Track Your life: How I Changed My Life One App at a Time

We save planning, tracking, and interesting data for the office, but what gets measured gets managed (and improved), so why aren’t we setting and tracking goals for our personal lives too?

Lauren Holliday
25 min readFeb 14, 2019

“Humans make errors. We make errors of fact and errors of judgment. We have blind spots in our field of vision and gaps in our stream of attention. Sometimes we can’t even answer the simplest questions. Where was I last week at this time? How long have I had this pain in my knee? How much money do I typically spend in a day? These weaknesses put us at a disadvantage. We make decisions with partial information. We are forced to steer by guesswork. We go with our gut.” (source)

I won’t lie. I’ve developed some pretty bad habits over the years like overindulging in sweets and not exercising or sleeping much, to name a few.