Life’s ups and downs affect our feelings.

Managing moods and emotions by being aware of feelings and choosing healthy responses can promote mental and emotional wellbeing.


  1. Apps
  2. Articles/Fact Sheets
  3. Videos
  4. Websites

1. Apps:

Cognitive Diary CBT Self-Help by Excel at Life
cognitive diary app imageAndroid: Free
App includes articles regarding CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and mental health. App includes a cognitive diary which can be used to challenge thinking distortions as well as track your thoughts and moods.

Languages: Available in English, French, German, Dutch, and Japanese. To access languages other than English, make sure your device is set to that language.


T2 Mood Tracker
T2 mood tracker app imageiTunes: Free | Android: Free

This app comes with six pre-loaded topics: anxiety, depression, general well-being, head injury, post-traumatic stress, and stress. You can also add customized scales on any topic (e.g., a painscale and use simple sliders to rate yourself in these categories; the app automatically graphs your inputs. You can also make notes describing things that may have affect your moods. This provides you and your health care provider with a tool to help you uncover patterns in how you are feeling. It may help you to evaluate the impact of daily events or the effects of treatment on your mood.

2. Articles/Fact Sheets:

Managing Anger
This article provides information for understanding anger and strategies for how to manage it. 

Recognizing Signs of Anger
This article highlights warning signs and the possible negative effects of misplaced or uncontrolled anger. Additionally, it offers some intervention and treatment considerations. 

3. Videos:

The Gift and Power of Emotional Courage (Video | Audio)
Psychologist Susan David shares how the way we deal with our emotions shapes everything that matters: our actions, careers, relationships, health and happiness. In this talk, she challenges a culture that prizes positivity over emotional truth and discusses the powerful strategies of emotional agility.

Transcripts AvailableEnglish, Spanish, French, Hungarian, Portuguese, Romanian, Turkish, Russian, Serbian, Macedonian, Arabic

The Power of Vulnerability (Video | Audio)
Professor Brené Brown DSW studies human connection--our ability to empathize, belong, love. In this talk, she shares insights from her research to help understand humanity.

Transcripts AvailableIndonesia, Malay, Catalan, Danish, German, Estonian, English, Spanish, Basque, French, Croatian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Hungarian, Dutch, Norwegian Bokmal, Norwegian Nynorsk, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian, Portugal), Romanian, Albanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Finnish, Swedish, Vietnamese, Turkish, Czech, Greek, Belarusian, Mongolian, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Armenian, Hebrew, Arabic, Persian, Kurdish, Marathi, Hindi, Tamil, Thai, Georgian, Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), Japanese, Korean

5 Ways to Get Moving and Feel Better
A video of tips to begin physically moving for improvement in your emotional and mental health.

4. Websites:

Beginning to Understand Our Emotional Intelligence – University of CA San Francisco Human Resources
Discusses emotional intelligence and the skills or concepts associated with it such as self-awareness. Includes additional resources for more information regarding emotional intelligence.

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