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Don’t Let Time Blindness Steal Your Productivity This Summer!

Mikaela Horvath Day Planner, Time Blindness, Time Management

School is out! [Insert victory dance here!] Fun and relaxing summer days lie ahead. They’re brimming with possibilities like the water bubbling behind a jet ski, propelling you toward leisure! Long days where the seconds seem to slowly saunter by as you lazily lie on your couch or on the beach likely sound wonderful to you right now, after a school year’s …

An Owaves activity icon, which consists of a white hourglass icon within a yellow bubble. The yellow color signifies the "Work" activity in the Owaves app.

Prioritize Tasks with the Eisenhower Matrix and Owaves

Owaves Team Day Planner, Time Blocking, Time Hacks, Time Management

Written by Amanda Orozco, Owaves Intern Have you ever heard of the Eisenhower Matrix? Read on for how this tool, along with the Owaves app, can help you identify your most important tasks, plan them into your day, and accomplish them!  “I have two kinds of problems, the urgent and the important. The urgent are not important, and the important are never …

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, …

Circadian Rhythms
and Night Shifts

Owaves Team Circadian Rhythm, Day Plans, Health Risks, Healthy Lifestyle, Routines, Time Hacks, Time Management, Tips and Tricks

As a doctor in training, night shifts are a consistent part of life. This gets especially difficult for someone who is into optimizing their health. The World Health Organization classifies night shift work as a ‘carcinogen’. Circadian rhythms dictate specific times at which we are physiologically optimized for performance in different domains. It’s hard to stay alert and productive at night as …

New Year or New Season?

New Year or New Season?

Royan Circadian Rhythm, Circannual Rhythm, Healthy Lifestyle, Productivity, Time Management, Uncategorized

January 1st, in the middle of winter, is actually an arbitrary date to start a new year… The date has no astronomical association, and is an inherited way of dividing up time from the Gregorian calendar, introduced by Pope Gregory XIII in 1582. Before then, you might’ve seen Western countries start the new year on religious holidays like Christmas or Easter. The …

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. …

Hillary vs. Bernie: Who Plans a Better Day?

Owaves Team Apps, Celebrities, day planning, Politicians, Productivity, Time Management, Uncategorized

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 …

Lifestyle

Track Your Lifestyle Vital Signs with Stats

Royan Apps, Day Planner, day planning, Family, Meal Plans, Productivity, Relationships, Time Management, Wellness Planner

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 …

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 …