Mental Wellbeing

The rise of mental health as a talking point

13 Sep , 2016  

For many years the topic of mental health has been a subject that has been less understood and therefore pushed away by everyone from patients through to the medical professionals who claim expertise in this. Now after years of ignoring it, or prescribing medication for it, people are only just beginning to understand this complex […]

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Benefits,Health & Fitness,Mental Wellbeing

Inside the winning mind of a sportsman

5 Jun , 2015  

One of the big surprises of last year’s World Cup was when Brazil, the host nation and a footballing superpower, suffered a humiliating 7 – 1 defeat to Germany. Though on paper the two teams were more or less evenly matched, on the day it was nothing short of a rout. Many commentators tried to […]

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Life Logging,Mental Wellbeing

Stop quantifying, start qualifying

24 Apr , 2015  

The whole area of quantified self has exploded in the last 2 years and this is largely due to the mainstream adoption of wearable technology such as devices like Withings and Fitbit. These small niche companies became so successful at manufacturing their fitness trackers that it became more pervasive and demonstrated that there was a […]

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Benefits,Mental Wellbeing,Video Diary

A vlog a day keeps the doctor away

13 Jan , 2015  

There is an incredible power to developing habits and as we all know, it’s easy to develop good ones as well as bad ones easily. If I told you that recording a private video entry each day, just to let go of your bad thoughts, would help you to become over 50% happier if you […]

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Benefits,Mental Wellbeing,Stress Management

How to get better sleep through video logging

10 Dec , 2014   Video

As human beings we spend about a third of our lives sleeping so it’s staggering to hear that in America alone there are a reported 70 million people affected by chronic sleep disorders. It’s also disparaging to learn that most sleep treatments which are available without a prescription are near enough useless without fully understanding […]

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Benefits,Latest News,Mental Wellbeing

Where is Mindlogr heading?

8 Nov , 2014  

It’s been 2 years since I first came up with the idea to build this web service and it’s already been through one name change and a whole lot of new features and removal of features. I guess when I started I wasn’t sure what type of product this site would be, and I certainly […]

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Mental Wellbeing,Video Diary

Keeping a video diary will help your future generations embrace change

26 Sep , 2014  

“Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.” Rosa Parks – African-American civil rights activist Often I’ve met people who’ve considered change to be the most fearful thing the world, yet it is the single attribute we have that has literally kept us evolving. Evolution is change, as we […]

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Benefits,Mental Wellbeing,Stress Management

What is mindfulness and how can I get more of it!

28 Jul , 2014   Video

There’s a movement happening right now and it’s this whole business of mindfulness, but what on earth is it? I’ve been wondering this myself and trying to get a handle on it, and the most sensible answer I can get is that it is an approach to life that aims to create a stronger bond […]

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Devices & Gadgets,Health & Fitness,Mental Wellbeing

What Medical Tracking Means for You

28 Aug , 2013  

As lifelogging increases in popularity, we’re beginning to see a new type of lifelogger emerge. Back in the 1980s, the main lifeloggers were basically self-video journalists, chronicling their lives and adventures in what can be described more as a video diary. And while this is still technically considered lifelogging today, with smaller devices of exceptional […]

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Mental Wellbeing,Technology,Video Diary

The Future of Video Logging as a Reporting and Private Logging Tool

2 Jun , 2013  

If you want to know just how important a role video plays in the lives of the world’s citizens today, do a quick 30-second experiment. Log onto YouTube, type the word “video” into the search bar, and select the “sort by upload date” option in the Filters tab. Why this experiment? Well, it’s to realize […]

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