Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a condition that affects the brain and behavior, and it is actually very common. At least 1 to 2 percent of society is plagued by this particular disorder. OCD is often characterized by repetitive, uncontrollable, unwanted thoughts and/or ritualized behaviors one can’t seem to stop…

Scrupulosity among Christians

Scrupulosity Among Christians [Religious OCD] Scrupulosity (a.k.a. ‘Religious OCD’) is a type of OCD in which obsessions and compulsions affect one’s faith experience. With regard to Christianity, some believers may be obsessed with thoughts of having lost their salvation or having committed great sin (that they did not actually commit) and they, therefore, become significantly…

Sports Psychology

Is physical practice the only element needed for an athlete’s training program? How does one learn to optimize their performance or become a consistent performer?   Aside from physical training programs, coaches and athletes must also include psychological skills as part of their holistic training process. This allows athletes to develop crucial techniques that will…