I’ve long been conscious about health and fitness, but in the midst of a global health crisis, staying healthy has become a bit of an obsession. In many ways, that’s a good thing, but thinking about your health can be a double-edged sword if it winds up causing anxiety which, ironically, can negatively impact your health.

Larry Magid (Gary Reyes / Mercury News)

I say this because, for the past couple of weeks, I’ve been testing out smartwatches and other devices that provide useful data as well as potential reasons to worry.