On this week’s episode, Jon interviews his long-time friend Kirsten Pagacz about having Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and her upcoming book “Leaving the OCD Circus”. Kirsten shares her story about living with OCD and how it affected her work and personal life. Kirsten talks about how she fought this severe mental disorder and how she wants to help others understand and cope with OCD.
(1:59) Kirsten Pagacz Interview
(4:28) What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
(13:42) Saying not today,(21:00) Living a double life
(24:26) It’s not your fault,
(30:10) Doubting yourself
(32:19) Being taken out of the moment
(35:37) Multi-tasking, sensitivity and benefits from OCD
(43:15) Dr. Groovy Pants
Note: Near the halfway point of the podcast we ran into some mysterious noise during recording. Our apologies!
This article originally appeared on Chris Forte’s Blog
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