Self-Guided Courses

  • 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! "Many thanks for the opportunity to learn from the well designed, and interesting format. I enjoyed working through the content and may consider another course in the future."  - Susan Beiderwieden *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.
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  • 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.
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  • The Great Journaling Journey will help you start, re-start or deepen your existing journaling practice.  This 13 lesson course will take you to new journaling heights!

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    $67.00
    The Great Journaling Journey is a self-guided online course for new and seasoned journal writers alike.  This course teaches you not only how to journal, the benefits of journaling, and how to create the journaling habit, it offers you over 70 journaling prompts, creative journaling activities and lots of inspiration! Have you ever wondered what to write about? How to journal consistently and create the journaling habit?  Maybe you want to go deeper with your journaling and get more aha moments from it?  Perhaps you long for new self-discoveries, more clarity, deeper self-compassion and long to express yourself more fully, if so, this course is for you! This course if filled with beautiful images, inspiration, videos, audio, journaling prompts and joyful journaling assignments as playwork on the page! The Great Journaling Journey empowers you as the empowered, confident author of your own life story! Let your self-discovery through journaling journey begin - BUY NOW and save 40%! On sale now until Sunday, August 1st. This course is FREE when you become a Member of the IAJW!
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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
    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 $30 off now through June 7th, 2021.  
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  • Being your own unique Writing Through the Wisdom of Trees in this creative and inspiring course! 

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    $127.00
    Writing Through The Wisdom Of Trees by Jackee Holder is inspired by the rich metaphoric narratives embodied in tree mythology and the nature of human relationships with trees. In this self-guided, 7 lesson course, that you can enjoy at your own pace... you will discover how to use nature prompts to gain greater insight and awareness into who you are. Through Jackee Holder's creative Tree Essays and teachings, you will be introduced to the metaphors and teachings of 5 types of trees including the Oak, Tamarind, Baobab, Beech and Apple trees.  The Inner Nature Writing Prompts included throughout this course are sure to inspire you, your writing and your meaningful relationship with the trees and nature in your life. BUY NOW and begin your own unique journey with Writing Through the Wisdom of Trees.  You will be so happy you did. Buy now and save $30.00. NEW Course Special - Ends June 30th, 2021
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