I'm really trying to commit to growing my hair back in before its too late. It freaks out my friends and family and they will often catch me in the act and shame me for it. Its hard to really describe whats happening in my brain to them. I can actually feel the hairs like pins and needles until I pull, usually more during times of stress. The longest I have been able to grown them back out has been 4 months one time and the relapse always makes me so disappointed in myself. How do you encourage yourselves to keep yourself going and hold onto your dignity even when you can't practice self-care?
I hope you all don't mind my sharing this here but I hope it might help someone and I hope I can maybe talk it through with others who are struggling and need support.I have been going the way of self-help as far as my mental health is concerned and I am trying to kind of give myself CBT and ERP. It's been hard and I have had some setbacks and I have made lot of mistakes but...This weekend, I...
Has anyone that suffers with hair pulling/ skin picking noticed that by taking a stimulant, it makes their picking/pulling worse? My psychiatrist seems to think Adderall is making my anxiety and negative habits worse but I don't really know.