Parsons School of Design
BFA Communication Design
Thesis 2020

Shivani Toshniwal
Reflect.io

Self reflection has a central role in aiding mental health. Reflect.io is a writing tool that helps to journal. The tool is thoughtfully designed to make journaling more user friendly and have low barrier to entry. It checks in with the user and helps them to adapt journaling as a self reporting habit. It is especially useful in a time when there are barriers to physical forms of interaction. Mediums like tele-health and self guided tools can come in handy. This tool is adaptable to different needs, regardless of whether the user is a beginner or a pro. Reflect.io allows you to create a customized routine. It has features that allows users to answer a new prompt each time. The prompts require a nibble response and make you focus on the positive. A new prompt each time helps to ease the journaling process. Additional functions include audio journaling and weekly challenges. Enabling audio journaling helps to answer prompts on the go or when you are tired. Weekly challenges focus on gratitude practice and are comparatively longer. Other features like "Focus Mode" clear the screen and give a clean space to write without any distractions. The activity page motivates the user by showing their progress. The visual code unlocks an interactive and engaging platform accessible to anyone. It consists of a pastel color palette, a consistent grid system, playful icons with friendly copywriting.

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