We all know the well-known productivity apps that do make our lives a little easier every day. But here are a couple of apps that will make your life easier by working more productive, and my helping with your work-life balance. And if you’re looking for more productivity tips, check out the Ultimate Guide To Productivity here.
Offtime (iOS + Android)
( OFFTIME ) lets you focus and find digital balance in a hyper connected world. The app makes space for uninterrupted creativity at work by blocking apps, filtering out notifications and by setting up auto-replies. This means.. more time for your side hustle! Yeah!
It all starts with mindfulness, and this app definitely helps with that. On average we unlock our phones 110 times a day, or once every 10 minutes. On average we touch our phones 2617 times a day; that’s why AntiSocial tracks exactly how much time you spend on your device. Time management is the key to success!
Based on the ancient principles of Tai Chi and mindfulness practice, PAUSE brings the act of focused attention to your mobile device. Using a patent-pending technique and a unique approach to modern technology, you can easily start the journey to relaxation – anywhere and anytime. By slowly and continuously moving your fingertip across the screen, PAUSE triggers the body’s ‘rest and digest’ response, quickly helping you regain focus and release stress within minutes. The calming audiovisual feedback in the app is designed to help you keep your attention and focus in the present moment.
Buddhify (iOS + Android)
Practical, playful and beautifully-designed, buddhify increases your wellbeing by teaching you mindfulness-based meditation on the go. With over 11 hours of custom meditations for 15 different parts of your day including traveling, being online, taking a work break and going to sleep, buddhify gives you a simple but effective way to bring more mindfulness and calm to your busy day.
Thrive Away (iOS, Android + Web)
Thrive Away is Arianna Huffington’s new organisation and has launched a couple of apps. Thrive Away for iOS helps you truly unplug. Take a proper vacation from your inbox. Truly unplug with Thrive Away, the vacation e-mail tool that automatically deletes new emails until you’re back in the office.