Is Goodnight Journal free?

Sign up to start writing for free forever, but if you want additional features, consider becoming a member at anytime!

Why become a member?

You can use Goodnight Journal for free forever. However, you becoming a member will really help us to run this site smoothly, to improve existing features, and to release new features to make writing a diary more fun.

You can become a member for $39.99 per year or $4.99 per month and get full access to all member's only features.

What is Happy?

Happy is a mental health app offered free for all Goodnight Journal users that helps you cope with Depression, Anxiety, Stress, and more. Happy is available on iOS, Android, and Web.

Journal prompts.

A journal prompt is a simple statement designed to offer you an idea or inspire you of what to write about. Journal prompt is also great way for beginners to get into journal writing. You can access it via Happy and my journal page by clicking the 🤔 emoji.

Journal books.

Organize your journals with books. Annual and monthly members can create up to 30 books and free members can create up to 3 books.

Journal reminder.

Journal reminder feature is available on Goodnight Journal's iOS and Android apps. Goodnight Journal's automatic reminder will help you keep up the habit of journaling.

Can I change my current membership?

Yes, you can! You just need to cancel the current membership and wait for the current membership to be ended. After that, you will be able to re-subscribe with either annual or monthly membership again. You can also use a coupon code to get a discount on your membership if you have the coupon code.

I have not received an activation email.

Please check your junk mail. If you still don’t see it, contact us with the email address that you used to sign up. We will activate your account within 24 hours.

Privacy for my journal.

You will have an option to choose between private or public for each journal entry. The default setting in your personal diary is set to private but you can always change it by editing your journal. This site is built on Amazon Web Service's technology and private journals are protected by them.

How do I backup my journals.

You can always backup all your journals under the Setting page if you are a paid member. Please make sure to allow pop-ups on your web browsers to download all your journals to your computer. How to allow pop-ups on Google Chrome

Personal information.

GoodNight Journal only requires an email address and username to register. Additional information in the profile page are not required and entirely up to you to fill out. Goodnight Journal will not be held responsible or liable for any personal information that you share on your public journals.

Public journal.

Saving your journal under the public setting means others will be able to read your journals on the Community page. If you wish to share your journal with others, then set your settings from private to public.
The Community page will show the latest journal entry from users who have written at least one public journal. Clicking the username underneath the title of the journal entry will show you all journal entries from that user.


All journal entries will autosave as a draft as you write your journal entry. Autosave will help to prevent loss of your personal journal, from accidentally closing the browser to power outage and more.

Publish journal.

After you have finished writing your journal, be sure to click on the Publish button at the top of the Writing page.

Can I change the date and time of your journal entry?

With annual or monthly membership, you can change the date and time of the journals you're saving and add journals from the past.

I have suggestions or comments on this website.

You can always contact me via contact page.

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