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Therapy is the gift you give yourself that keeps on giving. If you stick with it beyond the urgent initial crisis, you’ll discover so many more areas in which to apply the tools, techniques, and practices you learn. This week, patient “Liz” is back to share how diving into her more subtle OCD symptoms is allowing her to achieve ever deeper levels of emotional and social freedom.
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1:46 – Why Liz is glad she started therapy when she did
4:38 – Smoothing out the roller coaster of recovery
5:51 – Combatting the more subtle forms of OCD
7:116 – Anxiety about anxiety
8:19 – Heal self-loathing with compassion
12:55 – Under-planning on purpose
13:51 – The danger of chasing a perfect feeling
15:53 – Freedom from shame
18:00 – Giving yourself the gift of recovery
19:21 – Inflated responsibility at work
20:46 – Overcome resistance around journaling
25:45 – Journaling as a mindfulness activity
30:08 – Turn obligation into choice
32:43 – Notice nuance
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