As most of you know my husband Joe got a new job in a different city. We were so incredibly excited for this new step in our lives. After only a few days his boss asked us to move closer as it was an hour drive to the office.
Do you know when your body is telling you something is wrong? When I talk about warning signs I mean low-level symptoms that surface before more pronounced symptoms occur. You don’t wake up in the pits of depression, it takes time to go from your warning signs to paralyzing depression.
For those who aren’t following me on Facebook and Twitter (and you should if you don’t) we are moving. It came as a surprise and a shock and we had very little time to implement it. A few weeks ago my husband and I went to another city for the day to see my sister.
Let’s start off by defining Obsessive Compulsive Disorder shall we?
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behaviors that make them feel driven to do something (compulsions). –National Library of Medicine
I have decided to start a new project. A mental health blogger conference. During my time blogging, I realized how little of a presence mental health bloggers had compared to Mom, Fashion, Tech and Lifestyle bloggers. Other bloggers in other topics have events and conventions…so why can’t we? With 1 in 4 having a mental illness in this country, we should be doing all we can to further research, provide support and reduce stigma.