When I was small my grandmother gave me tiny dolls called worrydolls. She promised that if I told the doll my worry, the doll would worry for me. In the Worrydolls app you tell the doll you worry, and the doll carries the worry.
You can track the worry over time. If something new happens, you can tell the doll.
When the worry is finished, the doll is given a crown. Then you can look back at your old worries, a proven way of reducing anxiety over time.
I made this app to help people with anxiety and it is inspired by years of facing anxiety and depression myself. The worrydolls work by using research into cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness techniques, and a bit of magic.
We have been very touched and honoured to be visited by new friends from around the world. Lovely and talented community members have helped us translate the app, and we hope that it can help more people than ever in more places. Thank you for helping us grow and reach more worriers!
Ratings and Reviews
Great App for Anxiety
This is a great app for those of us who have anxiety. I tell my worries to hand drawn worry dolls who promise to take over the worry for me. I can update the doll with any new developments and record times of active anxiety and worry. And the worry doll never teases me over my “silly” worries. The doll gets a little crown when I record that the problem has been resolved. The app then let’s me look back at what I’ve told the doll helping me see how often my worries and anxiety were unfounded.
Beautifully simple app to help with anxiety
The adorable hand drawn characters in this app quickly feel like old friends. They take your worries and provide the simple comfort and encouragement we all need from time to time. This app functions as a sort of twist on a journal, a safe place to store, face, reflect, and relieve your anxieties.
VoiceOver and Other Things
Hello. I think this app has the potential to go very far. My issue, though, is that I can only view one worry. I can't view any others that I've put in. Maybe this is a VoiceOver issue and those who don't use this accessibility feature, don't have this issue. But I'm not sure. I also don't see anything to mark a worry as completed, but perhaps I'm missing something. Just thought I'd give you the feedback. I hope you have a great day.
Developer Response ,
Thanks for trying the app and for your very constructive feedback! To view other worries, you should be able to scroll side-to-side. To finish the worry, tap on the doll. Then, press the button that says "This worry is finished now."
If anything is unclear you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org, and I can walk you through it, and I'd also like to help make it more accessible! Great feedback, thanks again :-)
- Peter Wieben
- 98 MB
- Health & Fitness
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
- Age Rating
- © 2019
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.