4 Apps That Will Make Your Life a Little Better

The average smartphone owner uses 10 apps per day, these are some of my favorites

Ahad Sheriff
5 min readNov 16, 2021
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There are nearly 2 million apps on the App Store, and many of the most useful or best designed can easily get lost in the crowd.

Here are a few that I genuinely love and use nearly every day:

Sorted (Free/$15 per year)— Schedule tasks and replace your to-do list

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I used to use to-do lists as my primary way of handling tasks. While they were useful for telling me what I had to get done, I found it difficult to prioritize my most important work and it quickly became overwhelming. They also gave me a false sense of productivity, where I would complete my easier tasks, while ignoring more important work, for the sake of crossing it off my list.

Then I learned about time-blocking and how I can use it to make an emotional commitment to my tasks. I found that I was more likely to prioritize and complete a task by actually scheduling time to do it on my calendar. But things pop up throughout my day. Sometimes I want to do…