Frequently Asked Questions
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. At some point we will also provide native apps via the AppStore™ and the PlayStore™.
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...