In between waking up and lying down to sleep, there is so much that needs to be done. Kids to send to school, deadlines to beat at work, businesses to manage, family dinners to make, friends to congratulate, doctors to consult, the list goes on. It’s a neck-deep swim in a sea of too many priorities, commitments, work and other things. I don’t know how we’ve been surviving all that, but we are.
However, there are ways to stay on top of your game without leeching the life off of you. As girlbosses and supermoms, it’s important that we work smarter, not harder. And these apps do just that for us. This list of apps will help make your life easier, more balanced, more productive, and ultimately, help you take back more control of your time.
Here are the best productivity apps in the market for girlbosses and supermoms like you:
Time Management & Scheduling Apps
Whether you love or hate planning, we kind of have to. As girlbosses and supermoms, we have to be on top of everything. These apps just make time management easier and more fun.
This is a minimalist memo app that will allow you to create reminders in a horizontal format. Will take some getting used to but definitely something that will keep your task-listing interesting.
If you love organizing your tasks by time of day, Things may be the right app for you. It has three sections you can separate tasks to: Today, This Evening, and Tomorrow. Pretty straightforward.
Taskful features a progress bar that fills up as you complete tasks throughout the day, giving that addictive sense of accomplishment. Paired with its bright colors and intuitive interface, you’ll both enjoy and benefit well from this app.
Now these apps help you pick control of your life back up when things get super stressful or messy. Trust us, they’ll come in handy at some point!
Use this app to relax, meditate and get back to the ‘here and now’. The app is free and has over 200 guided meditations that range from 3-30 minutes. Now you can start your meditation exercises – whenever, wherever!
Strides helps you kick a bad habit, record the good ones and track your personal goals – all in one app. This will work well if you are a visual person and need a little push in keeping consistent with your daily routines.
- Google Keep
Consider it your virtual Post-It. Write lists, reminders, record a voice memo, and keep your notes interesting by categorizing it into colors and labels. Great for working moms who are always on the go.
Workplace productivity apps do not only keep you on top of your job, but also help you manage teams, communicate with colleagues, organize important documents and more.
This app will boost your team’s collaboration and communication by several notches. You and your team can create and edit documents or spreadsheets, revise task lists, jot down notes, and communicate with other team members in real time.
- PDF Expert
We all know how annoying PDF documents can be. But this app changes the PDF editing game. It allows you to change text and images on any PDF document. You can even sign, send and export PDFs directly from the app. Great for girlbosses who need to annotate, sign, or markup a PDF.
A popular productivity app that every busy goal-getting woman should have on their phone. Whether for personal or team projects, this app will help you organize your tasks by visual boards and lists that you can even attach documents, videos and photos to.
For more productivity apps for Writing and Note-taking, Voice-to-Text and Meeting and Scheduling, check out this comprehensive list by Hubspot.
What is your favorite app on this list and how has it worked for you? Let us know in the comments below!