Wellness journals can be one of the best tools for practicing gratitude, reducing stress and boosting your positivity. We’ve rounded up our favourite wellness journals to help you pause and reflect in 2023…
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Get ready to reflect with the new Psychologies ‘Balance Your Life’ Journal (£14.99), which is filled with a range of thought-provoking prompts, motivational quotes and lots more.
Created by the team behind Psychologies magazine, this journal is designed to act as your own personal life coach, here to help you reflect what’s really going on in your world and bring things back into balance. It’s packed full of prompts and exercises to help you recognise what is working for you, while others will help you dig deeper and work out how you want to move forward.
Wellness journals are a great tool in the journey to a more positive, mindful and peaceful life. A Day of Gratitude Journal (£22) is a simple and effective to help you to create a clutter free canvas for reflecting on the positive aspects of your life. Start each morning by listing 3 things you feel grateful for, finish each day by reflecting on the positive moments that occurred.
The Checkin Journal (£23) is the result of a collaboration between Matt Johnson and Mål Paper. It is the perfect mindfulness journal for helping you connect with yourself. Start your day by checking in and listing three emotions that you’re feeling in that moment. Next, make your list of daily tasks. Then, finish off your day by checking out.
This simple journal can help you to become more aware of yourself and your thoughts with the simple daily activity of checking in. Plus, for each wellness journal sold, Mål Paper donates £2 to mental health charity, Mind.
Take yourself on a 12-week journey of self-care, gratitude and daily positivity with The Positive Planner (£22). This wellness journal encourages you to make journaling and mindfulness an everyday practice.
You’ll find sections dedicated to daily intentions and reflections, a mood checker and gratitude as well as loads of useful tools designed to enhance positivity and manage your wellbeing. There’s also everyday organisational extras such as meal planners, shopping lists and monthly diary spreads.
Make time for yourself with the daily wellness journal from Papier (£24.99). Start and end each day with a fresh mindset, set intentions and take note of the things that make you feel good. Inside of this wellness journal, there are 12-weeks of pages for reflecting on your mindful goals and things you’re grateful for.
There’s also space to record daily habits, meals, water intake and sleep. Papier always sources paper from Forest Steward Council (FSC) certified forests. Plus, the plastic-free packaging is 100 per cent recyclable.
Following the success of its wellness journals for children and teenagers, The Happy Self Journal has now launched a journal for grown-ups (£22.40)! The mindfulness journal contains 3 months of daily journaling pages plus a section at the beginning that contains playful but thought-provoking questions about yourself. It’s the perfect tool for enabling you to carve out some time for yourself by giving you the space to reflect and the structure to make it a daily habit.
One of the trickiest tasks we ever face is that of working out who we really are. If someone asks us to describe ourselves, our minds tend to go blank. We can’t just sum ourselves up. We need prompts and suggestions and more detailed enquiries that help tease out and organise our picture of ourselves.
The ‘Who am I?’ mindfulness journal (£15) is designed to help us create a psychological portrait of who we are with the use of some unusual, oblique, entertaining and playful prompts. The book is filled with exercises to help us develop our self-understanding within key areas of our lives, including work, sex, compassion and relationships.
Reduce stress and anxiety with the End of Day Wellness Journal from echor (£19.99). This semi-guided notebook explains the benefits of some powerful psychological mindfulness exercises. This includes gratitude, affirmations and reflections.
Throughout the wellness journal, you’ll find handy prompts reminding you to consider each one in your day-to-day life. Plus, it’s also environmentally conscious with sustainably sourced paper certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).