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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#BFRBWeek 2016: Our favorite BFRB Advocates & “Storytellers”

October 04, 2016

It’s BFRB Awareness Week 2016 and we want to thank all those in the community for making some noise!  One of the best ways to learn about ANYTHING and overcome anything is through story-telling.   If you want to better understand how Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs) shape (or distort) people’s lives, I highly recommend …

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YOU Are Why We Are Doing This!

April 26, 2016

THANK YOU FOR THE KIND WORDS!

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15 Ideas for What to Do Instead of Hair Pulling, Skin Picking or Nail Biting

15 Ideas for What to Do Instead of Hair Pulling, Skin Picking or Nail Biting

April 07, 2016

Hair pulling, skin picking, nail biting and other body-focused repetitive behaviors are such subconscious actions that you never really know when it is happening. HabitAware’s smart bracelet is designed to give you awareness of where your hands are and what your mind is doing when you aren’t really paying attention.  But then what?! After awareness, it’s …

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What Kind of BFRB Mindset Do You Have?

March 24, 2016

I am part of a few online communities for folks with BFRBs, specifically trichotillomania (hair pulling). I also attend monthly meet-ups with other hair pullers, nail-biters and skin-pickers in Minneapolis. Over the years, friendships have formed within these groups and I’ve noticed something interesting: even though we’ve all found a different way to deal with …

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3 Reasons We’re Excited for TLC’s 2016 BFRB Conference

March 10, 2016

Trichotillomania Learning Center’s 2016 Body Focused Repetitive Behavior Conference is coming up next month. We are excited to be attending for the second year in a row and here’s why:   1) We get to meet old friends!     As someone with trichotillomania, Aneela’s been in the online BFRB community for a while, making …

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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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Our Fave #BFRBWeek Tweets

October 09, 2015

#BFRBAwarenessWeek may be over, but it’s important to continue the conversation. Here are some of our favorite #BFRBWeek tweets from Oct 1 – Oct 7, 2015. Thanks to all these courageous people for being vulnerable & sharing their stories. We hope to help you all! Spreading awareness for trichotillomania and other body focused repetitive behaviours this week! …

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Guest Post: Mental Health and Stigma

October 07, 2015

By: PAVITT THATCHER My friend, PAVITT THATCHER wrote this inspirational piece on mental health & how it affects our lives during #BFRBAwarenessWeek.  Pavitt & I met at the 2014 Trichotillomania Learning Center Conference. Her story is a beautiful analysis of how the mind works. Thank you, Pavitt for allowing me to share it here! We …

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What are BFRBs?

October 02, 2015

BFRB stands for Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors. BFRBs are exactly as described: the repetitive movement of a …

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

May 05, 2015

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  If you didn’t know, now you are aware The world around us affects our mental well being. According to MakeItOK.org, mental health issues can be caused by all or some of the following:  “Trauma. Sometimes traumatic events can play a role in triggering a mental illness. Chemical imbalance. Chemical or biochemical …

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HabitAware Keen Sizing Guide

Not sure which size is right for you?

It's important that Keen has a snug fit on your wrist. Here's a quick guide to help you decide which bracelet size to order:


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Sporty Keen (original)