Learning how to cook, budgeting your salary, and getting eight hours of sleep a day are part of millennial’s everyday struggles. Work is life, but adulting is hard, bes. Thanks to the tech gods because we all have our handy dandy mobile phones that can help us survive the day. Here are some free mobile apps that will make adulting so much easier:
Getting stuck in EDSA, C5, Ortigas, or Commonwealth everyday is not a total surprise. ‘Di pa ba tayo nasanay? Luckily, Sakay.ph is here to save the day. Just enter your destination and it will give you directions, commuting options, estimated fare, and your ETA.
2. Simple Habit
Meditating is proven to reduce stress, improves concentration, and increases happiness. It will even make you look less haggard, bes. Just download an app like Simple Habit and listen to audio-guided meditations every day. Five minutes of mindfulness can help you conquer the day.
Tracking your monthly period can be difficult. But don’t worry, there’s also an app for that. (Bakit ngayon lang ito naisip?) Clue will help you monitor of your monthly cycle and your fertility. It will also notify you two days before your scheduled period. Enough time to buy some tampons and stash of sweets, mumsh!
Download Clue on Apple App Store.
If you’re not really into cooking (kami din, girl), having someone deliver food for you is not bad. Apps like Honestbee will allow you to shop from different restaurants and their partner grocery stores. Just pick what you want and voila, your food will be delivered right at your doorstep.
5. Sleep Cycle Alarm clock
Aminin, nakakailang pindot ka ng snooze sa umaga? Everyone does. But if you want to change your routine, get the Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock ASAP. It analyzes your patterns and wakes you up at your lightest sleep phase within a 30-minute window that ends at your set alarm time.
It’s time to face the reality, friends. Dapat hindi trending sa buhay mo ang pagwaldas ng pera. If you’re a fan of the traditional envelope system, Goodbudget is the perfect app for you. Once you’ve assigned a certain amount for each category, make sure that you’re logging all of your expenses. Effective siya, pramis.
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