Joyster (Version iOS 1.7.2)

Joyster (Version iOS 1.7.2) -Synopsis: Joyster is a smart mental health tracker and journal used to track mental and physical health symptoms to food, exercise and social activities.

Price and Platform: Free seven-day trial + paid. Apple and Android.

RDN Score: 4/5


  • Well-designed app with friendly characters to welcome users to and through the platform.
  • Joyster includes a variety of conditions including anxiety, allergy, headache, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and others.
  • Track mental health and physical symptoms and triggers while monitoring your mood and energy levels.
  • Select one to eight symptoms to track in each new journal entry.
  • Check in with how you are feeling. Choose from a wide range of emotions from happy to confident, use emojis or rank symptoms on a scale of one to five from unpleasant to pleasant.
  • Explore valuable insights to uncover what might influence your mood, identify triggers and track trends in behavior.
  • Use the reflection diary to connect the dots, track trends and document your sleep and daily physical activity.
  • Get actionable insights on whether influences such as running or cooking or an exchange with someone had a positive or negative impact on your anxiety or depression management, for example.


  • Must provide a name and email address before you can access the app. This might be a sensitive request for the target audience and may be a privacy concern.
  • Annual cost might be prohibitive for some at $59.99 CAD (about $48 USD) per year.

Bottom Line: Joyster is ideal for anyone seeking a convenient way to track both mental health and physical symptoms in one place.

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Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is based in Atlanta and specializes in culinary nutrition, communications and consulting. She blogs at Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.