Month: July 2011

Why Keeping A PRIVATE Journal Is Important

What a social world we live in! Anything flirting with being newsworthy is blasted across the Twitterverse in minutes. Everyone shares everything with everyone on Facebook, blogs, message boards and anywhere else that they feel like they can share their opinion. People in the public’s eye are berated, stalked and kept on constant watch like a high security inmate with suicidal tendencies. It seems like no one can do anything without the advice of all of their Twitter followers. What happened to privacy? What happened to QUIET! (Sorry about the yelling.) Even some online and mobile journaling services leave...

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These 3 Online Journals Are Worth Your Time

Looking for the best journal app for you? Try our free journal recommendation tool! Online/web journals are great. They offer virtually unlimited room for you journal- today, tomorrow and ten years from now. They are secure and backed up constantly. They have proven long life spans. Oh, and you can access them from any computer. But unlike the iOS or Android app stores, your best method of finding these journals is through a series of Google searches and questionable user testimonials. It can be overwhelming, especially if you are like me and want any journal you start to stay...

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4 Enemies of Journaling

How’s your journaling going? Good I hope, but if you are like me, there is room for improvement. Lots of room. Like most good things, you wonder why you aren’t better at it. It makes you feel good. You are grateful later. It is an experience that enriches your life. Still, whatever your frequency goal is (entry per day, week…), you probably fall short. Books are written on motivations, techniques and methods for journaling and I can’t pretend to encompass the scope of those works. However, I have noticed a few reasons that keep me from meeting my journal...

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How To Type Faster On Your iPhone

You can only journal as fast as you can input text. Traditionally, most people comfortable with computers can type faster than they can write. But what about writing on a touchscreen? Well, most likely you can’t keep up with a keyboard. Still, you probably want to write as fast as possible, not only for quicker journal entries, but also for spending less time emailing and texting. These quick tips for iPhone and iPod touch users can help you improve your touchscreen finger dancing. Spacebar Double-Tap: If you are at the end of a sentence, instead of finding the period...

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The Top 5 Android Journals

Click here to let us match you up with your personal best Android journal with the FREE best journal app tool. Android journal and diary apps? Yeah, there are a ton of them. I’ve found 3 really popular free ones and 2 highly rated priced ones and directed them so that you can make the best decision for your smartphone or tablet. 1. Journey (I now use Journey! Click here to see why I think this is the best Android journal.) Description: Journey offers a quick and friendly writing screen, and simple but robust security. Journey makes it easy to record thoughts, life moments, memories or notes, and...

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