A new semester of school is finally here, which means that you might be facing some stressful times ahead. Whether you’re a chronic biter or a part-time nibbler, there’s no good reason to reach for your cuticles in times of stress. Nail-biting is a common show of anxiety. Some people develop dry skin, others reach for the sugary snacks, and some people, like you, are constantly chewing their nails and the skin around their nailbeds. Not only is this habit unsavoury to watch, it also encourages the spread of germs and it can make your fingers bleed. It can even chip or crack a tooth. If you want to put an end to your nail-biting, here are a few things you can do to stop yourself for good.