14 Journal apps for iOS to help you process-coronavirus fear – CNET

14 Journal apps for iOS to help you process-coronavirus fear – CNET

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Daily routines were uprooted and changed, in order to help the spread of a coronavirus as the people of the practice, social distance and comply with the shelter-in-place orders to slow down. The adaptation to the anticipated “new normal” of global cancellations, closures and tolls climbing and death, is obliged to take a toll on our mental health.

advises The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, taking care of our mental wellbeing is just as important as physical health. The CDC says, to meditate that the search after a few moments, make sure you are eating enough and getting enough sleep are good ways to help moderate stress and anxiety levels.

Sometimes, venting of emotions, may be therapeutically how we process and understand better our feelings in these uncertain times. Check out these free Journal iOS apps, to navigate, to help you your emotions.



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Reflectly is a daily joy and gratitude Journal app. The free version of the app offers a basic Journal experience. To get started, download the app, make an account, and tap on today’s story. You, your day rate on a sliding scale — Really Terrible Super Awesome — and you choose a reason why you feel that way, such as work, family or relationship. From there, you can feelings to recognise, the stressed out, they had confused through the day — happy,,. 

you can go back in your history and paste text, Daily notes, and upload images. Reflectly you can also add entries for the last few days.

you can also subscribe to the premium version for personalized insights, prompts the daily question and unlimited writing. A Premium subscription costs $10 per month, $30 per year or a one-time $300 payment for lifetime access.

Aloe Bud

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Aloe Bud is a free app that sends gentle reminders to practice self-care during the day. You can customize it to send reminders, and activities, as many or as few notifications as you want. The app has a nostalgic, pixelated style reminiscent of vintage video games, with pastel colors.

the dashboard On Aloe Bud’s, you start with three activity cards — to Breathe, to hydrate and to Motivate. You can also activity to “Check-In” to the log. You can see your self-care progress and celebrate “small victories” in the activity log. Tap on the + in the top left corner, you can add more activities, such as taking your medicine, resting and inventory, how you been kind to yourself today.

The free version of the app has a built-in reminder message, which helps you to make a routine. You can upgrade to Premium access to more memories ($2 one-time-payment), you can write personalized messages ($4 one-time-payment) or the bundle pack for 5 dollars./p>



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The Moodnotes app you can track you to identify your moods, triggers, develop healthier thinking habits, increase self-reducing awareness and anxiety, find new perspectives on situations, and learn to think “fall.” I liked that you can select the percentages of the feelings you are experiencing, instead of just happy, sad or angry. It also looks, all of your entries in a user-friendly format, to search for patterns.  

The app is free, but you can features upgrade to premium to have multiple entries in a day. You can add back in an entry and for more Details-with the free version. The premium upgrade comes with a seven-day free trial, and then costs either $10 a month or $40 per year. 

Jour: journal for mindfulness


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how Reflectly interface, Jour you can keep track of your moods and determine why you feel a certain way. If you are at a loss for words, the app offers a Standard selection on “enter”. Jour also helps you have a constructive plan, feel calmer throughout the week. The app has little prompts encouraging input to help in your journals, and reflection. You can also add multiple entries throughout the day.

The app is free, but you can subscribe to get premium personalized recommendations for the building of a peaceful lifestyle. I liked that Jour you can download the free version, or build your own subscription plan, you can pay between $8 and $11 for a monthly plan. There is also a $60 annual subscription plan. 

day in A Journal


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– day, A Journal is flexible, how to add letter entries–, add images, record audio or record video. You can free write, or let yourself be inspired by a daily prompt. The app works on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch. 

It also comes with an On This day feature, so you can look back on past entries. Day One Journal is a free version, but you can subscribe to premium for $35 per year. Premium gives you access to features such as audio and video recording, unlimited entries, drawing, and more. 



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The Stoic, the app focuses on the Assembly healthier mental habits in the day. You build routines in the course of the day better prepared for activities and to reflect on the day later. Work through personalized exercises designed to expand your perspective, view situations with more clarity and build mental strength. You will discover exercises for breathing, visualization, read the quotes, meditate, and more. 

features of The app are free, but you pay for a premium subscription for $38 a year, $7 a month, or a one-time $95 payment for a lifetime subscription. Premium allows for iCloud backup, syncing across devices, a password lock, and adjustment of the daily rituals with more questions.



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The Woebot app is a self-care app, which helps you think about situations with cognitive behavioral therapy tools. The app uses a chat-to help the format check, you can reduce your emotions and stress. You can choose pre-selected responses to “chat” with the AI. Woebot questions, how you feel every day, and you can type-specific things.

It can help with the loneliness in the time of social distancing, but it is important to know that the people monitoring the talks. You can say, Woebot, that you need help or are in distress, but the app is just links and phone numbers for crisis hotlines. From there, Woebot will ask you if you want to be a fear-Buster or Depression Lifter activity, or listen to relaxing music.

More apps to check out 



Reflect/Screenshot by Shelby brown/CNET

The Reflect-Run diary, you can check-in with yourself daily and to reflect more deeply on topics such as appreciation, gratitude and relationships. Check your recent entries and see them in a dashboard format as the statistics.

Sayana: Emotional AI


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Select a destination with the Sayana app, such as reducing anxiety, increasing mindfulness, improving self-esteem, or overcoming negative thoughts. Sayana works similar to Woebot. The app has a seven-day trial and then costs $5 on a monthly basis. 


The patch app can help you work by default with audio lessons and guided Journal-segments. You can also report a self-care activities you have done that day. Mend three plans offers: $60 for all three months, $100 for each six months, or $150 for a year. It is also an AI chat function has<, as Woebot, and Sayana./p>

Moody month

Moody monthly, the app helps them to daily wellness and according to your menstrual cycle. The app can get a glimpse of what is happening in your body and how you can motivate an influence on your emotions, as well as to the possibilities of yourself and stay healthy You can section your feelings in the app Journal. 

Daylio Journal

Daylio is an image-focused emotion-logging app. It is a different take on the Journal and sorted out your “diary” in easy-to-statistics check. 


The travel-diary-Journal-app gives you a basic letter template to keep ways to add media to your entries and different types of tagging your entries organized and searchable. The app is free, but premium features include a plurality of color-to secure topics, inspiring quotes and the ability to post your journal to Microsoft Word or as a PDF. It has to test a three days for free and then costs $30 per year.



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Similar to Moody monthly, Caria, the pursuit of the menopause allows a daily register for the feelings, triggers, and symptoms. It also serves as an educational tool and a fitness-app live a healthier life. While this is not a traditional journaling app, it could be considered a helpful addition to the app, the access to a larger picture of your overall mental and physical health. 

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