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Mood Trackers: How to Use Them and What Are They For?

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29 Jan 2021, 21:33 GMT+10

Everyone has heard the word Tracker. But not everyone knows how many uses this word has in various spheres of life. For example, a tracker to monitor your location or route. Surveillance trackers or last seen trackers. And there are also mood trackers.

Mood trackers are a handy tool for tracking your emotional background, psychological state and productivity. In today's pace of life, taking care of one's emotional state is not a whim, but a necessity. Mood swings and irritability prevent us from making informed decisions, establishing business and personal relationships with others, working productively, and simply enjoying life. This is where mood trackers to the rescue.

The task of mood trackers

  • Collect information about your emotional state, analyze it, and present the results in clear graphs.
  • Analyze the relationship between activities, habits and stress levels.
  • Recall healthy habits, appointments, taking medications.
  • Give recommendations on how to improve your mood: mental exercises, meditations, challanges and games to increase awareness.
  • You should take a closer look at these apps if:

    • you often get upset or irritated because of small things, and then cannot calm down for a long time;
    • your mood swings are interfering with your ability to work and communicate productively;
    • you are going through a stressful or depressive period and cannot objectively assess your condition.

    What apps to use?

    Daylio Diary - Mood Tracker

    A handy and simple diary tracker for those who don't want to waste time typing. Just choose the appropriate icons that describe your mood and activities. The program visualizes the obtained information in the form of graphs and marks in the calendar. You can share statistics with your friends, download charts and protect your application data with an extra PIN code.

    Happify

    This app helps you track your emotional state and learn to experience positive emotions to the fullest. Through various exercises and simple games, you gradually stop thinking in a negative way and pay more attention to your achievements and positive aspects of life.

    How Are You?

    The app is suitable for those who want to track their mood, as well as find the relationship between everyday activities and emotional balance. With the help of tests, useful tips and visualization of statistics, the app helps you better understand your state of mind at the moment and improve your quality of life on your own. It also checks with the events from your calendar on your smartphone and gives a clear picture of the scope of your tasks and goals at the moment.

    Moodnotes

    When launched, the app asks you how you feel and asks a series of other questions about the past day in order to analyze the data and give personalized advice to the smartphone owner. Moodnotes offers real tips and exercises from psychologists to combat stress and lift your mood. Like other similar apps, it builds detailed charts, but has a more pleasing to the eye design and animation.

    Sanvello - Stress & Anxiety Help

    Sanvello is an app developed with psychologists to help you cope with increased anxiety, stress and depression using clinically proven methods of cognitive behavioral therapy. The beautiful design of the app is combined with a rich functionality. In addition to tracking your mood, it also has a health tracker and a library of audio and video materials for meditation and psychological exercises.

    It doesn't matter how you prefer to relieve stress: through your favorite shows, talking to friends, meditating, or running to music. What's important is that in those moments you need to take care of yourself and your psychological health.

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