One way to fight depression is to engage in simple activities to promote healthy habit building. This is the idea behind SuperBetter. The simple tasks in the app are transformed into a game to draw on the skilled techniques you use when you play games to promote optimistic feelings. The only requirement is that you remain honest with yourself to avoid cheating the system and yourself.
Helping remove symptoms of depression isn’t the only application of SuperBetter. It can also be used to overcome anxiety, deal with chronic pain, heal from physical pain, or bounce back from post-traumatic stress. You determine why you should use it. Even if you don’t know it, when you play games you use courage, creativity, determination, and optimism — this is how living gamefully can improve your life. Inspiration for SuperBetter stems from results in two clinical trials.