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How does Pavlok STOP Bad Habits?
How does Pavlok STOP Bad Habits?
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Written by Deon Don
Updated over a week ago


Setting up new Pavlov 3 but I don't see how to set it to STOP a bad habit???

Mon. Jan. 16 2023


Here's how to best use the Pavlok device for breaking any bad habit.

1. Begin by doing your bad habit as often as you normally would throughout the day.

2. Each time you do that bad habit Zap yourself. Adjust your zap strength in the app to suit your needs.

3. Pavlok will begin to train your brain to see that habit as "bad," and now is the time to replace that bad habit with something good.

Say your bad habit for example was biting your nails. Once you bit or even had the urge to do so and received the zap, we recommend immediately replacing that bad habit with a healthy one right after the zap. In this case you could file your nails instead of biting them. Find something that works for your habit and daily life. You will be less likely to go back to your old ways if you replace them.

4. Continue this process until your habit is broken.

You can also use the hand detection feature if your habit includes bringing your hand near your face like smoking, nail biting or hair picking.


Pavlok is a behavior training device that works by utilizing aversive conditioning.

This is a form of training that uses negative stimuli and association to help reaffirm a specific action as undesirable.

You perform a bad habit at the same time you feel a slightly uncomfortable stimulus, and then your brain then begins to associate the two stimuli together -- until it no longer likes the bad habit.

Perhaps you have a friend who ate a meal that made them sick (or drank too much of a type of alcohol) --- often that single event creates an aversion to that type of food/drink forever!

This same process can be used to help you break ANY bad habit for good!

Results have ranged from 48 hours to several weeks. It truly varies based on the individual, but thousands have kicked their bad habits to the curb with Pavlok!

Check out more about how this new Mom cut out unhealthy eating habits with Pavlok and lost a ton of weight here!

More amazing success stories and how customers used their Pavloks here.


Hey there! This quick read was whipped up by yours truly, Deon Don, over at Pavlok Research.

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