wellness

  • New Year, Two New Jobs For Ex-Twitter CEO Dick Costolo…

    New Year, Two New Jobs For Ex-Twitter CEO Dick Costolo…

    Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, who stepped away from the big blue bird last June, has a new health and fitness platform startup in the works, focused on motivating people to make lifestyle improvements by drawing on the expertise of a range of “wellness professionals” to provide inspiring guidance. Read More

  • How Psychology Is Adapting To The World Of Tech Crunch Network

    How Psychology Is Adapting To The World Of Tech

    With the increased use of online therapy and wellness-based mobile applications, the field of mental health is following in the path of physical health initiatives in the design of more accessible and convenient platforms. While these programs provide services through different platforms, to a different audience and from a greater distance than ever before, it remains to be seen how these… Read More

  • Self-Help: There’s An App For That Crunch Network

    Self-Help: There’s An App For That

    Digital therapy is the new frontier of health innovation — and the tech world has taken notice. Myriad apps promise to make you happier, more mindful, less anxious — you name it. But, do they work? Read More

  • With $4M From Khosla & More, ALOHA Launches A Wellness Platform That Helps You Drink Your Greens

    With $4M From Khosla & More, ALOHA Launches A Wellness Platform That Helps You Drink Your Greens

    With the launch of Aloha today, we can add another name to the fray of startups attempting to give us better ways to live healthier lifestyles. Founded by former nutritionists, health coaches and members of Google and Gilt, Aloha wants to redefine the way consumers purchase nutritional supplements and bring a level of transparency to the health and wellness industry. Read More

  • My Dr. Fitness and the Fat Guy appearance

    Dr. Fitness and the Fat Guy are a pair of wacky radio personalities who stream on-line and in Atlanta over the air. They like to have me on because a) I know about gadgets and b) I’m fat, so they can try some of their tricks on me. Last week I went on to talk about all sorts of things including the iPod Touch, the Fitbit, and how I look like a polar bear on land but glide like a seal in… Read More