Humble Warrior Podcast

Leaving the OCD Circus - Interview with Kirsten Pagacz

September 27, 2016

kirsten-pagacz-small.jpgOn this week's episode, Jon's long-time friend Kirsten Pagacz talks 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. Show Notes: (1:59) Kirsten Pagacz Interview, (4:28) What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), (8:16) Orders to tap, check and be perfect from the Sargent, (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!

Learn more about Kirsten and her book at