good luck picking or feeling depressed/anxious with a cute thing snuggling, sniffing, or tickling you. a dog, especially lap dogs
, will follow you everywhere, also will be a distraction
-it might help to keep all blemishes/perceived blemishes covered with an opaque mask
-write about each picking session after it, notice what your thinking about, what causes them, and what times sessions occur at. change your routine to keep these times occupied, avoid mirrors, etc at these times.