. The harbour of the mind. A good anxiety recovery plan needs an element of physical substance. When we go for a walk in the fresh air; when we avoid things like caffeine and alcohol; when we do our breathing and relaxation exercises; all these things are tangible behaviours which are psychologically relaxing. … Continue reading Anxiety Visualisation: The Harbour of the Mind.
By Brian Robinson. Subjective and objective truth. For the OCD sufferer, it's easy to see how the intrusive thoughts involved in OCD can embroil us in a battle between truth and lies. Logic may be telling you one thing: but your OCD may be telling you quite the opposite. But is this really a battle … Continue reading OCD and the Two Truths
By Brian Robinson. Thoughts. In most cases, OCD involves both intrusive thoughts and physical compulsions or rituals. The thoughts draw the sufferers attention to something that has to be done, and the sufferer is then compelled to carry out the ritual. Another way to put this, is to say that the thoughts draw the sufferers … Continue reading OCD: Thought Compulsions