How To Stop Biting Your Nails

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how to stop biting nails grip strengthener stress relief3. DISTRACT YOURSELF Idle hands can help fuel your nail-biting habit, so reduce the chance that you'll go to town on your nails by keeping your hands busy and your mind distracted with a stress ball, Silly Putty, or Red Fox grip strengthener ($25 @ Amazon.com). Other forms of distractions include chewing gum or eating mints. Just be careful about chewing gum. Yeah it'll help your rancid breath, but it can also lead to weight gain — even the sugarless varieties. Without getting too into it, your body start to prep for food because you're chewing and digestive juices are flowing. Then no food comes and it hunkers down and preserves fat.

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