The #1 Day One Journal Alternative is the easiest way to start good habits. Unlike Day One, we are more than a private journal. We can help you do better work and be more successful.

An alternative to Day One Journaling

Day One is a writing app that helps you keep a private journal. is a suite of modern tools to help you reflect, write more, and ultimately, do better work.

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Built for Work

Unlike Day One, Friday has customizable templates for any work scenario.

More than a private journal

Private journaling is nice, but Friday is so much more than a private journal.

Fully Integrated

Friday integrates and lives where you work. We aren't just software for iOS.

Modern & Updated

Friday is cloud-based and updated on a daily basis.

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More than private journaling is the ultimate Day One alternative because we will help you create lasting habits that make you more successful in all aspects of your life. It's not a blank sheet, Friday is a jumping off point for better work and a better life.

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Customizable prompts make reflection better

If you'd like to be more proactive and productive, you need to use Friday instead of Day One Journaling. We have customizable work templates that make reflection much easier.

See templates on how we make work and life better.

Friday helps you get better at work and life.

Daily Standup

Daily Standup

Start your day off right by sharing what you hope to accomplish. Do this individually or across the entire organization.


Weekly Review

Reflect and figure out where you can improve in the upcoming week. You can do this individually or with others.


Exec Update

Quickly share what you are thinking about on a regular basis with the rest of your team or the entire company.

I use Friday at work to understand what my team is working on and where they might be stuck. I also use it for my own personal habit-building and it's awesome!

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Ally Lord

Director of Sales, Momentum Consulting

Friday helps me be more thoughtful and structured in my every life and at work. It really helps me be more productive.

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Jack McDermott

Product Marketing Manager, Panorama Education

Make Work Better

Friday helps you get better at what you do.