Real talk: 2017 wasn’t the world’s greatest year on record. But the good news is that we’re so close to a fresh start with 2018. The even better news is that you can get started now. Here are our top 5 picks for apps to help you start your New Year’s resolutions before the actual new year.
Resolution: Get fit like Dwayne Johnson.
NTC: No more excuses about why you can’t make it to the gym. Because with Nike Training Club, where isn’t the gym? Choose from tons of workouts and get step-by-step guidance on adaptable plans to get you The Rock hard abs. Or at least less squishy ones.
Resolution: Get rich like Dwayne Johnson.
Acorns: Neither Rome nor The Rock’s impeccable physique nor Dwayne Johnson’s net worth were built in a day. However, all it takes is some spare change each day to start building your own empire. Acorns rounds up your everyday purchases to the nearest dollar and then helps you invest that spare change into a diversified portfolio. All it takes is as a little as $5 a day to have over $2000 set aside by 2019.
Resolution: Read more. Probably not like Dwayne Johnson, but who really knows. He’s a man of many talents and varied interests.
Goodreads: Decide how many books you want to read in 2018, and this handy little app will keep track of your progress. You can also see your friends’ challenges and then, blow them away with the smart and awesome book choices you’re making. It’s another way to flex that The Rock would approve of.
Resolution: Find lurve.
ThinkUp: Haha! Tricky, tricky. Bet you thought we were gonna recommend Tinder or Bumble. But here’s the deal: you already know the person you’re going to spend the rest of your life with. And that’s you. So, make sure love that person with this awesome app that’s full of daily affirmations and other tools to retrain your brain into positive self-thinking, so you can become your best self. Because as a wise man once said, “One of the most important things you can accomplish is being yourself.” And that wise man was Plato. Just kidding. It was Dwayne Johnson.
Resolution: Do more stuff to diversify your interests.
MeetUp: No matter what you’re into, MeetUp has a group for you. Browse different categories and find folks with similar interests near you to do all the fun with. Or if you don’t see a group that shares your passion for, say, Dwayne Johnson, you can start your own group.