It’s a new year so it’s time for a new you! Well actually, we think it’s time for not a brand new you, just an improved version. You know the one who actively tries to go to yoga twice a week, cooks more healthy meals, maybe even stick to a skincare routine. New years is the perfect time to form better habits to take care of yourself and these five female-founded apps are a great place to start.
Founders: Marah Lidey & Naomi Hirabayashi
Sometimes we all need a little pep talk. Shine is the app you need to remind your self that you can handle whatever comes across your path. Shine lets you start your mornings off right with a text every weekday with research-backed advice and affirmations that work for you. You can even set a self-care goal to get personalized audio challenges and self-improvement audio tracks you can listen to on your lunch break, walk to the gym, or commute to work.
Founder: Hans Raffauf
Self care goes beyond beauty and mental health, taking care of your physical health is just as important. Clue is more than just your regular period tracker. It gives predictions and analysis that are unique to you and your body. It learns about your personal patterns with over 30 tracking options that range from birth control to cramps, emotions, and skin condition to give you in-depth insights on your period, PMS, and fertile window.
Founder: Liat Hertanu
I’ve always said my life would be so much more organized if I had a personal assistant. With 24me, I can have one in the palm of my hand! It’s easy to use, all in one app that keeps track of your calendar, to-do list, notes, and personal accounts to put your life in order. It automatically generates personal reminders, organizes your schedule, and auto-completes tasks and errands. It enables customization and syncs with all your devices including Alexa.
Founder: Carla White
Life gets busy. We feel like we can do more to achieve more, whether it’s in our personal or professional lives. Sometimes you need to take a deep breath, step back, and appreciate what you already have in life. Gratitude Journal allows you to capture the day’s best moments while giving your reminders to help you along your personalized progress. Every day you take five minutes to reflect on yourself to write five things you’re grateful for. Backed by doctors, it rewards you for writing milestones to improve your long term well being, sleep quality, and emotional strength.
Founder: Payal Kadakia
Self care means taking care of your body. But finding the right fitness classes for you can be time-consuming and costly. Classpass gives you a commitment free pass to let you access any class at any participating studio of your choice? Want to try a spin class? Boxing? Barre fitness? Group fitness? Class pass lets you shop around until you find your perfect fitness fit. Best of all, signing up for your first month is free!
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