Mindfulness on-the-go

Author: Lucia Sanz Vilar

Mindfulness may be defined as the practice of consciously bringing attention and awareness to our experience in the here-and-now, in a non-judgemental way, and reconnecting with our physical sensations, emotions and thoughts. It has its roots in religious traditions such as Buddhism and Hinduism,…

Work and personal life used to be much more separate — work mostly finished when leaving the office, and personal matters were paused during office hours, with the exception of phone calls for important matters. With the advent of laptops, smartphones and wearables, work-life boundaries have b…

What's in store for wearables?

Author: Lucia Sanz Vilar

What’s in store for wearables? Wearables are here to stay. Data from the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker Report forecasts 240.1 million units will be shipped in 2021, with the ability to measure heart rate with an oximeter built into a ring, str…

Tackling sedentarism - the new smoking

Launch of the GetAMoveOn Network

Sedentarism: the new smoking We all know the benefits of moving more, but now more than ever we are witnessing the dangers of our sedentary lifestyles. Sedentarism is the ‘new smoking’. From mobile apps to ever-more sophisticated activity trackers, technology has given rise to an array of tools tha…