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Hinge and Headspace launch free pre-date meditations to beat dating nerves

Hinge and Headspace launch free pre-date meditations to beat dating nerves

Everyone gets the odd butterfly or two before a hot date. But sometimes, those pre-date nerves can feel really debilitating — particularly if you’re living with anxiety. 

Well, here’s some news you can use: Dating app Hinge has teamed up with Headspace to bring you pre-date meditations. From Oct. 6, daters can access Hinge and Headspace’s pre-date guided mediations on hinge.co/headspace at no cost. The meditations last around five to six minutes and they tackle a number of emotions you might be feeling before a date, from self-doubt to negative self-talk. 

The meditations are narrated by Eve Lewis, Headspace’s director of meditation. And the first one begins by underlining how natural it is to feel nervous or stressed about going on a date. “We tend to rush ahead into the future, sometimes creating a full-blown story of what could or might happen,” says Lewis in the meditation. Read more…

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