Below are a variety of mobile applications I endorse that are free or low cost and can be helpful to enhance self care, personal awareness, habit building, monitoring intake, creating safety, and facilitating mindfulness practices.
Finch, your new self care best friend
Amaru, your virtual self care pet
Moody, mood tracker and journal
Daylio, self care bullet journal with goals, mood diary, and happiness tracker
Habit Tracker, help you build habits & reach goals.
Recovery Record, technology enabled tracking for disorder eating
Ate, food tracking made easy (logging with photos and nutrition intention set based on personally determined "paths")
Am I Hungry, mindful eating intuitive coach
Suicide Safety Plan, easy place to develop and access emergency resources
Calm Harm, help to manage and resist the urge to self harm
Happy Mind, mindfulness app
Insight Timer, mindfulness app
I am also including a few additional apps that can be helpful for accessing low or no cost reading material, building community and meeting new people, as well as enhancing connections to others and your hobbies.
Libby, access audio and e-books from your local library, digitally
Kindle, amazon platform for e-books
Webtoon, free webcomic community
Fable, virtual book club community
Bumble BFF, match with other locals looking to make new friends
Meetup, find local gatherings with people who share your interests
Discord, a virtual platform to connect with others
Please be aware that some of the features in these apps might be behind a secondary paywall, so be mindful about in-app purchases you may be offered. Significant benefit can be found from all of these resources without opting into ongoing, recurring fees.
If you have other favorite apps, I'd love to hear about them. Please feel free to share int he comment section below!