It Takes a Community

You know that quote “It takes a village to raise a child”?  I’ve been thinking about my own journey lately and how for me, it takes a community to help my inner child find her way back home. 

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What People Who Struggle with BFRB’s (Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors) Want You to Know

This week, the first week of October, is BFRB Awareness Week. BFRB Awareness Week, which was created by The TLC Foundation for BFRB’s, is all about spreading awareness about Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors, such as cheek biting, hair pulling, nail biting and skin picking. I interviewed people in the online mental health community who struggle with all different types of BFRB’s, and then compiled a list of my findings – including ways in which the public can help support us and advice to those with similar struggles.  Read more