Tracking your moods from day to day and over time can be a helpful way to pinpoint what’s not working in your life, what’s causing you extra stress, and what factors are contributing to feeling anxious or depressed. Here’s a free mood tracker printable or a guide to making your own year in pixels mood tracker so you can keep track of how your mood changes over time and what’s affecting it.
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Bullet Journal Mood Tracker | Free Mood Tracker Printable | Daily Mood Tracker
To use this mood tracker, simply print out a few copies and mark down a score each day from 1-10, with 1 being that you were depressed and felt awful, and 10 being that you felt amazing and super happy. You have enough space for a full week.
I’d also recommend writing down a few notes each day about any reasons behind the score you have, like why it was a good or bad day and what seemed to cause it. Over time you’ll start to see patterns and be able to determine if there are any specific stressors in your life that you’re actually able to eliminate or change. Some things you won’t be able to change, but sometimes it’s just helpful to know that certain things in your life will inevitably cause extra stress so you can prepare yourself for that.
(Note: for an eco friendly alternative, simply record the same information on the notes app on your phone. :))
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A Year in Pixels Mood Tracker for a Bullet Journal
To create your own Year in Pixels mood tracker, you’ll need bullet journaling paper (or any paper with a good ruler, but the dots make it easier to measure things and make straight lines) and some pens and colored markers. You can watch the video above for more details! Basically you’re creating a grid for an ENTIRE year laid out on one page with the months going across the top and the days 1 through 31 (or less depending on the month) going down the side.
Then at the end of each day you would color in the box for that day of the month with a color that corresponds to your mood. In this example I used yellow for happy, blue for sad, etc.
I colored in the whole thing at once for the purpose of the video, but you would tackle it one day – or one little pixel box – at a time. 😉
It’s in your power to start making the changes that could ultimately change your life. And it all starts with getting a picture of how things are now so you can get a better idea of where to start making changes.
Good luck. 🙂
If you’d like more ways to keep track of your progress in this journey, check out our Recovery Diary.