Journal Writing Courses

Let our step-by-step online journal writing courses take your writing to the next level.  Created by experts in the field, our courses promise to both inspire and inform you!

  • NEW COURSE COMING AUGUST 2019 Do you long for more time for yourself? All of us have within us, the ability to discover a way to practice enjoyable and simple self-care through journaling. Learn how!

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    NEW COURSE COMING AUGUST 2019 Nicolle Nattrass became a Champion for helping those with their self-care due to her own demanding careers, Professional Actor/Keynote and Addiction Counselor, this led her to deeply value and practise creative self-care through journaling. Self-care is the fuel that moves us forward in our personal and professional lives. Do you feel like you have limited time and yet would benefit from more time for ease, clarity and fuel for your daily life? Self-care is the fuel that moves us forward in our personal and professional lives. It doesn’t have to be hard, time-consuming or expensive. This journaling course is designed for you, to develop new tools to tune in to your truth, find clarity, enjoyment and beauty in your own self-care practise. Using journaling to develop and define your unique self-care practice to fuel you forward on a day to day basis. Creative Journaling for self-care is self-guided, structured in a 4 Lesson format designed to improve self-care offering: easy to follow lessons and a theme each week, a variety of writing exercises, suggested actions for the week and creativity challenges. This course also offers a 30 minute Coaching session via Zoom meeting with Nicolle to focus on your individual questions or needs. This is a self-study course and does not have a specific start date and you have immediate access to the course at the time of purchase. NEW COURSE COMING AUGUST 2019
  • Are you ready to make the leap and move from writing a journal entry to writing a personal essay–whether or not you know what you want to write about?

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    $124.00
    Are you ready to make the leap and move from writing a journal entry to writing a personal essay–whether or not you know what you want to write about? From Journal Entry to Personal Essay is a four week* structured immersion in ideas, resources, writing exercises, and individual feedback for those who want to write a personal essay. What makes this offer exceptional is not only the materials that you’ll receive but that you’ll that you’ll also get individual, one-on-one feedback from Sheila Bender on your 1500 word draft! *Please know, you can work at your own pace and complete this course in a week or take your time over a couple of months.  Everything you need is here to proceed in the time-frame that feels right to you.
  • NEW COURSE Be guided, by Joyce Chapman, Dream-Life Coach, to use personal writing and powerful questions to arrive at your own truths and claim your biggest dream.

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    $147.00
    NEW COURSE includes an individual Dream Coaching Session with Joyce Chapman! Each of us has a secret – or not so secret – desire. It’s a vision of what we would do if we faced no limits, or what we would accomplish if no obstacles stood in our way.  You will be guided to use personal writing to help you arrive at your own truths to discover your life purpose and claim your biggest dream. This is a gently facilitated online course offering you 8 creative lessons designed by Dream-Life Coach, author and journal writing expert, Joyce Chapman.  You also receive a 30 minute Dream Coaching session to empower you to become the actualized dreamer you always wanted to be. Register now and dream big! New Course Special.  Register by July 15th and save $20.00
  • Dr. Maisel’s Focused Journal Method is an elegant, systematic way of meeting life’s challenges using intentional journaling.

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    $35.00
    Dr. Maisel’s Focused Journal Method is an elegant, systematic way of meeting life’s challenges using intentional journaling. “I love the Focused Journal Method! I feel like a detective working out the mysteries of my own life. Focused Journaling hasn’t replaced my everyday journaling but it is a stupendous addition to the tools I use to make sense of life!”—Stephanie R.
  • Take time for yourself, gain clarity and focus, get unstuck from creative procrastination and dive deep into the healing art of expressive writing with this 6-week Writing for Wellness Salon.

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    $347.00
    If you want to take time for yourself, gain clarity and focus, get unstuck from creative procrastination and dive deep into the healing art of expressive writing - this 6 week Transformational Writing for Wellness Salon - a guided and interactive group coaching program - is for YOU! Through group coaching calls, weekly writing activities, online coaching and regular feedback, you will be fully supported to go to the page and write for self-discovery, wellness and creative self-expression. Next Salon starts on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019. CURRENT SALON IN PROGRESS: Next Salon Starts October 8th, 2019 Please note, space is limited to 12 participants.  Register now! Register Now and secure your space in this "creative, supportive and inspiring program." (IAJW members save an additional 20% - simply log in and then add the Salon to your cart and 20% savings will be automatically applied)
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    Does your writing just describe feelings or lead to real emotional growth?  This course will give you a self-guided format for valuable insights and actual change. 

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    $197.00 $147.00
    Beth Jacobs' 35 years as a writer and a practicing clinical psychologist have been condensed into this course on Writing for Emotional Balance. Writing is not just a way to vent feelings; writing is a tool of psychological skill and development. This course will give you a self-guided format for therapeutic insight and actual change. Writing for Emotional Balance is a twelve lesson structured immersion in ideas, teaching materials, and writing exercises that help emotional life feel more manageable, comfortable and rich. Emotions are an organic reality of being human; emotional fluency and flexibility are a core of well-being, and these are what you will gain in this course. The course is structured around 12 lessons which introduce sequential processes of emotional balance by offering: brief descriptions of an emotional balance principle, an illustrating writing exercise, and follow-up ideas. The lessons are easy but use a variety of writing techniques to incorporate real emotional skills. Each lesson also has topics that include written and audio material, reflective journaling prompts, inspirational quotes and tips, and the availability of the author for questions about the process. Writing for Emotional Balance is a rich assortment of resources that actively demonstrate how personal writing can be a vehicle, not just a reflection, of personal development. This is a self-study course and does not have a specific start date and you have immediate access to the course at the time of purchase. IAJW Members save an additional 20% Course Special:  Save $50 off now through August 22nd, 2019.