Everybody makes resolutions for the new year once the turkey and ham induced Christmas haze has lifted but whether you’ve committed to getting fit, quitting smoking or just becoming more mindful a lot of us struggle to keep up our efforts of self improvement come January 2nd.
In 2018 there’s a wealth of apps to help you achieve your goals and stay motivated this new year so here’s our list of the best ones to check out this January:
My Fitness Pal (Free or Premium €9.99/m);
A comprehensive fitness tracker app that includes everything you could need from nutrition tracking, exercise lists and recommendations, health tracking and daily motivation. It includes a library of exercises that you can both in the gym and at home with video tutorials to make sure your form is on point and you stay on track. It also includes a full course of healthy recipes to help you get creative with your nutrition.
CoinKeeper (Free or Premium €12.99 Annually):
Coinkeeper is an easy finance tracking app that helps you keep track of whats coming out of your wallet. It’s a simple and easy to use, all you have to do is put in how much you earn, what you already have in your account and wallet and twice a day you update the app on what you have spent. A good feature is it notices your spending habits and recommends how you could save money.
Smoke Free- Stop Smoking Now (Free);
For everyone currently trying or thinking of quitting smoking this New Year this app helps with daily tips of motivation, tracking how long you’ve quit, your cravings and how much money you’ve saved since you’ve quit.
Head Space (12.99 per month);
Guided meditation and mindfullness app. With the free Basics pack, Headspace teaches you the essentials of living a healthier, happier life. Premium will have access to hundreds of meditations on everything from stress and anxiety to sleep and focus.
There are packs to help you build healthier relationships with the people you love, SOS sessions to help you find a place of calm and relaxation during meltdown moments and even Headspace for Sport packs to keep your mind fit whether you’re shooting hoops, powerlifting or racing for the finish line.
Elevate (Includes in App purchases);
Elevate by Elevate Labs is a brain training game. Already 15 million people have downloaded this exciting brain training game. Elevate allows you to sharpen your cognitive skills, improve your self-confidence, and boost your productivity. According to stats, players who use the game at least 3 times a week indicate improved confidence and strong gains in productivity.
All apps featured above are available on both Android and iOS.