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Our 8 Favorite New Year’s Resolution Apps

It’s that time of year again. Time to forgive yourself for all your past transgressions and look forward to 2014 and the hope it brings. It’s time to start good habits and break bad ones. It’s time to make your New Year’s resolutions. We’ve collected our favorite apps to help you actually keep your resolutions all through 2014 and broken them out into categories based on the top 4 most popular New Year’s resolutions.

Stop Smoking

Craving to Quit

While $49.99 sounds like a lot to spend on an app, this one could help save your life.  The app is a 21-day program developed by Judson Brewer, an addiction psychiatrist at Yale University, and includes more than 50 videos and audio tracks that help you understand your addiction and guide you through your cravings. $49.99; iOS

Quit Now!

While not a full 21-day program like Craving to Quit, Quit Now offers helpful stats like the time since your last cigarette, how many cigarettes you’ve avoided and the money you’ve saved as a result. The app allows you to create a profile and start chatting and supporting other quitters using the app.  Cost varies; AndroidBlackberry & iOS

Save More Money


This FREE award-winning app is seen as the gold standard in budgeting apps. With charts, graphs and alerts, you’ll have your budget whipped into shape in no time. FREE; Android & iOS

Key Ring

Store all of your loyalty cards on your mobile device and enroll in new loyalty programs directly through the app. You’ll also receive coupons exclusive to Key Ring. FREE; Android & iOS

Get Healthy

Fitness Pal

Make losing weight less stressful with this handy calorie counter and food diary. With more than 3,000,000 food items in its database and a recipe calculator, you’ll be on your way to a smaller size in no time. It also syncs with many of the popular fitness trackers to make it even easier to keep track of our activity. FREE; AndroidBlackberry & iOS


Need some friendly competition to encourage you to meet your goal? This app is for you. Fitocracy allows you to create and track your fitness goals while encouraging and collaborating with other Fitocrats. FREE; Android & iOS

Be More Productive


Track your day-to-day activities without having to lift a finger! Chronos runs in the background of your phone and captures every moment. Track what you do and where you spend your time each day to be more productive and start living intentionally. FREE; Android & iOS


Based on the Tomato technique of time management, this app will help you get the most out of your time. The Tomato technique is considered one of the easiest and most effective ways of getting things done.  $0.99; iOS

What are your New Year’s resolutions? Share below.