Sugar and Skin Picking: Healthy sugar alternatives

Sugar can have a drastic effect on skin picking. Often it’s THE biggest contributor to it. But there is a lot of confusion about what you can eat and what you can’t eat when you’re removing sugar from your diet with the intention of reducing your skin picking. The intention of this post is to clear up this confusion. But first, If you haven’t seen this video, start here, because it does a good job of showing you the effects of sugar on real people’s picking.

Interview with Christina Pearson

Here I’ve included three video excerpts from a full interview I did recently with Christina Pearson, the visionary who 25 years ago started the Trichotillomania Learning Center (now the TLC Foundation for BFRBs) and more recently the Heart and Soul Academy for BFRBs, where she teaches mindfulness-based impulse reduction courses for those struggling with body-focused…