25 Best Journals and Planners for a New Chapter
My favorite part about a new chapter is the opportunity to crack open a new journal and planner.
They're the perfect canvas for setting your intentions, writing down your gratitudes and goals, and getting grounded.
Plus, they make great gifts—who doesn't want to give their loved ones a chance for self-reflection?
But there are so many options out there, it can be hard to know where to start.
Here are 25 of our favorites, perfect for giving to yourself or someone who might appreciate a blank notebook full of possibilities.
1. Made Out of Stars: A Journal for Self-Realization
A guided journal perfect for that someone who wants to dive deeper into understanding themselves this year.
2. Moleskine Classic Weekly Planner
For that someone who loves to organize their week but also wants space for reflection.
3. DesignWorks Ink Standard
It's sturdy, it has three bookmarks, and it's 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
For that no-nonsense person in your life who's #1 goal is releasing things that don't serve them.
5. Self Planner by BestSelf
For the person who is all about time management—and likes to plan six months at a time.
6. Shinola journal
For the no-frills person who loves a quality hardback and yearns to write beyond their heart's content.
7. The High Performance Planner
For the, well, high performance person in your life that loves a bit of organization.
8. The Balanced Budget Planner
For your friend who loves to talk about how this is the year for budgeting! This might provide just the guidance they need.
9. Muji planners
For the no-frills person in your life who values the simple things.
10. 1 Page at a Time: A Daily Creative Companion
For the person in your life that needs a little encouragment to flex that creative muscle. 💪
11. Teacher's Planner
For the special teacher in your life who wants to give a little more love to their lesson plans. 💛
12. One Line A Day Journal
For that person who loves to take things one day at a time, but might not have a lot of time to reflect. Five minutes though? No prob.
13. Wreck This Journal
For the person who wants to let out some steam in a creative, cathartic way.
14. The Greatest Journal Ever
For the person who only deserves the greatest—and the person who loves stickers, too!
15. Rhodia Staplebound Notepads
For the person who likes the classic things in life.
16. Zen as F-ck: A Journal for Practicing the Mindful Art of Not Giving a Sh*t
For the person who doesn't mind profanity and loves to take time to get mindful.
17. The 5-Minute Journal
For that person who is so busy but can spend at least 5 minutes jotting down that extensive to-do list.
18. The Leuchtturm 1917 notebook
For that person who's finally ready to embrace bullet journaling.
19. Passion Planner
For that person who is passionate about getting organized—and loves a built-in roadmap and a system to help you keep your priorities in check.
20. Nuuna Journal
If you need a paper weight that will make you swoon and a notebook that lies flat, a Nunna journal is for you. Plus, there are plenty of covers to choose from.
21. Q&A a Day Journal
For that person who loves reflection time but doesn't always know what question to dig into. This will help!
23. 90X 90 Day Undated Goal Planner
For that person who wants to break down their goals 90 days at a time—because progress is still progress, even if it's slow and steady!
24. The Katie Daisy Planner
The Katie Daisy planner is well loved, for good reason. The illustrations will have you smiling every day.
25. You Are a Badass
Because everyone needs the reminder that You 👏 Are 👏 A 👏 Badass
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