6 Apps That Shame You Into Improving Your Life

We love you.

We would never post an unflattering photo of you to Facebook or tell all your friends when you fail to go to the gym ... but these websites and apps might.

It's all for a good cause, though: self-improvement.

You're pretty damn awesome the way you are. But we all want to be the best versions of ourselves: happy, healthy, fit, creative, always on time, well-rested, secure in our savings and tons more. And it isn't exactly free to hire a fitness trainer/personal assistant/someone to yell at us to go to sleep earlier.

So we present one of the most powerful ways to be that model person, for free: shame.

We found six websites and apps that use—let's call it peer pressure, but "humiliation" would probably work just as well—to motivate you to meet the goals you set for yourself. Even better, all of these ideas are free, except for one that's a dollar.

Anyone who's ever had a gym buddy would understand.

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  • http://profiles.google.com/brandy.n.oliver Brandy Oliver

    Favorite quote for the entire month, anywhere: “You’re pretty damn awesome the way you are. But we all want to be the best versions of ourselves”
    I needed to hear that. Thanks! :)

  • Sarah Egolf

    How ’bout some android versions? :)