The Best Goal Setting Apps
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Let me be the first to say that my phone is fantastic. I’m not going to try to feign disgust for it or walk around as those I have no choice but to look at it’s beautiful screen. I use my phone a lot and will take full ownership of that.
While there are times I get lost in Pinterest’s constant stream of hypnotizing recipes I’ll never make, my phone is a huge help to my daily life. What would I do without notifications telling me I should have been across town 10 minute ago? Where would I be if my phone didn’t give me turn by turn directions from my driveway? Really, without my phone, I’d be face down in a pothole.
Besides being my #1 survival tool, my phone plays a big role in my productivity and success. While the thought of the best goal setting apps doesn’t sound as exciting as the best grumpy cat emojis, let me assure you the former is more helpful than the latter (maybe). There are a lot of great choices as far as goal setting apps are concerned, and I’m going to help you sort through them to discover what will work best for you as you work toward your goals.
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So, grab your phone, bury your nose in it, and get ready to discover my choices for the best goal setting apps to help lead you to success (or at least make your life less chaotic).
Are you ready to go streaking? No, get your head out of your college days. Starting a goal streak is a great way to keep track of your progress and ensure your goals are moving forward. With Goal Streaks, you can decide upon a daily action that will help you achieve a certain goal
Action: study 5 new words a day
Goal: learn Spanish
Each day that you successfully complete the action, you receive a checkmark. When you open the app, you can see how many checkmarks you have and get an idea of how committed you’ve been to the goal. While the concept may seem overly simple, let me tell you, it’s really effective. There’s nothing like the simple reward of seeing a long line of checkmarks to keep you motivated to continue pursuing your goals. Don’t believe me? Give it a try.
This app is similar to Goal Streaks in that it helps you keep track of the days on which you’ve completed specific tasks as you move towards a goal. The difference with this app is that you can see all of your goals for the day stacked upon each other. If you have multiple goals, this helps you see which goals still need to be worked on that day. The difference between Goal Streaks and Daily Goals is mainly aesthetic and personal preference, so give them both a try and see which you like the best.
Brian Tracy is the goal setting guru author of popular books such as Eat that Frog!, Maximum Achievement, Get Smart!, and many more. As an expert in this field, Tracy knows what he’s talking about as far as goal setting in concerned. And, he’s made it easier than ever to apply his techniques to set your own goals and reach success. Tracy’s Goal Setting app takes you from start to finish, helping you set a goal and then follow through on achieving it. As far as the best goal setting apps are concerned, this one is the full package.
In addition to the app, Tracy has a great line of personal development products that can help you dig deeper into your goals. So, if you want to take your success to the next level, check out what he has to offer with the link below.
If you’re ready to set some new goals, but have no idea where to start, this app is for you. Equipped with a goal setting workshop, this app will take you step-by-step through the goal setting process so that you can set the right goals for you. As I’ve discussed in What Next?, there’s nothing more important to goal achievement than discovering goals that are meaningful and specific to your desires and lifestyle. With the help of this app, you’ll be on your way to setting goals you’ll actually want to achieve.
This app breaks down goals into 8 life categories, helping you to organize your goals based on work, recreation, health, ect. Once you set a goal within a category, you can decide how many steps you’d like for it to take in order to achieve it. As you move through a goal, this app offers mentorship and training through courses, mood trackers, life assessments, and more. Remente is definitely worth a try if you’re looking for a well-rounded, goal app that focuses on personal development and wellbeing.
Have you given any of these apps a try? Do you have any other favorites?
Hey, I’m Diana! I’m an occupational therapist and a long distance runner. I’ve run more races than I can count from 5ks through full marathons, including the Boston Marathon. Right now, my PR for the marathon is 3:09 and 1:26 for the half. I’m a bit obsessed with running and sharing what I’ve learned along the way. Let’s crush some running goals together!