According to researchers at the Harvard Medical School, “Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity, and build strong relationships.” Grateful was created to make expressing gratitude in your life both easy and fun, as well as to remind you, during those down moments, of the many blessings in your life (that you've documented in Grateful).

*Daily Prompts to Start You Off*
With its simple interface and daily prompts, Grateful is designed to make reflection and giving thanks both a joyful and easy process. Daunted by a blank page? Not quite sure where to start? Grateful will greet you with one question, such as. 'What made you smile today'? or 'What made today a good day?'. All you have to do is answer. It can be a simple word. Or a simple paragraph. Grateful allows for both. You can also add a photo to support your thoughts.

*Easy to Browse your Past Entries*
Grateful's simple journal feed lets you browse your entries by TIME or by PROMPT. Want to see all the things that made you smile this year? Jump to those entries in your timeline. Want to see what your state of mind was last January? Jump to that month in your timeline.

*Our Prompts or Yours*
Grateful gives you the flexibility to make the journal truly yours. When sit down to write an entry, Grateful will start you off with a prompt. You have the option of:
1.) Answering the prompt
2.) Choosing a different prompt
3.) Writing your own prompt

*Totally Private*
No sign ups. No logins. No Facebook integration. All you data resides only on your device.

FREE Features:
• 15 journal entries
• Unlimited reminders
• No login of any kind required. This journal is for you only.
• Each session starts with a prompt, making writing easy.
• Grateful lets you answer the prompt and also save any additional thoughts for later reading.
• Ability to edit past entries
• Customize your timeline - show entries by time, prompt, tag, or randomly

Additional PREMIUM Features
(available with one-time upgrade or with a Growth Bundle subscription):
• Unlimited entries (Free version allows 15 entries)
• Data backup with Dropbox and iCloud
• Passcode with Face ID for added privacy security
• Ability to create your own prompts to answer
• Export your entries to file (PDF or CSV format)

Grateful‘s GROWTH BUNDLE is an optional monthly or annual subscription. If you choose to upgrade, payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, for the chosen plan's price.

Subscriptions may be managed and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to your iTunes/App Store Account Settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.

Read our full Privacy Policy/Terms here:

What’s New

Version 1.4

• Fixed stability issues with iOS 13.
• Fixed bug where photos were not loading properly when creating a new entry.
• Fixed bug where the main entry photo was not appearing in a PDF export.
• Fixed bug where 'Random' sort was not working properly.
• Faster backups to iCloud and Dropbox.

Thanks to all for trying GRATEFUL and especially for your emails and feedback. We are listening!

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.4K Ratings

2.4K Ratings

MrRE3Nemesis ,

Helped my Depression

I’ve been suffering with Depression, Anxiety and Anorexia Nervosa and this was recommended to me by my therapist. I gave it a shot and it’s so easy to use. We all get stuck in a cloud of negativity but this will help you break from it. I started to notice after a few days of using this that I started to see the positivity in things. It’s changed my mindset to look at the good of the days we go through instead of focusing on the negativity as well as appreciating the good in our lives even if it’s as small as the smell of our shampoo bottle. I upgraded right away to the premium and made my own prompts! I highly recommend this app! I feel miles better than I did before!

CBV12qw90po ,

Missing a calendar view

😊 I downloaded the app yesterday and I find its simplicity nice, however was tempted to look into other apps as i saw they have a “track your mood” calendar view that allows you to set your mood with a face and then see how you felt every day (displaying the faces) and then see an overall mood graph for the month/week etc... i thought that was super cool, but then again other apps are too full of stuff its overwhelming. Tried using an emoji here but then i dont have a calendar view to track my mood progress (which btw is pretty encouraging if you manage to uplift it)... seeing more happy faces on a calendar for sure helps! Any chance this could be included? 😃✨ (I also saw a cool “gratitude jar” on some app, which allowed you to see your blessings (what you were grateful for) after clicking on it, but again, it was too complicated, also kind of public and needed to upgrade to a paid version for the nicest things advertised on the app store (not so cool). Maybe you can give this a thought and improve it much more! Thanks tho! Nice app

Catch # 888 ,


I typed a very long grateful story and then left the app for a email notification, I return to the app and it all vanished. I wasn't even off the application for more than 30 seconds and everything I typed disappeared instantly.
That’s so unfortunate..since I wanted to really get involved into this platform but I don’t want to stress myself out over my paragraphs being deleted so quickly. That would just cause so much more stress & anxiety for me then actually enjoying the app & act of gratitude. I am hoping the developers find a way to work through this. Since I’m a writer and write long entries, I can’t imagine having to copy and paste every time I want to save my entries from being deleted. From Grateful App to Notes, from Notes to Grateful App, vice versa. I could just use my notes on my iPhone. It has less aesthetic but at least my notes don’t vanish once I leave the application to roam in the background.

I feel and love the potential, won’t delete the app, but hope to see future improvements & updates to counteract this inconvenience.
Namaste to All!


treebetty LLC
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Requires iOS 10.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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In-App Purchases
  1. One-Time Premium Upgrade $4.99
  2. Grateful Growth Bundle: Month $3.99
  3. Grateful Growth Bundle: Yearly $18.99


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