Humans have sought to improve their abilities since the Stone Age. We have always tried to better ourselves and improve our health, intelligence and performance. Today, we have technology to aid us in our quest for self perfection. It can be an indispensable source of information and support, as well as an irreplaceable tool for setting goals and tracking progress.
Whether your goal is to lose weight, learn a new language, take a course on a new subject, or increase your productivity there’s an app for that! My Fitness Pal is an app that has helped thousands of users lose weight and get healthy by providing nutritional information on food and helping track daily calorie intake and exercise. Mondly, Memrise and Duolingo are all apps that help people learn new languages. Their lessons have a game-like feel and make learning a new language fun and easy.
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Activity Trackers and Smart Watches
Activity trackers, such as FitBit and Garmin’s Vivofit use state-of-the-art GPS technology to track your steps and distance traveled. They are able to accurately discern from actual steps and riding in a vehicle and some trackers are even capable of providing accurate heart rate readings. These high-tech devices can help you improve your health and fitness in no time! Smart watches can take productivity to new levels and can do so all from your wrist! You can access e-mails, schedule appointments using the calendar app, record memos, take notes and more. They can be synced with your phone to display texts, answer incoming calls, display contacts and more. Different devices have different features so, do your research to find which device will best meet your productivity goals.
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The internet has forever changed our way of life. Information is available almost instaneously. If you have a question, all you have to do is type it into Google’s search bar and hit ENTER. Within seconds, you will have your answer and a list of websites where you can get more information. Knowledge has never been so easily attainable. The internet also makes it easy for people who share common goals and interests to communicate and share their experiences with one another. The internet is the ultimate source of knowledge and inspiration to help you achieve any self improvement goal you may have!
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