5 Apps You Need Now to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions
Keep your 2015 goals on track with these top workplace-friendly motivational downloads
Being back in work mode doesn’t mean we’re giving up on our new year’s resolutions — yet.
Not only does this app help you track your calories and dietary goals, it also breaks down the ingredients and nutritional value of commonly consumed packaged foods and highlights less-than-desirable ingredients such as high fructose corn syrup, MSGs and food colorings. So before you tear into that mid-morning granola bar snack, scan the bar code first to see what you’re really consuming to help you stay on track with your healthy eating goals. fooducate.com
Upping your daily water intake seems like an easy resolution to uphold, but when your inbox is overflowing and deadlines are approaching, hydration is the furthest thing from your mind. Waterlogged charts your water consumption and, for an additional $3.99, also pings out programmed reminders to chug more H2O. Glowing skin, here we come. waterlog.gd
With Paris Fashion Week already on our minds, there’s no time like the present to start brushing up on our French lessons during our coffee breaks. Duolingo’s lessons help you hone in on your listening and speaking skills and offer multiple-choice tests and translation challenges. Additional languages offered include Spanish, German, Danish, and, of course, Italian, should Milan be in your spring travel plans, too. duolingo.com
With the Golden Globes only days away, awards season arrived like a ton of bricks. So there’s no time like the present to start deepening our meditation practice. Headspace’s app promotes mindfulness through its guided, customized meditation sessions, whether you’ve got two or 20 minutes to spare throughout your day. Before you know it, you’ll be "ohm"-ing your way through red-carpet madness. headspace.com
Can’t find the motivation to stay on target with your health and fitness goals? Let the newly launched Uptick do all the work. Through this app, you’ll be partnered up with a coach who will help craft your schedule and goals — and provide the extra nudge you need to stay inspired. Help is just a text message away. uptickapp.com