Shame Self-Improvement

Innovations encourage healthier habits through embarassment

Implications - Consumers looking to develop a sense of control over their lives are turning to products that shame them into developing better habits. Be the goal losing weight or making eco-friendly choices, this approach speaks to how much consumers are willing to depend on consumer goods to change even their most ingrained habits.
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Shame-Inducing Plastic Bags - Mother London Has Created the Uncarriable Bag to Deter Plastic Use
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