As seen in 10% Happier, Atlantic Magazine and The New York Times.
Find happiness by contemplating your mortality with the WeCroak app. Each day, we’ll send you five invitations at randomized times to stop and think about death. It’s based on a Bhutanese folk saying that to be a happy person one must contemplate death five times daily.
The WeCroak invitations come at random times and at any moment just like death. When they come, you can open the app for a quote about death from a poet, philosopher, or notable thinker.
You are encouraged to take one moment for contemplation, conscious breathing or meditation when WeCroak notifications arrive. We find that a regular practice of contemplating mortality helps spur needed change, accept what we must, let go of things that don’t matter and honor things that do.
Join the WeCroak Leap Monthly Subscription for the following benefits:
• The largest database of over 1,000 quotes about death and impermanence
• Weekly challenges to help you take action and and live with impermanence
• The ability to turn your memories into personalized reminders about death. It’s a new feature based on age-old Stoic mortality contemplations
We’ve also added features to make WeCroak work with your modern life.
• WeCroak only sends notification between 7 AM and 10 PM
• Open the app once per week to keep receiving your five daily WeCroak invitations at randomized times
WeCroak contains an optional, monthly, subscription, called "Weekly Leap".
Payment of $1.99 per month will be charged to your Apple ID account at the confirmation of purchase. The subscription automatically renews unless it is canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. You can manage and cancel your subscriptions by going to your App Store account settings after purchase.
Live closer to what you care about with WeCroak’s new Daily Review tool, now part of Leap!
Choose your guiding statements and be prompted daily about each. Measure how well you live up to what matters to you over time.
Leap also has a new page for accessing all its features: Weekly Challenges, Memories (formerly the “star” icon) and now Daily Review.
Plus tons of little bug fixes and improvements.
Ratings and Reviews
🌌 Memento mori🌲
My longtime friend died recently. I've used WeCroak daily since. I suggest:
> allow an option to archive favorites. Yes, a screenshot works...but it makes sense to include saving quotes in the app
> allow an option to set the number of notifications each day. Please consider leaving this decision to the user
> add quality quotes. Currently some are soul-piercing, some are filler. Perhaps every 100th quote you could request users’ favorite mortality quotation/s?
If you need to set an in-app-purchase for these features, many will be ready, including me, Please don’t add these features to the “Leap” subscription, though. Thanks.
When I first got this app in November 2017, I found the concept interesting but the practice underwhelming. The quotes were very weak, and that’s all the app really was at the time. Forcing myself to open WeCroak every time I got a notification was a meaningless chore. Since I downloaded it again, though, I found that the quotes have generally improved. Sure, they’re not all winners, but many have done a great job at getting me to ponder my own death in ways I haven’t done before. Opening the app when there’s a new notification has become a fulfilling, rewarding experience.
The Leap system is a nice touch, though I’m not sure I’m willing to pay for a subscription service in order to use it. But this app has come a long way from 2017. WeCroak has matured - and now, so have I.
Bugs fixed long ago. I’m just now coming back to update the review. Still loving this app.
After having had it a few weeks, I love this app. I absolutely love it. I’ve suggested it to several people who don’t understand why I would, but this death-thinking 5x a day is a good thing for me. However, the last several days it got stuck on a single quote. I stopped getting notifications and every time I opened it, it had the same quote. I restarted my phone. Still the same. I just uninstalled and reinstalled it. While I haven’t gotten a notification yet, when I opened the app, there was a new quote. Hoping that problem is fixed now.
Developer Response ,
Hello, thanks so much for letting us know that it got stuck on a single quote and stopped sending notifications. We have an idea what is causing it and are working on a solution. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if the issue happens prior to us fixing it in an upcoming update.
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