ERP Update

Trigger Warning: this post contains references to OCD behaviours which may be triggering for people struggling with OCD. In my last blog post, I mentioned wanting to practice some Exposure and Response Prevention techniques to help in managing my OCD. Doing a PhD causes a lot of stress, and can make the OCD much harder … More ERP Update

When old OCD behaviours start creeping back in

Trigger Warning: This post contains references to OCD behaviours that might be triggering for OCD sufferers. Something I have been reflecting on a lot this week is how old OCD behaviours have been slipping back in whilst I’ve been working on my PhD. I’ve felt quite stressed about managing all my commitments, so I’ve not … More When old OCD behaviours start creeping back in

On the road again

For the last 36 hours, I’ve been down in Bristol for my APM and to deliver a research paper. Honestly, it’s been a real rollercoaster of emotions, and I’m feeling mentally exhausted. I think I’m going to have a proper mental health day where I focus solely on recentring myself so that I’m ready to … More On the road again