The argument for journaling

We’re all aware of the countless self-help books promoting journaling to improve quality of life, allowing the producer to pin point negative (and positive) circular thought patterns. But instead I will take a different approach and base my argument from the concept of owning your own data, from your own perspective, from your own position in space and time.

Whether we like it or not, everything we now do and a lot of what we say is being added to a database somewhere, churned through an algorithm and producing an analysis on our profile as a customer, employee, citizen and human…