Current mental health interventions don’t pay enough attention to our motivations and goals, and how they affect spontaneous thought.
Mend offers semi-personalized support for breakup recovery. The daily talks are helpful but the subscription price is high.
Woebot offers useful CBT coaching. But its chatbot interface is more distracting than helpful at this point, reflecting AI’s current inability to understand natural language.
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The designers of this app have made some great choices around mood tracking and introducing core CBT skills. But they’ve also made some questionable choices around data capture and analytics.
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Can you measure mental health using biometrics like heart rate during sleep? Probably not.