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Unexpected Skills That BFRB Management Teaches You

Unexpected Skills That BFRB Management Teaches You

Learning to manage a body-focused repetitive behavior helps you develop skills that transcend just your trichotillomania, dermatillomania, or onychophagia. Living with a body-focused repetitive behavior can feel limiting at times,...

Unexpected Skills That BFRB Management Teaches You

Learning to manage a body-focused repetitive behavior helps you develop skills that transcend just your trichotillomania, dermatillomania, or onychophagia. Living with a body-focused repetitive behavior can feel limiting at times,...

Managing BFRBs: Redefining Relapse and Finding Your Own Path

Managing BFRBs: Redefining Relapse and Finding ...

Managing trichotillomania, dermatillomania and other BFRBs can be a lifelong journey, and the idea of "relapse" isn't always helpful. Instead, it's important to redefine what success and progress mean for...

Managing BFRBs: Redefining Relapse and Finding ...

Managing trichotillomania, dermatillomania and other BFRBs can be a lifelong journey, and the idea of "relapse" isn't always helpful. Instead, it's important to redefine what success and progress mean for...

How a Healthy Routine Can Help Control a BFRB: 5 Strategies to Implement Daily

How a Healthy Routine Can Help Control a BFRB: ...

Everyone has “something”, that thing they do to self soothe. But not always are these “somethings” healthy for our mind or body. Specifically, body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs) like chewing your...

How a Healthy Routine Can Help Control a BFRB: ...

Everyone has “something”, that thing they do to self soothe. But not always are these “somethings” healthy for our mind or body. Specifically, body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs) like chewing your...

Shattering Shame: A Mindset Reset to Overcome Trichotillomania, Dermatillomania, Nail Biting

Shattering Shame: A Mindset Reset to Overcome T...

Feeling ashamed of hair pulling, skin picking or nail biting? You are not alone. I've felt it too & it’s why I hid for more than 25 years. In this...

Shattering Shame: A Mindset Reset to Overcome T...

Feeling ashamed of hair pulling, skin picking or nail biting? You are not alone. I've felt it too & it’s why I hid for more than 25 years. In this...

Nail Biting, Lip Picking, and Skin Picking: BFRBs Explained Including Onychophagia and Cuticle Picking

Nail Biting, Lip Picking, and Skin Picking: BFR...

By: Ellen Crupi, HabitAware Director of Awareness  Trichotillomania (hair pulling disorder) and Dermatillomania (skin picking disorder) are not the only BFRBs.  Did you know that nail biting, lip picking, finger...

Nail Biting, Lip Picking, and Skin Picking: BFR...

By: Ellen Crupi, HabitAware Director of Awareness  Trichotillomania (hair pulling disorder) and Dermatillomania (skin picking disorder) are not the only BFRBs.  Did you know that nail biting, lip picking, finger...

Sarah Conquers Nail Biting with HabitAware Keen

Sarah Conquers Nail Biting with HabitAware Keen

"I grew up in a broken home and was moved around a lot as a kid. At age 5, I turned to nail biting as a way to ease my stress. My...

Sarah Conquers Nail Biting with HabitAware Keen

"I grew up in a broken home and was moved around a lot as a kid. At age 5, I turned to nail biting as a way to ease my stress. My...

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    - L.M.

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