Seems like all my life I've been unable to leave things alone on my skin to let them heal. It's almost a subconscious thing -- I might be watching TV and I catch myself picking at a hangnail, a pimple on my arm, maybe a little scab somewhere that I know I should leave alone, and it feels like I just can't.
I know I do it more when I'm stressed. And I know I do it more in the winter months, when my skin is dry. (But I hate the greasiness of lotion.)
I hear others talk about nail-biting in this same way, but I've never been a nailbiter. (Ironic, because if I was a nail-biter, I couldn't pick at my skin, LOL, I'd have no nails to do it!)
Has anyone had success actually breaking a nervous habit permanently?
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