Are you connected with your smartphone pretty much 24/7?
You are not alone. In 2015 it was estimated there are approximately 31 million mobile phone accounts in Australia. That’s more than 1 per person!
We are obviously avid users of these helpful pieces of technology. However, as we have been using them more and more, there have been anecdotal reports of phone addiction! and even recent scientific studies. (here is a link to a recent review of those studies).
As they are a definitely a distraction for a lot us they can affect how we eat. So if you lost your phone for the day. It may not been such a bad thing!… And here is why: Continue reading
It’s time for the next interview in our non-diet approach to health & life series.
I’m so happy we have had such a diverse range of individuals willing to take part in this series. If this is your first time on our blog, perhaps start here to get the background info.
So let’s get straight to it and meet my next guest:
Introducing Magnus Fridh
Not many people in Australia will know who Magnus Fridh is and that’s part of my reasoning for doing this interview series. I’m keen for us all to think about other people in both similar and different fields of work than our own. It’s also great to connect with like-minded souls in other countries.
Magnus Fridh is one of the founders behind a super popular ph app called MindApps. (>>>It’s actually been rated as the number 1 health app in 10 countries). He hails from Sweden and had a previous career in the music industry. He was a composer for Universal Music Publishing from 2001 – 2011, is an Ashtanga Yoga and meditation teacher, obviously a global app developer and oh – just on the side – has a Bachelor of Science in History and Literature. Continue reading
So many of us try to be more mindful of what we are eating.
Having said that though, our lives are becoming busier and busier. Technology has pretty much taken over for most of us. Can you think back 5 or 10 years ago? Were you checking your i-phone or smartphone for facebook, emails or texts? uh – no!
So how do we keep healthy and stay focused on our inner health with all this technology taking up our attention? Well. We can start to put this technology to good use.
There is now a bucket load of smartphone apps for health, food, and fitness.
Here are some of the more popular ones. Continue reading