12 of the Best Books to Help You Get Started Journaling

by LindaM

12 of the Best Books for Getting Started with Journaling

Have you ever tried to start a journal, but then gave up a few days or weeks later? If you’re daunted by the idea of keeping a journal or diary, or have trouble getting started with journaling, a simple commitment of writing just one line a day is the ideal solution for you.

The “One Line a Day” style journals are the perfect books to help you develop a daily journaling practice. With only one line per day it only takes minutes to complete, and over the years you can track your progress and be surprised and delighted by the patterns that emerge in your life.

There are lots of different types of “One Line a Day” journals to choose from, so pick your favorite and get started!

One Line A Day: A Five-Year Memory Book

Each page of this five-year memory journal includes an entry for five successive years, allowing you to revisit previous thoughts on a specific day of the year over the span of five years, and reflect on change and progress. As you progress through the years you’ll see patterns emerge, as important events like anniversaries, birthdays, and holidays come and go. As the pages fill, you’ll discover happy coincidences and have a chance to relive forgotten moments.

Floral One Line a Day: Five Year Memory Book

This beautiful 365 day journal will inspire thoughtful daily reflections and become a keepsake record to treasure long after its pages are filled. It makes a great gift for new parents, friends, family and more!

Every Day: A Five-Year Memory Book

What were your thoughts on each of your child’s last 5 birthdays? Use the Every Day 5-year journal format to provide an insightful snapshot of your thoughts, memories, change and progress on each of the 365 days of the year.

A Thought A Day: Five Year Journal

No novels. No big long journal entries. Just one thought a day. Use this five-year journal to record your daily reflections.

The Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal

In her bestselling book The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin discovers the pleasure of writing just one sentence every day. The Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal helps you to make a fascinating and revealing time capsule of the next five years of your life by writing just one sentence a day.

The Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal for Mothers

This five-year journal will help you make a time capsule of your family’s growth in the simplest way possible. You can start at any point in the year. Simply turn to today’s date and take a few moments to think about the quote or question on the top of the page. Jot down your thoughts and perhaps a note or reflection about your child. As the years go by you’ll notice how your children evolve and discover the aspects about your family that lead to lasting happiness.

Some Lines A Day 5 Year Memory Book Journal

This journal features 365 pages of high quality, smooth ivory paper. Each page has dedicated space for five entries per calendar date, one for each year. Simply fill in the year number and then write your diary entry.

Q&A a Day: 5-Year Journal

The Q&A a Day Journal shows you what was going through your head each day for five years of your life. Simply turn to today’s date, answer the question at the top of the page, then when you finish the year, start over. As you return to the daily questions again over the years, you’ll notice how your answers change, or don’t!

Q&A a Day for Moms: A 5-Year Journal

A mother and child share so much together – countless milestones, simple joys, unexpected challenges, and all the little surprising moments in between. This five-year journal will help you capture it all. Simply turn to today’s date and take a few moments to answer the question at the top of the page. As the journal fills, it will become a loving record and cherished family keepsake.

One Question a Day: a Five Year Journal

This simple guided journal offers one question per day, to be answered on the same day for five years in a row. For anybody who has ever given up journaling after being intimidated when facing a blank page, this book makes it easy to take a snapshot of your inner life in just a few minutes each day.

Canvas One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book

Jot down ideas or highlights one page for every day and compare your entries to the same date in years past in this notebook. This small handsome book features a rich oatmeal-colored, canvas cloth case, striking metallic page edges, and a ribbon page marker and one line for every day.

One Question a Day for Kids: A Three-Year Journal

One Question a Day for Kids is a guided journal with fun and thoughtful questions for each day of the year. By answering the same question every day for three years, children will be able to see how their thoughts, creativity, and even handwriting changes from year to year. Prompts are short and sweet, allowing kids to answer as concisely (or elaborately) as they want.

Choose your Favorite Journal and Get Started

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