Stress Reduction Steps to Reduce OCD

Now we will show you some stress reduction steps to help you reduce your OCD. One of the most effective techniques includes attitude replacement.

Stress Reduction Steps to a Better Tomorrow

In this article, we will use some stress reduction steps to help you prepare for a better tomorrow. One of the most effective techniques includes attitude replacement. Throughout the procedure, you will be asked to use affirmatives to replace negative attitudes with positive thoughts. You are not limited. Let your imagination run and practice as you move along. We will also use some self-talk techniques to help you prepare for a better tomorrow.

1. Attitude Replacement

You can use affirmatives to replace negative attitudes with positive thoughts. There are no limits other than your imagination and practice. Here are some ideas to stir your imagination. Modify your imagination to suit your individual hopes and dreams, and then add practice.

I, ________, am healthy

I, ________, have an abundance of energy and vitality throughout the day

I, ________, exercise often

I, ________, wisely

I, ________, smart

Keep thinking up positive affirmatives to help you replace your negative attitudes. Now use some self-talk techniques to encourage more affirmative action. Self-talk has been used for centuries to help people master their fears and overcome their problems. In fact, self-talk is used to help people maintain their composure and to manage stress with positive self-talk. Using self-talk statements, you can generate new ideas and internalize them before, during and after each situation that develops.

3-Steps: Center on your thoughts: Ask - "What do I want to accomplish?" Write out what you discover. During take time to exhale and take it one step at a time. "People upset me." "It is nothing more than that." Now, clearly state what you want to accomplish without raising your voice. After - write on a piece of paper your experience. Measure it one through 10. For example, "I managed the situation on a scale of 5."

State - "I am improving as I move along."

2. Exercising for a Better Tomorrow

Exercise is a great way to reduce risks of heart disease, strokes, diabetes, and high cholesterol, etc. Exercise will also help to strengthen the bones, muscles and joints as well as the mind. Joints that have the flexibility needed allow blood flow to steadily flow through your veins. You build tissues, but most importantly, you start to build self-esteem and self-confidence, which will help you maintain a healthier tomorrow.

You may benefit from exercises such as cardio workouts, strength training, resistance training and isometric or the types of workouts that benefit you most. Promoting good mental, emotional and physical health involves working out. Exercise will help prevent the muscles and joints from becoming stiff. Once the muscles and joints are stiff, it opens the doors to inflammation, swelling, pain and other arthritic symptoms. When the joints and muscles are not working properly, it affects the central nervous system. The central nervous system rests, sending living cells information that channels messages through and from neurotransmitters on to the brain and spinal column. If this area is interrupted, you are opening the door to some serious problems in the future.

In fact, the central nervous system from failure to exercise, affects the two hemispheres of the brain that divide and channel to the spinal cord. The four lobes are affected. When failure to exercise starts affecting the muscles and joints, the tissues, cells and central nervous system is affected, which also targets the brain. Now we see issues occurring, since the lobes contain our personality, intellect, motor speech, sensations, sensory integrated communications, spatial, vision, taste, smell, speech and our capacity to hear.

2. Self Discipline and Control

Obsessive-compulsive behaviors including impulse behaviors can be controlled.

We can teach ourselves self-discipline to reduce obsessive-compulsive or impulsive behaviors. Building self-discipline helps you to take control of your situations and emotions. You can build self-discipline by exercising daily and eating healthy foods. Building self-awareness comes from building self-discipline, which helps you to stay alert. We all must build such skills, as it is part of our growing. You can assess your inner being to discover more about yourself. Our untamed emotions tend to lead to changeable behaviors, such as impulsive behaviors, violence, promiscuous, anger, depression, doubts, fears and so on. The scrambled emotions are triggered usually by external sources, which may make the person feel challenged. Yet in some cases, the triggers develop from internal sources (learn about flashbacks).

Self-discipline helps you to develop self-awareness so that you can see the positive in the emotional challenges that take over your mind. Cultivating self-discipline and self-control occurs from knowledge, which helps you overcome your weaknesses by examining your strengths. People can alter their emotions to improve their mental wellness. Self-awareness and self-control are essential for a person to discretely define themselves or learn who they are.

Self-discipline can be obtained from inner strengths and willpower. You need willpower ultimately to develop strength of mind. To achieve this level you must avoid self-indulgent behaviors and habits that lead to impulsive responses. Temptations and the things that trigger you must be explored more thoroughly.

Some of the chief reasons that people lack self-discipline are alluring temptations. These behaviors are blinding lights, which appear dazzling because it is a way to self-medicate the pain. Most people with problems tend to run to badness because they lack self-discipline and self-control.

Once a person develops self-discipline and self-control, it is then possible to shun what is bad and accept what is good. Building such healthy tools as self-discipline will motivate you to do what is right, as your negative thinking will turn to positive thinking.

3. Seek constant approval and reassurance

When you need constant approval and reassurance bear in mind that approval comes from within: the average person can approve of your thoughts or actions a million times, but until you move to accept and approve of them yourself, only then will you reduce the system - seek constant approval and reassurance.


We have used a variety of techniques to assist you with mastering your condition OCD. You should have been able to enjoy some freedom by now and have learned the importance of re-examining yourself more closely to see how you can learn more effectively. We have used attitude replacement, discussed the importance of exercising and self discipline to help you reduce your OCD.

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