Whether your New Year’s resolution is to focus more on YOU or to finally (for real this time) make an effort to find the joy, it can be hard to jump in and get started. Making self-help goals are great for your mental health, but it can certainly be a struggle to figure out where to even begin.
Thankfully those that have come before us have realized this, too…and have given the reading and writing lovers among us a variety of self-help journals to help us list and doodle our way to happiness. If you’re on a mission to better your life in 2019, check out these 15 self-help journals that will help you find happiness.
15 Self-Help Journals to Help You Find Happiness
One Question a Day: A Five-Year Journal – A Personal Time Capsule of Questions and Answers: A simple guided journal that offers one question per day, to be answered on the same day for five years in a row.
The Mindfulness Journal: Daily Practices, Writing Prompts and Reflections for Living in the Present Moment: With The Mindfulness Journal, you can build a stress-reducing habit that makes you appreciate every single day.
52 Lists for Happiness: Weekly Journal and Inspiration for Positivity, Balance and Joy: 52 Lists for Happiness will inspire existing fans and new journal readers to cultivate their own uniquely happy and fulfilling lives through the power of lists!
Cheaper Than Therapy: A Guided Journal: Journal about your childhood, your recurring dreams, and what your relationship was like with your parents.
This Time Next Year: 365 Days of Exploration: Over the course of a year, this prompt-a-day journal will lead you to discover what makes you tick and how you can use that knowledge for greater happiness and success.
I Am Here Now: A Creative Mindfulness Guide and Journal: I Am Here Now inspires readers to explore the world with greater curiosity and find moments of mindfulness in everyday life, while unleashing your creativity along the way.
The Inspirational Journal Book: Self Help Book with Inspiration, Quotes, Positive Affirmations and Motivational Exercises: This inspirational journal book suggest various ways to stay motivated some of which include reading inspirational and motivational quotes, listening to certain types of music, coloring mandalas, using positive reaffirmations and so on.
Practice You: A Journal: Practice You is a portable sacred sanctuary to record our flashes of insight, find our ground, create and clarify our goals, and bear witness to our own evolution.
Let That Shit Go: A Journal for Leaving Your Bullshit Behind and Creating a Happy Life: With Let That Sh*t Go, you’ll find moments of profanity-laced catharsis and joy through journaling activities and inspirations that are positive as f*ck.
Start Where You Are: A Journal for Self-Exploration: Start Where You Are is an interactive journal designed to help readers nurture their creativity, mindfulness, and self-motivation.
Good Days Start with Gratitude Journal: Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude: Good Days Start With Gratitude is a 52 week guide to cultivate an attitude of gratitude! It is a self exploration journal designed to focus on being thankful for what we have, the big things in life, as well as the simple joys.
Claim Your Power: A 40-Day Journey to Dissolve the Hidden Blocks That Keep You Stuck and Finally Thrive in Your Life’s Unique Purpose: Identify and dissolve whatever’s holding you back, break free from trauma and victimhood, and transform your life. Not only will you change your life for the better, but in doing so, you’ll improve the lives of the people you love.
Present Not Perfect: A Journal for Slowing Down, Letting Go, and Loving Who You Are: A beautifully illustrated guided journal that helps women slow down and enjoy life rather than pushing for perfection.
Zen as Fuck: A Journal for Practicing the Mindful Art of Not Giving a Shit: Journal your way through positive affirmations and cathartic-as-f*ck activities on your liberating journey toward something pretty close to happiness.
How to Be Happy (or at Least Less Sad): A Creative Workbook: Through a series of supportive, surprising, and engaging prompts, this journal helps readers see things in a new light, and rediscover simple pleasures and everyday joy…or at least feel a little less sad.
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