iPhone Apps to Help Keep 10 New Year's Resolutions

The application comes in free and paid ($6.99) versions and turns your phone into a one-stop shop for all of your online accounts. Credit cards, bank accounts, cell phone minutes, frequent flier miles, Netflix queues and more can be monitored from the one account.

Though the free version is comprehensive, the paid version gives you extra security, real-time flight information and an ad-free experience.

Go Green

Shopping responsibly always sounds like a great thing to do – until you get to the store. But the Good Guide iPhone app simplifies the process considerably. The free application provides ratings for health, the environment and social responsibility for more than 65,000 products. All you have to do is use the iPhone's camera to scan the products' barcodes, and information about ingredients, company controversies and more will display on the phone's screen.

Reduce Stress

When it comes to beating stress, it sometimes seems like the more you try, the harder it is.

But a new application from the Mayo Clinic will give you a clinically-validated approach to improving focus and relaxation.

For $4.99, Mayo Clinic Meditation provides a short training video on meditation concepts and then leads you through 5 or 15 minute meditation programs.

Using musical chords and soothing images, the application helps users slow breathing and reduce stress. It also offers tips for staying focused and calm that can be shared with family and friends.


Make 2010 the year you get out of the house to lend a hand.

With Catalista, a free iPhone app launched in September, you'll be able to find opportunities to volunteer with local nonprofits around the country. The application lets you search by areas of interest, location and available time and lets you track hours volunteered.

It includes more than 250,000 opportunities and gives users the option to request opportunities if there aren't any listed in their area.

Learn Something New

Finally, if your goal for 2010 is to stretch your mind, the App store has plenty of options for you.

If it's your vocabulary you want to improve, check out Word of the Day (All-in-One). For $0.99, it aggregates words of the day from many popular online sites, from Merriam-Webster to the Urban Dictionary to even the National Scrabble Association.

Or if your interests are more general, the App store includes free apps from the Louvre Museum, NASA and Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED) conferences.

ABC News' Ned Potter contributed to this report.

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