Less than 10% of people achieve their goals. Whether you are determined to change the world, grow your skills, or simply exercise more we could all use some help. Here are five of the best apps to help increase your odds of reaching your goals.
- Chains.cc (www.chains.cc) has a sleek user interface, is easy to use, and allows you to track the number of days/instances in a row you complete your work towards achieving your goal. It gives you an extraordinary visual of how you are tracking to your goal, and encourages you to not break the “chain” by missing a day. The app is free to use on the web and is 99 cents for the iOS version.
- 43 Things (http://www.43things.com) is a simple app that allows you to create up to 43 goals, track progress, and post notes and pictures as you make progress. There is also a community you can leverage to help encourage you along the way if you choose. The app is free and available on the web as well as on the iPhone.
- MindBloom (http://www.mindbloom.com) let’s you turn your goal setting into an eye-catching game (Life Game web app), or simply track your goals along with adding pictures and music to each goal to inspire you (Bloom app). Life Game can only be used on the web and is a bit time intensive, but is stunning visually and is put together extremely well. Bloom is available both on the web and free as an iOS app.
- 42 Goals (http://www.42goals.com) allows you to track your daily goals in great detail and provides various charts and reporting. The interface is easy to use and is best if you are looking to regularly capture and track data like how many miles you run a day. 42 Goals has a free version, and a premium version that costs $5 per month. The app is only available on the web.
- CheckMark (http://www.checkmarkapplication.com) let’s you set and track your goals to completion. The app is simple and straight forward, and works much like a to-do list. It also lets you track your successes. The app is free to download for iPhones.