Top 3 apps i use to stay organized and productive

December 22, 2019rumaisah
top 3 apps to stay organized and productive
One of my biggest new year resolutions is to be more organized and productive.
Over the years, I have tried a lot of apps that promised to help me stay organized and productive. Well, some of them worked while others just didn’t tick all the boxes in my checklist.
In today’s post, I will be sharing my top 3 apps that I use to stay organized and productive. As a college student and a blogger, I really need to get my life together.

Asana

top 3 apps to stay organized and productive

If you’ve read what’s on my iPhone post, you will know how much I just love this app.
It just gets the work done. You can organize your goals and tasks into boards so that you can divide them into smaller ones.
Some use it to write down their to-do list but I prefer to use a separate app for that.
Within the app, you can even collaborate with others! Maybe you’re working on a project or you’ve employees.
This is a great app to use to see how many tasks are getting accomplished daily or to chat or to simply assign tasks to your partners. It’s that amazing. It has a free plan and a paid version, available both on android and IOS.

Any.do

Any.do was an app I accidentally discovered when I was looking for the perfect app that I can use to write my daily tasks and be able to track them easily. The layout is very simple and has fewer distractions. You can write down all your tasks for the week and set reminders for important ones.
I use this app mostly for college work because trust me, college will have you almost about to lose your mind but with this app, I manage to stay sane. My college todo list basically looks like something like this.
top 3 apps to stay organized and productive
As you can see, I can check off any tasks I am done with and in my opinion, that’s great because it will keep me motivated to accomplish the rest for the day because nothing is more satisfying than check off your tasks from the list.
I found out I became almost twice as productive and organized as I was before and I even plan to start using it for my daily blogging tasks because it’s just great. It also has a free and paid version, available both on iOS and android.
Did you know that you dont have to open the app all the time? you can access your tasks and the calendar by swiping left!
top 3 apps to stay organized and productive

Timer

top 3 apps to stay organized and productive

I found out that setting a timer to get things done actually helps me to stay focus and do what I’m supposed to do before it goes off.
I always love to challenge myself to get that specific task done before the timer goes off. It helps me to focus even more and not get distracted by anything.
The normal timer that comes with my phone is the best so far for me because honestly, I haven’t found any free one that’s great.
If you’re willing to spend some coins, get forest! It’s an amazing app that allows you to plant a tree to stay focus, if you leave before the timer goes off, your tree will die. Its less than $4 dollars and I am surely going to get it next year and I think you should too.
Staying productive and organized is a must if you want to accomplish more in 2020. Try these apps and watch your life come together.
What are your favorite apps to stay productive and organized?
Are you more of a paper and pen type or digital type? Let me know all about it in the comments section.

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Comments (14)

  • Kyra | lovekyra.co.uk

    December 22, 2019 at 8:13 pm

    I use a bullet journal to keep me organised, I like to get creative with it and it does help keep me on top of things! I also use the app flipd to keep me focused, there’s a free and paid version but free one is fine for me!
    -Kyra

  • Daphne

    December 22, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    I’ve been interested in trying Asana and I’m going to now after reading your blog post 🙂 thanks xo 😊💕

  • Aaliyah

    December 22, 2019 at 8:17 pm

    These are some really great apps, I’ve definitely used the timer app before but I haven’t actually heard of the other ones. I am forever making lists in my notes app so maybe I should give one of these a try! X

  • Adenike

    December 22, 2019 at 8:20 pm

    Thank you, I am definitely going to try it out

  • Britnee

    December 22, 2019 at 8:20 pm

    Great post! I have used two of these apps and they are very helpful.

  • Whitney

    December 22, 2019 at 10:34 pm

    These are pretty good apps!!! I have Asana as well and I haven’t used it in a while but I’m going to get back on it!

  • Jaya Avendel

    December 22, 2019 at 10:37 pm

    I have heard lovely things about the tree app. One feels so productive meeting a goal and planting a little tree. People have built whole forests, and it is good to give yourself a beak from screen time for a while. 🙂

  • Nancy

    December 23, 2019 at 12:31 am

    Oooh! I love using Asana! It is great to keep track of everything happening on different platforms. I used to use Any.Do. Love that it looks cleaner now compared to before. Thanks for sharing these apps!

    Nancy ♥ exquisitely.me

    1. rumaisah

      December 30, 2019 at 8:14 pm

      asana is a must-have. yes, they updated the any.do app and it’s very amazing now. thanks for reading

  • Rochelle

    December 23, 2019 at 8:32 pm

    I’m more of a paper planner girl but these apps seem like such a great edition to everyday life

    Chelle| http://www.chellebelle2016.blogspot.com

    1. rumaisah

      December 30, 2019 at 8:13 pm

      same here. Thank you for reading.

  • Carolyn

    April 1, 2020 at 3:27 pm

    I am a super organized person and I LOVE to-do lists and apps that help me get my work done. I use my timer a LOT (I have several set right now for tasks I have to complete this afternoon), but I’ve never heard of Asana and Any.do! I’ll definitely check them out. Thanks for the recommendations and best of luck with school!

    1. rumaisah

      April 6, 2020 at 1:52 pm

      Thank you soo much for reading. I can tell you’re super organized and I hope to be on that level one day. Haha

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