Lifehacker: 10 of the Best Apps to Track Every New Year’s Resolution. “A New Year’s resolution can quickly turn into an empty promise (usually by the second week). But if you’re determined to make 2023 your year and want a fighting chance at keeping your resolution, here’s the secret: Track the hell out of it. Take notes, monitor your progress, and keep yourself engaged so that given enough time, your resolution turns into an automatic habit. But to get there, you might need some help.” Slideshow.
MakeUseOf: The Best YouTube Channels for Self-Improvement and Motivation. “In the quest for self-improvement, you’ll often find yourself in need of inspiration. Self-help books used to be everybody’s go-to resource, but these days, you can get the best motivation from YouTube channels instead. Some of them explain psychological concepts while others pump you up with motivational speeches. Whatever you need for your personal development journey, you can get it from the best self-help YouTube channels below.”
Inc.: 20 Online Courses That Will Make You More Successful in 2020. “I’ve combed through the 2019 list for classes that will benefit most professionals (though if you’re looking for more niche subjects, especially in tech, check out the complete rundown for lots of interesting offerings). I’ve chosen classes in everything from exercise to data analysis that will help you be more motivated, productive, and successful this year. Happy learning.” Interesting list; content all over the map.
MakeUseOf: 5 Apps to Figure Out New Year’s Resolutions and Long-Term Goals. “Research on why goals fail shows it’s mainly because of two common errors. People tend to set a popular goal that others are choosing, rather than an objective that you want intrinsically. Once the goal is set, people don’t make a plan or actionable steps to achieve it, nor do they track their progress. These apps will help you set a goal that is meaningful for you, and break it down into achievable and measurable steps.”
Did you make any New Year resolutions? Not me. But in case you did, Mashable has a roundup of apps for helping you keep those resolutions.