Do you sometimes have the feeling that you’re stuck and unhappy? Or do you just see a good challenge in self-improvement? You are not alone! Self-development has become very popular among COM students and professionals, and it might be the solution for negative emotions, a stalled career or a lack of inspiration.
You don’t have to do this all by yourself! On your smartphone there will be thousands of options, and this week we looked for the best applications to reach your goals!
Don’t underestimate the influence of powerful questions. Powerful questions increase the sense of possibilities, and ensure that you will consider new options, which removes mental boundaries. Sounds heavy right, but this is exactly what the app Coach.me does. Want to start with better habits? A coach can help with this. Looking for new career opportunities? A coach can help with this. You do not know how to start a new challenge? A coach .. Well, you get the idea!
Did you know that keeping a diary is proven to optimize both of the parts of your brains? Writing stimulates the left-brain and creativity occurs in the right-brain. A diary will help you break through mental walls and yourself, others and the world around you to understand better. What is also great about the DayOneApp, is that you can add photos, local weather and locations, which makes it a lot easier for you keeping track on it.
Many of us know, there will be a point in our lives when we are stuck. A situation where we cannot move forward and do not know why. Fortunately, an application for this problem exists! Unstuck helps you solve your problems, finding motivation and overcoming your insecurities. Digital coaches make a diagnosis about your “stuck” and give you tips and tricks.
There aren’t many things worse then having to count the calories we consume on a daily basis. Let’s face it – no one has the time for this. Fortunately, the company Under Armour calorie counting made easy with the app MyFitnessPal. This app not only pulls off calories based on your sport performance that day, but also counts the calories from the food you eat in a day by scanning barcodes. Lose weight or simply healthier life has never been easier! And you know what they say… A healthy body is a healthy mind.
Many different things project positivity to boost your happiness, but they are harder to remember than the bad things you experience. The app Happier will help you to collect your good moments throughout the day. More than 11,000 studies have namely shown that gratitude for fine things improves your sleep quality, optimism and creativity. In addition, it increases your productivity and reduces stress. You have to find happiness in the small things in life because if we let all of the bad things take over, it would be much harder to find self-contentment.
Are you ready to become a better version of yourself? Don’t wait another minute and try these apps out now. We are already sure to make your life a bit easier with one (or more) of the applications we mentioned above, and we would love to hear about your experiences comment below after you give them a shot!
– Pauline, Addison & Sloane