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The Rise of Meditation Apps During the Pandemic

The Rise of Meditation Apps During the Pandemic

The ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic has presented an unprecedented global situation that has uprooted many staples of modern life. Because the global circumstances are uncertain and uniquely challenging, many individuals have found it difficult to cope with the “new normal.” In an effort to combat the rising stress and ongoing unease associated with the pandemic, some people have found meditation apps to be a blessing as they seek serenity, peace, and stability.

Learning from Personal Health Data Collected by the Oura Ring

Learning from Personal Health Data Collected by the Oura Ring

Wearable technology is becoming increasingly popular because of the numerous benefits the devices and connected apps offer. From tracking your behavior patterns to offering insights about aspects like sleep and heart health, wearable technology can collect and display data that makes it easier for individuals to enact meaningful changes in their lives.

The Quantified Runner: The Use of Data in Fitness

The Quantified Runner: The Use of Data in Fitness

Wearable technology, namely fitness trackers, have experienced a surge of popularity in recent years. With continual advancements and improvements to their functionality, athletes can stand to benefit immensely from the data that is gathered and compiled by such pieces of technology. However, individuals may not know what to make of the information available to them. For runners, knowing what information is collected, where to access it, and what to make of it can help improve their methods and overall performance.