In the most recent Jocko Underground podcast, Jocko answered a question of someone who was heartbroken. His answer was so perfect to me as the course to deal with my OCD, or with any strong and debilitating emotions.
This week I share another step forward in my peacemaking with the monster that is OCD in my life.
In a shocking turn of events (🙄), allowing a known trigger into my life last week caused some issues. This week, I share how I confronted and adjusted, putting OCD to work for good, and sitting in the chemical experimentation phase.
As someone with OCD, it is all too easy for routines to become cruel overlords instead of helpful assistants. This episode of the Art of Manliness Podcast was helpful and encouraging for me: #821: Routines are Overrated.
In the podcast, Madeleine Dore explains that discipline can be more productively viewed as a skill, rather than a trait.