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Keep track of life's best moments with these gratitude journal apps

Amid all the hustle and bustle and trials and tribulations of daily life, it's easy to lose track of what really matters. It's important, then, to now and again be able to take stock of how you're doing and be able to focus on the things that you're thankful for — and in the process become a happier person. These gratitude journal apps can help to that end.

Grateful: Give Thanks Daily
thankful
Gratitude Garden

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Grateful: Give Thanks Daily
Grateful: Give Thanks Daily

Grateful

Spencer Stolworthy

Keep mindful of the things you have to be grateful for

Remember all the things you are thankful for with Grateful.

Grateful prompts you to write down the little things that made a difference in your day. The app is completely free to use and download. Sync your entries across all of your devices. Upload photos to remember what made your day special.

The simple interface is meant to remove distractions and help...

thankful
thankful

thankful

Eddy Street Productions, LLC

What are you thankful for

What are you thankful for?

Over 50,000 people are feeling more happiness every day with help from *Thankful*!

+ Oprah Winfrey kept a gratitude journal for a full decade without fail — and urges you all to do the same!

+ Arianna Huffington writes about how gratitude exercises can have tangible benefits: “According to a study by researchers from the University of Minnesota...

Gratitude Garden
Gratitude Garden

Gratitude Garden

Applied Happiness Ltd

This app will help you be happier

This app will help you be happier! It pushes you to think about what has gone right in your day, which has been shown to increase happiness. Every time you note down what good things have happened (and there is always something), you receive points you can use to build up a garden and also a Gratitude Card with suggestions...

Also Good

Apps with average score

Grateful: A Gratitude Journal
Grateful: A Gratitude Journal
Grateful: A Gratitude Journal

Grateful: A Gratitude Journal

treebetty LLC

According to researchers at the Harvard Medical School, “Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity, and build strong relationships.” Grateful was created to make expressing gratitude in your life both easy and fun, as well as to remind you, during those...

May Diary - Gratitude Journal
May Diary - Gratitude Journal
May Diary - Gratitude Journal

May Diary - Gratitude Journal

Mingchao Xie

May Diary is a great diary app, designed to record activities, experiences, thoughts and ideas throughout a day and sync data across all your devices. It lets you organize your created diary / journal entries or notes from the past in the easiest way.


What is "Moment" in May Diary?
You can...

Happyfeed: Gratitude Journal
Happyfeed: Gratitude Journal
Happyfeed: Gratitude Journal

Happyfeed: Gratitude Journal

HappyFeed Inc.

Happyfeed is a daily journaling app that helps you focus on the bright side by reflecting on up to three short, positive moments or gratitudes. Create a journal of happy memories you'll love to explore while training your brain to focus on the good and become more resilient to stress...

Gratitude Rock Journal
Gratitude Rock Journal
Gratitude Rock Journal

Gratitude Rock Journal

Greg Morris

Record your positive thoughts of gratitude each day while experiencing the relaxing sounds and images of the ocean. Add pictures to express your day’s thoughts and feelings, read an inspirational quote of the day, and wirelessly backup or export as a web page all of your information.

A key component of...

Gratitude Journal by Lorraine
Gratitude Journal by Lorraine
Gratitude Journal by Lorraine

Gratitude Journal by Lorraine

Lindsey Witmer Collins, LLC

Lorraine Miller's Gratitude Journal - From Gratitude to Bliss takes users on a 30-day journey in positivity. By prompting them to record a few things each day they are grateful for, users are able to shift their focus in a positive direction and create more bliss in their lives. All...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Simple Gratitude Journal

Simple Gratitude Journal

Eddie Liu

Recent research in the burgeoning field of positive psychology has demonstrated that practicing gratitude can make you happier, healthier, and more resilient.

This app is designed to be the easiest, simplest way to maintain a gratitude journal. Write a few things you're grateful for each day and then whenever you need a reminder of the good things in life, you can pull up this app and reflect on your blessings. You can even set a customizable notification to prompt you to take the time to be grateful.

Privacy Notice: No data is collected from this app.

Research evidence on Gratitude:

Davis, D. E., Choe, E., Meyers, J., Wade, N., Varjas, K., Gifford, A., ... & Worthington Jr, E. L. (2016). Thankful for the little things: A meta-analysis of gratitude interventions. Journal of counseling psychology, 63(1), 20.

Wood, A. M., Froh, J. J., & Geraghty, A. W. (2010). Gratitude and well-being: A review and theoretical integration. Clinical psychology review, 30(7), 890-905.

Sin, N. L., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2009). Enhancing well‐being and alleviating depressive symptoms with positive psychology interventions: A practice‐friendly meta‐analysis. Journal of clinical psychology, 65(5), 467-487.

Joyful Journal

Joyful Journal

Goodman Gear

Enhance your life by living in a world of gratitude. Live in appreciation of those around you and the better world you make together. Appreciate the little things.

It is clinically proven that expressing your gratitude for the good things in life changes your view of the world.

You will look at things differently. The world becomes a better place and you just feel better.

Joyful Journal is here for you. Write down the things that make you happy. Write about your day. Write about your pet. Write about your family.

Share with your friends.

Focusing on the positive in our lives yields benefits beyond measure.

Bonus: Gratitude Reminders
You can setup joyful journal to send you a reminder throughout the day from a random journal entry. So you can always be reminded of the things you are grateful for.

Gratitude Challenge:
Write for 30 days about what you are grateful for, at least once a day.

Joyful Journal has the features you need to make your journal writing experience great:
-Clean Simple interface
-Keeps track of the time and date entries were modified
-Easy to navigate table showing all your past journal entries
-Flag your favorite entries with a star for easy reference
-Reminder Alarm for journal writing
-Gratitude Notifications with your journal entries
-Multiple sound options for your notifications and alarms

Feature pack available to:
-Disable Ads
-Allow choice of sounds for Gratitude Notifications
-Customizable message for reminder alarms

Umoment

Umoment

Christian Lundsgaard-Hansen

Start your happier and more grateful life today with Umoment - the easy and effective gratitude journal that is always ready in your pocket.

As Oprah Winfrey knows, "keeping a gratitude journal is the single most important thing" you can do.

Umoment is your perfect companion on your journey to a happier life and for unlocking your full potential. And unlike other apps, Umoment is 100% ads-free for a mindful experience free of distractions.

Science indicates that regular gratitude exercises improve your levels of:

- Energy
- Optimism
- Determination
- Enthusiasm

And gratitude exercises can also result in:

- Less stress
- Less depression

Keeping a Umoment gratitude journal can be the best new habit you form this year.

Umoment's customizable reminders help you getting into the healthy habit of positive thinking. The motivational push notifications are also available on the Apple Watch.

And when days are tough there is the Umoment Community cheering you up with their moments of gratitude.

We are all in this together creating a better, friendlier and more grateful world - one Umoment at a time.

Join the positive. Join Umoment.