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🧠 #105: Back to work

🧠 #105: Back to work
  • 4 min read

In this update, I share some good news about turning the page and starting a new chapter, and the therapy session that helped me do it.

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🧠 #104: Distress tolerance homework

🧠 #104: Distress tolerance homework
  • 7 min read

This week’s update shares about my therapist and me being symptomatic together, giving my wife a gift of flexibility, and a realization about feeling like I’m always being tested.

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🧠 Gift of flexibility

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Last week was my wedding anniversary. I wasn’t as prepared for it as I wanted to be, but I still wanted to do something to make it a special occasion.

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🧠 Symptomatic together

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My therapy session last week was an interesting one. Both my therapist and I share an OCD diagnosis, and both of us have been struggling lately.

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🧠 #103: Pipes and puzzles

🧠 #103: Pipes and puzzles
  • 2 min read

After another challenging week, I share a positive spike, taking my kids and winning the organ, and the return of sudoku.

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🧠 Winning the organ

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As a father, one of the hardest things for me is seeing my children suffer, particularly when it’s with distress that feels all too common. OCD, and mental illness in general, has a strong genetic component, so I am not surprised when I see some of my traits showing up in my kids.

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