Santa’s Schedule on Christmas Eve

Owaves Team day planning, Owaves101, Time Management, Tips and Tricks

Merry Christmas Eve to you and your family! Have you ever wondered about Santa’s schedule on Christmas Eve? How does he manage to travel so far and get so many things done? Many people don’t know, but Santa is quite a technology aficionado. He’s constantly checking his iPhone 6 for the latest weather, snappy new Christmas carols, and to get thousands of Christmas Lists by …

8 Apps for Your Trip to Rio de Janeiro

Royan Apps, day planning, Productivity, Time Hacks, Time Management, Tips and Tricks

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 …

The Top 5 Productivity Apps We are Thankful For

Owaves Team day planning, Owaves101, Time Hacks, Time Management, Tips and Tricks

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Owaves to you and your family. We wish you health, wellness, and happiness!     Waze This little gem is a time saver and traffic avoider! Plug in your destination and Waze uses real time user-generated traffic data to give you the most efficient route. It also allows you to share your ETA with friends …

Two Public Health Lessons
from Rio de Janeiro

Royan Health Risks, Healthy Lifestyle, Olympics, Productivity, Wellness Planner

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 …

Ellie Bernstein

Soulful Sleep & Breathing
to Better Health

Owaves Team day planning, Owaves101, Time Hacks, Time Management, Tips and Tricks, yoga

With a bachelor’s degree in ballet from Indiana University, Ellie Bernstein has long focused on the art of synchronizing breath and movement for better health. She applies that knowledge today teaching private and group yoga and pilates sessions in Bloomington, Indiana. Ellie is a yoga instructor and mother of 3 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Twelve years ago, she was battling depression …

Introducing Wellness GPS

Owaves Team Apps, Day Planner, Productivity, Startups, 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 goal is to help you “re-center” …

We’re Growing!

Royan Apps, Productivity, Startups, Wellness GPS

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 …

Circadian Yoga: Union With Our Natural Environment

Royan Productivity, Time Management, yoga

Yoga literally translates from ancient Sanskrit to “join”, “yolk”, or “unite.” Typically inferred as a union of body and mind — perhaps the definition could be extended to the union of ourselves and the natural environment. Owaves is inspired by the field of chronobiology — or the study of how time affects our physiology, often in predictable patterns. For example, our bodies are best-equipped …

New Year, New O: Seasonal Rhythms and You

Royan Nature, Productivity, Wellness GPS

Birds migrate. Goats grow their gonads. Squirrels bury themselves. Migration. Reproduction. Hibernation. Seasonal rhythms. We know that every species from single-celled organisms to human beings express intricate daily rhythms — called circadian rhythms. But did you know many species exhibit annual patterns as well?  They’re called circannual or seasonal rhythms and have their roots in evolutionary biology. Primarily governed by the length of sunlight …

Share Your O

It’s #oTime:
Share Your O Contest

Owaves Team Apps, Productivity, Startups, Wellness Planner

To celebrate Owaves’ 5,000th download in less than 4 months since release, we are announcing a Share Your O Contest starting today, September 4th. The “O” that gets the most Likes on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter will win a $100 gift card to iTunes. There will be a total of three (3) winners, one for each Site. Remember to use the hashtag …