Obsessions

Obsessions and OCD Symptoms – Do You Have Them?
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This is a brief guide – if you suspect you have an issue of this kind you should seek local professional diagnosis and support. Here we look at: Typical Symptoms of Obsessions and OCD Development of Obsessions and OCD What Drives Obsessions and OCD Removing Obsessions and OCD Using Exposure Therapy. Typical Symptoms of Obsessions […]

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Removing Obsessions – What Is It that Really Lies Beneath?
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Obsessions are concerned with the prevention of bad things happening (this also applies to some types of phobias). Prior to the obsession coming into being there may have been a long period of worry related to the area of concern, of which the obsession is just one specific image or aspect. Because it likes efficiency […]

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Drilling for Emotional Wellness – the Pilot Hole Pressure of Facing Your Obsession
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Perhaps for the first time in your life you have now decided to face your obsession instead of continually running from it. You have set up a ‘drilling platform’ consisting of medical professionals, a counsellor and a private, distraction-free place where you feel safe enough to practice your ‘drilling for emotional wellness’ at regulated intervals. […]

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See Differently Feel Differently – Shifting from Objective to Subjective Viewpoints and Back Again When Working with Mood Disorders
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This post looks at unemotional Objective versus emotionally Subjective Viewpoints, explaining how they are interchangeable and how acquiring new Objective Viewpoints can become your most effective mental tool. Sit awhile and look at something with me, will you?  I would like to share some Objective Viewpoint models with you. When we look at something from […]

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Emotional Disorders and Fictional Stories – Four Viewpoints Travelled
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External fictional stories mimic how your internal emotional system works.   When your mind travels through a fictional story, in a book or at the movies, it shifts you through four viewpoints without your being consciously aware of it. The four viewpoints you travel through when going through an external story or an internal emotional journey […]

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Obsessions and Other Emotional Disorders – the Four Stages of Taking the Journey Within
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If you are the sufferer of one or more obsessions the idea of journeying inwards may be terrifying and something you’ve been trying to avoid for some time. It may help you to know that I once sat in that position myself and my experience, as a result of personal research and talking to many […]

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Obsessions – Five Questions Answered
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What is an Obsession? What Drives an Obsession? Why is an Obsession so Difficult to Remove? How Can I Remove an Obsession? How Should I Prepare Myself for Removing an Obsession? What is an Obsession? An obsession is a secondary emotional response designed to try and remove or hold back the sensations produced by an […]

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Obsessions Develop in the Fertile Ground of Intense Worry
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I had a chat with a friend over lunch last week.  She and her husband had been planning a big holiday abroad but a recent volcanic eruption in Iceland had grounded all flights and they had to cancel – she told me she felt guilty because while her husband was gutted she felt nothing but […]

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Obsessions and Phobias – How We Can Lose Direct Control of Our Emotional Process
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You have total control of your emotional process up to the point you start trying to take total control of your emotional process. You may want to read that again. This paradox is difficult to see by the tired mind of someone who’s been at war with their own emotional system for a prolonged period […]

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