My favorite thing about starting a new chapter in life is the chance to crack open a brand new journal or planner. It’s like a fresh canvas, ready to capture your intentions, gratitudes, and goals, while keeping you grounded. And let’s not forget, they make fantastic gifts too! Who wouldn’t appreciate a blank notebook filled with endless possibilities? With so many options out there, it can be overwhelming to choose. But fear not, because we’ve curated a list of 25 of our favorite journals and planners that are perfect for yourself or anyone in need of a little self-reflection.
1. Made Out of Stars: A Journal for Self-Realization
This guided journal is perfect for anyone who wants to dive deep into understanding themselves this year.
2. Moleskine Classic Weekly Planner
For those who love to stay organized but also crave space for reflection.
3. DesignWorks Ink Standard
Sturdy, with three bookmarks, and incredibly Instagrammable. What more could you ask for?
4. Let That Sh-t Go: A Journal for Leaving Your Bullsh-t Behind and Creating a Happy Life
Perfect for that no-nonsense person in your life who’s determined to let go of things that no longer serve them.
5. Self Planner by BestSelf
Designed for time management enthusiasts who like to plan ahead up to six months.
6. Shinola Journal
For the minimalist individual who appreciates a quality hardback and enjoys writing to their heart’s content.
7. The High Performance Planner
Ideal for the ambitious go-getter who loves a bit of organization in their life.
8. The Balanced Budget Planner
A perfect companion for your friend who wants to conquer budgeting this year. This planner provides the necessary guidance.
9. Muji Planners
Simplicity at its finest. Muji planners are perfect for the no-frills person who appreciates the little things.
10. 1 Page at a Time: A Daily Creative Companion
This journal is designed to encourage and inspire creative expression in your life. Unleash that creative muscle!
11. Teacher’s Planner
Special teachers deserve a little extra love for their lesson plans. This planner is perfect for them.
12. One Line A Day Journal
For those who take life one day at a time but still want to reflect. No problem! Just commit five minutes a day.
13. Wreck This Journal
Give yourself permission to let go and unleash your creativity in this journal. It’s a truly cathartic experience.
14. The Greatest Journal Ever
You deserve the greatest, and this journal delivers. Plus, who doesn’t love stickers?
15. Rhodia Staplebound Notepads
Classic and elegant, Rhodia notepads are perfect for those who appreciate timeless simplicity.
16. Zen as F-ck: A Journal for Practicing the Mindful Art of Not Giving a Sh*t
For those who don’t mind a little profanity and enjoy taking the time to get mindful.
17. The 5-Minute Journal
Perfect for the busy bee who can spare at least five minutes to jot down their extensive to-do list.
18. The Leuchtturm 1917 Notebook
Embrace the bullet journaling trend with the Leuchtturm 1917 notebook. It’s time to get organized!
19. Passion Planner
For those who are passionate about getting organized, this planner provides a built-in roadmap and system to keep priorities in check.
20. Nuuna Journal
If you’re looking for a journal that will make your heart swoon, with a flat-lying design and beautiful covers to choose from, Nuuna is perfect for you.
21. Q&A a Day Journal
For those who love reflection time but sometimes struggle with finding the right questions to dive into. This journal will help!
23. 90X 90 Day Undated Goal Planner
Take your goals one step at a time with this 90-day planner. Remember, progress is progress, no matter how slow and steady.
24. The Katie Daisy Planner
With delightful illustrations that will bring a smile to your face every day, the Katie Daisy planner is a beloved choice.
25. You Are a Badass
Because everyone needs that reminder- You 👏 Are 👏 A 👏 Badass!
So there you have it, our top 25 journals and planners to help you kickstart your fresh start. Remember, these make great gifts too! Whether you’re diving into self-realization, getting organized, or simply seeking a creative outlet, there’s a journal or planner on this list for everyone.