An Owaves "O," with the eight activity icons--Love, Move, Work, Eat, Sleep, Relax, Play, and Flow--along the rim, and the author Serene's Bitmoji dancing in the center.

The Science of Our Symbols: Owaves’ Eight Activity Icons

Serene Issa day planning, Healthy Lifestyle, Owaves101, Time Blocking

Owaves recommends that each individual separates their time each day among eight different activity categories, represented by individual icons. Each category holds a purpose and furthers each person’s mental and physical well-being. The activity icons or categories are as follows: Love, Move, Work, Eat, Sleep, Relax, Play and Flow. In the Owaves app, each activity category is paired with a recommended amount …

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 …

The Olympian’s Eye: Visualization Techniques

Royan Athletes, Olympians, Olympics, Owaves101, Paralympians, Productivity, Runners, Summer Olympics, Time Hacks, Time Management, Tips and Tricks, Triathletes, Wellness GPS, Wellness Planner, Winter Olympics

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”, …

Olympic Day Planning

Royan Apps, Day Planner, day planning, Meal Plans, Nutrition, Olympians, Olympics, Owaves101, Summer Olympics, Time Management, Wellness Planner, Winter Olympics

We all have routines. Whether we choose to admit it or not, we all have things that we do from one day to the next, in the same way, the same style… things that perhaps only a lover or close friend would know or recognize. The motion we use when we brush our teeth. The posture we sink into behind the keyboard. …

Lindsay Bell

Real Wellness Plans
Don’t Add Stress

Owaves Team Apps, Day Planner, day planning, Life Coach, Meal Plans, Nutrition, Owaves101, Productivity, Relationships, Time Management, Wellness Planner, yoga, Yoga Instructor

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 her …

How to Use Owaves to Reach Your 2016 Resolutions

Owaves Team Apps, Day Planner, day planning, Owaves101, Productivity

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 …

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Owaves & Apple Health

Owaves Team Day Planner, Health & Fitness, Nutrition, Owaves101, Wellness Planner

We are happy to announce that Owaves now integrates with Apple Health, making Owaves the FIRST app to allow you to both plan AND track your wellness. Apple Health is Apple’s native app for collecting and integrating data from a variety of health and fitness apps and devices. It allows you to store all your personal health data in one place, like …

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 …

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 and automatically …