To say we’re a *tad* obsessed with paper journals might be a little bit of an understatement. But as much as we love our precious diaries, carrying around our everyday journal, bullet journal, fitness journal and gratitude journal can sometimes leave our bag feeling more like a high-school backpack than a girlboss briefcase. That’s why we’ve decided to make the switch to digital journals — not only are they virtually weightless, but they’re much cheaper and packed with cool features that you just can’t get with an old-school journal. Here are nine of our favorite apps to help you journal anything and everything.


1. Momento: If your journaling style is more memory keeping than deep introspection, this might just be the best journaling app for you. It pulls your daily activities, posts and photos from your fave social networks and makes it super easy to share your day… both publicly and privately.

DL It: Free on iOS


2. 1 Second Everyday: Just because you don’t want to spend time typing up your daily musings doesn’t mean you can’t keep a journal. This fun video diary is simple — just record one second of your day and the app will stitch together all the videos and photos you’ve collected to visually document the very best of your year.

DL It: $4.99 on Android and iOS


3. Diaro: If you’re looking for a free journaling app that’s packed with features, this is it. Not only can you easily organize and search through your past entries, but recording new experiences is a snap (plus, you can easily sync your memories across all your devices too).

DL It: Free on Android and iOS


4. MOJO: Keeping a gratitude journal is a great way to make your day more positive, and this handy digital version only takes FIVE minutes to complete every day. Using a collection of photos and text, MOJO is a private diary of your best moments that’ll help you easily recall all the things that bring you joy.

DL It: $3.99 on iOS


5. Journey: With a passcode and fingerprint security, this Android-only app will keep your memories well protected… plus, their pretty fonts and blog styles will make you actually want to decompress and journal about your day.

DL It: Free on Android


6. Dream Journal Ultimate: Keeping a record of your dreams can give you incredible insight. This fun digital version combines the best of traditional dream journals and online forums by giving its users space to record their dreams privately or open them up for interpretation by their peers.

DL It: Free on Android and iOS


7. Grid Diary: If the biggest hurdle you have to starting a daily journaling habit is figuring out what in the world you’re supposed to write about, check out Grid Diary. It’s a handy journaling app that separates your daily entry into bite-size questions and prompts that make it ridiculously easy to reflect on your day.

DL It: Free on iOS


8. Foodnotes: Foodies, rejoice! This amazing app is the perfect way to collect all of your restaurant critiques and foodie adventures. You can share what you loved, what you want to remember and what you’re *dying* to try next time with pics, reviews and custom entries.

DL It: Free on iOS


9. Day One Journal: Whether you only journal on special occasions or write an entry every single day, the Day One Journal is a great place to store all of your precious memories. With a sleek design and the ability to include photos and videos in every post, it’s a great option for anyone obsessed with style.

DL It: $4.99 on iOS

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