- 1 Choose a habit to change and
wear your Pavlok.
- 2Get zapped when you engage
in your bad habit.
- 3Your brain creates an aversion
pairing the zap with that habit.
It makes you mindful
Other wearables track. Pavlok gets you focused on your goals. It’s like sorcery for your lizard brain making you more aware.
Pick your bad habit. Follow the setup instructions based on our algorithmic magic, or opt for custom settings.
Automatic + manual
Pavlok does both. It can trigger vibrations or zaps with the press of a button, on a timer, or even when you goof off online.
Pavlok syncs and talks with a bunch of stuff, like your browser, IFTTT, other apps, even your Fitbit (if you’re into that).
Literally hundreds of habit breaking use cases with Pavlok
FCC + CE
We are FCC and CE Tested, Certified, and Compliant
of battery life, designed with low energy & sleep modes
every user gets half a year money back guarantee
Tested. Proven. Loved.
of aversion therapy research distilled into a wearable
since we launched, now a powerful user community
accepted to Bolt Hardware Engineering Incubator
Vibrates, Beeps, Zaps
Pavlok does pretty much everything but clothe and feed you
~ 2-5 day battery life, low energy & sleep modes, micro-USB charger
Bite your nails, pull your hair, smoke a cig... Pavlok knows!
For those extra annoying habits that just don't want to quit.
~ 2-5 day battery life, low energy & sleep modes, micro-USB charger
Our Users Love Their Pavloks
I’ve survived cancer and a heart attack so my diet has to be kept to a whole-food plant-based diets so I use Pavlok...There’s nothing else that works. If you don’t get a Pavlok you are going to fail...I think a person is a fool if they don’t at least give it a try.- David G, Habit Crusher
I have been biting my nails for 25 years... After many failed attempts I just wasn’t successful and I continued to bite my nails especially when I was on the computer, driving, deep in thought. [Pavlok] helped with the success of quitting nail biting.- Heather O, Recovered Nailbiter
I’ve been smoking for over 15 years, almost a pack a day, and I’ve tried over 20 times to try to stop smoking. I’ve used Chantix, I’ve used the gum, the patch, even hypnosis, nothing ever worked. I heard about Pavlok and decided why not give it a try... and I’m so happy that I did. - Carlos P, Non-Smoker
My body is conditioned now to wake up even before the shock comes. I think it’s my body’s way of saying, "I don’t want to get shocked in the morning." [...] It’s really changed my life because I’m no longer late for class, I’m no longer late handing in my assignments.- Kang, Early Bird
I used Pavlok to quit smoking and I am proud proof that it actually did work. You do have to be committed to the process but I [...] couldn’t be happier. I can honestly say with no hyperbole pavlov has really changed my life.- Bud H, Reformed Smoker
I didn’t want to shock myself so I wouldn’t eat the food in the first place. [So now...] I haven’t had any refined sugar, which is awesome...I feel like I’m back in control of my relationship with food. I feel like I have a much healthier relationship with food. - Tasha, Recovered Sugar Junkie
I’ve had a problem with biting my nails my entire life --- I’ve tried everything to stop. I decided to try Pavlok --- within 2 days, I’m so much more aware of myself biting my nails, and I catch myself before I do it.” - Nagina Abdullah, Masala Body
Before I started using Pavlok, I was smoking about 18 cigarettes a day. With Pavlok, I've [in first week] been averaging about 7 a day. [... Week four] is my first week not smoking at all… whenever I drive by a gas station and think, ‘Maybe I’ll get a pack’, I just shock myself. - Marty, Recovering Smoker
I just started associating the wanting to touch my hair with the zapping, and it pretty much cut down on my hair pulling immediate [...] I can see results in my scalp, its much better than its ever been And im just feeling better about my appearance. [...] I feel kind of liberated. - Naomi, Ex-Hair Puller
Pavlok is one of the most essential parts of my daily life. [...] As a result of Pavlok, I've gone from being a [...] scrub to waking up at 7:20am every single day without fail, [...] and I'm on my way to elimnating my nailbiting habit [...] completely. So yeah, it's powerful. - Louis Weisz, Ex-Nailbiter
Honestly, [the Pavlok] along with my personal want to be like, “I'm not doing that anymore,” I haven’t pulled a single hair out in a week. Which for me is like a major deal because I can't think of a single day that I haven't pulled out a hair for as long as I can remember. - Sarah L, Ex-Hairpuller
I just hit the Pavlok, which will shock me [...] that will help wake me up for one and two, it creates a negative association with hitting snooze button. [...] Instead of hitting the sleep more/ get fired/ waste your life button, I hit the Pavlok. - Rachman B, Ex-Oversleeper
I get in a sugar comma, I fall asleep, and lose part of my day. [...] I'm zapping myself when I eat [a cookie], to see if I lose the urge to eat these stupid cookies [...] Oddly enough I haven't eatn any of those cookies since. [...] ]I use my Pavlok to stop my cookie addiction. - Brennan M, Ex-Cookie Monster
The Press Can't Stop Talking About Pavlok
Anyone looking for a little extra motivation to get in shape, throw away your personal trainer and buy a Pavlok. - PETER SAGAL, NPR
There’s no sharing and no compliments. It’s called a Pavlok, and it allows you to self-administer a shock [...] if you engage in a habit you’re trying to stop. - Susanna Schrobsdorff, Time
Other gadgets and apps dabble in behavioral change [...] Pavlok takes things a step further, delivering a much stronger message. - Jennifer Jolly, New York Times
Now repeated nagging messages do not motivate me [...] but finally there’s a smart tech device that can jolt you into action. yes, if you do not exercise, you get an electric shock. - Stephen Colbert, The Colbert Report
Tony Robbins and I shared some tips for keeping your new years resolutions, but if you wanted to take more drastic measures, here is a new product for you to consider [...] Go to Pavlok.com - Steve Harvey, Steve Harvey Show
The latest wearables buzz will shock you to help break bad habits. Bite your nails? Eat too many sweets? Now, you can try to zap yourself out of bad behavior. - Personal Tech, Verizon News
[...] if just looking at a chart of your activity level — or sharing it on Facebook — isn't motivation enough, a Boston startup called Pavlok may have the answer.- Scott Kirsner, Boston.com
[Classical] conditioning reflex is behind the Pavlok watch, which helps you break bad habits — eating bad foods, smoking, nail biting, sleeping in — by emitting a mild-to-strong electric shock.- Roy Wallack, LA Times
It is the wristband that could literally jolt you in action - by giving its wearer an electric shock if they don't reach their fitness goals or hit their work deadline.- Mark Prigg, Daily Mail