I’m excited to announce that I have designed and published a daily mood tracker journal just for you!
Before I share details of this daily journal, let’s talk about the benefits of mood tracking.
Why Should You Track Your Mood?
Whether you’re having good days or bad days, your mood is connected to something.
Mood and how you feel can be related to many circumstances, such as:
- The things we do (our activities)
- Things we don’t do
- The people we see
- Our thoughts
Therefore, when you track your mood and link how you are feeling with a situation or activity, this will give you some understanding as to what makes you feel happy, sad, frustrated, lonely, silly, content, grateful, nervous, etc.
By understanding what leads you to certain moods gives you the power to be in more control of your daily feelings.
Connecting Your Mood to an Activity: Examples
- Walking the dog -> relaxed, happy
- Talking to a not so great “friend” -> anxious
- Reading a book -> content
- Lying on the couch -> depressed
- Dinner with the family -> cheerful
- Presenting on a video call -> nervous, excited
- Eating junk food -> guilt
- Hugging a loved one -> loving
Once you are in the habit of connecting mood and activity you’ll begin to see patterns forming.
You may notice that when you’re not filling your time in a way you’d like, you feel sad, depressed or down.
However, you may also notice that whenever you go outside you feel happy and content.
Tip: Begin to look for these patterns so you can try new activities that feel good and do less of what gets you down.
Who is Daily Mood Tracking Ideal for?
Mood tracking is ideal for 2 types of people:
- Anyone dealing with a mental health illness such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder
- Those looking to create more joy in their daily lives
My Personal Story with Mood Tracking
Before the pandemic began I was suffering from depression and ended up starting group therapy, specifically cognitive behavioural therapy (also known as CBT).
I was really hesitant at first.
I had no idea what to expect and was extremely nervous about going – especially with the stigma of mental health illnesses and the fact that most people don’t understand what depression is or how it can impact your life.
In group therapy, we had lots of homework to do as part of our treatment and a major part of this was tracking my mood.
The mood tracking was pretty intense, so to make it more enjoyable I designed my own mood trackers that worked for my way of thinking.
Mood tracking helped me focus on the good in my life which in turn helped me practice gratitude on a regular basis.
Tracking my mood also helped me focus on what brings me joy and seriously think about the things in my life that brought me pain, anxiety and deep depression.
Fast forward to today…
I have created a daily mood tracking journal that connects daily mood and your activities. This way it’s easy to see patterns in your emotions so you can be in more control and therefore do more of what feels good and avoid activities (or even people) that aren’t good for your overall happiness.
If you or a loved one is suffering from depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or any stressful condition that is impacting your happiness I recommend trying mood tracking for yourself 🙂
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Track your mood, look after your mental health and create more good days.
Imagine being in more control of your feelings and mood so you can do more of what feels good and avoid activities or things that keep you down.
By using this helpful mood activity log and journal you’ll be able to reflect on your mental health and create a plan to support your happiness over the long term.
This 12-week daily mood tracker journal will help you connect the dots between your moods and activities.
This way you can identify triggers, understand what makes you feel good, and be mindful of how you can create more joy in your life.
Perfect for those struggling with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, or any major stress that’s impacting your life.
This beautiful mood tracking journal offers:
- 12 weeks of daily mood tracking and journaling – record your mood and activities in the morning, afternoon, and evening
- Daily inspirational quotes – to offer support and motivation
- Weekly self-reflection prompts – what made you feel good, what made you feel bad, activities you plan to do more of the following week, and what you plan to avoid
- Pretty designs to colour throughout
- 3 full month mood trackers to customize and colour
- Lined pages for more journaling and self-reflection
By tracking your moods and activities you’ll soon be amazed at how your habits will change and you’ll find new ways to feel good and look after yourself.
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More Mental Health Resources:
- 10 Reasons Why Life is Beautiful & Worth Living
- 5 Types of Journaling for Mental Health
- 52 Gratitude Journal Prompts to Increase Happiness
- 25 Positive Self Love Affirmations + PDF Worksheet
- How to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder
- 5 Tips to Stop Ruminating Thoughts
- Bedtime Anxiety? 3 Hacks for a Better Night’s Sleep