Popular resources for managing a low mood

From meditation and mood tracking to CBT-based approaches, browse these popular tools and discover what works for you.

#1

Be Mindful

Be Mindful

Be Mindful is a unique, clinically proven and NHS-approved online mindfulness course. It helps people achieve lasting reductions in their levels of stress, anxiety and depression through learning to practice mindfulness techniques in daily life.

Benefits:

  • NHS-approved flexible online course, accessible via phone, tablet or PC
  • Significant and lasting reductions in stress, anxiety and depression
  • Proven effective by clinical research studies and high satisfaction ratings
  • Assess /  monitor your levels of stress, depression and anxiety along the course
  • Mindfulness skills that last a lifetime

#2

My Possible Self

My Possible Self

My Possible Self: The Mental Health App has been clinically proven to improve the mental health and wellbeing of people living with stress, anxiety and low mood. 

Benefits:

  • Improve your mental health and wellbeing in just a few weeks
  • 10 learning modules to choose from
  • Clinically proven
  • Track your mood

#3

Happify

Happify

An app with simple exercises and games to get you feeling happier by practicing the key principles of relaxation, gratitude, kindness and positivity. 

Benefits:

  • Free version available
  • Evidence-based 
  • Customisable to your individual needs

#4

MoodKit

MoodKit

A mood improvement app designed to help you practice mood-enhancing activities, identify and change unhealthy thinking, and track your mood over time. 

Benefits:

  • Evidence-based
  • Built-in reminders keep you on track
  • Content is clearly categorised and easy to navigate 

#5

YouTube – Yoga with Adriene

YouTube – Yoga with Adriene

A popular YouTube channel offering a range of guided yoga and meditation practices, focusing on mental and emotional wellbeing as well as physical exercise.

Benefits:

  • Free
  • There's something for all abilities (beginner to expert)
  • Subtitles
  • Videos range from 5 to 45 minutes
  • The videos are a good alternative to public classes

#6

My Gratitude Journal

My Gratitude Journal

An app that lets you record the day's best moments in a private journal with pictures and text, designed to help you practice gratitude and positivity even on the bad days. 

Benefits:

  • Requires only 5 minutes a day
  • Daily reminders keep you on track
  • You can add images to your entries and easily view them in the calendar