You know, I've never been officially diagnosed, but I'm pretty sure I have OCD and some other mental irregularities. Anyone I know would tell you how neat I am and how I get obsessed with planning or organizing.
What I've really noticed is that my OCD is at it's worst when I am very unhappy with myself.
In the last few weeks I've been extremely neurotic, spending hours on useless tasks of organization. I realized that I do these tasks because I'm searching for some success in myself. I do these things because I get a tiny twinge of pride when I finish only to have that good feeling quickly fade away as soon as some other reality hits me.
Let's face it, ever since I took the step towards my dream of graduating college, things haven't gone exactly...[read more]