The Best Journals For Grieving Humans

Updated: Jun 9, 2020

Journaling is cathartic and a healthy way to express your thoughts, frustrations, memories, feelings... I have found that journaling has helped me to express my grief, so here is a list of my favourite journals.

Guided Journals

Start Where You Are by Meera Lee Patel

This journal is perfect for self-exploration and understanding your feelings. Start Where You Are is an absolutely stunning journal, with beautiful, colourful illustrations by the talented Meera Lee Patel.

Available at: Amazon

Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith

If you just want a creative outlet, where you are free to do whatever you like- this journal is perfect for you. Allow yourself to focus and relax by being creative with Wreck This Journal.

Available at: Amazon, Waterstones and WHSmith

Five Minutes in the Morning: A Focus Journal

I love this journal! Each activity is accompanied by a lovely quote and a pretty illustration. Also, each activity is short and focused, thus allowing you to reflect on something particular and it is perfect for your busy mornings. I appreciate having just five minutes every morning to calmly reflect on my life and feelings- it's the perfect start to my day.

Available at: Amazon

My Thoughts Journal

This pretty journal is the perfect place to write down all your thoughts and feelings and let them flow!

Available at: Paperchase

I Am Here Now: A Creative Mindfulness Guide and Journal

I Am Here Now has engaging activities to help you be present in the moment, keep calm and practise mindfulness.

Available at: Amazon

The Anxiety Journal: Exercises to soothe stress and eliminate anxiety wherever you are

Especially after experiencing a loss, your stress and anxiety levels can be heightened, so practising certain exercises can really help soothe and comfort your aching soul.

Available at: Amazon, WHSmith and Waterstones

Unguided Journals

Papier Journals

Papier has beautiful journals, of which you can customise, and they offer each journal with the option to be lined, dotted or plain.

Available at: Papier

Paperblanks Moonlight Journal Notebook Midi

Available at: Ryman

Moleskine Classic Notebook

Available at: Amazon, Ryman and WHSmith

WHSmith Cream Luxury Journal with A5 Ruled Notebook and Pen

This journal has a beautiful, protective cover and a cute little place to put your pen- which makes it perfect for travelling and on-the-go writing!

Available at: WHSmith


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