We had the good fortune of connecting with Tiffany Kolchins and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Tiffany, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
myKinCloud app is a family mindfulness toolkit that helps you and your loved ones deepen connections through a range of mindfulness techniques including meditation, gratitude journaling, yoga exercises and more. It came from a personal place of wanting to share mindfulness with my kids. Mindfulness practices are life skills and practices that I try to integrate every day in every way. It has personally helped me experience more joy in the moment, handle the ups and downs of life with greater ease, and be more compassionate with myself and others. I wanted a way for my kids to explore and experience the benefits of mindfulness for themselves….something practical, accessible and fun for the whole family. There is nothing out there like myKinCloud, so we decided to build it ourselves as an app!

What should our readers know about your business?
myKinCloud is special because we focus on connection within the family. There are many mindfulness apps out there, but we make mindfulness a bonding experience for families. Family members do mindfulness exercises such as meditation, yoga, gratitude journaling, mindful messaging or self-awareness check-ins, and then post about it within the family social network (we call it a “KinCloud”). Your KinCloud is a safe space where you can communicate openly with your family to develop an encouraging, mindful atmosphere centered on gratitude, self-awareness and positive habit-building. We hope to make the world a better place one family at a time! Mindfulness is a powerful skill for self-regulation, self-compassion and connection. By enabling families with these habits, we spread more kindness, more resilience, more connection and more calmness to the world.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Many people visit Los Angeles to experience “city life”, but there are so many beautiful nature destinations in the area as well. When friends are visiting the area, I always encourage them to hit the mountain trails and beaches to experience first hand the natural wonders of Southern California. Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Having loved ones to support you in success and failure makes all the difference when taking big leaps (like developing and launching an app)! Big grateful, heart-felt shoutouts go to my business partner, Stephanie Dawson, to my family for the inspiration, and to many friends, family and neighbors who provided feedback and encouragement along the way!

Website: www.mykincloud.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mykincloud/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mykincloud/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/myKinCloud

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/myKinCloud

Yelp: NA

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1CTdRBgDcaf2FFpCoSxTaQ/videos

Other: NA

Image Credits
NA

Nominate Someone: ShoutoutLA is built on recommendations and shoutouts from the community; it’s how we uncover hidden gems, so if you or someone you know deserves recognition please let us know here.