Do you want more inspiration for your journal writing journey? 

My friend and colleague, Emma-Louise Elsey, founder of The Coaching Tools Company, recently co-authored an article for her blog on GET Journaling: 15 of the Best Journaling Books.  We are both coaches and avid journal writers.  We brought our shared passion for journaling (and books) together to create a list of some (not all) of our favourite journaling books to help you get journaling!

In this article we cover:

Introduction: Why a Journaling Books Article?

How Lynda & Emma Journal

The 15 Best Journaling Books to Get Started Journaling – and More!

Lynda & Emma-Louise’s Top 3 Journaling Books!

    1. The New Diary: How to Use a Journal for Self-Guidance and Expanded Creativity
    2. The Creative Journal: The Art of Finding Yourself
    3. The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity

3 Classic Journaling Books

    1. Journal to the Self: Twenty-Two Paths to Personal Growth
    2. One to One: Self-Understanding Through Journal Writing
    3. Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within

3 Journaling Books for Coaches (learn how to use journaling in your practice)!

    1. Transformational Journaling for Coaches, Therapists, and Clients: A Complete Guide
    2. Therapeutic Journal Writing: An Introduction for Professionals (Therapy or Personal Development)
    3. The Healing Power of Writing: A Therapist’s Guide to Using Journaling With Clients

3 Journaling for Mental Health & Wellness Books

    1. Expressive Writing: Words that Heal
    2. With Pen in Hand: The Healing Power of Writing
    3. Journaling for Joy – The Workbook: Writing Your Way to Personal Growth and Freedom

3 Books for Journaling in Groups and Community

    1. Writing Alone Together: Journalling in a Circle of Women for Creativity, Compassion and Connection
    2. Writing Alone, Writing Together: A Guide for Writers and Writing Groups
    3. Writing Alone and with Others

Coming soon… & Wrap-up


Feel welcome to add any of your favourite journal writing books in the comments below.