Mood journaling is a collection of data about your personal emotional state throughout the day.

Journaling your thoughts, emotions, and challenges has been shown to reduce anxiety and depression and bring clarity to improve your mental health

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

1.    Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) 

CBT is a type of psychotherapy that simplifies the process of understanding our thoughts, feelings, and behavior. CBT teaches people how to manage their moods and act more effectively in the face of challenging situations. 

2.    Behaviour change theory

This theory suggests that people can change their moods and patterns by reacting to negative events with healthy habits. This theory focuses on helping people who experience mood shifts as reactions to the world around them. 

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

This worksheet will help you write down your moods in order to understand and manage yourself better. Your mood journal will also help you identify factors that affect your mood daily. 

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet should be used when you want to understand your mood, gain control of your emotions and improve your mental health.

You should use this worksheet at bedtime, or whenever you have quiet moments by yourself. 

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