5 Apps to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions
Let 2017 be the year where you accomplish all your goals! These 5 apps are a great starting point.
It’s time to start fresh. A new year often marks new resolutions or goals for you, your family or for your business. Whether you want to cut down on your snacking while watching TV or you want to keep within budget and not overspend, there are a lot of great apps to help you achieve – and stick to – your New Year’s resolutions. Just remember not to set your expectations too high because that’s where most people fail. In fact, up to 80% of people won’t keep their resolutions for an entire year. But, you don’t have to end up like that! Instead, use these apps to help you stay in the right lane and accomplish your goals. No matter what your resolutions are, there’s an app to help you achieve them. Let’s take a look at our choice of five handy New Year’s resolution apps.
Available for free on both Android and iOS, Expensify is the #1 app for expense reports, receipt tracking, and business travel. If you’re the type of person who stuffs receipts in your pocket only to have them end up crumpled in an old Amazon box, Expensify can totally help you out. You sync your credit cards and bank accounts to the app, and it tracks your purchases with real-time updates. You can use e-receipts or take a photo of your receipt to track your transactions. This comes in handy during a vacation or business travel, and at the end of your stay, you can generate an expense report for your records.
Sworkit is available for free on Android and iOS, and it’s your own personal trainer. Featuring core exercises for strength training and yoga positions to help you increase your flexibility, this app can help you reach your fitness goals with ease. There are over 40 million workout videos to choose from so don’t worry – you won’t get bored with Sworkit. Just set the length of time you want to work out, anywhere between 5 minutes to 60 minutes, and follow your trainer!
With your exercise app in place, all you need is a weight loss app to help you manage your food intake. Fooducate is available for free on Android and iOS, and it’s a fun and easy app to use. Use this app on your grocery trips and have it scan barcodes to get a quick read on how healthy an item is before you purchase it. Fooducate tracks your calories, food intake, sleep, exercise and even advises you on what to eat.
Are you a smoker wanting to quit? It can be hard for a lot of people, but with the right app and community, you can finally quit this year. Quitter is available for free for both Android and iOS, and it shows how much money you’re saving each day when you don’t buy cigarettes – or indulge in junk food. Yes, Quitter works for any bad habit. With achievement systems in place to help you quit your bad habit, this app can motivate you and keep you on track every day.
A big New Year ‘s resolution for a lot of people is to be more productive or organized, and to manage your time better. Any.do is a free app for Android or iOS and it’s a to-do list with deadlines to help you not miss important tasks. A great feature of this app is their built-in speech recognition software so you can record your list instead of typing it out.
Get Ready for 2017
Let 2017 be the year where you accomplish all your goals with these 5 apps. If you need to break a habit, try Quitter to show you how much you’re saving when you don’t indulge. If you need to add exercise to your daily routine, check out Sworkit. With video workouts, you can go to the park during your lunch break and do a quick workout with this app. Or, if you just need something to manage your tasks, try Any.do. This is your own life planner and to-do list extraordinaire.