The Start-Small-Start-Frequent Edition Monday, June 21, 2021

Apple’s 1 Minute Mindfulness App Can Be As Useful As A 20 Minute Sesh, by Cassandra Green, Body+Soul

Body+Soul recently had the opportunity to sit down with Julz Arney, the Director of Fitness and Health Technologies at Apple, about how these new developments on the Apple watch can help us recalibrate and relax, in such a small, approachable space of time.


“Small moments of mindfulness can be just as impactful, the science says, as doing longer sessions like sitting in a meditation, which is also great,” she says. “If you want to build a habit, you have to start small, you have to start frequent, and it's got to be available to you and it’s got to be approachable.”

Three Upcoming Apple Features That Matter More Than FaceTime And SharePlay, by Dan Moren, Macworld

Here are my bets on which of Apple’s new features will make the biggest difference for its users.

Some Apple Card Family Users Say They Aren't Receiving Daily Cash Rewards, More, by Chance Miller, 9to5Mac

Since Apple Card Family launched last month, however, it appears many users are unable to access Apple Card rewards, among other quirks.

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My first thought: I hope Apple can also build the Breath / Mindfulness Apple Watch app on iPhone, so that I can use it.

My second thought: There's probably an iPhone app somewhere out there that does more-or-less the same thing. I should go do some 'research' on that. But then: I don't want to pay a monthly subscription for this.

My third thought: Would a daily alarm work just as well?


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