How Mandy From The Power of Habit Stopped Biting Her Nails

Who is Mandy? In Charles Duhigg’s bestselling book, ‘The Power of Habit’ he tells the story of a chronic nailbiter named Mandy. Mandy is a healthy and happy 24 year old graduate student at the Mississippi state University. She’s friendly, confident and approachable on the outside, but internally, her nail biting habit gets so bad, … Read moreHow Mandy From The Power of Habit Stopped Biting Her Nails

How To Stop Picking Your Skin In 30 Days or Less

I know what it’s like to be late for work because you’ve spent so much time in the bathroom picking at blemishes that only exist in your mind. I appreciate how awful it feels when you tell yourself ‘Never Again’, only to find your determination to succeed matched by the power of your self-sabotage. I’ve … Read moreHow To Stop Picking Your Skin In 30 Days or Less

How Nora Davis Stopped Biting Her Nails After 27 Years Of Failure

Nora Davis is a super passionate runner  and the brain behind therockinrunner blog.  For all intents and purposes, she appears to be a healthy, happy and outgoing 30 something female. But like so many people on this planet, Nora has fought a lifelong battle with nail biting.  This a basic summary of how she managed … Read moreHow Nora Davis Stopped Biting Her Nails After 27 Years Of Failure

Angela Hartlin – From Suicidal Skin Picker To Mental Health Activist

I find the images of Angela Hartlin before her recovery to be truly shocking. Given my own battles with compulsive skin picking, it is harrowing to see someone in a much worse condition than I have ever been. I can’t even look at the picture below without making audible grunts of dismay.  I know just … Read moreAngela Hartlin – From Suicidal Skin Picker To Mental Health Activist