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)

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  • Nerdzilla


    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.

  • Ali970


    I usually paint my nails so that i scratch at the paint instead of messing with the actual nail length

    • a.b


      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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