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We’re building an app called Sound Off. We’ll make it easier than ever to take time to reflect. It’s a little like keeping mindful voice notes.

Things are moving slow and fast all at once. Here’s the breakdown…


Before everything, we spent a few months defining our brand. Launching Sound…

The voice journal app is almost ready for your feedback

Hello! Firstly, a huge thanks for signing up for early access to the Sound Off app via the Medium publication. Sound Off is an app that encourages you to sound off in the form of daily voice notes.

There’s a very very early version of the app that’s ready for your feedback. Complete this thirty-second form below so you can receive an early version of the app:


This info is required to be manually added to the build.

Audio Journal Apps Boost Saving & Spending

Sounding off is a little like keeping an audio journal. All you do is open up the app, hit the sound off button and sound off about your day. I wrote in the past about how audio journaling can help you meet your goals. Elly often writes about the psychological…

My News Years Resolution ft. Audio Journal Apps

I started sounding off during the first lockdown of 2020, and it changed everything. Sounding off is a little like keeping an audio journal. All you do is take out your phone, hit record, and sound off about your day.

It’s fun, easy, and it tricks your mind into processing…

Here’s a barely used trick that works a like a charm

I’m not a fan of all those targeted ads that sell you mind-blowing courses to ensure you meet your goals. I tap away immediately and wonder what on earth I liked on Instagram that day to mess up my algorithm.

I went to spin class once. My Ex convinced me…

Here’s what you need to know about iPhone voice journal apps

An image from the sound off voice journal app of a neon harbour at night.

Reader: Hey, what’s an audio journal, Rory?

Rory: It’s a little like a written diary, but with voice notes.

Reader: Do you ever listen back to them?

Rory: Nope, maybe one day but for now I simply sound off each day.

Reader: Do I have a name, or do I…

How to keep a voice journal with an App?

During U.K. Lockdown One, I began keeping an audio journal. It helped tremendously. I always wanted to keep a written journal but never had the right pen or notebook and I worried about my spelling and my grammar and my handwriting and that my sentences might just go on and…

A Simple Trick to Spotting Great Ideas

I write television, mostly. I wouldn't say I’m a great writer. At best, I’m a good storyteller. Over my seven years in TV, I’ve fine-tuned a simple trick for knowing when you’re onto something. It goes as follows:

Step 1: Tell Everyone Your Idea

And I mean everyone, don’t discriminate. Tell people you trust, people you…

Here’s how I did it.

Midnight. It’s 2018. I welcome the New Year sharing a Hot Tub with my Best Friend. We swiftly remind ourselves of the many highs and lows of 2017. And then move on to our New Years Resolutions. …


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