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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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Community Spotlight: Liz Atkin: From Compulsive Skin Picker to Compulsive Sketch Artist

April 04, 2018

Here’s our interview with Liz Atkin, visual artist and mental health advocate based in London, UK. I didn’t meet Liz first, I met her artwork, online, and immediately was drawn to it. Then I met her at the 2016 TLC Conference in Dallas, TX and immediately was drawn to her! I knew what Liz looked like, … Continue reading Community Spotlight: Liz Atkin: From Compulsive Skin Picker to Compulsive Sketch Artist

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Community Spotlight: How Lucinda Ellery broke free from hair loss to create a treatment for trichotillomania

March 28, 2018

Like many women in the US, Lucinda Ellery experienced hair loss at a young age as a result of Alopecia Areata (AA).  She was a 9-year-old girl and almost overnight lost 80% of her hair due to alopecia areata. Lucinda subsequently suffered from this condition throughout her life. “I started looking into other things when … Continue reading Community Spotlight: How Lucinda Ellery broke free from hair loss to create a treatment for trichotillomania

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Conquering with Keen: Stephanie’s Story

March 20, 2018

Stephanie lives in Colorado and has had Trichotillomania for 40 years.  This is how she’s Conquering with Keen Awareness.     When I was about 7 years old I started pulling out my eyelashes and eyebrows.  During times of stress, it was always worse and really became noticeable once I started high school.  I enjoyed a … Continue reading Conquering with Keen: Stephanie’s Story

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Training Keen: The Awareness Bracelet for Trichotillomania and Dermatillomania

March 07, 2018

By: Ellen Crupi, Director of Awareness I know this to be true: the Keen bracelet is life changing for someone trying to stop skin picking or stop hair pulling. After 40 years, I’m 95% pull free because of Keen’s awareness training – and my hard work to make new choices once aware.     < … Continue reading Training Keen: The Awareness Bracelet for Trichotillomania and Dermatillomania

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Conquering with Keen: Maela’s Story

February 28, 2018

Maela, an 11-year-old from Indiana, has had Trichotillomania for four years.  She pulls her hair and eyelashes in bed while she goes to sleep.  Maela’s mom, Courtney, would go in at night to say goodnight and give kisses, only to find the bed covered in hair.   One day Courtney was searching online for new … Continue reading Conquering with Keen: Maela’s Story

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How Hair Pulling (Trichotillomania) Led to A Push

February 21, 2018

By Ellen Crupi, HabitAware Director of Awareness My first hair pulling experience….how trichotillomania found me When I was about 11, I began pulling out my hair one strand at a time. I still remember the day it started. I was bored in gym class, waiting for the activity to start. One hair felt thicker, coarser, … Continue reading How Hair Pulling (Trichotillomania) Led to A Push

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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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How to Build & Maintain Your Happiness Muscles

January 24, 2018

In our first step to a “New Year, Improved You,” we talked about letting go of the need to be perfect so that we could make room in our lives to do the hard work to continuously improve.  In our second step to a “New Year, Improved You,” Ellen Crupi, our Director of Keen Awareness, shared tips … Continue reading How to Build & Maintain Your Happiness Muscles

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How to Reset Your Mindset

January 17, 2018

In our first step to a “New Year, Improved You,” we talked about letting go of the need to be perfect so that we could make room in our life to do the hard work to continuously improve. We also talked about how unnecessarily fearing failure sets us up to fail. All of this takes … Continue reading How to Reset Your Mindset

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New Year, Improved You: Resist Perfection.

January 03, 2018

Notice it’s not “New Year, New You.” We aren’t wiping the slate clean. We aren’t starting from scratch. You are who you are and if you’re here, you have one desire: to take what you have and make it better. To Improve You. But, where is the room for improvement, if you are already perfect? … Continue reading New Year, Improved You: Resist Perfection.

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New Year, Improved You – A Series of Tools to Help You Make the Best of the New Year

January 01, 2018

Here’s to a New Year & an IMPROVED YOU! The New Year starts TODAY.  It’s not about a new you, it’s about making the current you BETTER.  In this 3-part blog series, we’re giving you actionable tools to help you IMPROVE you. 1. ☔️ Repel Perfection Did you resolve to stop hair pulling or skin picking … Continue reading New Year, Improved You – A Series of Tools to Help You Make the Best of 2018

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