HabitAware Initiates Research to Further Develop Keen Awareness Bracelet as a Treatment for Trichotillomania and other BFRBs

August 08, 2018

We are so excited to make this announcement!  We know Keen is helping people build their awareness muscles. We also know our awareness bracelet has much more to give the BFRB community. By working with top researchers we can unleash the potential.

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Silencing the Self Stigma Soundtrack

July 25, 2018

This article was written by our summer intern, Dureti Doto. Thank you Dureti for sharing your personal experience and knowledge with us all! My name is Dureti Doto and I have been working at HabitAware this summer as an intern. Before I learned about HabitAware, I did not know what body focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs) … Continue reading Silencing the Self Stigma Soundtrack

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How Hair Pulling (Trichotillomania) Led to A Push

February 21, 2018

By Ellen Crupi, HabitAware Director of Awareness My first hair pulling experience….how trichotillomania found me When I was about 11, I began pulling out my hair one strand at a time. I still remember the day it started. I was bored in gym class, waiting for the activity to start. One hair felt thicker, coarser, … Continue reading How Hair Pulling (Trichotillomania) Led to A Push

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Keen by HabitAware at Target Open House

November 20, 2017

The HabitAware team is super excited for our “no pull” bracelet, Keen, to be part of Target’s Open House! About Target’s smart house From their website, Target Open House shares: “Consider it your home for possibilities, built to show you just how to bring them to life. Open House is located in America’s tech hub … Continue reading Keen by HabitAware at Target Open House

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The HabitAware Story: Our “WHY” is in our Logo

June 06, 2017

An Interview with Alison Beattie, Director of User Experience – Target The past few months have been insanely busy. We finalized our product, shipped Keen pre-orders and had a baby! We’ve been moving fast but this milestone also lends itself to pause and reflect not only on how we got here, but also honor those …

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From Sketching to Shipping: Keen’s Story

March 23, 2017

If you’ve been following the HabitAware/Keen journey then you know that reaching this milestone has been a long time coming. (If you haven’t been following, sign up here for our e-newsletter!) What started as a fun side project for a husband and wife trying to solve her specific hair pulling (trichotillomania) problem is now a 4-founder …

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Please welcome Keen (formerly Liv)

November 04, 2016

Our smart bracelet helps you develop your own Keen sense of awareness over time.  Keen is your coach, helping you take control of hair pulling, nail biting, skin picking (body focused repetitive behaviors) and thumb-sucking. Visit our homepage to get Keen.  With love & awareness, Aneela

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Light, Lights, Lights

March 09, 2016

This article was written by Dr. John Pritchard, HabitAware co-founder & lead hardware engineer. It is reprinted with his permission from his blog. Shenzhen is a fascinating place. It lives up to its reputation as the electronics mecca of the world and isn’t afraid to show it. Some of the largest manufacturers of LEDs and LED …

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We’re in China!

March 07, 2016

In mid January of 2016, the HabitAware team traveled from our Minnesotan headquarters to Asia to participate in HAX. HAX is a hardware startup accelerator program in the heart of the manufacturing capital of the world, Shenzhen, China. HAX has a very small acceptance rate so we are honored to be chosen. HAX provides expertise …

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Sizing Guide

Not sure which size is right for you?

It's important that Keen fits snugly. Here's a quick guide to help you decide which bracelet size to order:

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