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Experience the Health Benefits of Forest Bathing With Online Resources and Classes
Some of the best solutions for helping with your state of mind and well-being are the simplest ones. This definitely applies to the Japanese practice of forest bathing. This simple practice of spending time in nature to revitalize your mind and body is easy to practice. Even better, it’s free. What exactly is forest bathing, and how can it help your well-being?
How Tech Can Improve Your Circadian Rhythm for Better Sleep
Circadian rhythms are the natural cycles of the body that occur in the course of a 24-hour cycle. In humans, they are best known for determining sleep-wake cycles. However, circadian rhythms also influence many other body functions, such as your mood, hunger level, and body temperature.
Changes in your body and your environment can disrupt your circadian rhythms...
How to Get a Quick Pep Talk Anytime You Need on Your Smartphone
It's not uncommon to have days when nothing seems to go well. It could be a tough day at work, family challenges, or health struggles. When life gets a little overwhelming, and you need a little boost to get you through the day, try taking a few moments out for a pep talk to lift your spirits. Get some inspiration and motivation whenever you need it with these apps...
How to Use Your Apple Music Subscription for All Your Wellness Needs
Apple Fitness+ is such a comprehensive service that it’s tempting for Apple users to look no further for their health and exercise needs. But if you subscribe to Apple Music as well, there’s a lot of great content in the Apple Music Wellbeing section to help with your wellness as well. Take a look at how to use every element of the Apple Music Wellbeing catalog ...
How to Share Health Data in the iOS Health App
Caring for a family member with health concerns can cause worry and stress for you, too. This is particularly true if older members of your family have health issues that may threaten their ability to continue living an independent life.
Apple’s response to this issue is to provide a Health Sharing feature to make it easy to track and monitor the health data of your loved ones. How can you use Health Sharing to help you keep an eye on the well-being of your loved ones?
How to Create the Perfect Apple Watch Face for Working Out
One of the best features of the Apple Watch is the ability to add complications to your watch face. These tiny tools allow you to see information from all your favorite apps at a glance. You can set up different Apple Watch faces for different activities, including fitness! Here's how to set up the perfect custom watch face for working out.
How to Make Power Napping Easier Using Your Smartphone
Believe it or not, taking a mid-afternoon nap is not only a beneficial habit for young children and the elderly. Although most adults, particularly people of working age, struggle to find the opportunity for a nap during a typical day, it might be time to consider a short siesta for your health with help from these tech tools.
Improve Your Well-Being at Work With These 8 Free Tools for Mac
It’s easy to adopt unhealthy habits when working at a computer all day. Sitting for long periods, staring at a screen without a break, forgetting to hydrate—there are many ways to neglect your well-being.
Fortunately, there are lots of excellent tools that can help you avoid these common mistakes. If you use a Mac for work, here are some free tools you can download...
How to Make the Most of Apple Fitness+ Using Just Your iPhone
While Apple’s Fitness+ was introduced as a feature that required an Apple Watch, in iOS 16.1 and later, the Fitness+ subscription service is also available to iPhone users—no Apple Watch needed. This is welcome news to the much larger community of iPhone users without Apple Watches, who can now access this excellent exercise platform via the devices they already own...
How to View and Change the Apps That Share Data With Apple Health
Apple’s continuing focus on health and wellness has given iOS users the truly valuable Apple Health app. As well as the facility to track and monitor your health through its built-in functions, Apple also allows third-party apps to share information with Apple Health.
This gives you even more flexibility in how you interact with your health data on your iPhone...
How to Find and Listen to Your Apple Music Replay 2023
If you like to create playlists of all your favorite songs, you’ll love the Apple Music Replay feature. With Replay 2023 playlists rolling out to Apple Music users, here’s how to find and listen to your own Apple Music Replay playlist.
What Is Apple Music Replay?
If you’re familiar with Spotify’s year-end Wrapped feature that shows you your most-played songs...
The Top 6 Free Apps for Wellness Journaling on Your Mac
Keeping a welfare or gratitude journal simply means writing down what you’re thankful for on a regular basis. Welfare journaling is often recommended as a positive practice for your mental well-being, as it helps you to reframe your daily life in a more positive way, thus improving your self-esteem.
One way to make welfare journaling a habit is to install a program on your Mac that will prompt you to complete your journal daily and guide you through the process.
How to Close Your Apple Watch Activity Rings Each Day
When the Apple Watch was first released in 2015, Apple introduced colorful activity rings that instantly made the innovative smartwatch popular as a fitness tracker.
While they will be familiar to Apple users, if you’re new to Apple Fitness or thinking of purchasing an Apple Watch, it will be helpful for you to understand more about activity rings.
Sweat Fitness App for Women: What Does It Offer Women Who Want to Exercise Safely?
Everyone needs regular exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle, and it’s just as crucial for women as men. Because osteoporosis is more prevalent in women, exercise is vital to strengthen bones and muscles. It also helps with metabolism, reproductive health, and mental health.
While the benefits of exercise are clear, women sometimes have differing training needs...
Try Out the 11 Best Apple Fitness+ Workouts of 2022
Apple Fitness+ had a hugely successful 2022. Software updates meant users could finally access Apple Fitness+ solely on their iPhones or Apple TVs, rather than requiring an Apple Watch. If you have wanted to try Apple Fitness+ but aren't sold on an Apple Watch, yet, you might be tempted to see what’s on offer on your iPhone.