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Tips for Parents of Pullers & Pickers, featuring Natasha Daniels, Childhood Anxiety Expert

April 11, 2018

Dealing with hair pulling disorder (trichotillomania), compulsive skin picking (dermatillomania), excessive nail biting and other body focused repetitive behaviors, gives us all a greater understanding of the pain and plight. But when it comes to kids, how to stop hair pulling (trichotillomania), skin picking (dermatillomania) or nail biting is made all the more tricky because … Continue reading Tips for Parents of Pullers & Pickers, featuring Natasha Daniels, Childhood Anxiety Expert

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3 Tips to Stop Skin Picking (or Stop Hair Pulling) from the Stop Skin Picking Coach

February 07, 2018

By Annette Pasternak, Stop Skin Picking Coach Aneela asked me to share my best videos on tips for BFRB (body focused repetitive behavior) reduction and recovery and, upon considering, I found it pretty easy to narrow it down to these three. My sincere wish is that they inform and inspire you to positive action and … Continue reading 3 Tips to Stop Skin Picking (or Stop Hair Pulling) from the Stop Skin Picking Coach

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Guest Post: The Toolkit for BFRB Management

December 20, 2017

* by Trudi Griffin, NCC Licensed Professional Counselor, and part of the TrichStop team * Scientists do not have definitive cures for body-focused repetitive behaviors, such as skin picking and hair pulling, but there are effective treatment strategies that can help you manage behaviors. Awareness is the key to behavior change: The first step of … Continue reading Guest Post: The Toolkit for BFRB Management

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Guest Post: Scratching the Surface: What is Dermatillomania?

December 13, 2017

This post is brought to you by Alyson Monaco of Healthline.com     The word “habit” comes with a multitude of connotations both good and bad. A good, healthy habit would be something like taking a run first thing in the morning or drinking plenty of water throughout the day. While there are plenty of … Continue reading Guest Post: Scratching the Surface: What is Dermatillomania?

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Guest Blog: Faith, Awareness and Trichotillomania Recovery

November 14, 2017

For Week 3 of our “Month of Gratitude,” we are talking about how you gotta have FAITH! I am a firm believer in believing. It’s not about religion. It’s about cultivating trust and confidence. It’s about allowing yourself to “hand off” your dreams, wishes and worries to a “something.” That “something” can be Jesus, Allah, … Continue reading Guest Blog: Faith, Awareness and Trichotillomania Recovery

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Guest Blog: Music + Keen are My Treatment for Trichotillomania

November 07, 2017

Thankful for the healing power of music. Music has been scientifically proven to heal “time after time.” (If you get my 80s music reference please post in the comments!) It can be a great treatment for trichotillomania, especially if combined with other tactics. Today, Keen family member, Katie Lee shares how her passion for music … Continue reading Guest Blog: Music + Keen are My Treatment for Trichotillomania

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Guest Post – Instagram Takeover – Abby W.

October 25, 2017

Ever wondered, “What is trichotillomania?” You could google it. And if you do, you’d get the medical definition: Trichotillomania, as defined by the Mayo Clinic, is “a mental disorder that involves recurrent, irresistible urges to pull out hair from your scalp, eyebrows, or other areas of your body, despite trying to stop.” BUT the best way … Continue reading Guest Post – Instagram Takeover – Abby W.

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Guest Post: 7 Trich-Taming Tricks

August 17, 2017

* This blog post was written by Jen Deyo, trichster & writer. * Although focused on trich, because that is Jen’s personal experience, many of the tips here can help you stop skin picking and nail biting! If you are ready to stop hair pulling (trichotillomania), stop nail biting or stop skin picking (dermatillomania), check out … Continue reading Guest Post: 7 Trich-Taming Tricks

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Reflections of a HabitAware Intern

August 04, 2017

by: Rachel Wong Rachel is a summer intern at HabitAware as part of the ten-week MacNest program at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN. She is a rising junior studying International Studies and Geography. As part of the inaugural cohort of the MacNest program, I am one of thirteen Macalester students working at startups across …

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Guest Post: Mental Health and Stigma

October 07, 2015

By: PAVITT THATCHER My friend, PAVITT THATCHER wrote this inspirational piece on mental health & how it affects our lives during #BFRBAwarenessWeek.  Pavitt & I met at the 2014 Trichotillomania Learning Center Conference. Her story is a beautiful analysis of how the mind works. Thank you, Pavitt for allowing me to share it here! We …

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HabitAware Keen Sizing Guide

Not sure which size is right for you?

It's important that Keen has a snug fit on your wrist. Here's a quick guide to help you decide which bracelet size to order:


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