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Online Resources - Physical, Emotional and General Health

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Student Counseling Center
Jennifer Leavitt Student Center (JLSC) 223


Helpful Links

  • Personal Growth and Development - Marc & Angel Hack Life
    Tools to identify and transform the limiting beliefs that keep you stuck - blog and articles for happiness, productivity, emotional intelligence, relationships, and general self-improvement.
  • Gratefulness
    Gratefulness sends you a daily text asking what you're grateful for. After you sign up, they text you once or twice everyday (depending on your settings). Each text you reply with is stored as a private entry. You can also log in to your account and add entries there as well. At the end of the week, they send you a recap of your recent entries!
  • Self-Compassion Guided Meditations and Exercises
    Learn to be more compassionate with yourself through guided meditations, writing, tips, and more. “With self-compassion, we give ourselves the same kindness and care we'd give to a good friend.”

 

Free Mobile Apps

General Health

Fooducate App

Fooducate

This nutrition-based app allows users to track food intake, including not only calories but also nutrients, degree to which food has been processed, etc.  There is also a scan feature to find healthy food at the grocery store.

Download: Google Play | Apple iTunes

Clue App

Clue

Clue helps women accurately predict their next period.  Users can track their own unique cycle, including obtaining information on PMS and mood swings.  It's confident, scientific, and not pink.

Download: Google Play | Apple iTunes

Plant Nanny App

Plant Nanny

A fun way to remind you to increase your water intake! Choose a plant a "water" it each time you drink.

Download: Google Play | Apple iTunes

TracknShare App

TracknShare LITE

TracknShare is an all-purpose tracking app which allows users to monitor virtually anything, from pre-set categories (health, mood, sleep, food, gratitude), to other items of your choosing, such as grades, stress, exercise, or weather.    

Download: Apple iTunes

Fitbit App

Fitbit

The Fitbit app tracks workouts, activity (daily steps and distance), and food intake.  It also allows users to set goals, compete with friends, and sync wirelessly.

Download: Google Play | Apple iTunes

Moves App

Moves

SAM offers options for tracking anxiety, identifying anxiety triggers, teaching breathing and relaxation strategies, and developing an anxiety management toolkit.

Download: Google Play | Apple iTunes

Stress, Relaxation, Meditation & Sleep Habits

Headspace App

Headspace

10 minute mindfulness meditations that focus on the basics (sit back, relax, breathe) - some meditations have animation.

Download: Google Play | Apple iTunes

10% Happier App

10% Happier

"Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics" - large variety of meditations for varying lengths.

Download: Apple iTunes

Smiling Mind App

Smiling Mind

This meditation app is specifically designed for young people.  It includes programs for individuals, education, and sports.

Download: Google Play | Apple iTunes

Rainsounds App

Rainsounds HQ

This collection of over 70 rain sounds from around the world is a natural way to help facilitate sleep.

Download: Apple iTunes

Stop Breath & Think App

Stop Breath & Think

This app offers various meditations on mindfulness, or paying attention to what's happening now by focusing on what's going on inside.

Download: Google Play | Apple iTunes

Alarm Clock Sleep Sounds App

Alarm Clock Sleep Sounds

More than just an alarm clock, this app offers guided meditations to assist with sleep, custom alarm wake-up sounds, nighttime themes, and various brainwave beat options.

Download: Apple iTunes

Calm App

Calm

In addition to the app, there is a calm.com web site offering guided meditations of 2, 5, 10, 15, or 20 minutes as well as simple timed sessions of the same lengths.

Download: Google Play | Apple iTunes

 

 

Improving Organization & Productivity

Brainscape App

Brainscape

This app is designed for finding, creating, and sharing effective, high-quality flashcards.

Download: Apple iTunes

Wunderlist App

Wunderlist

The ultimate to-do list, Wunderlist allows users to share lists, to sync lists with all devices, to add notes, to set due dates, to turn emails into actions, and more.

Download: Google Play | Apple iTunes

 
 
 

Please note that all of the websites are provided for educational purposes, as they provide information on a variety of topics related to psychology, personal growth, and resources. Although the professional staff at Counseling Services believes that such information can be useful and helpful, please keep in mind the following:

  • We are not specifically endorsing any of the above websites or services;
  • Self-help materials such as apps or information on websites may not be effective in addressing more complex issues; and
  • In the case of a mental health emergency we recommend that you seek assistance immediately.

Please note that the above links connect to sites and websites are not under the control of USU Eastern Student Counseling.