Making plans and setting goals can sometimes feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be the case when you’ve got the right tools and resources at your disposal.
Apart from dated and undated planners, there are also themed journals that can help you map your thoughts and plans for a specific aspect of your life. Whether it’s for your upcoming wedding or your next career move, or something habitual like practicing gratefulness and mindfulness, there’s a journal for every kind of plan or intention. Check them out below.
Good Job: A Meaningful Career Journal
Seeking clarity in your career? The Good Job journal (P599) might just help you see things in a different light. Good Job is packed with prompts and questions to help you assess your career journey, discover your strengths and weaknesses, and align your career goals with your skills and values. The journal has a career mood tracker as well as chapters that go into where you are now, where you want to be, and your next steps.
kikki.K Food. Exercise. Sleep. Journal
If health is at the core of your “New Year, New Me” mindset this year, this journal has your tracking needs covered. This kikki.K Food. Exercise. Sleep. Journal (P300) has pastel-themed inside pages where you can record your daily food intake, log your workouts, and track your sleep routine. This chic yet casual spiral-bound planner sports an elastic band as well as gold-foil detailing on the cover.
Tying the knot soon? The Something Blue Wedding Planner (P990) is all about purposeful wedding planning. Culled from the creators’ experiences in the wedding industry, the planner features sections where you can go over your wedding blueprint, timelines for your to-dos, guest list, and suppliers. As the name goes, you can get a copy of this planner in Classic (Light Blue) and Navy, as well as Cloud (white).
Brave, Kind, and Grateful: A Daily Gratitude Journal
Lettering artist Jessica Hische puts the spotlight on gratitude in Brave, Kind, and Grateful: A Daily Gratitude Journal (P650). It has dedicated pages for jotting down a list of things you are grateful for and wrapping a day up with a reflection. With dainty illustrations and lettering art alongside essays and prompts, your gratitude practice is bound to be an inspiring and thought-provoking one.
If slowing down and being intentional are your priorities this 2022, pick up the Dahan-Dahan planner (P1,290). Designed with Empath, a Filipino mental healthcare social enterprise, this undated planner comes with mood, habit, and goal trackers; a self-care list; and more. Each monthly spread has a theme and an accompanying mindfulness activity, while each weekly spread has a journaling prompt that follows the theme of the month. You also get a set of 12 illustrated postcards with every copy.
The Dreamday Pattern Journal - Mid Century Modern Scandinavian Design
If you hopped on the coloring-books trend years ago, this journal is right up your alley. The Dreamday Pattern Journal (P750) comes with blank pages for your thoughts and patterned pages that you can color to your liking. This line of journals takes inspiration from visual themes of a specific period or setting, such as Mid-Century Scandinavia, Art Deco - Manhattan, Heraldic - Paris, and more. It’s the ideal journal for those who find relaxation and stress relief in coloring shapes or those who want a coloring book and a journal in one!
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Focus on reflection and plan from a spiritual standpoint with the Surrender Planner, a Christian planner with dedicated pages for prayer, discipleship goals, and a Verse 911 directory, among others. Its daily weekday pages have space for your everyday plans as well as reflections and intentions for the week, while the weekend spread has room for your spiritual victories, fellowship, sermon notes, and more. While Surrender planners are sold out, the brand has limited stocks of “imperfect planners” in B5 Sand (P600) and A5 Sea (P550). This batch of planners has minor imperfections such as dents, folds, and scratches.