Ten iPhone Apps To Help Keep New Year Resolutions


You can resolve to change your life in 2010, or just follow Kurt Vonnegut's advice. One in a series of great Kurt Vonnegut Motivational posters from Sloshpot: http://www.sloshspot.com/blog/01-24-2009/Kurt-Vonnegut-Motivational-Posters-107 an antidote to

Keeping New Year’s resolutions is hard. Who has the willpower? Here’s 10 iPhone apps that might help.

Quit Smoking

Featuring UK clinical hypnotherapist Max Kirsten, Quit Smoking Now is a highly-rated quitting app. It includes several hypnosis sessions to help you kick the weed, and is endorsed by actor Ewan McGregor. $7.99. More info here.

Lose Weight

The free Lose It! app is one of the most popular apps on the App Store — a combination food and exercise tracker that can be linked to Twitter, Facebook and the FitNow website.

Stop Chewing Your Fingernails

Stop Bite is a $0.99 motivational program to support you in the battle with chewing your nails. Keeps track of the nail length and provides benefit and motivation feedback.

Cut Back on Drinking

The $1.99 Drink Less — Alcohol Tracker app helps you keep a personal drinks diary, calculates alcohol units and tracks drinking patterns over time.

Pay off Debt

The $2.99 Pay Off Debt app helps you create and use a debt snowball, a systematically method for paying down debts.


The free Catalista: Volunteer Locally! app lists more than 250,000 local nonprofits to help you find ways to volunteer. Connects to Facebook and tracks hours for work or school credit.

Save Money

Mint.com Personal Finance is a free app to help you keep track of your money via the highly-rated Mint.com website. Very easy to see where you are spending your money — and where savings could be made.

Keep a Diary

My Diary is a highly-rated, $0.99 journaling app that can be password protected and allows you to write in landscape mode.

Get Organized

Pageonce’s $6.99 Personal Assistant Pro is a popular app for tracking your online life, including banking, credit cards, cell phone minutes, itineraries, air miles, and even your Netflix queue. Get organized!

Get More Sleep

The $9.99 Pzizz Sleep app claims to cure insomnia by creating unique sleep soundtracks on the fly. It’s the number 1 download in the Medical category in several countries.


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