Introducing Version 2.9.2 of Owaves: It’s Widget Time!

Mikaela Horvath Announcements, Day Planner, Wellness Planner

We at Team Owaves are excited to introduce Version 2.9.2 of the Owaves app, which includes Focus Widgets and several other useful features!   We know you have requested widgets and have looked forward to their arrival; enjoy them as our gift to you this holiday season!  If you already have the App Store version of Owaves, your app should have automatically updated …

How to ADHD’s Owaves Review

Mikaela Horvath ADHD, Neurodiversity, Wellness Planner, YouTubers

A heartfelt thank-you to Jessica from How to ADHD for this very thoughtful review of Owaves on her YouTube channel. Check out the video below or read the video transcription to learn more about her experience using Owaves! Also, for more information about Owaves, the activities you can plan in the app, and its new My Moai feature, please check out our …

How to Take Back Control of Your Life Using Tools Like Owaves

Serene Issa COVID-19, Day Planner, Owaves101, Time Blocking

We only have 24 hours in a day. If we factor in roughly eight hours of sleep and four hours of meal time, we really only have 12 hours in a day. If we then factor in distractions and a sense of being overwhelmed with our massive ‘to-do list,’  we quickly feel that we simply don’t have enough time in the day …

Plan Your Ideal Day with Owaves

Calo Huang Day Planner, Owaves101, Time Blocking

Imagine your ideal day. What does it look like? Plan your ideal day with Owaves by following along with the tutorial below! Meet Calo, our Community Developer from Australia! Here’s how I use Owaves to plan my weekend. This O (directly beneath this sentence) represents my schedule on this Sunday. Having nine hours of sound sleep, I woke up at 10 a.m. and …

Time Blocking for Student Productivity and Health

Owaves Team Day Planner, Time Blocking, Time Management

Whether you’ve heard of time blocking before or this is your first time coming across this term, read on to learn more about it and its benefits! Are you a student currently attending Zoom university? Are you struggling with finding the motivation to attend your online classes or organize your time? Or perhaps you are a student who wants to live healthier, …

Social Rhythms: A New Way to Improve Mental Health

Owaves Team Circadian Rhythm, My Moai, Social Rhythm

Ever heard of the term “social rhythm” before? Read on to learn about this concept! Long before humans made the first clock, dwellers on Earth have come up with timekeepers to adapt to the continuously changing environment. Known as the biological clocks, they are ticking in most living creatures, ranging from tiny cyanobacteria to giant plants and from slimy fungi to brainy …

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Benefits of Living in a Healthy Community

Owaves Team Community, COVID-19, Day Planner, Healthy Lifestyle

Ever considered how your neighbor, your gym, or even your phone could make a substantial impact on your health? The people around you and the community you live in can affect several aspects of your life. In addition, the digital community you build can have just as much of a positive impact on your life as those who physically surround you. Read on …

5 Ways Our Zip Code May Influence Our Health More Than Our DNA Code

Owaves Team Health & Fitness, Health Risks, Healthy Lifestyle, My Moai, Relationships

There are certain age-old debates that are challenging to get to the bottom of, like, does pineapple belong on pizza? Or what came first, the chicken or the egg? One dispute that science can help us understand is one of nature vs. nurture. When you think of your health and wellbeing, try to imagine all of the factors that come together to support the …

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What is a Moai?

Owaves Team Day Planner, Healthy Lifestyle, My Moai, Relationships

The concept of Moai has been embedded in Japanese culture for hundreds of years. It’s essentially a support group concerning the social, financial and mental health facets of its group members. Unsurprisingly, it is also known to be an essential component to understanding the longevity of Okinawans. Okinawa is one of the five Blue Zones where people live significantly longer than the …

Quarantine Like An Astronaut With Owaves

Owaves Team Circadian Rhythm, COVID-19, Day Planner, My Moai

Have you ever wondered how astronauts can endure months living inside a confined spaceship as they undergo their space missions? Life in a spaceship means forgoing regular sunlight exposure, social events, and outdoor activities. Sound familiar? With the current COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are living a less intense version of space life as we live in quarantine and self-isolation. As schools, …