i get really bad anxiety and pick at my hair and nails a lot. i usually pick at my nails and ive never been able to grow them out. does anyone have any tips to not pick at my nails and hair?
Anxiety (Including GAD)
It really sucks and isn't easy, but retraining helped a lot. Get a substitute activity that can fit in your pocket. For me fidgets work. If it's a picking sensation you're looking for, I hear calm strips are good.
I usually paint my nails so that i scratch at the paint instead of messing with the actual nail length
i do that too but sometimes i end up ripping off the paint and then ripping off my nail after too cause i get upset that i peeled the nail polish :(
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