For those who don’t know, a New Year’s resolution is a tradition, in which a person makes a promise to do an act of self-improvement beginning from New Year’s Day.
Top New Year’s resolutions for 2015:
- Lose Weight
- Getting Organized
- Spend Less, Save More
- Enjoy Life to the Fullest
- Staying Fit and Healthy
- Learn Something Exciting
- Quit Smoking
- Help Others in Their Dreams
- Fall in Love
- Spend More Time with Family
But for all the good intentions, only a tiny fraction of us keep our resolutions. So, please, try to keep it simple and make it tangible.
These websites and apps will help you stick to your New Year’s resolution in 2016. Enjoy!
To learn something new every day: Highbrow
Expand your knowledge universe in just 5 minutes a day, from art and history to science and philosophy.
To reach your fitness goals: Fitocracy
Track your workouts, develop healthy habits, and reach your goals with the help of expert coaches.
To eat healthier: Eat This Much
Automate your diet, eat better in less time.
To do yoga: Daily Yoga
Your own yoga studio on the go.
To become less distracted: SelfControl
A Mac application to help you avoid distracting websites.
To form good habits: HabitList
An app to create good habits and break unhealthy ones.
To become more focused: Forest
An app helping you put down your phone and focus on what’s more important in your life.
To write more: Daily Page
A tool for writing daily.
To read more: Scribd
E-book, audiobook and comic book subscription service that includes more that one million titles.
To meditate: Sattva
Guided meditations to inspire you to meditate every day.
To learn code: Enki
The 5-minute daily workout for your developer skills.
To sit less every day: Stand App
A simple Mac app to make standing a habit.
To workout: Freeletics
Your individual training plan adapted to you and your goals.
To spend smarter: Penny
Your personal finance coach.
To donate: Dollar A Day
Automatically donate $1 a day to featured nonprofits.
To become more active: Human
Move 30 minutes or more, every day.
To draw: Sketch This
Daily drawing challenges.
To run: Runkeeper
A companion app for runners and joggers.
To learn piano: Simply Piano
Learn the piano step-by-step, from scratch.
To become productive: RescueTime
Analytics on your daily habits and productivity.
To learn a new language: Duolingo
Learn languages completely free.
To travel more: Nomad List
The best cities to live and work remotely.
To learn to cook: NYT Cooking
An iPhone app with 17,000 free recipes from the New York Times.
To improve mental skills: Lumosity
Challenge your brain with games designed by neuroscientists to exercise memory and attention.
To learn new skills: Skillshare
A learning community for creators with 1000+ online classes.
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