New Year’s resolutions are tough. You start with the best of intentions, but then it all kind of falls apart before January is over. No matter what your goals are for 2016, you’re more likely to stick with them with a little support. And in 2016, that support is handheld: your smartphone. Smartphone apps aren’t just for humblebragging via well-composed Instagrams and texts — they’re also designed to help organize and improve your life. In fact, there’s an app for pretty much any kind of crazy resolution you want to make, be it focused on fitness, health or anything else. Ahead, our top 11 smartphone app picks to ensure your resolutions last.
Alison Baitz is a freelance fashion and culture writer. When she's not busy chatting about online shopping or rooting out cool new designers, she's interviewing up-and-coming musicians or sampling food for articles and calling it research. She's proud to be a part of the DC-based food zine The Runcible Spoon. Yes, she is on Twitter: @itsmealison.