Break away from bad habits and introduce good ones with iOS apps

By Posted 21 Jul 2011, 17:20

Life is full of habits as sure as day turns into night we all are creatures of habit. You may find that you have a compulsive routine that you want to change or feel the only habits you want are good ones. With applications, you may find that you can use these to break a habit or cut down in some way or form. We have found a few habit apps that you might find interesting or help you with an addiction.

Habits by Louis Franco is available at the iTunes App Store for $1.99. This application will help you form good habits with the main concern of getting things done. Just enter in the habits you want to form and how often you feel the need to do them. Activate Habits daily and a see what time and what needs doing. Everything from contacting certain family members, to fitness regimes or notifying yourself to waters the garden every couple of days. Using this app, you can unwittingly relieve yourself of other bad habits introducing new good ones. Certain habits do not have to done at a certain time so you can keep these items separate to decongest your calendar. This app helps you more with getting things done, although time take pursuing useful activities may help you forget about those bad habits.

Habit Maker Habit Breaker (Create Healthy Habits, Change Habits, Break Habits) by 2Morrow Mobile is a free application that can help you change your habits and change your life. Available at the App Store this app can help you become the person you have always strived to be. Habits are the things we do easily without much effort or thought. Replace bad habits with good ones by tracking and monitoring your actions. Using this application will involve a few steps. Firstly, you define a habit you want to adapt or break, secondly write it down, thirdly monitor your progress and lastly you stick to it. Take sixty days to change a habit and track up to three habits. Set yourself goals and define each habit by choosing a number of times per period. Receive reminders for when you forget to work on your positive habits.

Touch Goal (Goals/Habits Tracker) – Manage Your Everyday Life by Green Onion Software Co., Ltd. is available for $3.99 within the App Store. Touch Goal is a goals and habits tracker that allows you to set various goals and habits and monitor them daily. Just tap to add a score and double tap to remove it. With negative scores, you can overcome your bad habits and overpower them with new positive habits. Have as many goals as you want and regain control of your life. Have multiple checks on your device for the more productive days and use negative goals to monitor your vices. With a daily, weekly or monthly view, you can also keep track with graphs that go up to 12 months. Get over 250 inspirational quotes to help you achieve your goals and use this app as a motivational tool.

7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Natural Guides, LLC is a book app by Stephen R. Covey for $9.99. A top seller that is celebrating its fifteenth year of helping people solve personal and professional problems. Available through the iTunes App Store this explores the question of whether the seven Habits are still relevant. Answering some of the most common questions Covey has received over the past 15 years. You can search through the app finding certain parts of interest to your specific requirements. Use key words to help you get to understand certain areas. Test yourself and others and bookmark passages for use as personal management.

These are just a few habit applications also available at AppShopper. Many people have habits even if it is using your device to use apps. With good and bad habits that need to be addressed, iOS applications can be a great way to improve your life and help you become the sort of person you aspire to.