5 Guided Journals for the New Year

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The new year always brings in new ideas, inspirations, goals, and experiences! What better way to process the changes and document the good times than by journaling? Whether you’re looking for a way to ease your mind or aiming to charge ahead with focus and clarity, we’ve got a journal for you!

Here are our top five guided journals to help you kickoff 2023 on a high note!

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Guided Journal for Healing

Healing Through Words by Rupi Kaur

Finally we get to write like Rupi! Well…sort of. Everyone’s favorite IG poet has created this journal to give us all access to healing through writing and creativity! Each page leads writers to explore their thoughts on trauma, loss, love, grief, and the distant promise of healing through guided writing prompts. No matter what you may be processing, Healing Through Words will help you flow toward your heart’s healing and growth!


Guided Journal for Planning

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This Year I Will…: A 52-Week Guided Journal to Achieve Your Goals by Tiffany Louise

Sticking to your new goals and resolutions just got so much easier with This Year I Will… Hold yourself accountable page after page by breaking down your yearly, monthly and weekly goals! As you work your way through the pages, moments for celebration are weaved throughout to help keep your momentum strong and vision clear!

Guided Journal for Inspiration

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Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice by Michelle Obama

Advice from the Michelle Obama, herself? Yes, please! Throughout this journal, the revolutionary woman shares tips, tricks, and insights that helped her filter out false narratives and refine her own voice. Work your way through this beautiful, blue book on its own or while reading its book counterpart, Becoming, for an extra dose of inspiration!


Guided Journal for Creativity

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The Creativity Journal by Poketo

The Creativity Journal is absolutely…well, creative! Poketo is a small business known for their imaginative artistic vision which is evident on every page of this journal. With prompts for writing, sketching, creating playlists, and even built-in movement breaks, this adorable book will help you find inspiration and keep it flowing! 



Guided Journal for Self-Care

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Self-Care Master Plan: A Workbook for Feelin’ Good by Free Period Press

Beginning your self-care journey and not sure where to start? This mini-journal is the perfect pick! Get creative with these prompts encouraging you to design your ideal routines and celebrate your strengths. Pages can also be removed so you can keep your reminders easily visible by putting them on your wall or mirror with the stickers provided! This bright, little book is sure to deliver big breakthroughs!

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Looking for a quick writing prompt today? Try one of these prompts based on your zodiac.