Introducing guest contributor: Alexander Irving

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We’re getting really close to announcing the release date of Android version as well as when all existing iOS users will double the amount of mediations in the app. As you’d expect that means we’re furiously busy coding and testing so in the meantime, I’d like to introduce you to the fourth and final of our guest contributors who have …

The 21awake Design Principles

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If you don’t know already, buddhify is made by a tiny little company called 21awake. And at 21awake HQ we’re working not only on buddhify updates but also new products for 2015. As such we’re doing a lot of thinking about how we make our products. And while we have a nice clear articulation of the process we use to move from …

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Introducing guest contributor: Vincent Horn

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Hot on the well-turned out heels of Lodro Rinzler and Emily Horn, we’ve got two more people to introduce as guest contributors to the new set of buddhify content available later this year. Vincent Horn is a mind hacker & buddhist geek. He has been practicing meditation intensively since his freshman year in college—including a full year doing intensive retreat …

Introducing guest contributor: Emily Horn

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The second of the four guest contributors to the new set of buddhify meditation content is the wonderful Emily Horn. Emily Horn is a meditation teacher based in Asheville, North Carolina and ever since a young age, she’s been moved by the feeling of a sacred interconnectedness to all of life. This feeling has driven her exploration of many wisdom traditions, …

Lodro Rinzler joins the buddhify contributor team

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As you’ll know by now, in the fall we are adding around 40 new tracks to buddhify. And while the majority of the content will still be written by Rohan, for some extra variety and excitement the app will have four guest contributors each of whom have written and recorded 3-5 brand new tracks. We’ll be announcing them all over …

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What new content we’re adding to buddhify and why

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This autumn we will be giving buddhify a major new content refresh which will effectively double the amount of meditations available in the iOS app – while of course the Android version will launch with this new content. Currently the app has 42 meditations and when the new tracks are added, there will be 83…so that’s quite a big increase. …

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Disrupting the Guru Model & Why Personalisation is at the Heart of buddhify

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This is the first in a series of posts explaining the big ideas and the little details behind buddhify. If there is one big idea behind buddhify it’s personalisation. Guided audio meditation is already a very personal thing – what can be more intimate than being in someone’s head inviting them to place their attention in certain ways? But what …

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Android is coming (and other news)…

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buddhify 2 for iOS is seven months old today. And what better way than to celebrate by making three lovely announcements. 1. Android is coming… For all the hundreds of people who have messaged us requesting buddhify for Android, you are right and have always been right that an Android version of buddhify would be awesome. And now that the …

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What you want & what we’re doing about it

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buddhify 2 is now eight weeks old and we continue to be energised, moved and inspired by the community of users that has grown so quickly around the app. The new app contains a simple way for people suggest new activities or parts of life for custom meditation tracks. And to date we’ve received 768 suggestions and so we wanted …

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The first 4 weeks of buddhify 2 – a review

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With the launch of buddhify 2 four weeks old today, here is a quick summary of what has happened over that short time. Media coverage The Jan 6 launch was thematically an ideal time to launch – for many people it was their first day back at work and with many fresh new year’s resolutions around mindfulness already needing support, …