It doesn’t matter if you are a freelancer or work in the office from 9 to 5, you have to handle all the daily tasks to maintain a healthy work and life balance. How many times did you fight with yourself to start or finish a new project? Not surprisingly it all comes down to habits and things we repeatedly do every day.
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle
Today I have decided to share a huge list of useful apps to make your life better. These tools and apps will help you to stay productive, focused, healthy and form good habits.
StayFocusd – StayFocusd increases your productivity by limiting the amount of time that you can spend on time-wasting websites.
Calendly – Web-based scheduling tool helps you make sure you’re only booking things when you have openings.
HabitList – An iOS app which helps you to create good habits and break unhealthy ones.
Focus Booster – Focus booster will keep track of where your time goes and will make you get more done.
Forest – It’s an app helping you put down your phone and focus on what’s more important in your life.
Noisli – Noisli is a fantastic background noise and color generator for working and relaxing. Online soothing ambient sounds like white noise, rain and coffee shop.
FocusTime – Activity tracker and timer for Mac and iPhone.
Swipes – Swipes helps you collect, organize and take action on the right tasks at the right time.
Todoist – Todoist lets you turn emails into tasks with one click, add them to projects, set deadlines, or assign them to others.
IFTTT – It connects the apps you love.
Any.do – iPhone app capture everyday tasks, organize big projects and share lists with the people around them.
Do Nothing for 2 Minutes – Helps to relax & refocus your mind in just 2 minutes.
Letterspace – Note-taking app that uses hashtags to organize your thoughts.
The Productivity Owl – A Chrome Extension that forces you to be productive.
Grammarly – Grammarly makes you a better writer by finding and correcting up to 10× more mistakes than your word processor.
750 Words – A tool helping you to write every day.
Atomic Writer – Chrome extension adapts your writing to your target audience.
Daily Page – Helps you write daily. It sends you a prompt each morning and you have the rest of the day to respond.
Hemingway Editor – A little tool that highlights common problems in weak writing.
Word of the Day – iPhone app to learn one new word every day.
TED – Presentations and powerful talks by world leaders.
Duolingo – Platform to learn new languages.
Now I Know – Learn something new every day, via email.
Lynda – Learn technology, creative, and business skills.
Chesscademy – Learn how to play chess for free.
Highbrow – Expand your knowledge universe in just 5 minutes a day.
Pocket – Mac & iPhone tool to read articles offline without ads.
Blinkist – Nonfiction books, transformed into powerful packs you can read in just 15 minutes.
Instapaper – iPhone app for saving articles and read them offline.
Readlang – Learn a language by reading whatever you like.
Headspace – iPhone app for meditation.
Calm – Another iPhone app for meditation.
Sattva – Guided meditations to inspire you to meditate every day.
ZenFriend – ZenFriend helps you to build this habit by offering a beautiful timer, and a worldwide community.
Daily Water – Track the quantity of water you drink and remind yourself to drink water in right time.
Eat This Much – Automate your diet, eat better in less time.
Water Daily – Another iPhone app to track daily water amount.
Pact – Earn cash for going to the gym and living healthy.
Daily Yoga – Your own yoga studio at home.
Fitocracy – The easiest way to reach your fitness goals.
Check out a handy list of the tools to learn, work and travel anywhere in the world.
If you are interested in improving your life, follow our weekly Apps to Watch series to discover the best apps to help you with your daily tasks.
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