THE TOP APPS FOR GOAL SETTING IN 2022

Have you ever set a goal, but then struggled to keep track of your progress? It can be tough to stay on track when you don't have a plan. Habit tracking is a simple way to ensure that you are working towards your end goals. By consciously measuring your habits, you can better manage them. Until a habit is formed, constant reminders are key. Luckily, there are some great apps out there that can help you stay on track and achieve your goals without the need for expensive life coaches. Here are some of our favourites:

WithPeers

Platforms: Available on iOS.

Price: Free

WithPeers is a an app designed for you and your friends and family to form a group, track goals and habits together, see each other's progress, and therefore bring in that key element for success: accountability. By having your friends and family along for the ride, you can motivate them and be motivated by them, and with it habits become more fun and easier to build. Also great if you’re a competitive bunch!

STRYV

Platforms: Available on the web.

Price: Free with Premium Upgrades

Another one that plays on accountability, Stryv is a habit tracker with the idea built in that you need accountability to achieve your goals.

You invite a small group to join you seeing each other's progress and cheer each other on through comments and high fives. At the end of each week, your goals are totaled up and you can earn goal streaks, personal streaks, and even a group level streak if everyone accomplished their goals.

It's free to track two goals but you can pay $19.99 one time to create more goals, join multiple groups, and remove ads from the app.

Habitica

Platforms: Available on Android and iOS.

Price: Free with Premium Upgrades

Habitica gamifies how you reach your goals and create your habits making it more fun and easier to accomplish your goals. You become the main character of the game where you track the progress of your goal. Perfect for gamers who wants to create some new habits.

STREAKS

Platforms: Available on Android and iOS.

Price: Free Version / Premium version $3.99

Streaks also work like a chain where it gets longer as you get successful but once you fail, your streaks will go back to zero. Simply choose six things you want to turn into a habit and set how many times you want to do them within the week. You can also pull your streaks through to your Apple watch, if you’re a fan of closing your rings.

EVERYDAY

Platforms: Available on the web, Android and iOS.

Price: Free with Premium Upgrades

Everyday is a straightforward habit tracker available on multiple platforms. It has previously been featured as Apple’s ‘App of the Day’, and it’s beautifully presented tracking dashboard makes it harder to miss a day – you won’t want to mess up the aesthetics.

HABITIFY

Platforms: Available on Android, iOS and Mac.

Price: Free with Premium Upgrades

Habitify is a habit tracker designed as an accountability buddy that helps you form good habits in the most time efficient way possible. It comes with great reporting that will appeal to the analytical amongst you.

CHAINS.CC

Platforms: Available on the web and iOS.

Price: Free on the web / $1.99 on iOS

As the name suggests, Chains.cc uses the "don't break the chain" method to motivate you to break or make good habits and goals and break the bad ones. You can install it as a Chrome extension to your laptop for free or download the mobile app version on your iPhone for a small fee.

HEADSPACE

Platforms: Available on Android and iOS.

Price: Free with Premium Subscriptions Available

Headspace calls itself the "gym membership for the mind" because it helps you train your brain using proven meditation and mindfulness techniques. If you pair this with any of the habit tracking apps in the article, you’ve got a winning formula for sure.

DO THREE THINGS

Platforms: Available on iOS.

Price: Free with Premium Upgrades

Do 3 Things is a productivity app that helps you finish all your to-do list for the day. Get satisfaction as you cross each task off the list until your slate is clean again. Simple, easy, dopamine-boosting.

google calendar

Platforms: Available on web, Android and iOS.

Price: Free

Google have added a feature called Goals to their calendar, which lets you create new habits, keep track of your schedule, and make sure you follow them through. You answer a few questions about each goal, such as "How often?," "How Long?" and "When is the best time?", and you’re good to go.

momentum

Platforms: Available on iOS.

Price: Free with Premium Upgrades

Momentum is an iOS habit forming app which also uses the popular chain method. Set how many days a week you want to do a certain habit. Its Today view feature allows you to track your progress without opening the app, and you can sync it across all of your iOS devices.

CLICKUP

Platforms: Available on the web, Android and iOS.

Price: Free with Premium Upgrades

ClickUp is a well-known project management platform, but people often don’t realise how good it is as a habit and goal tracking app. Being able to blend personal and professional goals is vital in this fluid, work from home culture that has emerged. Now, you can sync your professional and personal goals all in one place and have greater accountability.

IN CONCLUSION

So as you can see, there’s a lot of choice when it comes to goal setting and habit tracking apps. Most of them have free versions or free trials that can let you feel them out – it’s important you get one with a workflow and interface that works for you and gets you excited to use it.

 

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