Bad habits and addictions can be difficult to overcome even if you're under the supervision of a professional. Hobbies, such as crafting, can help you win the battle. Sewing, quilting, tatting, cross stitching, plastic canvas projects, latch hooking, doll making, crewel embroidery, knitting, crocheting, beading, looming, woodworking, jewelry making, paint and pencil by number and so many more crafts keep your mind occupied and your hands busy. A few great places to find kits and supplies are Etsy.com, Herrschners.com, Joann.com, HobbyLobby.com, DollarTree.com, Amazon.com. Search for "Craft Supplies" in your favorite search engine for all the possibilities. For a more specific search, such as quilting, search for something like "Quilting Supplies", "Quilting Craft Supplies" or "Quilt Kits".
Begin with small projects and work your way up to larger projects. Keep finished projects for yourself, give them as gifts or sell them!
Kits are usually the easiest projects especially if you're trying to learn a new craft or are strapped for time. They have everything you need to complete the project including the instructions. You can usually contact the manufacturer, as well, if you don't understand any part of the instructions or if you find that some of the pieces are missing from the kit.
Whether you're trying to stop biting your nails, quit smoking, lose weight or overcome something much worse, I think you'll find that crafting is a great way to help you win your personal fight against bad habits and addictions. I hope you'll at least give it a try. I have provided lots of free lessons and tips on this blog and my sister blog at www.sewpractical.com. Keep watching for more craft lessons and tips.
Have a nice day!