5 Ways to overcome Obsessive Compulsive Dilemma

quote-Obsessive Compulsive Dilemma

Obsessive Compulsive Dilemma

Dilemma is a situation where it is difficult to take a decision out of the available alternatives. The reason might be both the choices are favorable or undesirable.

When a stimulus triggers an obsession in an OCD sufferer, the obsession creates anxiety, fear which force the person to perform certain illogical, irrational rituals. Completing such rituals (compulsions ) brings momentary happiness or false relief. While performing the ritual a part of person’s mind keeps telling him those acts of compulsion are silly, irrational and doesn’t make any sense. Counter to this argument, the OCD part of the mind threatens him to complete the rituals, otherwise some thing evil would happen. These threats cause discomfort.

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six ways meditation can cure OCD

Buddha in meditation

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Can meditation cure OCD ?

Meditation certainly has positive influence in curing many psychological disorders including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  Though it has some limitations, still it can help you in battling with OCD.

so how can meditation help us in this war ?

1. meditation introduces us death :

Everyone gets panicked by the thought of death.  Our heart beat increases abruptly, hands begin to tremble, with the thought of lying at death bed. we all know we are mortals and death is inevitable,  still we are horrified by the idea of death. we constantly try to avoid the thoughts and discussions about death.

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