Each LifeTrack is a reminder that supports whatever you need to achieve. It is a musical trigger that appears as a notification on your phone. You can set the day(s) and times, choose a song and select an image. Making an individual LifeTrack is called a Composition. You can make your own Composition from scratch or adapt one of our templates to suit your own needs.
LifeTracks help you organise your day, remind you of important tasks, help you complete necessary behaviours. We hope it will help people living with ADHD, with depression, or other neuro-diverse conditions. Simply put - it helps you get stuff done!
You can set up a new LifeTrack by tapping on the plus (+) menu option. The ‘Create a LifeTrack’ menu screen opens. On this screen you can create your own LifeTrack or select from an existing LifeTrack template (see Template FAQ).
You can create a new LifeTrack from a template by tapping on the plus (+) menu option. The ‘Create a LifeTrack’ menu screen opens. On this screen you can create your own LifeTrack or select from an existing template from the list.
The LifeTracks templates exist for some common wellbeing needs; ‘Take medicine’, Drink water’, Eat fruit’, Be active’, ‘Go for a walk,’ Eat Breakfast’, ‘Eat Lunch’, ‘Eat Dinner’ and Go to Bed’.
The app asks for your year of birth so that we can select songs for you from when you were between 6 and 15 years old. The reason we do this is because research shows that between these ages we develop a strong association with the songs around us, and these songs are more often held deep in our memories. We use this strong association you have to these songs to help your LifeTracks cut through the ‘noise’ of the day and attract your attention, thus helping you complete the activities you wish.
When you set up the LifeTracks app we ask you for your year of birth. We do this so that when you select the ‘Surprise me’ option in the song selection screen, the app can randomly select a song from between the years you were aged 6 and 15.
PS. If you don’t like the surprise song, you can keep tapping the ‘Surprise me’ option until you do!
The image selection screen in the LifeTrack set-up menu gives you three options:
Tracking in LifeTracks is a simple way to see how you are progressing against your goals. The Tracking isn’t shared with anyone, it is just for you. Tracking is calculated based on you selecting the ‘Complete’ option on each LifeTrack tile in your timeline.
The first Tracking tile shows you how many consecutive days you have been completing your LifeTracks. If you miss a day this reverts to 0.
The second Tracking tile shows the current weeks progress; how many LifeTracks completed against the total for the week you are in Mon-Sun.
The third Tracking tile is your success over the previous weeks (this will take a few weeks to give you a pattern).
The fourth, fifth, etc. Tracking tiles are individual LifeTracks progress. You can select to track a LifeTrack by tapping on it and selecting ‘Track’.
You can review the collection of 2,080 songs in LifeTracks from within the ‘Create your own LifeTrack’ menu. When you reach the song selection screen, select choose a song and you will see the decades 60s – 10s. tapping on a decade shows you each year, and by tapping on this you can see the top 40 songs from that year.
Alternatively, you can visit Song page and view the song list there.
The app plays the full song when listen to within the app. When you set up a LifeTrack it automatically sets up the associated notification. When the notification is actioned, it plays a 30s version of the song.
When you select ‘Complete’ from a LifeTracks menu the app records that you have successfully carried out the associated activity and records this in your Tracking screen.
When you select ‘Skip’ from a LifeTracks menu it keeps the LifeTrack in your timeline, but doesn’t trigger the associated notification, or record the LifeTrack in Tracking.