Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Putting the App in Happy

Your smartphone:

It’s not just for texting, tweeting,
and waging war against little green pigs,
and, oh right, calling people.

It’s also for making
yourself happier,
less-stressed out,
and more self-aware.

Really, there’s an app for that?
There’s a number of apps for that!

Here’s a sampling of the apps:
Mood Swing, Moody Me,
Mood Panda,
Mood Kit, Mood Scanner,
Live Happy.

Is there really
any evidence
that mood apps help?

There aren’t many
studies yet.

If an app sounds
positively wacky,
maybe it is.

© 2012 Catherine Giordano

I have an app for happiness.  It is called “chocolate.”