Medical News Today: How to cope with OCD

Medical News Today: How to cope with OCD

What follows are some tips that, while they may not necessarily cure your OCD, could help you to understand your triggers and minimize their effects. Recognizing when stress is likely to build up can help you to catch it before it overwhelms you. Part of managing stress is about avoiding these situations, if at all possible. Another big part of managing stress is learning how to cope with difficult situations, or "developing emotional resilience." Trying different relaxation techniques could help to ease stress — for instance, deep breathing techniques can be calming. Try breathing in through your nose and out...

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