Fitbit Adds Windows Phone Support

It’s a cliché to say that Windows Phone has some app issues. You can cross at least one fitness band off the list of MIA apps today, with Fitbit announcing Windows Phone compatibility.


Ask LH: How Can I Stop Games From Ruining My Eyes?

Hey Lifehacker, I have been an avid gamer for many years and unfortunately my eyes have deteriorated because of this. I was wondering if you had any recommendations for software or hardware to encourage me to take breaks for my eyes?


How To Be More Interesting When Meeting New People

You might think that being interesting is an innate talent, or that it means you have to be the “life of the party.” Neither of those things are necessarily true. If you want to leave a good impression, you don’t have to make sure all eyes are on you. Here are some tips anyone can use in any social setting.


The Many Benefits Of Taking Cold Showers

It may sound like the last thing you want to do, but The Art of Manliness explains why you should grab your shower cap, bite your lip, and jump into an ice-cold shower.


Vegan/Teetotaller Warning: Some Long-Life Juices Contain Beef And Alcohol

Most people realise that long-life juice contains extra ingredients that nature never intended. As it turns out, this includes traces of meat and alcohol. No really. Juice manufacturer Golden Circle recently admitted that it uses alcohol-based flavours and a clarifying agent derived from beef for its long-life juice range. Personally, when I order “cow juice” I expect to be served a glass of milk.


How Your Diet Affects Your Mental Health

Over the last half century, the global food industry has profoundly changed the way we eat. While we understand how these dietary changes have impacted physical health, their effect on mental well-being is only now being realised.


Take An Appreciation Break To Boost Your Self-Esteem

Throughout the day, life bombards us with everything we do wrong and it takes its toll on our self-esteem. Try to fit in an appreciation break during the day to help regain some balance. Over at Change Your Thoughts Change Your Life, they suggest taking two minutes to focus on what you did right.


Nutrino Offers Personalised Meal Suggestions For Your Health Goals

iOS: Nutrino wants to make it easier to make good health decisions based on your personal fitness and nutrition goals. The iOS app puts a dietitian in your pocket to help you stay motivated and take the stress out of meal planning.


Should You Swipe Right For Friends On Tinder?

It finally happened. You’ve gone one swipe too far. You’ve swiped yourself into a full-on romantic entanglement: a friend has appeared on your Tinder feed. A decision must be made. Do you swipe left for no and hurt their feelings, or right for yes and freak them out? What’s the right thing to do when it comes to finding your friends on Tinder?


Boost Happiness By Remembering All Good Things Must End

Practising gratitude is one of the surefire ways to increase your happiness. But just thinking grateful thoughts might not be enough. One study suggests we should focus on the imminent end of the things we’re grateful for — to boost our happiness and enhance our gratitude.