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Product News, Customer Stories and Updates from Skype

Skype brings you healthy food tips from Russ Crandall

The Domestic Man

For the past few weeks, we’ve been helping vlogger Claire Marshall meet her health and fitness goals with the help of our experts (and it’s not too late for you to join in). With a focus on exercise in our first few weeks, we want to make sure your nutrition is getting just as much attention. … Read more

Lindsey Duggan shows us the ropes (well… silks) of aerial fitness

Air Los Angeles

This year, we’ve been dedicated to helping our friends (that’s you!) make their heath goals a reality. We teamed up with vlogger Claire Marshall and got some professionals on the case to give her tips, tricks and workouts that all of you could follow at home. In her latest vlog offering, she headed down to … Read more

More ways to stay active with Skype

Skype fit

How’s that new year’s resolution going? According to the University of Scranton, by the end of January, one in three people have given up completely, and two thirds of resolution makers duck out before reaching their goal. Ouch. And with almost 70% of those joining the resolution focusing on something health-related (Nielsen Insights) – Skype’s … Read more

Skype Brings Meditation to the Masses

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Prayer beads, crystals, breathing techniques — and now video calling. The practice of meditation has been around since ancient times, but is now even more accessible than ever thanks to Trish and her colleagues at Sydney Meditation Coach. Meditation dates back 5,000 years, with early forms called “Tantra” featuring in ancient Indian relics and artefacts. … Read more

5 Unique Ways Skype Simplifies Your Life

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Have you ever wanted to learn a new skill but found that the best teacher lives in another state? Maybe your favorite doctor only has availability while you’re on your lunch break—but how do you travel back and forth to the office and eat your lunch? Well, there’s a world of services available via Skype … Read more

Who Says Doctors Don’t Do House Calls Anymore? They Do on Skype!

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Like most people, Cristina isn’t a fan of dragging herself to the doctor’s office when she’s sick. And don’t even get her started about getting stuck in traffic or, worse, stuck in the waiting room when she’d be better off in bed. Moreover, this Seattle-area working mother of two says, “Appointments have become increasingly rushed … Read more

Are Skype Therapy Sessions Right for You?

As the New Year approaches, giving mental health a tune up is often on the list of resolutions. But whether you’re suffering from anxiety or looking for perspective on unresolved family issues, finding the perfect therapist or counselor is important. New York native Frank Scott had been in therapy for 8 years before his therapist … Read more

Cancer Survivor Supports Fellow Cancer Patients via Skype

Jonny Imerman was diagnosed with testicular cancer when he was just 26 years old. After chemotherapy, remission and then a brutal surgery to remove four tumors from behind his kidneys, Jonny was mercifully cancer free. But his battle against the… Read more

Vote for the winner of Skype Heroes 2012!

People around the world continue to surprise us with the innovative, exciting — and even heroic ways –they use Skype in their lives. We are so inspired by this, we are creating the first-ever "Skype Heroes" program. This year the… Read more

Hyped about Skype – Ivy House School wins MOVE Day

Nigel Carter, Director of Education and Business Development, MOVE Europe When MOVE Europe was seeking prizes earlier this year for our annual National MOVE Day, we were delighted to receive the support of Skype and the contribution of Skype gadgets… Read more