She isn’t giving up. She’s posting her journey on Facebook:
Day 1: I’m not going to let OCD rob me.
Day 2: I’m getting up and fighting. Gonna work out.
Day 3: It’s up to me to live my life. Even if that little monster says I can’t or don’t deserve it…I’m getting up, showering, and going to town.
Day 4: I woke up feeling down. Letting whatever thoughts I have come and however I feel is just a feeling. Going on a date with my hubby…
How is she doing this? She’s depressed. Just 4 days ago she was hopeless. There was no light at the end of the tunnel. And then she’d had enough. She made a decision.
She’s only posted her first four days and…
She’s giving away the secret sauce to defying OCD.
5 Ways You CAN Beat OCD
Even if you think, “Well, maybe I can.” That works too! You don’t even have to say it out loud. Even if you think you can’t, act like you can.
” I Think I Can.”
Life rewards action. The longer you hesitate or procrastinate, the less likely you’ll take the action needed to defy OCD.
Sometimes your own freedom isn’t enough. The cold ugly truth is that OCD doesn’t easily let you love yourself. Who or what else can you fight for?
Avoiding or performing a compulsion (or mental act) might give you temporary relief, but it’s sole purpose is to make a junkie out of you.
Your thoughts don’t matter. What you do and what you say…that’s what matters. No matter how you feel, do the next right thing.
More to come. I’ll keep you posted of her journey.
In the meantime, Which one of these “5 Ways to Defy OCD” have you tried? How’d it go?
Can you suggest other ways? I’m sure she’d love your input. Please leave your anonymous comment for her and all those reading.