This week on our Apps review, we will take a look at apps that helps with self-improvement. Apps are more powerful than ever, but it’s hard to know which ones will waste your time and which ones will save it. That’s why we’ve assembled a list of apps that will make you more productive, and take away some of the stress from your life.
From fan favorites to cutting-edge newcomers, these apps help you sketch out an idea, take detailed notes, or stay in touch with your team.
Whatever your day consists of, these apps will help you get more done, faster.
Pocket is your place to quickly save, discover, and recommend the best, most interesting stories on the Web.The next time you find an article, video or link you want to read or watch later, just save it to Pocket. It’ll sync across your phone, tablet, and computer so you can come back to it whenever and wherever you’d like, even when you’re offline. You can save to Pocket from pretty much anywhere, including your computer, Safari, email, and your favorite apps like Facebook, Twitter, Flipboard, and Feedly.
Lose weight with MyFitnessPal, the world’s most popular health and fitness app! With the largest food database by far (over 6,000,000 foods), our amazingly fast and easy to use calorie counter help you take those extra pounds off! And it’s FREE no strings attached. There is no better diet app period
There comes a point in everyone’s life where they just feel stuck. Fortunately, there’s an app for that. Unstuck is there to help you resolve problems, find motivation or face other moments of paralyzing uncertainty. With a plethora of digital coaches, you receive tips and advice to help diagnose your actions and propose solutions.
PRICE FREE (iOS)
4. DOPREP Unstuck
Can’t get hang of a concept or solve a problem? Get reliable physics, math and chemistry help from our experienced and brilliant experts. Unstuck! is the only app out there that is trying to help JEE aspirants get over the humps and polish their concepts.
How UNSTUCK works:
– Snap a photo of your printed or handwritten Math, Physics and Chemistry problem
– Get step-by-step explanations to your problems
PRICE FREE ( Android )
Happier is a fun social gratitude journal combined with a positive community! Be inspired to keep track of the small happy moments in your day and feel awesome when they help someone smile. (Named by Time Magazine as one of the best apps for 2013.) Research shows people who focus on finding a few positive things about their day are happier, healthier, and less stressed. We believe that every day – even the tough ones – has at least one small happy moment and we created Happier to encourage you to find it.
– Capture and share a few happy moments every day.
– Get an uplifting positivity boost whenever you need it.
– Be inspired to do more things that make you happier
Self-improvement always entails learning, which is where this handy app comes in. If the entrepreneur in you wants to play Mr. or Mrs. Fix-It to save startup funds, then Brightnest will get you in gear. With the mission of Brightnest being “to shape up your home and simplify your life,” this app is packed full of guidelines and tips on everything from cleaning and organization to do-it-yourself. It’s a helpful companion to removing the clutter from our lives, so we can focus on what’s really important.
7. Google Keep
Quickly capture what’s on your mind and get a reminder later at the right place or time. Speak a voice memo on the go and have it automatically transcribed. Grab a photo of a poster, receipt or document and easily organize or find it later in search. Google Keep makes it easy to capture a thought or list for yourself, and share it with friends and family.
Never underestimate the impact of powerful questions. Powerful questions infuse a sense of possibility and cause the mind to consider new options, thus expanding the mental boundaries posed by previous paradigms. Asking powerful questions is exactly what coaches do (full disclosure: I’m a leadership coach) and that’s exactly what Coach.me offers. Want to build better habits? A coach can help. Looking to discover new career opportunities? A coach can help. Don’t know how to scale your startup? You get the picture.
Microsoft made a killer email app with Outlook, and it easily trounces Google’s Gmail app for iPhone. An integrated calendar makes emailing your availability a cinch, and you can swipe to archive, delete, or schedule emails to return to your inbox at a later time.
• Real time messaging and file sharing for one-to-one and group conversations
• Powerful search and archiving, so you can find information easily
• Hundreds of integrations with apps and services including Dropbox, Asana, Google Drive, Twitter, Zendesk and more
• Instantly syncs across all devices
• Configurable notifications for desktop, mobile, and email
• Scientifically proven (or at least rumored) to make your working life simpler, more pleasant, and more productive
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