My newest piece of jewellery is beautiful, stylish, and …. a health tracker

My newest piece of jewellery is beautiful, stylish, and …. a health tracker

Women around the world understand that beauty, and wellbeing, and health come by being smart about it. 

Beauty is something every women has in her, and it is about bringing it out!

Health is something we all want in life and it is about being preventive. And after all, the secret to happiness includes health…

Pampering is out, healthcare is in!

In our modern understanding, health is no more limited to the absence of illness and merely physical, it is all about balancing mind, body & soul.

And where fitness trackers and heart rate monitors help us in achieving out fitness/training goals, finally there is a piece that goes beyond, by helping me balancing mind & body.

So here it is: my newest piece of jewellery is beautiful, stylish, and …. a health tracker! Called Bellabeat Leaf.

health tracker Anja Eva Keller TalkWellness

Design & Technical

I opted for the classic design leaf nature silver edition, and love the simplicity and elegance. Made of hypoallergenic stainless steel, it comes with a necklace and wrap leather bracelet. It has some highly sensitive movement sensors and a secure data backup, it runs 24/7 and works with both, Android and iOS.

health tracker Anja Eva Keller TalkWellnessI have downloaded the app to my phone and set my personal goals, i.e. nightly sleep of 8 hours.
The app in mint green look provides a simple visual snap shot of my daily activity, sleep, and meditation and can also detect patterns that may cause stress before it hits me.
So far (I have used the leaf for about 2 weeks now), I have never been more sensitive to stress than about 30%!

What does my leaf do for me exactly?

There are five major areas that my leaf can tackle:

health tracker Anja Eva Keller TalkWellness1) activity
My leaf gives me information about all my daily activities and steps taken.

2) sleep
It tracks the duration and quality of my sleep

3) meditation
Bellabeat leaf helps me to train my mind with guided meditation exercises

4) menstrual cycle
The period tracking with valuable feedback about reproductive health is not so important to me anymore 🙂

5) stress
It tames my stress and keeps it at bay

Usually I add my sleep time in the morning manually, and sync my leaf to the app (by simply double tapping the leaf) in the afternoon. I also add some of my activities manually, as I do not want to wear my beautiful and stylish health tracker for certain activities like horse back riding or swimming (it is not waterproof!).

health tracker Anja Eva Keller TalkWellness

How I can wear it?

The good news is that there are multiple ways of wearing the leaf. It has a built in hook and clip, so I can attach it to my clothes, or hang it from a chain. As choker, pendant, bracelet… I have many options.

My leaf has become something like a favourite piece of jewellery, almost a little friend. The only thing I still have to get used to is the wrap around bracelet, that is sometimes a little tedious to strap. But otherwise: I love my Bellabeat leaf!

Anja Eva Keller Spa & Wellness Consulting

 

What do you think, would the leaf make a great retail product in your spa? Please leave a comment below, let’s start the discussion!

Other great products by the manufacturer on bellabeat.com are

Spring, the smart water bottle, that
– tracks your hydration effortless and easy by automatically logging your water intake as you drink throughout the day
– tailors your intake goals by calculating your hydration needs based on activity, sleep, monthly cycles, and stress sensitivity

  • and sends you drink reminders

and Shell, the most advanced baby heartbeat listener, an experience unlike any other.

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