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Thursday, January 5, 2017

A tip for coping with OCD

Matching earring and necklace set in pink. gold and gray.
I love to wear jewelry. My mother loved jewelry. I must have inherited this trait from her. I often do mix and match, but during a stressful event such as PMS. Something in my brain doesn't allow me to deal with mixing, only matching. Knowing this, I have a few matching necklace and earring sets. They are the "go to items" I wear when OCD has a grip on me.

Department stores such as Kohls (where I shop) has plenty of affordable costume jewelry, including surgical steel earring backs.

Cubic Zirconia or any clear crystal will go with anything.

If you have any go-tos for stressful times in your life, figure out what they are and use them. It is a great coping tool.