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19 Ways to Break a Bad Habit

From Punitive Wearable Technology to Personal Prohibition Signs

— March 20, 2014 — Eco
The ability to break a bad habit often needs more help then exercising one's will power. While a person could ask someone to keep tabs on their progress, that becomes a bit of a chore for the friend as well. Seeing an opportunity to help people overcome these unhealthy behaviours, designers, technicians and more have devised a few ways to ensure people stay on track when it comes to changing their ways.

From gadgets that provide positive feedback to products that don't shy away from hard truths, the journey to break a bad habit has become a little bit easier. With all of the information available at people's fingertips, it is no wonder that many are turning a new leaf to lead healthier lives.
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Comical Weight Loss Shorts
Comical Weight Loss Shorts
The Witty 'How to Lose Weight in 60 Seconds' Film by Dave Carter
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Punitive Wearable Technology
Punitive Wearable Technology
Tan’s Devices are Reality Mediators for Bad Habits and Laziness
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Snack-Snitching Devices
Snack-Snitching Devices
MetaReal’s Virtual Fridge Lock is a Diet-Friendly Tattletale
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Anti-Resolution Apps
Anti-Resolution Apps
MeYou Health's App Helps You Break a Habit Without a Resolution
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Bad Habit-Banishing Apps
Bad Habit-Banishing Apps
'Social ReHub' is the New Rehab for Your Questionable Behavior
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Personal Prohibition Signs
Personal Prohibition Signs
The No Sign by the Animi Causa Boutique Allows You to Hold Your Vice
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Anti-Cellphone Holders
Anti-Cellphone Holders
The NO Sign by Avichai Tadmor Helps Put Bad Habits on Hold
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Bad Behavior Statistic Sites
Bad Behavior Statistic Sites
The ‘Kick My Habit’ Site Is Designed to Help People Quit
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Shocking Spice Shakers
Shocking Spice Shakers
The Heart for Salt Shaker is Designed for Your Health
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Bad Habit-Breaking Gadgets
Bad Habit-Breaking Gadgets
Pleasureable Troublemakers by Matthias Laschke Addresses Several Issues
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Healthy Nutrition Coaching Apps
Healthy Nutrition Coaching Apps
The Rise App is a New Way to Diet and Healthy Eating
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Shopping Justification Stats
Shopping Justification Stats
The 'Excuses Excuses Excuses' Infographic Reveals Bad Habits
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Environment-Defending Decals
Environment-Defending Decals
The Eco Reminder Wall Stickers Pester Users About Bad Habits
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Behavior-Changing Stop Signs
Behavior-Changing Stop Signs
The Stop Project from Artem Mukhin Will Make You Start Something
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Converted Cigarette Machines
Converted Cigarette Machines
Hamburger Automatenverlag Vending Machine is a Mini Bookstore
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Bad Habit Pimping
Bad Habit Pimping
Smokestixx Cigarette Decals Let You Customize Your Smokes
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Fidgeter-Friendly Cushions
Fidgeter-Friendly Cushions
The Huhu Pillow Invites You to Twiddle, So to Distract from Bad Habits
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Addiction Accessories
Addiction Accessories
Cast of Vices Releases Jewelry Line of Bad Habit Charms
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