Bipolar disorder Pendulum: stories and information Technology, apps and social media Apps for managing mood Daily tracker apps can make it much easier to document your mood, bipolar symptoms and habits and to recognise trends, triggers and patterns. Apps are not a substitute for professional care, but they are an excellent resource for spotting problem areas and collecting data that you can share with your doctors, family and support team. We’ve picked apps that help you track, understand and manage your mood a bit better, which will help you to get on top of your self-management plan and live well. Bipolar UK pilot Mood Tracker Our new Mood Tracker app can make it much easier to record your daily mood, medications, emotions and how much sleep you’ve had, allowing you to: track your mood and sleep patterns over weeks and months spot any early warning signs of a relapse collect data to share with your family and healthcare team eMoods eMoods lets you track your daily moods, sleep, medications, and other symptoms related to bipolar. It allows you to identify triggers or a cycle of events that could lead to a bipolar relapse. Moodnotes Moodnotes can be used to observe and record your feelings and improve your thinking habits through positive psychology and CBT. The idea is that by identifying bipolar triggers of your current mood, you can learn to avoid common thinking traps. Daylio Daylio is simple and easy to use. The app allows you to create a private mood diary and track your mood without having to type a word. There’s also a statistic and calendar area that’s useful for identifying patterns in moods and behaviours. Moodscope Moodscope enables you to describe, measure, track, share and manage your mood. It's fun to use involving a playing card mood assessment, graphs to track over time and it emails a daily blog. MoodLog With MoodLog, you can track your changes in mood as well as any symptoms that might be related to them, such as menstruation, headaches, nausea, panic, and more. The app also includes the option to indicate the severity of each for a more precise picture of your experience. Complete your profile with details about your therapy and medication, from timing to dose. MoodLog also has notifications you can set to remind you to open the app and log for the day. Bipolar UK mood monitoring tools Our mood scale can help you to describe your moods. You can use this mood scale with our mood diary to help keep track of your moods. You might also be interested in viewing our Facebook live stream on self-management using digital technology.