I am clearly a person who loves technology. However, when it came to the Apple Watch I was resistant at first. I always had a computer or phone near me. I was worried I’d never feel disconnected if I also had a watch on all the time. P.S. This page may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure for more information.
But when my husband gave me his old Apple Watch (it was free, at that point I wasn’t going to say no!), I got hooked pretty immediately.
The watch is a perfect combination of my two passions: technology and health. It measures activity and exercise and, in turn, started to better help me track my health goals.
I also realized I didn’t feel overwhelmed by technology (my original fear of the watch). It’s not as easy to get addicted to as a phone or computer, mainly because it’s small and more difficult to navigate.
The watch comes in handy in a few ways. It’s easy to track a workout and listen to music at the same time. I like using it to navigate at times because it’ll vibrate to give you directions when you’re walking so you don’t have to constantly look at your map. And it’s helpful for reminders. I ask Siri to remind me to do something on a certain day at a certain time and the watch vibrates to remind me.
Some things to consider when picking an Apple Watch: size, model and design. You can also choose a band. This site offers tons of options and you can even sort by material – from recycled plastic to leather, metal or silicon.