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Medication: My Perspective

Niki Porter 0

Hello Everyone! It has been quite sometime since I’ve last posted. Between working on exposures, doing summer semester and spending time with family, my summer has been booked. I’ve wanted…

Paralyzing Fear

Niki Porter 0

Trying to explain the fear that comes from mental illness is nearly impossible. The fear that is associated with it is paralyzing. Panic attacks are there waiting to strike. And…

26 Candles

Niki Porter 0

Hey Everyone! This morning on my Snapchat memories, there was picture from my birthday in 2015. I showed my mom the picture and commented on how much I’ve changed in…

Mother’s Day 2019

Niki Porter 0

Hey Everyone! To start off I want to wish all of you a Happy Mother’s Day! I am so blessed to have such amazing women in my life. I have…

This is Me

Niki Porter 0

Last week I started struggling. I was crying on and off for 3 days straight and I was feeling hopeless. I wanted to give up, I wanted my parents to…

Spirituality and OCD

Niki Porter 2

Hey Everyone! Being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I have been raised going to a church service every Sunday. Our services used to be…

The Fear of Judgement

Niki Porter 2

This is about the 6th time I’ve attempted typing out a blog post. Every time I try to write one, I allow my OCD to tell me that I need…

Welcome to The OCD Perspective

Niki Porter 1

For those of you who have followed me the past couple of years you are probably wondering why I changed my blog from ‘The Anxious Perspective’ to ‘The OCD Perspective’.…

Has my perspective changed?

Niki Porter 0

Hello Everyone, The answer to the title of this blog is yes, my perspective has changed. Although my blog is the anxious perspective, I have come to recognize that I…