Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
— Leonardo da Vinci
Writing things down spawns awareness and clarity. Recap your days in 3+ bullets and align your actions with your goals.
Looking back and assessing your experiences and decisions with hindsight is the key to improvement and progress.
Simply use Twitter syntax to tag activities and people, or tap on bullets to highlight them. Tags and mentions are private, only you can see them.
Highlight special entries and reminisce about them later.
Tag special activities and track them automatically over time.
Mark people and easily find all entries that mention them.
Dreams are a window into our subconscious mind. Attach short notes about last night's adventures to your daily log.
Collect shower thoughts, mind-blowing facts, insightful quotes and excerpts from good books and use them as a source of wisdom.
Store all your ideas in one place, elaborate on them, make plans, and work out solutions.
While you write about your day Journalistic crunches data and compiles insights for you automatically.
- How many highlights did I have this year?
- How many entries do I write per week?
- ...and what's the total?
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Why should I start a journal?
Keeping a journal is all about awareness and focus. Both writing and recapping daily logs help you reflect upon your relationships, accomplishments, goals and life in general.
Also, have a look at Some Good Reasons to Journal Daily (post).
What is “micro” journaling?
A micro journal is essentially a bullet journal with focus on a minimalistic writing style. Distilling events down to the essential gives rise to clarity and in the end that is why you keep a journal in the first place, isn't it?
What is the advantage of an app over a paper journal?
In terms of writing experience certainly nothing comes close to physical writing. However, a digital journal has the advantage of always being with you, and while searching and aggregating insights can be very tedious with a paper journal, Journalistic makes it easy as pie.
Can I use Journalistic together with my traditional journal?
Absolutely! Why not?
Will my entries stay private?
Of course! We do not share your entries with anyone.
Is the app available on Android and iOS devices?
Yes! Journalistic is a Progressive Web App (PWA), meaning you can install it on Android, iOS and Chrome just like a native app. Check out the following question on how to install it. Journalistic is also available as native Android app in the Google PlayStore™ and might come to the Apple AppStore™ as well at some point.
How can I install the Journalistic app (PWA) on my device?
Check out our guide "How to install a Progressive Web App (PWA)" and you'll be up and running in less than a minute. You can also always use the web app, it works great as well!
Can I export my journal?
Yes, you can download your journal entries easily with just one click. We're currently supporting export in text (.txt) and markdown (.md) format and will add PDF soon...
Is there an API?
Not yet, but we're working on it...
What about integrations?
In due time Journalistic will become a programmable journal and integrate with Zapier, IFTTT and all your favorite apps.
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