With 2011 kicking in, this week’s Awesome Links focuses on how to get your year started on the right track. Between getting exercise during the winter months, ridding yourself of those lingering bad habits and getting your finances in order, you’re sure to find some — if not all — of these awesome links useful.
The 100 Best Lifehacks of 2010: The Year in Review
Lifehack.org is a well-established and trusted productivity blog which has published some great productivity content over the past few years. Their roundup of 2010 shows that last year was no different for them, and the flow of amazing productivity hacks from their writers continued unabated.
FeelGooder Fitness Tweak: Winter Running
There’s a line in this post from the FeelGooder blog which goes like this: “Winter running requires a strategy.” If you agree, raise your hand. I’d have raised both hands, but it’d make it difficult to write! Bottom line: running, especially during winter, is essential. And you certainly need a strategy to ditch the laziness and overcome the lack of motivation to run in the bitter cold. That’s exactly what the post is all about.
How to Break Bad Habits
A nice guide by Lifehacker on ways to break a bad habit. Oversleeping, overeating, lack of exercise – these are just some of them. We want to break them but we tend to fail each time. One of the tips suggested in this article is making them a public affair and let people evaluate and encourage you. (I might just give this one a shot to break one of my bad habits!)
12 Fantastic Finance Tracking & Management Apps
Our sister site, Web.Appstorm, lists a bunch of cool apps to help you track and manage your finances. The list includes usual suspects like Mint and Buxfer, and some little known apps as well. Check them out and see which one suits you the best.
How To Use Mind-Mapping Software To Organize Your New Year Resolutions
The MakeUseOf blog explains how you can keep up with your new year resolutions using a mind-mapping software. It’s good advice because mind-mapping software will help you get a clear picture of your resolutions and how can you go about achieving them.