#117- Turning Shame Into Guilt and Obligated To Pray?

This will be a short episode thanks to a scratchy and painful throat, but still a good one nonetheless. I answer two questions today. The first is from a woman struggling to remember whether she promised to pray when joining a group and now wonders if she is still obligated…

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#110- Real Event and/ or False Memory OCD and Trusting Your Compulsion’s Conclusion

On today’s episode, I discuss an audio question about Real Event OCD and False Memory OCD. I go over what these two subtypes are, how they are similar, and how they interact and influence one another. I also discuss some things they can do to help combat their obsession and…

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#78- Losing Natural Ability To Blink, Self-Compassion, and Are Obsessions Partially True?

On this episode, I discuss Sensorimotor OCD, Self-Compassion, and SO-OCD (HOCD). More specifically, on my first question, I discuss someone’s fear about potentially losing their ability to blink in a natural manner, and how they should work with this fear. Next, I answer someone’s double question. Their first question is…

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Follow-Up Questions From The Real-Event OCD Episode

On this episode, I answer two listener questions that were sent in after listening to the Real-Event OCD episode. The first questions deals directly with the fear of being cancelled and how to proceed in their career with the real threat of being cancelled, and the second is from someone…

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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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Real Event OCD, Cancel Culture, and Reassurance

This episode tackles the very real, and very troubling, OCD subtype known as Real Event, or Real Life, OCD. I discuss this subtype, including its common obsessions, compulsions, and treatment. Additionally, I discuss how this subtype can and is being influenced by the existence of “cancel culture.” Thank you to…

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