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5 Ways Technology Can Help With Your New Year's Resolutions

by Ronald Elias

Making New Year’s resolutions is easy. Keeping them, however, isn’t quite as easy.

The good news is that you don’t have to try to stick to your goals all by yourself. Not only do we sell electronics, we also love to share important advice on how to use them! And there’s no better time to take a look at how technology and your life can work better together than the start of a new year. Here are just a few ways that technology can help you stick to those resolutions throughout 2019.


1. Sleeping More Soundly

Getting better sleep – and being more rested overall – is a very common resolution for the new year. So, how can technology make sure you hit that goal in 2019?

If you have a cell phone – it’s probably a safe bet that you do these days – there are myriad sleep apps that can help you keep track of and manage your sleep. If you wanted to take an even smarter approach, many smart speakers also double as alarms, which means you can turn your phone off when you get into the bedroom and rely on something else to wake you up.

Limiting your phone usage in bed is a great way to help improve your sleep, and there’s no better way to nip the temptation in the bud than turning your phone off every night!


2. Healthy Steps

Health is another common New Year’s resolution. The thing is that most people don’t really know where to start or what to do, instead setting vague goals that can be hard to measure and track.

A smart watch is a great way to start setting health goals and tracking them – it can even remind you to get up and walk throughout the day. Who among us doesn’t need a good reminder to be a little more active? Exactly.


3.  Homey Horizons

While many people seek to expand their horizons through their New Year’s resolutions, more often than not, real life can get in the way of the best laid plans. Traveling can be expensive, and between work and the kids, finding that time for new things and new adventures seems to get harder year after year.

The good news is that with today’s technology, you don’t need to leave your couch to travel. Between stunning 4K displays that can take you to all parts of the globe, to immersive VR technology, you can visit the vacation location of your dreams all from the comfort of your own home – and at the fraction of the price.

Even better, you don’t have to go far to find these adventures, either. Stop in today, and we’ll show you the latest in TV technology, to make sure your digital trip is crystal clear, incredibly bright, and comes at a price you’ll love. 

4. Saving Solutions

Speaking of price, another common resolution is all about the “m” word – money. Most people hope to try to save more, earn more, or just get better control of their spending habits.

Well, there’s one easy way to make sure that you are always saving: Shop local! There’s a reason we’re the local go-to shop for home electronics, and we’ll always give you the best price in town. Stop in today and see for yourself!


5. Eliminating Electronics

While it may seem counter intuitive, electronics can help you limit your screen time and foster more alone time. Maybe you want to spend it reading. Or maybe you really like taking relaxing baths with candles. Whatever it means to be YOU,  you want to make sure to find more time for that in 2019.

Distractions always abound, however. Are you stuck checking your work email into all hours of the night? Do you spend hours browsing your feed on Instagram only to find yourself dead and empty inside? Let your electronics help you if your will is weak. Most phones these days have some time or limiting function, which will give you a way to keep track of – and limit – your time how you best see fit.


Sticking to your resolutions can be tricky, but we believe in you! It’s important to try to make little changes every day and to stick to them, and today’s technology has never been readier to help you become the perfect you. Have a great New Year, and make sure to stop on by whenever you are looking for new electronics!