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Everyone has goals in their life. Even if you’re not a write-it-down-and-make-a-plan-type of person, you still have things you’d like to achieve, have, or be in life. According to Ranker.com, the three most popular goals that people have are 1) by healthy 2) be happy and 3) enjoy life. The keys to transforming your wishes into achievable goals may be in your pocket. Turns out, technology can provide a lot more than Facebook updates. Put your smartphone to good use by checking out these 10 apps that will help you meet your goals.

    Goals on Track

This app helps you develop an action plan for your goals and track your progress. You can customize your plan and check off each step as you go. Before you know it, you’ll be on the path to success.app-1


The downside of this app is that it does come with a monthly fee, but the good news is that it is worth every penny. Not only does it allow you to create, set, track, and journal your goals – it also allows other people to see your progress and cheer you on!app-2


This is an app that serves as a dashboard for your entire life. It focuses on tracking habits and behavior. Different types of goals require different types of tracking, and Strides can provide those for you.app-3

    Habit List

This app is all about breaking habits and creating new ones, see how far you can go with “streak tracking” that allows you to keep track of how many days you complete your new habit. If you miss a day, Habit will send you a reminder to keep yourself on track.


This is great for those who have a competitive spirit. The goal of iRunuRun is to reach 100 points a week. You get points for completing each action item. There are versions of this app to work for personal, team, or enterprise applications.



Lift combines the best of goal setting with the power of crowd sourcing. First, you set your goals, and then you can enlist the help from coaches, mentors, or others who can help you along your way.


If you’re lacking motivation, StickK may be exactly what you need. Through the app, you create a contract and make a commitment, and if you don’t keep that commitment, it will cost you real money which is donated to a charity of your choice.


    Way of Life

It is as easy as checking “yes” or “no” with Way of Life. You just add items to your journal, and the app will follow up with you to see what you are achieving, and what you are not that allows you to focus on those things you need to work on.

    The Habit Factor

This app is one of the more expensive options, but it has some extra functionality as well. You can track your goals as habits and analyze your results.



This is definitely one of the prettiest apps on the list. It is sweet and simple with a visual of a tree that grows as you achieve your goals.