Our phones are great for all kinds of reasons. They give us a variety of ways of connecting with people, finding out information, and of course, capturing each moment with a camera always to hand. But did you know your phone could help you reach your health goals too?
With the right tools and apps, you can monitor your health easily to keep on track of your goals and live an overall healthier lifestyle. Want to know more? Here’s how you can use your phone to keep track of your health.
Set yourself reminders to do things
One of the simplest ways to use your phone to benefit your health is to set yourself reminders. Whether it’s a reminder to go to bed, to drink more water or walk around – these reminders could help you form some better habits.
It may sound like a simple idea, but the truth is, these daily reminders can make a big difference, so avoid the temptation to turn them off.
Schedule your workouts and other activity
If you have an appointment in your calendar, you’re much more likely to stick to it. And if you treat workouts like an appointment, you’ll be much more likely to stick to them. Finding the motivation to stick to a workout routine is hard but simple steps like scheduling exercise can improve your mindset. Why not book some classes or workout times with a friend to help you more accountable so that you show up to do your workout?
Keep on top of appointments
Managing your health appointments is another important part of self-care. From remembering to go to the dentist or for routine tests with your doctor, you can use your phone to keep your appointments in place. With the NVA app, you can also keep on top of your eye appointments and benefit information. Many healthcare providers have great apps that will send you reminders to make sure you never miss an appointment.
Monitor your activity
If you want to keep track of your activity, there are some great apps for that. Smartwatch apps like Apple Health and Fitbit can provide you with all kinds of stats, including your heart rate, how many calories burned and how many yours slept. By monitoring your activity or tracking your food, you can reach your goals much easier as well as give you some real information about your health. Recording your details can keep you motivated, helping you stay on track and pushing you to keep working harder.
Your phone provides all kinds of useful ways to keep your health on track. By ditching the bad habits and focusing on creating new ones, you can enjoy a much healthier lifestyle. Your phone is always on you, so why not use it for something useful that can help you support your health and wellbeing?