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Brighter: A Gratitude Journal

Celebrate the little things.

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Spend just 5 minutes a day using Brighter to become a happier, healthier you.

We first we created the Grateful app, a simple gratitude journal based on words. We now we bring you Brighter, a gratitude journal based on photos.

“Expressing gratitude is associated with a host of mental and physical benefits. Studies have shown that feeling thankful can improve sleep, mood and immunity. Gratitude can decrease depression, anxiety, difficulties with chronic pain and risk of disease. If a pill that could do this, everyone would be taking it.” –the Mayo Clinic

5 Benefits of a Daily Gratitude Practice:

  1. Increases our psychological well-being
  2. Enhances our positive emotions
  3. Increases our self-esteem
  4. Improves our relationships
  5. Improves our sleep and overall physical health

Practicing gratitude daily can make us happier.

Use the Brighter Gratitude Journal to express thanks and appreciation for the positive things in your life.

Answer the daily prompts or create your own prompts. Set reminders to make gratitude a habit.

Add one gratitude entry a day or add multiple entries throughout the day.

Add a photo to each entry and create a gratitude (vision) board in the process.

Brighter is a simple, flexible tool to help you appreciate the little (and big) things in your life.

Brighter Features:

A Simple, Soothing Interface

Simple, beautiful design with an array of soothing colors to choose from

Prompt-based Journaling

Choose from a collection of prompts to start off your daily journal entry.

Custom Prompts

Supplement Brighter’s library of gratitude prompts by creating your own prompts.

Gratitude Vision Board

Brighter automatically creates a gratitude vision board using photos you add to your entries. Another way to appreciate the good things in your life.

Notes and Captions

Add additional thoughts and notes  to every gratitude entry. Swipe through each entry in a ’Story View.’

Daily Reminders

Make gratitude a habit by setting one or more of Brighter’s daily reminders to remind you to take a moment to reflect.

Use Brighter to capture:

  • What you’re grateful for
  • What made you laugh
  • What you’re looking forward to
  • Something you’ve realized
  • Something you hope for
  • A bright spot in your day
  • Something you learned
  • Someone who made you laugh

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