Double is a way to connect with others doing the same thing at the same time. We build off a phenomenon called body doubling where having someone else around makes doing an activity easier.
If you go to the coffeeshop to be around others working, like running with a friend, enjoy sudying along with any of the "study with me" videos - that's body doubling. It's a method to help get you over the motivational bump and start the thing that you need/want to do.
Double came from a need that we personally had. After trying a bunch of different techniques like pomodoro, any of the million todo lists, and habit trackers - nothing stuck. Finally, after learning about body doubling, it clicked instantly and I was able to accomplish what I wanted to.
We're building Double to share this experience with others and grow communities centered around doing activities together.
Nope! Both are totally optional - we want you to be comfortable during your Double, so we encourage everyone to do what works for them.
Everyone joins with their video and audio off by default - so don't worry about being camera ready!
When your Double starts, we encourage everyone to share what they're doing and be as specific as possible. This can be through the chat, video, or audio - whichever is most comfortable for you.
Here's an example:
Okay version: Hey there! I'm going to exercise
Better version: Hey there! I'm going to do yoga and work on my balance
There's a few key differences between the two.
Regular Doubles are used to plan activities for the future or activities that only need a window of time. Regular Doubles:
Double Communities are for when you want to be more flexible or find a Double right now instead of scheduling. Double communities: