What do you want out of the next 12 months? January is the perfect time to plan your year ahead. Maybe you’re choosing to work on revamping or reviving your career this year. Perhaps your family, health or passion projects are taking center stage. Whatever your main focus is, so many of the items we rely on to keep us efficient and organized are derived from natural gas and oil. So whether you’re making lists on your tablet or asking your smart speaker to order that new self-improvement book, natural gas and oil play an important role.

Research suggests that it takes just 21 days to form a habit, so why not start now and by February you’ll be well on your way to reaching your goals. To help you on your quest, here are several apps and planners designed to keep you focused, motivated and successful:


No matter what your goals are, when all is said and done, we all just want to be happy, right? While pursuing your dreams, don’t forget to find contentment wherever you’re at. Happify helps you get there, whether by helping you cut out stress or eliminate that mean inner voice that sometimes pops into your head.


To stay on top of your day, this app helps you plan your day, prioritize your tasks and track your time.


Looking to create better habits in 2018? Strides lets you to track anything you want, encouraging you to complete the small daily steps that will help you achieve your much bigger goals.

Coloring Planner

If you’re taking a break from technology but still want to stay on task, try this stress-reducing planner, filled with space to color and doodle.

‘Best Year Ever’ Planner

Ready to make a splash this year? Carry around this glittery planner with the words ‘Best Year Ever’ emblazoned on the cover to remind you of what you’re working towards.