Tech Talk Thursday: Apps for New Year Goal-Setting

Tech Talk bannerIt’s officially 2016 and we all know what that means: New Year’s resolutions. This year don’t fall into the trap of setting unattainable goals only to find yourself discouraged and unmotivated to make positive changes in your life for the coming year. We’ve compiled a list of apps that can help you set and achieve your goals, and most importantly, keep those New Year’s resolutions.

Way of Life
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Way of Life is a positive habit building app recommended by Forbes, The New York Times, Business, and a host of other media outlets. Track and change your habits with the app’s color coding system. Identify whether you are sleeping well, eating enough fruits and vegetables, exercising as much you thought you were, and much more. Set up customizable reminders to keep you on the right track.

Way of Life App

Way of Life App

Free for iOS devices.

Hab It!

HabIt!

Record your progress as you start new good habits and ditch old bad ones. Track results attained after a month, six months, and one year. The free version of Hab It allows for keeping track of up to three habits. A pro version includes the ability to share on social networks, cloud backup, notifications, and more.

Hab It! App for Android

Hab It! App for Android

Free for Android devices.

Habit List

habit list app

Habit List motivates you to stay on track with streaks. Did you run 3 days in a row? Beat your streak to keep you moving towards positive changes. Shows you only what you need to do on the current day and shows you your completion rate for the day. Set schedules and reminders, and view your own trends over time.

Habit List App

Habit List App

$3.99 for iOS devices.

CheckMark Goals

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This app couldn’t be simpler to use: write down your goals, check them off as you complete them, keep track of your progress. Goals expire if you don’t complete them by the end of the day and alerts remind you to stay on track.

CheckMark Goals App

CheckMark Goals App

Free for iOS devices.

Any.do

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Any.do is a multi-platform tool designed to help you organize big projects, keep track of small tasks, and share lists with other people. Available as a mobile app for your tablet or smartphone, or web version for your desktop. Syncs across devices so you always have your lists available wherever you are. Attach video, audio, photos, and Dropbox files to any task.

Any.do App

Any.do App

Free for iOS and Android devices.

Happy New Year and cheers to a successful 2016!

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