Compulsive hoarding is a serious chronic psychological condition where a person acquires more and more new “stuff” without getting rid of enough old stuff.
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is a very painful psychological condition where a person is obsessed over perceived flaws in their physical appearance.
Learning from Charlie Brown’s mistakes. Will you try to kick the ball or will you ignore Lucy’s promises and finally quit playing her game?
The primary non-medical treatment for anxiety disorders is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with an emphasis on Exposure with Response Prevention (ERP).
Be warned, Anxiety will say anything it has to say in order to get you away from situations that it thinks are dangerous. Anxiety will try to convince you to follow certain “Rules” in order to be safe, but following those rules is what gives Anxiety its power over you.