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Picked as one of the best anxiety apps of 2017, 2016 and 2015 by Healthline.com

“Taking in a unique approach to dealing with anxiety, Worry Watch helps sufferers cope with their fears by literally proving things aren’t as bad as they seem - Mario McKellop, WebPsychology.com”

“This is also helpful to share with your Cognitive Behavioral Therapist as this gives him/her the opportunity to review worries throughout the day that sometimes cannot be expressed on a weekly basis - Dr. Liz Matheis, Ph.D. , Anxiety.org”

“For individuals with chronic worry, anticipatory anxiety, and GAD, this app gives a simple self-monitoring and documenting of worry - Lucielle Campanero, HealthAim.com”

“It helps you track ‘what might happen’ vs. ‘what actually happened’, and has been lauded as a really logical approach to anxiety - Lyndsey Gilpin, TechRepublic.com”

“If you find worry consuming your day and leading to anxiety, the Worry Watch app may help - Kate Bayless, LiveStrong.com”

Also featured / reviewed in top websites like Yahoo, HuffingtonPost, LifeHacker, BuzzFeed, Gizmodo, Engadget, CultOfMac, Greatist, Success .com and more.


About the app:

Often we worry and get anxious about everyday things. Later we realize most of those worries were unnecessary and some irrational too. Yet, we worry again for something else.

Worry Watch app is designed to capture and reflect on those momentary self-realizations. By logging ‘what might happen’ perception from day one and tracking it to ‘what did happen’ reality, we may get a deeper understanding of our worry / anxiety patterns. Such an understanding may help us challenge our negative perceptions and change our future thought patterns in a positive way.


How to use the app:

1. Log: Write down what is bothering you and whether it is a hypothetical scenario. Capture your thoughts, emotions, feelings and moods with great level of details.
2. Track: Once past the worry, note down if it turned out as bad as you worried.
3. Analyze: View the anxiety / worry patterns and trends with the help of charts generated based on the data you entered.
4. Realize: Based on your own statistics, realize that your worries may be mostly unfounded.
5. Reflect: Help your self by challenging your worry perception next time you tend to be anxious.


Below are some of the common mind traps / negative thinking habits, also known as cognitive distortions, that may cause anxiety, fear, panic attacks, depression which the app helps to capture:

1. All Or Nothing: Thinking in extremes without considering all the possibilities
2. Compulsive: Thinking in terms of should do/have
3. Filtering: Ignoring/Minimizing the positives and focusing only on the negatives
4. Fortune Telling: Assuming a negative outcome without considering all the facts
5. Labeling: Judging / jumping to conclusions about self or others
6. Magnifying: Exaggerating / catastrophizing things out of proportion
7. Mind Reading: Assuming that others are having negative opinion of self
8. Generalization: Assuming that if happened once it will happen every time
9. Perfectionist: Unwilling to accept anything less than the best
10. Personalizing: Taking things personally, blaming self for everything


Other features of the app:

1. With daily reminders set aside time as little as 5 minute a day to clear your mind, calm yourself, get mental relief and sleep well in the night
2. Add daily quotes to infuse positive thoughts, mindfulness, peace, clarity, gratitude and happiness to your life
3. Backup or restore data using iCloud sync
4. Export journal and statistics as pdf
5. Print, message or email the report
6. Protect the journal using a passcode
7. Use calendar to track, minimize anxiety streaks
8. Find entries quickly using advanced search filters
9. Customize
- Contexts, the areas of focus
- Cognitive distortions / bias
- Outcome Icons / colors
- Light / dark theme
- Fonts
- Start day of week
10. Works offline, no internet connection needed except during iCloud sync

What's New

Version 3.1

Minor fixes and enhancements
Spanish translation

Thanks for your feedbacks and reviews

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5

44 Ratings

44 Ratings

Provides great perspective

PolarBear19

I’ve always spent a lot of time and energy worrying about things that may or may not actually happen, and if they do, may or may not end up as bad as I feared. Using this app has allowed me to verbalize my fears, categorize them, and reflect back on them. In doing so, I’m able to identify unnecessary worry more quickly when something similar occurs. I like to use the notes section of each event to spill all my thoughts, set a reminder to revisit the event, and (as much as possible) just forget about it until then. Because I verbalized all my thoughts and worries, I’m able to obsess over them less on a daily basis. And when I revisit it, it’s almost always not as bad as I had thought it would be.

Customer service is also fantastic. They are quick to respond to questions and very receptive to suggestions.

Write it down and walk away

MercurysBallad

This is a fantastic app that helps me get my anxieties out and find some relief. I worry about the most random things and can never seem to let them go until the outcome has arrived. This adds a lot whole lot of additional stress in my life I don’t need.

With this app, I’m able to write down my worry, set a reminder, and walk away from worrying about it. After I write it down, I feel so much better and 80% of the time I can drop whatever it is I’m worrying about, knowing the reminder will alert me to record the outcome. I feel that the more I use it, the more I will be able to rid my mind of my worry once written down and bring that 80% to 100%.

I love seeing the percentages of the outcomes and realizing that what worries me is usually never as bad as I had thought.

Great overall

Oranges1fan

I have found this app to be extremely useful in tracking worries/stressors. The only option I wish it had was a yes/no option for outcome because sometimes I have certain aspects of a worry that were fine and others that could use some help. It would be a nice cue to check the notes for the event rather than having to put in each component separately.

Information

Seller
Akilan Rajendran
Size
6.4 MB
Category
Health & Fitness
Compatibility
Requires iOS 10.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English, Japanese, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© Akilan Rajendran
Price
$2.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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