Once the timer is set, and the button is pressed, the safe will remain locked until the timer reaches zero.
“It's actually quite brilliant in its simplicity. There’s no breaking-in or cheating, which actually makes it so much easier to avoid the temptation...”
“...the Kitchen Safe is brilliant. This locking cookie jar has a timer to save you from yourself.”
“It curbs more than food cravings.. It’s also useful for credit card safekeeping or smartphone collection during dinner time.”
From 1 minute, to 10 days, set and track your goal using the large, high contrast LCD.
The Kitchen Safe is made from high-quality, BPA free, food grade materials, and the walls are about 3 times thicker than your typical plastic container.
Two AA batteries will last about 6 months thanks to Kitchen Safe's ultra efficient microprocessor.
hover overtouch tiles to reveal
Stow cards or cash to prevent spending.
Limit munching on unhealthy snacks.
Unplug from TV and video games.
Cutback on smoking.
Use it as a parenting or time-out tool.
Lock up medicine between doses.
Prevent drunk driving.
Remove distractions to focus on work.
Play hilarious pranks on friends.
Give a gift that opens at a special time.
Kitchen Safe the key to another lock.
Take a break from your phone or email.
Power of Commitment Devices
Willpower is among a humans' greatest strength, but studies of successful people have shown that the best strategy is not to rely on it in all situations. Save it for emergencies. There are tricks, such as using commitment devices, that enable you to conserve willpower for those moments when it's indispensable. These techniques require relatively little willpower to implement, and therefore leave you sharper for your most challenging moments.
Limits of Willpower
Creating or changing a habit requires significant willpower. Unfortunately, willpower is finite. Every decision from choosing what to eat, what to wear, what to say, and so on, consumes our willpower. When we run out of willpower, we start making bad decisions; this is known as decision fatigue. Commitment devices help us conserve willpower and avoid decision fatigue by removing temptations we would normally fight throughout the day or week.
Virtue of Precommitment
Precommitment is the ultimate offensive weapon. One of the most common reasons for the self-control problem is overconfidence in willpower. In one recent study, smokers were invited to bet that they could hold an unlit cigarette in their mouths while watching a movie without succumbing to the temptation to smoke. Plenty took the bet, and they lost. Better to precommit by leaving the cigarette somewhere else.
Sources: The Power of Habit: Authored by Charles Duhigg, a Pulitzer prize winner who earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, The Willpower Instinct: Authored by Kelly McGonigal who teaches psychology at Stanford University, Willpower Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength: Authored by New York Times best-selling Roy Baumeister, who holds a PhD in Psychology from Princeton University
David T. from Australia
"My wife and I have calculated that our Kitchen Safes will save us well over $2,000.00 per year by controlling our vices. It's as if the Kitchen Safes are paying us! Big Smile!"
Tim L. from Switzerland
"...If you’re not the most disciplined person but need and really want to stick to your diet, the safes are a great and effective help! :)"
Karen B. from Virginia
"It has completely changed my life for the better. ...My friends and family are so relieved and happy to see how much happier I am since I received The Kitchen Safe."
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