Autumn is a time of change. There’s back to school, crisper air, and the start of busy holiday season prep. With everything on your plate, it can be a challenge to make time for yourself. Fortunately, Spruce Books has a selection of simple yet effective journals that ease anxiety, reduce stress, and increase happiness. Everything you need to practice everyday mindfulness, reflect, and enjoy your life as you move into a new season!
The 52 Lists Project – New Cover Design!
by Moorea Seal
The original journal in the bestselling 52 Lists series is back with a new look. Described by Oprah as “Your checklist for making positive changes,” this journal is for list lovers who want to discover the beauty, joy, creativity, and power that lies within themselves. Each week find list prompts and challenges to help you take ownership of your life and make your dreams a reality. With perfectly timed prompts that meet you where you are, this journal will open up new avenues of self-knowledge and help you celebrate, enjoy, and take ownership of your life.
52 Lists for Happiness – New Cover Design!
by Moorea Seal
Drawing on happiness research and her own personal philosophy, Moorea Seal creates an inspiring tool for all you list lovers to discover the keys to bring more joy and balance into your lives. This beautiful, undated hardcover journal with 52 listing prompts encourages you to reflect, acknowledge, and invest in yourself, and ultimately transform your life by figuring out exactly what makes you happy. This keepsake journal comes in a luxurious package full of lush photography, charming illustrations, metallic accents, and a red ribbon.
by Peggy Dean
Express your own creativity and develop a life-changing mindfulness practice in this guide to mindful sketching for all levels. This how-to guidebook by beloved art teacher Peggy Dean combines the mental health benefits of mindfulness with the joy of sketching. Learn how to draw and how to stay in the moment while you enjoy the mental state of calmness, flow, and non-judgmental self-expression that is mindfulness. Peggy leads readers through the basics of why and how to begin mindful sketching with instruction on materials, techniques, and working with different subject matter and locations; plus offers step-by-step exercises to guide you through the learning process, and fun sketching prompts.
by Terri Bacow, PhD
Let go of your worries and take back your life with journaling prompts that help overcome anxiety developed by a psychologist with expertise in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). This journal features fun and accessible writing exercises designed to diminish worries, insecurities, fears, conflicts, and stressors just for your unique issues. Even better, you will learn practical coping skills that you can use whenever you feel anxious.
Finding Self-Compassion – Coming Soon!
by Sydney Spears, PhD
Treat yourself with kindness! Use this guided journal to develop the skills of self-compassion: embrace your identity, overcome self-criticism, practice mindfulness, cope with self-doubt, and deal with difficult emotions. This interactive guided journal offers more than 100 prompts and exercises to help understand who you are and embrace your whole self, quiet your inner critic and forgive your own mistakes, accept and process difficult feelings, and practice mindfulness, gratitude, and acceptance.
Best Worst Grateful – Now Available in Three Unique Covers!
True wellness begins with mindfulness and this easy-to-use mindfulness journal is the perfect tool for self-care. You can improve mood, focus, and memory, train your gratitude muscles, and learn to transcend the difficult moments and live more joyfully. It’s a guided journal that asks you to acknowledge your daily highs and lows and focus on a moment of gratitude. With this journal, all it takes is 5 minutes a day to live a happier life!