Skip To Content

    21 Genius Ways To Track Your Mental Health

    Staying on top of your feelings is so, so satisfying.

    If you don’t know what bullet journaling is, it's basically the perfect love child between a planner, diary, and to-do list, so it can lend itself really well to recording info about your mental health.

    We rounded up some ~bujo~ layouts perfect for tracking your mood, symptoms, medications, sleep, and anything else that can help you stay on top of or improve your mental health. That said, you don't have to go full bullet-journal junkie to use these — a lot of them can be done in any old notebook or on a random piece of paper. If you DO want to go all out, here are some best practices when it comes to using a bullet journal to track your mental health.

    Quick note: Everyone's different, so the idea here is to get inspiration for layouts to track what you personally need/want to pay attention to — not to replicate anyone’s individual spread.

    1. This mood tracker that will show you the ~big picture~ of your year:

    2. This itty-bitty self-care tracker you can add to any daily spread:

    3. This Inside Out-inspired mood tracker that will make you feel whimsical even on sad days:

    4. This simple chart to keep on top of your meds:

    5. This minimalist layout to note one thing you're grateful for each day, which is great for your mental health:

    6. This sleep tracker to make sure you’re getting enough z's:

    7. This chart that will help you learn when and how you get triggered:

    8. This beautiful happiness spread that can be a nice reminder on dark days:

    9. This chart for debriefing after therapy so you don't forget anything:

    10. These ideas for self-care to keep tucked away for when you need them:

    11. These graphs will show you the peaks and valleys of your mood from month to month:

    12. This visual mood tracker for all the doodlers out there:

    13. This page for setting and tracking self-care goals so they don't fall by the wayside:

    14. These journaling prompts to bring some self-reflection into your day:

    15. This colorful ~mood garden~ you can use to track individual symptoms or your general emotional well-being:

    16. This simple monthly symptom tracker:

    17. This glorious poop-themed tracker for getting all those crappy emotions down on paper:

    18. These side-by-side charts to help you compare how much sleep you get with how good you feel:

    19. This tracker that will help you find patterns between your habits and how you feel:

    20. This gorgeous gratitude log to remind you of all the things that bring light to your life:

    21. This chart to help you schedule important "you" time: