Waze announced Today it is partnering with meditation app Headspace to launch a new ‘Drive with Headspace’ experience aimed at making travel less stressful. The navigation app maker says the new integration is meant to help drivers learn how to “find more joy and meaning on the road.” The Headspace experience allows users to choose from five moods including Aware, Bright, Optimistic, Joyful and Open.
drivers will also be able to hear a Custom Spotify Playlists With music and content from Headspace, available through Waze Audio Player. Users can also choose to swap out the in-app car icon for a “cool ride in a hot air balloon”. Additionally, the experience offers custom navigation cues from Headspace’s director of meditations, Eve Louise Prieto.
“Traffic is the worst. The longer you stay in it, the worse your risk of blood pressure, sleep, back pain, and depression. As more and more people get back into the rhythm of going to school or work, many People are finding themselves stuck in traffic again,” Vaze said. blog post. “On the heels of World Mental Health Day, we turned to our friends at Headspace to help combat the negative effects of traffic and encourage drivers to enjoy their drives.”
The Headspace experience is available for a limited time starting today in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Users can activate the experience by tapping on “My Ways” to find the new “Drive with Headspace” banner.
To make commute more enjoyable for its users, Waze has been introducing multiple driving experiences over the years. For example, the company has recently launched Paw Patrol. Fraggle Rock And pride-themed Summer experience. It has also integrated with several subscription services, such as audible, Spotify, Pandora, YouTube Music and iHeartRadio to make it easier to navigate using your favorite apps.