Help For Hairpulling ( Trichotillomania)#1

Obsessive compulsive hairpulling or best known as Trichotillomania is more common than most people think. It is a self inflicted form of stress relief. The majority of my clientele has this nervous condition. My clientele is the inspiration for new combative techniques to help cope with Trichotillomania. I am not an advocate of medications and personally do not think that work for people with Trich.

The best way, I know, to deal with Trich is behavioral therapy. Basically retraining someone’s mind to do something else to gain stress relief that will not result in self harm.

My newest suggestion is Bubble Wrap. I don’t know a single person that doesn’t like to play with bubble wrap. Bubble wrap is the free bonus gift with any package delivery you receive.

You can buy Bubble Wrap from any office supply store ( Staples, Office Depot, etc.). Once purchased, you can cut into little squares and keep it in your bag or pocket. Whenever you get nervous, stress,anxious etc. pull it out or keep concealed in your bag and pop away! I honestly believe this will calm you down.

For more information,Go to www.SweetSerenityLLC.com and www.Trich.org

If you have any other suggestion,please post it. I would appreciate all new information.

Published in: on 04/11/2007 at 10:36 AM  Comments (2)  

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  1. How do you wash a weave and how often should I wash it?

  2. The Optimal time to wash your hair is every 7-10 days. These are the steps to washing your weave.
    1) Detangle by brushing or combing in a downward direction.
    2)In The shower, wet down your hair.
    3) put shampoo in hand and start applying to a scalp. Act as if you have an itch and Massages into scalp area first.
    4) Then rinse.
    5) Repeat Step 3,
    6) Apply shampoo to hair strand from root to end and use a wide tooth to comb through is so every strand has been shampooed.
    7) then rinse
    8) Repeat Step 6 and 7
    9) Apply conditioner from root to end and use wide tooth comb to evenly distrubute the conditioner. Leave on for 10 minute.
    10) then Rinse.
    11) Blow dry and style as desired.

    If you are located in or around the NYC, you can definitely make an appointment at my hair studio for an in person coaching session, If you need a visual demo.

    Thanks for Hair Blogging!


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