Constantly monitoring the body’s various biometrics can make us feel great, but also increase our anxiety levels, as they provide real-time data and feedback to us.
So much data appears to be mind-boggling but can provide us valuable insights to ward off potential problems that lead to high blood pressure, depression and obesity.
Apart from physical biometrics, new wearables also measure our mental wellness, and look for causes of chronic stress and burnout, proving that data can be a friend.
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Today’s smartwatches and health trackers that measure steps, heartbeat, skin temperature and oxygen levels in the body are a USD 80 billion industry.
Gone are the years where most people used Post-it notes or email flags to prioritise tasks.
The tools we use to track our performance at work have crossed into our personal lives and have the potential to control us. It may be time to rethink whether tracking and uploading tasks into various apps is really the path to success.
Zoom Fatigue. Distraction. Burnout. For many of us, digital overwhelm is all around. The pressures of remote work are all too familiar.
While we know that technology will continue to be an integral and ever-present part of our everyday lives, we do have some control over how we use it to digitally flourish, rather than flail in the midst of distraction. By cultivating our own digital wellness, we can leverage technology for its best and highest purposes and begin to shape the future with the choices that we make today.
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