8 digital resources to consider

Being healthy takes effort. Every. Single. Day.

Some of those healthy behaviors are harder to manage than others. Fortunately there are digital resources that can help!

Check out the few I’ve discovered and determine whether they may be of interest.

Eat Slowly

Do you find yourself gulping down food in a matter of 2 or 3 bites? If so, a mindful training tool, like this app, might help you slow down. You’ll enjoy the taste of your food and become fuller faster.

Healthy Wage

Eager to lose weight but lacking motivation? How about a financial incentive to get you going? By signing up for a money based challenge, you commit to a start date and see your goals through to the end. Place a bet you’ll reach your goal, if you don’t, you lose that money. If you do, you win money!

Do yoga with me

How does streaming yoga videos free of charge sound? Yes, please.

Calm

Good stress or bad stress, it’s still STRESS! This app helps reduce stress and anxiety, and promotes a more restful sleep with guided meditations, Sleep Stories, breathing programs, and relaxing music. Limited capabilities with free app but subscription available.

Apple Health

This app collects health data from your iPhone, Apple Watch, and third-party apps that you already use, so you can view all your progress in one convenient place. Besides managing your activity, sleep, mindfulness and nutrition did you know it can store a Medical ID card, your health records and can even sign you up to be an organ donor! Done.

Moment

How much time do you spend on your device? Are you curious? Track how much you (free) and your family (requires subscription) use your phone, tablet and apps each day, automatically and set limits.

Auto Sleep

Track your sleep with or without an Apple Watch. Discover how much time you spend in deep sleep and your resting heart rate. Very detailed and surprisingly quite accurate!

iHydrate

Track liquids, other than water, as part of your hydration efforts. The app calculates the water percentage in your beverage of choice and even keeps track of how much of each beverage you drink. Also offer reminders and syncs with a variety of devices.

What’s one of your favorite health and wellness apps or resources? Please share!

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