Contact Diana Diana Clegg believes in the value and transformative power of the arts to inform our understanding of one another as individuals and as part of the social and emotional fabric of our culture. Since making phone calls filled me with dreademail was like getting released from jail, or pardoned.
You avoid checking for mistakes at all, because if you found one, it might cause you to check repeatedly. Some of the approaches you have tried, we would not expect to work. Since joining staff at Erasing the Distance she has traveled across the country with the Custom Programming, introducing the Erasing the Distance style of documentary theatre to thousands of people.
Her consultation and technical assistance for nonprofit organizations has focused on grant writing, policies and procedures, staff supervision and board development. You spend more time preparing for projects organizing yourself, gathering resources, doing background research than you do working on projects.
Counting commas is not OCD. This person is intelligent, hard-working, dependable, and passionate about meeting or beating deadlines. If you want someone in the job to show great attention to detail, say so. I chose email even when I started to realize that in some cases I would save a lot of agonizing by calling the person, but even though I could see that the email would turn into a convoluted dance of "Did I say the write thing?
These include aggressive OCD, which involves the fear of harming others and asking for reassurance about being a good person. I've heard tourette's and OCD are closely related.
I have never experienced anything quite like it and I think it is something everyone should be a part of. Second, a step you can do now, is before handing in a paper, make sure to put in mistakes. For as long as I have been putting crayon, pencil or pen to paper, I have done this write, erase, re-write dance.
I would do almost everything with a ruler and take forever to write out numbers and letters.
I sometimes wash my hands excessively. How is this possible? As a fellow editor notes: No more obsessive compulsive behaviour!Perfectionism in OCD can involve checking, reading, or avoiding at work, school, & home.
Despite multiple revisions, your writing never feels like it “sounds right.” You spend more time thinking or searching for the “perfect word” than you do writing. instead of erasing what I had done. Nowadays it’s impossible for me to do. Mali Anderson joined Erasing the Distance in January Mali has experience as an art director, designer, photographer, and writer.
She writes about culture and parenting for various publications and believes the arts can, and do, improve people’s lives. OCD: Real Stories - Real People. OCD: REAL STORIES - REAL PEOPLE: Join us for a dramatic performance of real OCD stories by Erasing the Distance, an acclaimed drama troupe that strives to shed light on mental health through theatre.
Also meet three OCD sufferers, Daniel, Anne and Brian, and hear their true stories. Diana comes to Erasing the Distance with a BS in Sociology from Eastern Illinois University, an MS in Human Services Administration from Spertus College, and 20 years’ experience in nonprofit management.
Her consultation and technical assistance for nonprofit organizations has focused on grant writing, policies and procedures, staff. Trigger warning: If you struggle with attention deficit disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, depression, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, or social anxiety disorder, the following post could trigger you.
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