#184- Compulsions: Damned If I Do, Damned If I Don’t

For today’s audio question, I answer Hannah’s question about her Sensorimotor/ Hyperawarness obsession. She shares that she’s had a few other obsessions in this theme, but lately it’s turned into being stuck between doing something or not, and both being problem! The good old “lose-lose” from OCD, and she feels…

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#158- Is This Feeling My ROCD Or Picking Up On Bad Vibes, And DPDR, Hyperawareness OCD, and ERP

Today I answer two, but really kinda three, questions from listeners. The first is from a woman on her way to a date and she’s wondering if her ROCD is acting up and trying to sabotage the date from the start, or if she’s genuinely picking up on some red…

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#153- New Hyperawareness Theme? Old Theme? Or Same Old Theme?

Today’s audio question comes from Sarah. She wants to know how to deal with the returning hyperawareness theme focusing on the items on her desk while she studies. It is really getting in the way of her ability to study. She made some progress before, but with a big upcoming…

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#113- Nausea Panic, “Loud” Surroundings, and Starting College With Pure O

On this episode, I answer a question from someone struggling with panic attacks while feeling nauseous for several hours! The next question is about someone struggling with “loud” environments and dealing with “bossy” spaces. For this question, I’m asking for the FearCast family to reach out with their suggestions and…

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ROCD about my partner’s real “condition,” and Do my anxieties mean I’m not in the right relationship?

For today’s episode, I discuss two listener questions on the ROCD spectrum. The first one (3:31) deals with someone obsessing about their partner’s physical condition, an actual physical/ medical condition, and what that would mean for their future, kids, etc. The second question (23:18) has to do with the attention…

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Fear of Seeing a Dome In The Sky and Cozy-Comfy Hyperawareness

On today’s episode, I answer two listener questions. The first is from someone experiencing panic-like symptoms with the awareness of seeing the sky as a “dome” that makes her feel claustrophobic. She refers to an episode of Phobia Phriday on Casadastraphobia, which is linked below. The second question is about…

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December Jumble- HOCD, ROCD, Hyperawareness, Scrupulosity

This is one of those hodge-podge episodes that touches on a lot of different topics. I answer questions about whether someone has fallen out of love, what exposures someone can do to address their hyperawareness of their eyes while reading, whether one can be certain of their faith, and whether…

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Health Real Event, Eye Floaters, and At What Point is it OCD?

On this episode of the FearCast, I answer three listener questions on a range of topics. First, I answer a question about how to deal with health anxiety when someone actually has a real life chronic health condition. Next, I talk about how to accept a condition as permanent when…

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Listener Questions- Headaches, Sensory Integration, And Disclosing OCD

More listener questions mean more answered questions on the podcast. On this episode, I start with a brief recap of my big take-away from the IOCDF conference (Inhibitory Learning Model). I’d love to hear about your big take-aways too! On this episode I answer a question from someone asking about…

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Erotic Friend Fiction, Hyper-Hyperawareness, and Insomnia

Thank you all for joining me on this, the 47th episode of the FearCastPodcast. On this episode, I answer three questions! Thank you all you listeners, I’ve been getting more and more questions, so I’m going to give more and more answers! This episode is eclectic. I first answer a…

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