13 Best Journal Writing Self-Help

List Updated June 2020

Bestselling Journal Writing Self-Help in 2020


Practice You: A Journal

Practice You: A Journal
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020

Start Where You Are: A Journal for Self-Exploration

Start Where You Are: A Journal for Self-Exploration
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020

Q&A a Day: 5-Year Journal

Q&A a Day: 5-Year Journal
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020
  • Potter Style

Soul Journal: A Writing Prompts Journal for Self-Discovery (Volume 1)

Soul Journal: A Writing Prompts Journal for Self-Discovery (Volume 1)
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020

The Year of You: 365 Journal Writing Prompts for Creative Self-Discovery

The Year of You: 365 Journal Writing Prompts for Creative Self-Discovery
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020

Wreck This Journal (Paper bag) Expanded Ed.

Wreck This Journal (Paper bag) Expanded Ed.
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020
  • Wreck This Journal Expanded Edition 5.5"X8.25"-Paper Bag

I Am Here Now: A Creative Mindfulness Guide and Journal

I Am Here Now: A Creative Mindfulness Guide and Journal
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020
  • I Am Here Now A Creative Mindfulness Guide and Journal

The Journal Writing Superpower Secret: Get Productivity Superpowers, Kill Procrastination and Stop Self-Sabotage, and Then Take Over the World

The Journal Writing Superpower Secret: Get Productivity Superpowers, Kill Procrastination and Stop Self-Sabotage, and Then Take Over the World
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020

One Question a Day: A Five-Year Journal: A Personal Time Capsule of Questions and Answers

One Question a Day: A Five-Year Journal: A Personal Time Capsule of Questions and Answers
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020

Me: A Compendium: A Fill-in Journal for Kids (Wee Society)

Me: A Compendium: A Fill-in Journal for Kids (Wee Society)
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
  • Color-in-the-blank journal for keeping track of all the things that make you YOU
  • Encourages creativity, critical thinking, self-expression, self-esteem
  • A brilliant time capsule that'll make you smile year after year!
  • Design-savvy illustrations inspire explosions of creativity
  • Remove the book jacket to find a space for your super secret stuff

Wreck This Journal (Red) Expanded Ed.

Wreck This Journal (Red) Expanded Ed.
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2020
  • Wreck This Journal Expanded Edition 5.5"X8.25"-Red

The Daily Stoic Journal: 366 Days of Writing and Reflection on the Art of Living

The Daily Stoic Journal: 366 Days of Writing and Reflection on the Art of Living
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2020

Journal: United States Flag: Lined Journal, 120 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5, American Flag, Soft Cover, Matte Finish (Flag Journals) (Volume 2)

Journal: United States Flag: Lined Journal, 120 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5, American Flag, Soft Cover, Matte Finish (Flag Journals) (Volume 2)
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2020

Writing Prompts and Journal Ideas About Being Happy

Satisfaction, joy, and contentment - we all want to feel good and be happy. Writing in a journal or diary is a fun way to learn about ourselves and encourage this. The following provides writing prompts and ideas for journaling about happiness.

Satisfaction, joy, and contentment - we all want to feel good and be happy. Writing in a journal or diary is a fun way to learn about ourselves and encourage this. The following are prompts and ideas for journaling about happiness.

Writing Prompts About Family and Joy

Do people in my family make me happy or unhappy?

The people that bring me the most happiness in my family do this by...

When I am happy, other people in my family...

When my whole family is happy we often do things like...

When I am happy, I often say things to my family like...

Writing Prompts About Friends and Happiness

It makes me happy when my friends share...

I have trouble feeling good when my friends talk about...

When my friends have problems, I (can) (can't) be happy because...

Some things I have learned from my friends about joy are...

Friends (are) (are not) important to my happiness because...

Writing Prompts About Pets and Joy

I feel happy when my pets and I ...

I have learned about feeling good by watching my pet...

When I am unhappy, my pets sometimes make me feel better by...

Sometimes my pets do funny things. This makes me feel good because...

Happy animal stories make me happy by...

Journal Prompts About Humor and Being Happy

Funny things that happen in my life make me happy because...

Sometimes humor helps me to feel better in a bad situation by...

Humorous people in my life teach me about joy when they...

When (person) says funny things it makes me feel...

The most important thing I have learned about happiness and humor is that...

Journal Prompts About Kindness and Happiness

When a stranger does something unexpectedly kind for me I feel happy because...

When I hear stories about people's kindness, it makes me feel good if...

When I do kind things for family and friends I feel happy if...

When I think kind thoughts about others I feel happy because...

When I think kind thoughts about myself I am happy if...

Writing Topics About Making Myself Happy

Sometimes when I am with someone who is unhappy, I can remain happy myself by...

Sometimes when unpleasant conversations are occurring around me, I can feel good by...

Sometimes in the middle of bad circumstances and events, I remain happy by...

It seems I can sometimes be happy, no matter what is going on outside of myself by ...I may be able to be happy, no matter what, if I remember to ...

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