Author: Bakari Chavanu

CLTT Episode #13 – The 5 Levels of Digital Journaling (Podcast)

Organization isn’t usually my thing. I typically make up things as I go and look back to see how I did. However, when it comes to improving digital journaling skills, I have found that many struggle to get started, let alone become proficient and comfortable with this relatively new practice. For this reasons I actually put myself to organizing the process of becoming a better digital journaler and the 5 Levels of Digital Journaling was born. I have spoken about it before and you can also take an interactive quiz to find your own digital journaling level (see links...

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A New Chapter at Easy Journaling

Life is constantly evolving. I’m welcoming a journaling guru to the Easy Journaling team. While demands on my full-time career have never been higher, and my roles as husband and father require increasing attention, I realize that I need serious help to give Easy Journaling the attention it deserves. This website is still the only location focused on digital journaling and consistently serves a growing audience as well as the casual journaler looking for the best journal app or digital journaling tips. It is with great excitement that I introduce Nathan Ohren as the manager of the operations of...

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Should I Reread Old Journal Entries? Yup.

I’ve been there before. Writing in a personal journal consistently for weeks or even months until finally the thought pops in “will anyone ever read all of these words I am writing?” You have possibly been there as well. It can be sort of a downer and mess with the journaling motivation that is often so hard to gather up. Conjuring up so much thought, emotion and story telling only to wonder if those words will ever been seen by human eyes again. Sometimes writing in a journal feels like throwing a pebble in the ocean or (worse yet)...

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The #1 Criteria You Should Consider When Choosing a Journal

I have discussed many features and criteria by which you should be judging a journal app when you are in the market for a new one. These have included export to PDF, security and backup features and cross-platform compatibility. But when it is all said and done, after all of the numbers are crunched and you have limited your selection down to only a handful (which, by the way, www.bestjournalapp.com does for free) there is one criteria that you should use to rank and chose your app. What is it you ask? Well, just ask yourself a simple question-...

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Tis the Season- Making Journaling Your New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s is a season for reflection and contemplation. It is a time for change. This is the third New Year in Easy Journaling’s existence. Looking at the traffic on those past two days (a bunch of people came to this website), it is apparent that journaling is a common New Year’s resolution. It makes sense, really. Journaling can both preserve history and improve life. A personal journal can even help you with your other resolutions including losing weight, progressing careers and improving relationships. While I think that we should be making goals and resolutions year round, I do...

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