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How to Cope With OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder can be a disruptive condition to live with, but there are steps that you can take to cope with it. In this Spotlight, we take you through them. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) occurs when a person has recurring thoughts and behaviors that they cannot control. Individuals with OCD feel that they must repeat these thoughts [...]

By |2018-03-29T14:23:05+11:00March 29th, 2018|Categories: Mental Illness|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Why People With Eating Disorders Are Often Obsessed With Food

Lorraine Pascale, a chef and regular guest on the BBC’s cooking programme, Saturday Kitchen, recently admitted that she struggled with an eating disorder. For many, it would seem counter-intuitive that a person with an eating disorder would spend so much time around food. But an obsession with food is often linked with eating disorders, highlighting [...]

Obsessing over happiness has adverse effects

An obsession with happiness is having an adverse effect for those who seek it, experts say. Over the last 30 years, the pursuit of happiness has come to define the ultimate modern goal. Yet a new study shows levels of expectation about happiness are unreasonable and set young people up for failure. Researchers at Yale [...]

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