Ah, the Kindle—at one point, it was all the rage only to quickly be replaced by buzzier (and majorly multi-tasking) tablets like the Surface, the iPad… and even it’s cooler, younger sister, the Kindle Fire.
The good old days, when a phone was a phone are long gone. Our smartphones are not just a mobile connection to our sitter, spouse and kids, they’re our mobile office, our camera, our weather report, our GPS and more. Plus, as we’ve been learning more and more, they’re especially crafty and vying for (and consuming) our attention, and creating smartphone addiction in the best of us.
The use of infrared light to heat up the body as a wellness move is approaching a sort of phenomenon.
You can sweat in an infrared heat sleeping bag at Shape House (I love this place) in a pod at SaunaBar, or in a room in NYC’s HigherDOSE. Meanwhile, yoga studios like my new obsession Y7 (pictured above) tout the benefits of using infrared panels to heat their yoga classes.
From the Shop
KitchenAid 7-Quart Pro Line Stand Mixer
Sony DPT-RP1 Digital Paper
Mulberry Silk Sleep Eye Mask
The fact that your body temperature plays a role in how well you sleep probably doesn’t come as a surprise. Who hasn’t been woken up during the night by sweaty sheets (ew, gross) or half-way freezing and in need of another blanket?
So when I heard about Celliant, a techy fabric that promises to take care of regulating your core body temperature so you sleep soundly ‘til morning, I was intrigued.
Gone are the days where an in-person doctor’s appointment is the only way to meet your medical needs. Instead of wasting time waiting out an appointment—or in the waiting room—more and more medical tech companies are offering at-home alternatives, allowing you to take a personalized and DIY approach to your health.
It’s a bad habit that made its way to our bedside approximately ten years ago with the arrival of the first iPhone: Replacing our everyday (and single-purpose) alarm clock with our multi-tasking smartphone.