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 …

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 …

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 …

Owaves Launches

Owaves Team Apps, Nutrition, Time Management, Wellness GPS, yoga

Owaves Launches! Owaves launches as the first day planner or calendar designed to balance a healthy lifestyle with work and play. Download Owaves and enjoy an easy way to plan health and wellness goals into your day. Colorful and vibrant, with a novel 24-hour clock, the planner is fun to use and lets you see your day in a whole new way. …

What is Your Metronome?

Royan Apps, Health Risks, Healthy Lifestyle, Productivity, Time Hacks, Time Management, Wellness Planner

Tic-Toc. Lub-Dub. Buzz. What’s the sound of your metronome? What keeps your beat? Guides your rhythm on a daily basis? For mothers it might be a child’s cry that guides them from one moment to the next. For a rural farmer in an isolated region, the rise and fall of the sun. For you? For me? For many of us, the beat-setter …

Do You Plan Your Day?

Royan Health Risks, Healthy Lifestyle, Productivity, Time Management, Wellness GPS

Did you plan your day today?  If so, you probably found time for that healthy snack, a light jog, or to enjoy the evening with your loved ones. Sometimes we get caught in a trap of poor day-planning, and that can lead to vicious cycles. When we forget to eat a square breakfast or lunch, for example, we might reach for calorie-dense …

Cigarettes, Trans Fats
and Light Bulbs

Royan Health Risks, Healthy Lifestyle, Time Management, Wellness GPS, Wellness Planner

It wasn’t long ago that a surgeon might stroll into the operating room with a lit cigarette in tow, as some lauded nicotine’s beneficial effects on focus and attention, but the CDC now considers tobacco use the leading cause of preventable death worldwide. Trans fats used in fast foods were considered a healthy alternative to saturated fats, until further research linked them …