When you're on a busy schedule, constantly getting your phone out to check notifications can be a huge pain. Notifyr is an app which will save you that problem by giving you the ability to receive iOS notifications on your Mac. Keep your phone in your pocket and still know what's going on.
To get Notifyr working you'll need to download both the iOS and Mac apps. They connect through Bluetooth Low Energy, so you can keep using Notifyr all day without it draining your battery.