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Shepherd

Opens quality content you choose instead of Facebook/Twitter

Shepherd puts an app icon on your home screen that redirects to another, productive app

Your sheep mind opens Facebook, you end up in kindle. Get some quality content.

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Escape

Track all your unnecessary trips to distracting websites

Ben Tossell- miniOS
This is more of a tracker - it doesnt block stuff but I think its pretty slick for tracking. I use it :)
Ben Tossell- miniOS
I like this, the interface is clean but it does tell me i'm distracted far too much 😬
Aman Mittal- Book Blogger | Developer
This app is easy to use and useful at the same time.
Idownloadblog
A lot of us use our Macs not only for our daily lives, but also for our work. The problem is, with all of the internet at our fingertips, it can be hard to stay focused when the allure of social networking, like Facebook and Twitter, as well as other things you can do to slack off, are no more than just a click away.
26 Alternatives to Escape

Space

Unhook yourself from addictive iOS apps

Space helps you get a moment of peace when you need it. We're not here to make you feel bad because it's not your fault: apps are designed to hook you.

Ryan Hoover- Founder, Product Hunt
This is a clever tool you can use to replace the Twitter, Facebook, and other app icons on your homescreen. When tapped, it opens to a web browser to make you wait for a few seconds before the targeted app (e.g. Twitter) opens. It forces a slight pause and reflection before falling into habits.
SnapMunk
Dilara Kurtaran * 6 min read Let me start off with a little cliché. Addiction to phones and apps are real. Most of my friends have it. My hand will constantly reach into my bag, dodging lipsticks, notebooks and pens to grab that thin, sleek block that seems to contain my whole world.
TechCrunch
Dopamine Labs, a small startup in Los Angeles, not just creates tools that can hook users to an app... the company is now also giving people a way to kick their app habit. Formed by two neuroscientists who received their doctorates from the University of Southern California, the company has developed what it calls a "reinforcement api" based on the duo's com… See more
5 Alternatives to Space

Focus

A Mac app to block distracting websites

Craig Davison- Student
Focus works well. It blocks distracting webpages at certain times and replaces them with meaningful quotes.
Charlie Melbye- Cofounder, Ever
If you often procrastinate by loading up Twitter, Facebook, Product Hunt (😉), etc. when you're supposed to be working, you'll really like Focus. You can turn it on for an hour (or a custom time period), and it will block distracting sites to help you focus. A timer in the menu bar will show you how much longer you'll be focusing, which acts as a Pomodoro Ti… See more
Nichole Elizabeth DeMeré- Community Growth at Zest.is
Focus is a Mac app that blocks distracting websites (like Facebook and Reddit) so you can improve your productivity.
28 Alternatives to Focus

Mindset

Upgrade your mind with a hypnosis app

Take control of how you think, feel and act with Mindset. Mindset helps you improve your mind by retraining the thought patterns influencing your behavior. Achieve your goals through improved productivity, higher motivation and crystal-clear focus.

Karl Nislow- Finance Manager @fuzzpro
If you're looking for a little more flavor.
10 Alternatives to Mindset

PawBlock

Browser extension that blocks distracting sites

PawBlock is a browser extension that lets you choose which sites you want to stop yourself from accessing. It uses pictures of cute animals to provide some emotional motivation.

Danny Guo- Software developer
I made this for myself to stop procrastinating. It uses animal pictures for a bit of fun.
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