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Headspace offering free meditation subscription for unemployed or furloughed workers
29 Jun 2020 . BY Megan Whitby
Headspace has nearly 60 million users in 190 countries
Photo: Shutterstock/ Lunda Vandoorne
Mindfulness can't change the circumstances of the pandemic, but it can help to provide essential tools for managing stress at this difficult time
– Andy Puddicombe
Mindfulness app provider, Headspace, is providing free subscriptions to all unemployed or furloughed workers in the UK and US following the COVID-19 crisis.

The year-long subscription to the upgraded app version – Headspace Plus – will provide access to over 1,200 hours meditation and mindfulness guides to help people de-stress, sleep more soundly and get involved with at-home workouts tutorials.

Headspace has created the scheme in reaction to the current state of unemployment in America and the UK, which it describes as an alarming crisis, to help those who're affected by being out of work.

Founded by former monk Andy Puddicombe and Rich Pierson, Headspace is a healthcare company specialising in meditation offering mindfulness advice and guidance via an app. The app has nearly 60 million users in 190 countries.

Puddicombe said: “We know how devastating unemployment can be, and the stress, anxiety, and health concerns that it can lead to.

“Obviously, mindfulness cannot change the circumstances of the pandemic, but it can help to provide essential tools for managing stress at this difficult time.”

Furloughed or unemployed UK and US workers can sign up for their free subscription, here.
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Raised Spirit unveils Aroma Diffuser and organic CBD Diffuser Oil
Hemp lifestyle brand and product house, Raised Spirit, has announced the launch of an Aroma Diffuser and organic CBD Diffuser Oil.
BC SoftWear develops natural cotton and triple layer face masks for washing and reusing
Following a quick customer survey to establish demand, BC SoftWear pulled out all the stops to design and deliver a high quality and exceptional value face mask that their customers in the hotel, laundry and spa sectors could rely upon.
Valmont debuts microbiome-balancing skincare range
Swiss beauty brand, Valmont introduces PRIMARY, the company’s first microbiome-balancing skincare collection.
Noel Asmar introduces eco-friendly face shields for therapists
Noel Asmar Uniforms has unveiled discrete protective face shields for close contact treatments.
Gharieni launches illuminated protective screen for facial treatments
Gharieni has unveiled an illuminated protective screen to separate clients and therapists during facial treatments.
Finnmark Sauna creates luxury sauna on wheels
UK-based sauna specialist, Finnmark Sauna, has developed a mobile wellness experience comprised of a wood-burning sauna within a transportable trailer.
ResortSuite’s app lets guests control their own wellness itinerary
Founder and CEO of hospitality management software system ResortSuite, Frank Pitsikalis, believes that COVID-19 is forcing the wellness industry to accelerate the shift to digital.
Spa Vision supports diversification at Tasmania Clinic
Spa Vision has supplied state of the art 'relax' beds to Victoria's Cosmetic Medical Clinic, in Tasmania, Australia, as it prepares to reopen on 15 June.
Living Earth Crafts launches Anti-Microbial FacePillow for massage beds
Massage and wellness equipment supplier Living Earth Crafts (LEC) has unveiled an Anti- Microbial FacePillow in response to COVID-19.
Cooling me softly: SnowRoom offers ultimate feel-good factor
Nothing electrifies the senses and sparks emotions like encountering fresh snow.
30th annual ISPA Conference & Expo moves to May 2021
COVID-19 has led us and our industry to pause, breathe and reset.
Water Soul: ocean-concious sustainable sun care
Comfort Zone, the Italian skin care brand of the Davines group, a certified B Corporation, has introduced three new products to Water Soul, its ocean-conscious sustainable sun care line.
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Headspace offering free meditation subscription for unemployed or furloughed workers
29 Jun 2020 . BY Megan Whitby
Headspace has nearly 60 million users in 190 countries
Photo: Shutterstock/ Lunda Vandoorne
Mindfulness can't change the circumstances of the pandemic, but it can help to provide essential tools for managing stress at this difficult time
– Andy Puddicombe
Mindfulness app provider, Headspace, is providing free subscriptions to all unemployed or furloughed workers in the UK and US following the COVID-19 crisis.

The year-long subscription to the upgraded app version – Headspace Plus – will provide access to over 1,200 hours meditation and mindfulness guides to help people de-stress, sleep more soundly and get involved with at-home workouts tutorials.

Headspace has created the scheme in reaction to the current state of unemployment in America and the UK, which it describes as an alarming crisis, to help those who're affected by being out of work.

Founded by former monk Andy Puddicombe and Rich Pierson, Headspace is a healthcare company specialising in meditation offering mindfulness advice and guidance via an app. The app has nearly 60 million users in 190 countries.

Puddicombe said: “We know how devastating unemployment can be, and the stress, anxiety, and health concerns that it can lead to.

“Obviously, mindfulness cannot change the circumstances of the pandemic, but it can help to provide essential tools for managing stress at this difficult time.”

Furloughed or unemployed UK and US workers can sign up for their free subscription, here.
If you would like to get each issue of Spa Business and Spa Business insider magazines sent direct to you for FREE, plus the weekly Spa Business and Spa Business insider ezines, sign up now!
PRODUCT NEWS
Raised Spirit unveils Aroma Diffuser and organic CBD Diffuser Oil
Hemp lifestyle brand and product house, Raised Spirit, has announced the launch of an Aroma Diffuser and organic CBD Diffuser Oil.
BC SoftWear develops natural cotton and triple layer face masks for washing and reusing
Following a quick customer survey to establish demand, BC SoftWear pulled out all the stops to design and deliver a high quality and exceptional value face mask that their customers in the hotel, laundry and spa sectors could rely upon.
Valmont debuts microbiome-balancing skincare range
Swiss beauty brand, Valmont introduces PRIMARY, the company’s first microbiome-balancing skincare collection.
Noel Asmar introduces eco-friendly face shields for therapists
Noel Asmar Uniforms has unveiled discrete protective face shields for close contact treatments.
Gharieni launches illuminated protective screen for facial treatments
Gharieni has unveiled an illuminated protective screen to separate clients and therapists during facial treatments.
Finnmark Sauna creates luxury sauna on wheels
UK-based sauna specialist, Finnmark Sauna, has developed a mobile wellness experience comprised of a wood-burning sauna within a transportable trailer.
ResortSuite’s app lets guests control their own wellness itinerary
Founder and CEO of hospitality management software system ResortSuite, Frank Pitsikalis, believes that COVID-19 is forcing the wellness industry to accelerate the shift to digital.
Spa Vision supports diversification at Tasmania Clinic
Spa Vision has supplied state of the art 'relax' beds to Victoria's Cosmetic Medical Clinic, in Tasmania, Australia, as it prepares to reopen on 15 June.
Living Earth Crafts launches Anti-Microbial FacePillow for massage beds
Massage and wellness equipment supplier Living Earth Crafts (LEC) has unveiled an Anti- Microbial FacePillow in response to COVID-19.
Cooling me softly: SnowRoom offers ultimate feel-good factor
Nothing electrifies the senses and sparks emotions like encountering fresh snow.
30th annual ISPA Conference & Expo moves to May 2021
COVID-19 has led us and our industry to pause, breathe and reset.
Espa makes pledge to work in harmony with nature
Espa has announced three new changes to enhance its commitment to being a natural and environmentally-friendly skincare brand.
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16-17 Jul 2020

APSWC Round Table 2020

Naman Resort, Da Nang, Vietnam
03-05 Aug 2020

World Fitness & Wellness Summit

Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore
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