By On January 9th, 2015

It Takes a Village to Keep Those New Year’s Resolutions

Happy_new_year_ffcc00ff.svgWe are nine days into the new year.  What is the status of the goals you set for 2015?  Whether you have made resolutions or not, the following applications for your smart phone could prove helpful.

There are several applications for your smart phone that could help you achieve your goals.  Connecting with others with similar goals, even virtually through social media, can provide the support you need to create positive change in your life this year.  The “Coach Me” app reminds you of your daily goals, and connects you to other people with similar ambitions.  In a recent interview, Dr. Amit Sood of the Mayo Clinic reminds us that behaviors are contagious whether those are behaviors that produce positive or negative results.

It turns out, it takes a village to help us keep our resolutions.  Check out this snippet from the NPR program, Science Friday, to learn more about the applications to help you reach your goals as well as how stress impacts whether or not we stick to our aspirations for the new year.


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