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5 Min Journal app review: an effective way of changing your moods



Did you know that your emotions have a magical way of controlling your thinking ability? Research studies shows that people who are always happy find it easy to achieve their goals and objectives as compared to those who are always desolate. 5 Min Journal is an amazing app developed by Intelligent Change Inc. to provide users with a simple and effective way of changing their moods when feeling depressed or sad. It is compatible with iPhone and iPad devices. The default languages are German, Spanish, Romanian, and English.

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A New Way of Changing Your Mood When Sad

5 Min Journal is a new iOS application that aims at helping users change their mood in just five minutes or less. To achieve this, the developer uses proven psychology principles that are backed up with real experiments and scientific data. Most of the people who have tried it out confess that it is easy to use and deliver the expected results.

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Apart from helping you feel happy, it offers daily inspiration quotes as well as weekly challenges that you can take part in to gauge your mental capability. The quotes will surely uplift your soul when you feel like giving up as it will give you some insights on how to respond to certain situations. The quotes are sourced from some of the best public speakers and the most successful people in the world such as Bill Gates.

Best Features

5 Min Journal is a great motivational app. To ensure that you get value for the time that you spend on it, the developers have come up with a user-friendly interface that makes it utterly easy to type your daily goals and objectives. For instance, you will be able to type in all the things in your life that you are grateful about without seeking help from your friends or colleagues.

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Your goals and objectives should be confidential. The developer knows this fact too well and has incorporated a new feature that allows users to secure the app using a passcode. Only you or anyone in your life who has this code will be able to use the app or access information stored in it. To be on the safe side, it is recommended not to share the code with anyone.

It is very easy to forget to use the app especially when rushing to work in the morning. Luckily, the app has reminders that will ensure that you never forget to type in your journal entries. All you need to do is set it to alert you at a specific time you feel you would be able to do so.

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Pros and Cons


  • Ability to capture best moments of the day in pictures
  • No Internet access is required
  • Ability to secure your information using passcode


  • You might have to download a new app if you forget your passcode

Final Thoughts

5 Min Journal is a great app that will help you remain optimistic throughout the day. It is based on proven principles of positive psychology.


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Cherry is a hard-working writer and an aspiring web designer who can't go a day without using her favorite apps. She's always on the lookout for new apps and enjoys discovering ones that others have overlooked.