Altering Habits

OCD-Free
2 min readAug 21, 2023

Habits stifle cognitive and creative growth. People who do everything by habit are essentially living like zombies (except for the eating brains part, hopefully). OCD is a collection of powerful habits that can rule your life. But even when I got rid of my OCD, I found I was mindlessly engaging in habits, perhaps left over from the OCD. For example, I realized I was washing the lid to my blender the same way each time: Brush, scrubby side of sponge followed by…

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OCD-Free

Essays, stories & poetry about OCD, culture and society, by Eric. OCD-Free the book: https://shorturl.at/nGR59