With the start of a new year come resolutions and aims set with positive intentions in mind. This February master your year ahead with SCRUBD’s guide to the best lifestyle apps, listed to help you reach your goals and maintain whatever you choose. Looking at apps that range from the depths of your mind to your wallet SCRUBD has found our ultimate top 5.
For the cluttered mind – 24me
As humans we have flaws, of course we do, however search no further for the perfect undercover PA; 24me brings all elements of organisation together and acts as your assistant from your phone, for free. This management app can connect to your utilities, service providers, banks, social networks and more, then automatically tells you what you need to do and when. Free on Apple and Android.
For the bibliophiles – Goodreads
Goodreads, available for free on both the Apple and Android stores, is the app if you’re looking to expand your book shelf this year. 2018, for many, is the year of the page-turner, so if you’re short of a recommendation this is the place to go: the largest social network for readers to share their thoughts and ideas, with more than 35 million members, and over a million books uploaded.
For when life takes over – Happify
How you feel matters, and often the stresses and strains of life take over. Happify helps with the day’s worries and promises to assist in times of negativity, providing you with tools to take control of your emotional wellbeing. This free app takes you through techniques developed by leading experts who have been studying evidence-based interventions from a psychological perspective. Get ready to reduce stress, overcome negativity and build resilience.
AFor the keen language lover – Memrise
There has been a huge rise in those testing out other languages and Memrise is tipped as the platform to beat them all after winning Google’s Best App of 2017, encapsulating games, chatbots and over 30,000 native speaker videos to perfect your accent. Don’t be fooled by the childish graphics, this app will really stretch and challenge you. Find on Apple or Android here for free.
For the city dweller – Foursquare
Foursquare has gone from strength to strength in recent years, and stays among the top apps to have in any city. Looping you in on the best and latest places to drink, dine and have a good time within a community who are searching for the same things, there is also has a sister app (Foursquare Swarm) which automatically logs the places you visit, so you’ll never forget ‘that little noodle bar’. Find Foursquare for free on Android and Apple here.