Your emotional bank account is like a savings account for your emotions. You make deposits into the account when you have positive experiences or do things that make you happy. You withdraw from the account when you experience negative emotions or do things that make you unhappy or unfulfilled.
It's normal for everyone to be a little more anxious these days. From the fear of contamination to the financial stress of the economy, anxiety is on the rise across our nation. But for someone with OCD, these stressors can trigger symptoms of OCD.