What does getting your nails done have to do with sobriety? Plenty. Because everything = everything. And when we feel uncomfortable, we're more likely to bail. When instead, we should try different.
photo of nails http://soberpodcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/NAILS.jpg
(the colour correction on this photo isn't great, the cover is more light greeny turquoise than this. the nails do match the book though. just pick up your copy of the book and try to imagine ...).
Have you recently had an experience out in the world that felt like early sobriety? I seem to have them all the time...