Trying to Establish a New Routine? Try Habit Stacking.

john-baker-3To9V42K0Ag-unsplashThis year has not been kind to the habits, patterns, and routines you had previously established for yourself. Instead of waking up and going to the gym, you now do yoga in the front room. Rather than meet a friend for coffee at a shop around the corner, you brew your own batch in the kitchen. And that long commute you used to make downtown on the train? Now you … Read more “Trying to Establish a New Routine? Try Habit Stacking.”

Wondering What to Write? There’s a Prompt For That.


When we launched Templates last year, we did so hoping an in-app framework for repeated journal responses would help facilitate daily journaling. Many journalers like to log the same type of response each day, and Templates make this easy to do. Our Templates library includes Day Summary, 5 Minute PM, Meals, Ideas and more. Users can also create their own custom Templates. 

The response to Templates has been overwhelmingly positive, Read more “Wondering What to Write? There’s a Prompt For That.”

Giving Thanks All Month Long

Turkey and pie, football and family. If you live in the United States, you know the day we’re talking about is Thanksgiving. This joyous autumn holiday is celebrated each year on the 4th Thursday of November. It’s a day where friends and family gather to feast, enjoy one another’s company, and express gratitude. It’s that last part we’re going to focus on—not just in this blog post—but throughout the entire … Read more “Giving Thanks All Month Long”

Turn Your Journal Into a Personal Highlight Reel

When ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10 comes on, you watch. For avid sports fans, these 10 video clips are the best of the best from the past 24 hours. Diving catches, buzzer beaters, and game winning goals. It’s hard to not love highlights.

When we added video recording to Day One, this is what we had in mind: a personal highlight reel of your life. With our phones going everywhere we … Read more “Turn Your Journal Into a Personal Highlight Reel”

It’s Time For Templates

The blank page is a powerful thing, especially when that blank page is in your own, private journal. It’s a canvas of opportunity, full of infinite possibilities. But often times a blank page isn’t what you need. Sometimes you want a little structure and direction to guide you. Which is why we’re thrilled to announce that templates have officially arrived as part of our Version 4.2 release.


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