The Olympian’s Eye: Visualization Techniques

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When is the last time you visualized the day in front of you? Created a mental road map for accomplishing your goals over the next 24 hours and imagined ways to overcome potential challenges? Michael Phelps, Allyson Felix, Ronaldinho and Lindsey Vonn do this on a daily basis. In fact 70-90% of Olympians now regularly practice visualization techniques, also known as “imagery”, …

Hillary vs. Bernie: Who Plans a Better Day?

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The office of Presidency demands discipline, foresight and creative thinking. Who handles their time better day-to-day? Hillary’s Day Hillary Clinton set records as Secretary of State for most miles traveled (1 million) and most countries visited (112). As released by the government, her daily schedule was approximately 9-to-5 with meetings down to five minute intervals planned in detail. Granted, Hillary is reliant …

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Support Your Local Startup

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Dear All, We need your support! Changing the world isn’t easy. Our friends below are taking on the monumental task of making the world a better place, one start-up at a time… Please take a moment to learn more by clicking on all the ones you like… Four are based in Southern California, and the fifth in Brooklyn, NY. ALL are focused …

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Track Your Lifestyle Vital Signs with Stats

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At the bottom of the noise in the $2-3 trillion healthcare debate, there’s a piercing, resonant truth that Lifestyle Vital Signs such as exercise, sleep, nutrition, love and stress management are the keys to preventing and treating over 80% of the disease we face today. Instead of placing your faith in the next designer pill or expensive gadget, download a free app …

Real Wellness Plans
Don’t Add Stress

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  Lindsay Havlicek Bell, Psy.D., is a trained psychologist with over ten years of patient experience. She is also a certified health coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and registered yoga teacher. When not spending time with her family or practicing mindfulness, she might be writing for The Elephant Journal and other wellness publications. Check out how this wellness all-star plans …

How to Use Owaves to Reach Your 2016 Resolutions

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How are your 2016 resolutions coming? Are you on track to reach them? Now is the time to recommit to the goals you set for yourself back in 2015! Did you know that Owaves is the only app to help you both plan AND track your health & wellness goals? Follow these steps to use Owaves and double down on your New Year’s …

8 Apps for Your Trip to Rio de Janeiro

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Traveling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil can be intimidating. There’s a lot of concern for safety, and many of us don’t speak fluent (or any) Portuguese. With 2016 Summer Olympics around the corner, many of us will be flocking here. As the CEO of Owaves, I’ve spent the last two months out here in Rio de Janeiro preparing our team for the …

Two Public Health Lessons
from Rio de Janeiro

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In a world where anti-depressants are fast becoming as common as Tylenol, it’s refreshing to run into a culture, an entire population or Blue Zone if you will, that possesses joy as a palpable entity. The Carioca spirit, or “joie de vivre” of the local Rio de Janeiro population, is not only infectious but palpable. It’s something even those living here for …

Introducing Wellness GPS

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Find Your Focus with Wellness GPS Hi Folks! We’re excited to announce the launch of Wellness GPS TM today. Our team worked diligently on our Apple Watch app to ensure a beautiful and consistent experience on the new platform. Now, after you’ve scheduled your wellness plan on your iPhone, you can see it at a glance on your wrist while on-the-go. Our …

We’re Growing!

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Owaves Reaches 20,000 Users,Launches on iPhone Dear fellow day-crafters, We’re excited to announce that the international Owaves community is Growing. Earlier this year, we passed 20,000 downloads worldwide.  We’re now live in over 100 countries and available in thirteen languages including: Spanish, French, Korean, Hindi and Russian. Over 500,000 healthy activities have been planned on our wellness app for iPad since its …