Month: May 2013

What Is the Most Important Digital Journaling Feature? (And Other Interesting Survey Questions)

Digital Journaling Survey? Yes Please! It is always nice to find like-minded individuals around the interwebs and I’m excited to have recently bumped into Ramy from Narrato (okay, he bumped into me but… whatever). He and his team are not just creating a journaling service but an entire lifelogging service! This means that you will be able to track and quantify many aspects of your life automatically and privately…cool! As you know, as far as journaling goes I lean more to the capturing life side of things and less on the improving life side of things. That is why...

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How To Correctly Copy and Paste Into Your Journal

We write a lot more words than we typically give ourselves credit for. Not only am I constantly writing blog posts on this and other sites, but I frequently write detailed emails to close family and friends. Throw in social media, commenting on other websites and personal journaling and I average probably a four digit word count every day. I wouldn’t be surprised if you do too. When it comes to my digital journal word count, I cheat. I’m bad. I steal, plunder and plagerize. But it’s all okay! I’m not stealing someone elses words and calling them mine,...

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Why You Should Consider Printing Your Digital Journal

If you have done a diligent search for a quality journal app for your smartphone and tablet you may have been attacked by a flurry of features. Emoticons! Links! Video! …and so on. As great as these sound and as wonderful as it is to capture your life in such a variety of ways, I argue against using most multimedia features that digital journals offer these days. The exception? Pictures. If it isn’t clear already, I teach that you shouldn’t use these sort of bells and whistles because in the end you can’t print them (alright, maybe emoticons, but…...

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Journal App Review: Roller Journal for iPhone

Keeping a journal is similar to exercise. Some people start it out strong; going to the gym every day, doing the necessary warm-ups and buying the required items but there will come a point where the thrill and excitement fizzles up. For people who want to keep a journal, the problem is not in the determination or the time. Sometimes, we just don’t know what to write about. We face an empty piece of paper with a pen at hand just letting precious time pass by. Then we give up. If you are one of the many people who...

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