Month: August 2012

Is 1 Personal Journal Enough?

  There are countless reasons to keep a journal. My list of 101 Reasons gets pretty deep into those benefits, but there are many more- virtually all of them positive. Just about any aspect of one’s life can be improved upon with the aide of a well-kept, private journal. So does it do us justice to keep just one journal? For most of my life I have thought ‘yes’ to that question but recently I have begun to doubt and even wondered if I shouldn’t start one or two completely separate (and still private) journals. It all started when my wife...

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Everyday.me and the Automated Journaling Movement

What if I told you that you could journal without even journaling? That you could go to bed at night knowing that your entries had been written, complete with pictures? This may sound far off, but with a new app called Everyday.me, it is closer that you imagine. The thing that gets me even more excited is that I have been thinking about taking journaling in this direction recently- a direction I call the automated journal. This new way of journaling hinges on the fact that in this day and age we are constantly leaving notes and pieces of...

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Journalized For The iPhone Is Nice But Not Quite There

In a world of increasingly more, less often stands out and becomes desirable. Similarly, if you remove clutter and distractions from and application, it becomes easier to focus on the purpose of the software. Such is the case with the new Journalized for the iPhone. It achieves bare minimum in an elegant way without offering (or, as is often the case, forcing) more than you need. Tap the plus button to create and entry and away you go. Insert text as well as pictures or videos from your device and your entry is complete. Entries are displayed in a...

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