• OCD & learning more about it leads to Control

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • September 15, 2014
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    OCD isn't just about washing your hands like Lady Macbeth. OCD is the disease of anxiety on steroids. Fear is in charge & by thinking obsessively or following compulsive rituals you create a sense of "safety" which is stolen from fear. The French once called OCD ‘la folie de doute’… Continue Reading

  • Perfectionism, Fear, Control, Doubt & Anxiety

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • April 23, 2012
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    There are many ways to trick yourself into believing you are managing your worries & fears. There are many ways to hide out in perfectionism: Everything will be ok if I do my best to look good & try hard to get everything right. I must avoid being uncomfortable &… Continue Reading

  • Are You OCD?

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • May 2, 2010
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    In response to my last post, I was asked to publish this letter. Jack Nicholson played someone who suffers with OCD in the movie As Good As It Gets. Research on OCD and genetics is crucial for treatment in the future. Please consider helping this study yourself or pass along… Continue Reading

  • Feeling Stuck in Worrying/Obsessing?

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • April 29, 2010
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    Getting stuck in our fears is so easy.  Going over and over things in our head and feeling terrible is common to us all. If over the years you don't accept your body, your looks, your smarts or your mistakes, you can literally freeze your brain into bad ways to… Continue Reading