Be more positive with this alarm clock

A clock that can empower

Once again, a device is determined to keep us awake . But unlike loud and vibrating technologies, this is more of a traditional alarm clock, save for one feature: inspirational messages.

Shiny Shiny says the "Motiwake" is billed as a "personal development MP3 alarm clock"--just look at the giddy pair jumping for joy in the photo. Using such "affirmation pictures," the device is supposed to help change "unhealthy negative habits into more empowering and positive, thoughts, beliefs and outcomes."

Gag. (Did we say that out loud?)

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