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Not All Reminders Are Created Equal


Most of us have goals that we really want to achieve in our personal and work lives. There are times when you can’t get started. Or maybe you’ve started working towards a goal but keep getting sidetracked and lose momentum. If so, you’re not the only one. Many of us struggle with procrastination and sticking to a plan to complete the task.

One way to help you overcome these challenges is to set up reminders. Reminders do help you stay focused on your goals and tasks so it is more likely that you’ll actually take the steps necessary to achieve them.

There are a few different ways to set up reminders.

• A reminder app on your smartphone. Apple and Android phones come with a default app.

• To-do list app. Some popular ones are Todoist,, and Remember The Milk.

• A sticky note on your desk or fridge! This is a tried and tested method to keep that reminder in your face. It pesters you until you finish it, or throw out the note.

Some reminders are better than others

All reminders, however, are not created equal. Set reminders that are tailored to meet your needs and preferences.

Which is why we created GetReminded. It offers the ultimate in personalisation to suit your circumstances.

• Create reminders for all your personal, family and household recurring bills and expenses – insurances, mobile/cell phones, loans, subscriptions, registrations and passports

• Add in the amount you’re spending on each service so you know how much you spend and how much you might save on these expenses

• Get the added bonus of being informed about great deals in the market

• Note: it’s not for remembering to buy milk or call your mum

For more information about the app, check out the FAQ page.

Download GetReminded from the Apple App or Google Play store.

Additional tips for using reminders to achieve your goals.

• Make sure your reminders are visible and easy to find.
• Set reminders for specific times and dates.
• Reminders can be set up for both short-term and long-term goals.
• Don’t be afraid to adjust your reminders as needed.
• Reward yourself for completing tasks that you’ve set reminders for.

By following these tips, you can use reminders to help you stay on track and achieve your goals The important thing is to find a method that works for you and that you’ll actually use.

Last tip:  Get the app. Don’t forget to save.

* Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash *