The term, an acronym for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, refers to a mental health condition that affects one in 100 children worldwide. It is characterised by recurrent, unwanted thoughts which lead to anxieties manifesting as repetitive behaviours.
Structuring Your Daily Routine to Promote Strong Mental Health
"Getting into a daily routine can benefit your mental health because it creates stability, structure, and familiarity.” - Nicole Amesbury, Therapist and Head of Clinical Development at Talkspace // #GemNation
17 Things Only People With Mental Health Issues Know
“I struggled and still struggle with feeling not mentally ill enough to deserve help, telling myself I’m just lazy and overdramatic and looking for things to blame my problems on, and as a result I kept those problems to myself for years. I did so much unnecessary damage to myself and put myself through so much extra stress because I convinced myself this was just how I naturally was and how life was supposed to be for me."