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The collection of our Best Articles, ranging from habit-building tips, success stories, creative uses of Habitify and more.
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February 14, 2020

How Often Should I Review My Goals?

Once we set up goals, it’s crucial that we review them regularly to make sure we’re on track. But how regular would it be best for peak performance? Daily, weekly, monthly, or annually?
February 12, 2020

5 Goals that Set Students for Success (In-depth)

As a student, thinking about the future can give us both excitement and anxiety. With so much uncertainty ahead, here are 5 examples of personal goals that can prepare students for future success.
February 7, 2020

Why Can't I Have Goals?

Since goals have been fairly thought of as the ultimate way to success, the frustration of being unable to find a goal could be harsh. Feeling of emptiness, confusion and anxiety about our life and our future grows day after day. What is happening to us?
February 6, 2020

How Colto’s CTO Pursued his Passion for Learning Japanese

After talking with Davide, he blew me away with his story of how he managed to work a fulltime job as the Chief Technology Officer of Colto, an award-winning game development agency, and pursue his passion for learning Japanese in the past 3 years.
February 6, 2020

7 Meaningful Goals in Life (In Depth)

Chasing meaningful goals brings purpose and happiness into our lives. They are the compass leading to a fulfilled life full of growth and impact. These are 7 goals that can kickstart your journey to a more meaningful life.
January 28, 2020

10 Deadly Goal Setting Mistakes in Personal Development

The wrong intention from the start already ruins our process: setting goals to impress other people, refusing to go beyond our Comfort Zone… and then we make more mistakes during the tracking and implementation. These are 10 goal-setting mistakes that I have gathered through personal experience, as well as learned from the top performers.
January 21, 2020

How Many Goals Should I Set At Once? [Personal Development]

So many of us have set up too many goals only to find ourselves achieving few to none of them. It’s just hard to handle everything at once. We then realize that we should have fewer goals to focus on, but how few, exactly, to get things done?
January 14, 2020

Should I Set Goals? [and How to NOT Mess it Up]

With so many productivity gurus and self-help experts promoting goal setting, we can often overlook scenarios when goal setting goes wrong. Here are the things that I have discovered about the dark side of goal setting and how to counterbalance them.
January 14, 2020

On living a mentally fulfilling life with Pawel - Business Analyst at SoftServe

Usually, business analysts are caught with dreadful reports and screens full of query codes. It seems like the numbers eat up their life until they exhaust themselves and break down. That just proves that Pawel Stelmach is not a typical business analyst, at least not like I imagined when first getting in touch with him. Having over 30 habits on his plate, Pawel is often found busy juggling between healthy activities, self-development acts and professional tasks. 
January 2, 2020

The Success (Stories) in Our (Five) Stars Ratings

Alan shared his process of contacting over 200 Habitify users to find out how Habitify has made an impact on their overall success in their life.
December 29, 2019

Why Goal Setting Is Important for Students

Goal setting is an invaluable skill for students as they serve as the tools to not only solve immediate problems, but also foster a student’s confidence to go after his lifetime ambition.
December 25, 2019

Why Goal Setting Is Important For Leaders

Whether you are a solo-entrepreneur, a manager of a small team or you just want to know more about leadership, understands the importance of setting goals will be a highly effective skill set worth mastering.
December 20, 2019

Why Goal Setting Is So Hard

Through countless failures at goal setting, now I have grown wiser in the art of setting goals and understood what are the common traps that we often fall into. Realizing how these traps are getting in the way of achieving your goals can save you months and years of fruitless and frustrating actions.
November 27, 2019

How to Start Your First Bullet Journal in 2020 [An Illustrated Guide]

Introduced among the digital age, an analog system takes the world by storm by bringing productivity, mindfulness into our lives through a beautifully organized notebook. Learn how to start your own bullet journal through this guide.
November 19, 2019

5 Journaling Ideas for Self-Improvement for 2020

Journaling Ideas for a better life and explosive growth in your personal development, productivity, mental clarity, and self-awareness.
October 28, 2019

Leveraging Habits to Improve Professional Life: The Story of a High Tech Q&R Manager

Back again with another rendition to the Success Stories from one of our long-time users, where he shares about his habit-building experience and deliver wisdom that can all benefit our professional lives.
October 11, 2019

How to Start Journaling in 2020

We all know Journaling is one the most helpful tools to sharpen your minds, boost your productivity and increase your self-awareness. In this guide, you will know every step of the way to start your journal in your own way plus a few bonus tips to get more from your journals.
September 30, 2019

David Wang on Shifting Focus From Goals to Enjoying Life to the Fullest

With each new post of this category, we all feel over the moon and extremely honored to serve as a helping hand to so many transformational stories. As the 12th story, David Want shares how he manages to excel both at his business and his personal life by using Habitify.
September 30, 2019

Learning Malay Day 365: How a Young Entrepreneur Balances His Work and His Passions

In this installment, we get extra practical with all the wisdom from Max's many experiments and successes with Habit Tracking. Now he's willing to share all of his secrets with us through an interview.
September 28, 2019

A 10-year Battle with Procrastination of an Associate Professor

The 10th addition to our transformational stories differs from the rest: we have a professor who has beaten procrastination using Habitify and other habit tracking methods.
September 28, 2019

Dmytro, ex-CCO at Forklog, on The Secret to Work-Life Balance, Mindfulness and Productivity

Dymtro (or as Alan call him as Dima), joins in our 9th story on the impact he has felt after using Habitify. While living a busy life, Dima still manages to cover more than 40 habits, developing and transforming his life on all fronts.
September 25, 2019

How a Financial Analyst Pushes His Limits by Managing 80 Habits a Day

Continuing our series, we have Edward, a financial analyst who has figured out how to leverage technology in his favor to transform his life.
September 25, 2019

Imran on a Strong Morning Routine and Leading a Work-Life Balance

Author, zealous traveler, our friend Imran dropped by and shared his journey with Habitify as the 7th transformation story in our series.
September 25, 2019

How an Enterprise Founder Improves his Leadership With Good Habits

In the 6th story, we get a glimpse into the habits of Frontpoint's Chairman as he balances between running an enterprise and giving space for personal growth.
September 19, 2019

How a Senior Developer Rescues Himself From Serious Back Problems

After 1 and a half years of using Habitify, Vadim shares with us his creative method of using the app to improve his overall health and well-being.
September 19, 2019

Man’s Search for Structure

In the fourth story, we get practical with a lot of Michael's advice on how we can form habits better, which he has instilled through a 5-year-long of constantly tweaking and experimenting with productivity apps.
September 19, 2019

From a 9-to-5 Desk Sitter to a Marathon Winner

With the third installment of the series, Kirk shares with us how he conquered the 42 kilometers mark in an International Marathon relay.
September 19, 2019

Making Work-Life Balance a Habit — While Managing an Illness, Multiple Projects and Being a Caregiver

In our second story of the series, we dive deep into the many routines of Ana as she managed to balance out working on multiple projects as a freelancer while still taking care of her lovely cat.
September 18, 2019

From an Alcoholic to the Superman Who Swims in 4 Celsius Water

The first story success story is about Ilya's journey from being dependent on alcohol to get so healthy that he swims in almost freezing water...twice a day.
September 13, 2019

The most unique uses of Habitify (Updated Sept 2019)

Habitify is more than just a habit tracker to the eye. Learn to use Habitify as a flexible todo list, a daily journal, and a collaborative tool between parents-children, teachers-students or doctors-clients.
September 9, 2019

How To Stop Being Lazy: Observe Your Cats

We have all been taught that laziness is one of the biggest enemies of living a good life. But that is not always true, according to Peter, there is deep laziness in nature that we learn from and integrate to live life more holistically. Understanding deep laziness will make our life less stressful, more space for peace and quiet, to understand more about ourselves and stop letting extrinsic motivation dictate our inner world.
September 9, 2019

2-Minute Habit Trick That Can Transform Your Life

We all have big dreams and aspirations, but not all of us reach out to those goals. In this blog post, Peter shares an interesting approach that can get you to tap into the power of mini habits. A strategy that is fail-proof, ensuring you will always end a day 1% better than yesterday.
August 12, 2019

How to Stop Masturbation: Delete Instagram

Through an in-depth interview, Jake shares with Peter, Habitify's co-founder about his 1 year journey of abstaining from pornography, masturbation and getting his life back on track.

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