Happy Friday everyone! I just wanted to say a massive thank you to all of our supporters. There’s 50 MoodyPandas in the supporters team now! That’s a very small team of people, each of whom have donated to help MoodPanda grow, develop and be there for our lovely community of so many people! By supporting our costs, each of our 50 supporters has helped me and Ross keep MoodPanda...
MoodPanda is in a comic!
We are STOKED to be included in the latest page of the amazing Worry Wart comic! (Happiness 10) If you haven’t already read Worry Wart (An Anxiety Comic) you should :-) MoodPanda in a comic!!
Five Reasons why Community is Important.
Having a solid community of people who you can trust enough to be vulnerable and honest with is a foundational part of life. Everyone needs people who encourage, listen to and cry with them. Community offers several valuable gifts that combine to improve our emotional state, relationships and quality of life. Five Reasons why Community is Important. 1) Community gives courage: People who say...
We're trending on the Android App Store!
Aww what a great week here at MoodPanda HQ. We’re on the front page of Android’s App Store. Fantastic! Panda hugs to all our new members, you’re gonna love it here!
The more you track your behaviours the more likely you are to create and commit...– Natali Morris, NBC’s Today Show www.moodpanda.com
We were on NBC's Today show! See the segment here
Wow what an exciting afternoon at MoodPanda HQ, with TV coverage across the USA on NBC’s Today Show! Watch our segment here: http://www.today.com/video/today/51716428#51716428 A warm panda hug to all our new users!! We hope you enjoy being part of our amazing community. www.moodpanda.com
Our Website is extremely busy right now, but
Sorry if there’s any temporary slow down on MoodPanda right now, we’re getting a massive amount of people joining, due to major TV coverage in the USA. You can get our iPhone/iPod App here and Android App here Once the website calms down again, it’ll be super fast as normal, this is just temporary,so download the App and give it a try! Like our Facebook page, or follow us...
Tracking moods can help new mums
Motherhood can be one of the most stressful and amazing times in a woman’s life. While becoming a mum for the first time can be overwhelming at times, tracking moods with MoodPanda can help new moms cope with the challenges of motherhood. Parents magazine outlines 5 common new-mom challenges that new moms often struggle with, including breast-feeding and self-image as a woman’s...
MoodPanda Press and Write-ups →
MoodPanda Press and Write-ups Quiet Saturday night? Have a read through some of the articles, press and blogs that have featured MoodPanda :-) There’s a huge one to add at the end of this month - watch this space! Posted by Jake, Co-Founder of MoodPanda.com
Hugs Increase Happiness!
Have you ever walked through the door after a hard day and heard your friend or loved one say, “It looks like you could use a hug!” The truth is, most of us could use a hug, but too many of us aren’t giving or getting the hugs we need. And we do, in fact, need them! The benefits of hugging are felt by anyone who engages in the practice. Those feelings of warmth, connection, and intimacy you...
Worry Wart - An Anxiety Comic
If you haven’t already, you should visit http://tinyurl.com/WorryWartDA Worry Wart is An Anxiety Comic created by one of our Moody Pandas, Dani Abram. It’s a brutally honest portrayal of her experiences of Anxiety, and it’s a must read. Posted by Jake, Co-Founder of MoodPanda.com
It's the International Day of Happiness!
The United Nations has declared 20 March as the first ever International Day of Happiness. It hopes the initiative will encourage governments to consider the well-being of their citizens, rather than focusing efforts solely on economic growth. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21855292 Have a happy day! :-) Posted by Jake, Co-Founder of MoodPanda.com
New Avatars Released into the Wild
We’ve just released a whole bunch of new MoodPanda avatars, thanks to Dani, our artist panda! On the website, click “My Account”, on the Apps its under “Change Avatar” in the “World Feed” section Below are all the avatars we currently have Standard Supporter Exclusive [Donate to MoodPanda to become a supporter]
We’ve added a new experimental feature to the Android and iPhone Apps - you can now Search through Mood Ratings, and People We’ve recently had a massive influx of new users, and as the community grows it’ll be useful to be able to find people to follow, and fascinating to see what people are feeling about specific words. So - on the Apps - click on World Feed, and scroll up a...
Our Web Site is Extremely Busy Right Now, BUT
Sorry if there’s any temporary slow down on MoodPanda right now, we’re getting a massive amount of people joining, due to major TV coverage. You can get our iPhone/iPod App here and Android App here Once the website calms down again, it’ll be super fast as normal, this is just temporary,so download the App and give it a try! Like our Facebook page, or follow us on...
MoodPanda World Happiness Infographic 2012
It’s that time of the year again, our Data-Pandas have been hard at work creating this lovely infographic summary of 2012. How does 2012 compare to 2011? What have we been posting about? How do males compare to females? Find out more by viewing the whole infographic at visual.ly Posted by Jake, Co-Founder of MoodPanda.com
MoodPanda are on TV (USA)!
EDITED: Very exciting to be featured on Major US TV Networks over Christmas and New Year!
Support MoodPanda at Christmas - Donate today!
It’s almost the end of the year, and we hit 50% of our annual donation target, not bad for our first year of community funding! There’s still time to help us get towards our target, every penny helps. Your donations go straight into the future development of MoodPanda - the most notable recent development being our brand new Android App! You wanted it, you helped us pay for it, you...
World Mental Health Day 2012
Today (10th October) is World Mental Health Day. This year the focus of World Mental Health Day is depression. Depression is a condition that affects day-to-day life. It is more than feeling a bit low, or reacting to negative circumstances, it is not a weakness, a personality trait, or a choice of any sort, it is an illness. This little video, released in time for WMHD, by the World Health...
Your site is not only a life saver, it is also a real example of innovation...– Paul D, one of our lovely users talking about MoodPanda
MoodPanda in Oprah Winfrey's O Magazine
Apparently we’re in Oprah’s O Magazine (Page 76 if you’re a subscriber), and we’ve been listed in Dr. Oz’s peek into future medicine, on Oprah’s website! Lovely stuff Dr. Oz: 5 Pieces of Advice I’ll Be Giving 10 Years from Now Find a Doc Who Prescribes Apps Cell phones are already becoming medical devices as developers create more and more apps that can...
World Suicide Prevention Day
Today (10th September 2012) is World Suicide Prevention Day. It is a day to reflect on the tragedies that have been and a day to celebrate what steps are being taken towards a brighter future for those who face the darkest times…. -Read more from our friends at MentalHealthy As of 2011, an estimated one million people per year die by suicide or “a death every 40 seconds or about...
Go Quantify Yourself: Five Lifestyle Metrics...
It’s been a busy week at MoodPanda HQ! Another great article featuring us as part of the growing Quantified Self Movement, aimed at entrepreneurs and business leaders, posted by bplans.com What happens when you combine smartphone applications, monitoring technology, social networks and your productivity-sapping bad habits? Little by little, those habits start to disappear. At least,...
Consumers get measure of their lifestyles -...
Another really interesting article for which MoodPanda did an interview as Frontline experts Tracking every part of their lives, from calorie intake to energy use, is helping consumers take control of purchase decisions and personal goals, according to research seen by Marketing Week Future Foundation editorial director James Murphy says: “… There is [an] appetite that individuals have...
Marketing Week Article "Data tide turns in...
Interesting article about personal data tracking, and MoodPanda “It’s not only businesses that are obsessed with how to make the most of their data. Consumers are becoming more and more interested in measuring their own lives and acting on the results.” “The trend has become known as the ‘quantified self’, and as a Marketing Week article this week reports, a host of new...
Strategies for coping with panic
BlackDogTribe posted this short list of tips for coping with panic; I thought it was worth a share! A panic attack is an intense feeling of fear or anxiety. It happens suddenly and develops rapidly and is characterized by symptoms including a racing heart, sweating, shortness of breath, chest pain and dizziness. A panic attack is different to panic disorder. The sufferer may also worry about...
MoodPanda in the New Scientist Magazine
We are so excited to be mentioned in an article about Quantified Self, in the New Scientist magazine! I’ve grown up reading New Scientist and its amazing to see us in there! It’s in the 4th August edition, or if you’re lucky enough to have a subscription you can read the article here Posted by Jake, Co-Founder of MoodPanda.com
Nuesli is Launched!
Today is a big day! We have launched our new App, Nuesli! Nuesli is an App built by the creators of MoodPanda, and powered by the MoodPanda Happiness Engine. Nuesli gathers social emotional feedback for breaking News stories. Nuesli is a new experience in reading the News. Each story you read asks for your emotional feedback, and your rating becomes part of a crowd-sourced reaction to the...
GO TEAM PANDA!
Are you rooting for your home country to get the Gold? Have you been robbed already of a podium place? Well YOU can get yourself a Gold medal right now, and with absolutely none of the sweat and tears required for athletes! How? Simple! Donate here to keep MoodPanda alive. www.tinyurl.com/supportmoodpanda Join our podium with a gold, silver or bronze supporters medal! GO TEAM PANDA! Posted...
Thank you guys very much for making MoodPanda. It really helped make a very...– Rux, one of our lovely users talking about MoodPanda
MoodPanda has helped me through really tough times. The community is full of...– Emily D, one of our lovely users talking about MoodPanda
I cannot imagine my life without MoodPanda. It has saved me.– Ace, one of our lovely users talking about MoodPanda
Everyone should know about the site, at the moments in life where you feel lost...– Serena G, one of our lovely users talking about MoodPanda
MoodPanda has helped me through really tough times. The community is full of...– Emily D [moodpanda user, bronze supporter]
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7 minimalistic posters representing various mental...
Designed by Patrick Smith… via 22 Words Posted by Jake, Co-Founder of MoodPanda.com