A lot of people try their best to manage their time as effectively as possible, but for many it just doesn’t seem to work. Ana Calle, who is s a current PhD student in Texas, says that everything she has tried works for a while, but then it just doesn’t.

Today there are tons of mobile apps that exist for the sole purpose of helping people become more productive on a daily basis. As well-designed as these apps may be, many people have problems using them to improve their lives for more than a couple of weeks.