Healing OCD and anxiety-my story(the long version)

Healing OCD and Anxiety- My story (the long version) While certainly not always a pleasant path(what treatment for OCD is though?!), my experience has shown me that there is astonishing healing possible when combining exposure therapy with mindfulness practices and training.  In the long run, and with practice, it’s the mindfulness practice itself that becomes … Continue reading Healing OCD and anxiety-my story(the long version)

Mindfulness, how it can help with OCD and anxiety, and resourcing revisited (with practices)

So what is mindfulness and how can it help if you are suffering with OCD or anxiety?  Mindfulness is really about coming back to the present moment; back to our senses.  It’s a present moment awareness that can befriend life’s varied experiences without judgement.  We can become aware of sights, smells, sounds, tastes, body sensations, … Continue reading Mindfulness, how it can help with OCD and anxiety, and resourcing revisited (with practices)

Befriending OCD with mindfulness and compassion training-(my healing journey)

My experience has shown me that healing from anxiety/OCD is possible when combining exposure therapy with mindfulness practices and training.  In the long run, and with practice, it’s the mindfulness practice itself that becomes the exposure therapy.  I learned to turn towards the difficult sensations of OCD, anxiety, and panic and get curious about their … Continue reading Befriending OCD with mindfulness and compassion training-(my healing journey)