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MindFree Ventures announces the launch of Stillness Buddy, a ground-breaking software application that helps people to remain stress-free, mindful of the present moment and at peace while working at the computer.

Stillness Buddy works by displaying short "moments of stillness" and longer "mindfulness pauses", spread out during the day. These breaks are designed to be very brief, so that they don't interfere with work. Users can choose their duration and frequency, to suit their preferences and schedule.

By regularly practising the stillness and mindfulness exercises presented during the breaks, Stillness Buddy quickly and effectively helps to:

• Cultivate a deep sense of peace and stillness in every day life
• Work in a more mindful, alert and stress-free manner
• Be more relaxed, less tense
• Live more and more in the present moment

Stillness Buddy is for those who want to be more at peace and aware of the present moment, in the midst of their busy lives.

It is suitable for people of all walks of life, regardless of their spiritual practice or religious background.

Stillness Buddy has been praised by celebrities including renowned Taoist teacher Stephen Russell, also known as the Barefoot Doctor, and BBC2 radio presenter and author Janey Lee Grace:

Stephen Russell stated: "Stillness Buddy is a wonderful tool that will certainly help you become more conscious and more at peace in the midst of a busy day. Its gentle reminders and exercises to take a brief moment to center yourself and then continue your work, are a great device for attaining and maintaining peace of mind in a fast-paced world. They also work as a perfect amplifier for the techniques I teach."

Janey Lee-Grace said: “For someone like me always chasing my tail, this is perfect. It brings back a feeling of centredness, quickly and effectively”.

Hector Bolanos, Director at MindFree Ventures and creator of Stillness Buddy, comments: “In our day-to-day lives, we have so many things to do, constant pressures at work, urgent deadlines, phone calls, etc. Moreover, there is hardly any inner stillness within us.”

“As a result, we become cut off from our inner sense of joy, love and peace. Stillness Buddy is a great tool that helps us to re-connect with this deeper part of ourselves. It doesn't require you to meditate for an hour every day or to go away to a secluded retreat.”

The software application has been very well received. In the first five days since Stillness Buddy was released, it was downloaded over 500 times, mostly as a result of word of mouth recommendations.

A 30-day free trial and further information about Stillness Buddy can be found at

Notes for editors:

MindFree Ventures is a Brighton-based company, founded in early 2009 by Hector Bolanos. Hector has been a keen spiritual practitioner for many years, which included two and a half years of intensive Zen practice at a Zen Center in Southern California.

Except for the time spent at the Zen Center, Hector has led a very active working life, having worked as advisor to the Deputy Minister of Rural Development in Mexico, the director of a business research company and the UK general manager of a multinational organization.

Stillness Buddy was born out of Hector’s desire to bring the mindfulness and peace he had found in meditative and spiritual practices, into his working life.

For additional details and to arrange an interview with Hector Bolanos, please contact Laura Knight, via the details below:

MindFree Ventures
Brighton, UK
Tel: 01273 311 252

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