The 30 Day Journal Project



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Journey: 30 Day Journal Project
Our theme for the 2017 30 Day Journal Project is the Creative Journey.

What people are saying:

“This is THE BEST on-line journaling I have done! The quotes are great and the prompts are thought (and soul) provoking.”

“I’ve never been big on journaling, but something told me to join this monthlong adventure. Everyday I find that I’m so looking forward to receiving the day’s prompts. What is happening for me with this process, is that I’m really able to find myself in the middle of the words and sentences that I am writing. There really is a “me” that’s been waiting to be discovered, that was buried under the rest of my life. Thank you Lisa Sonora for this powerful offer you have gifted us.
— Suzanne McRae

“I’ve been keeping written journals since I was a child and been on a healing journey of sorts for some time but there is something about working through the prompts and reading about your work and experiences that has unlocked something in me that I didn’t even know needed unlocking.” 

“Last year, my (new) boyfriend and I did the 30 day journal challenge, and loved it. We shared our journals at the end, and read everything the other wrote. It gave us good insight into ourselves and each other.”

What if 10,000 a million people journaled together for 30 Days?

This is the audacious idea that launched the very first 30 Day Journal Project in January, 2014.

Since then, thousands have participated from around the globe.

For many, it was the very first time they dared to face the blank page.

So many people wrote in to say:

“Wow – I never journaled before, and this project inspired me to begin.”

Other participants are experienced writers, coaches, and creatives – many who teach daily writing and creativity themselves!

Blank Pages and Pretty Pencils for 30 Day Journal Project

Why I created the 30 Day Journal Project

Creative journaling is my number one tool as an artist and creative entrepreneur.

I designed this project to help you discover the magic that happens when you journal for 30 days.

30 days of prompts and ideas to inspire, motivate, and en-Courage you, with creative community to support you. That’s my intention.

I’ve done every one of these Journaling Challenges since you started them, and with every one I intend to get one thing out of it and at the end wind up getting something else entirely — I think that’s where the magic is.

The other magic is that I ALWAYS get something out of it, and I often startle myself with some insight or brainstorm or perspective that makes me sit after, pencil in hand, and say “WOW! Where the heck did THAT come from??”

How it works:

The 30 Day Journal Project brings you 30 days of inspiration and journaling prompts for 30 days, delivered right to your email address.

It’s free to participate. Just pop you email in the box at the top of this page, and you’re in!

You may also elect to participate in the paid, online workshop, or purchase the project printables.

However you decide to participate – I’m very happy to guide you!

Learn to Make a 30 Day Visual Journal

Journey Workshop with Lisa Sonora

JOURNEY: 30 Day Journal Online Workshop

Come on in to my studio in Mexico (via Video!) where I’ll show you how to create two different kinds of handmade journals for your JOURNEY: 30 Day Journal Project.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • NO art or writing experience is required
  • Use simple supplies you probably already have on hand
  • Step-by-step video tutorials
  • Learn my Quick & Easy (aka LAZY) journaling methods
  • INCLUDES Journey Printables and more surprises!
  • New content will be added to the workshop  – and you’ll have lifetime access!

Get this workshop now at a huge “new workshop launch” savings for a limited time. Save $50 when you register now.

Use the Coupon Code: HAPPY when you check out.

Buy Now: Journey Online Workshop

 

 

Journey Workshop | $77 $27 with coupon code: HAPPY

Happy Journaling!

 30 Day Journal Printables

Journey: 30 Day Journal Project printablesIf you struggle with writing…

When I offered the first 30 Day Journal Project, I found that having the prompts printed out in advance helped me get right into my journaling for the day.

Get ALL 30 days of prompts & quotes (plus one bonus day) with 2 different layout designs

BUY NOW: Journey Printables

 

 

JOURNEY: PRINTABLES | $12  

Click the link below to purchase now:

Instant download

My goal with this project is to help you discover the power and magic of regular creative journaling.

Whether you are brand new to journaling or simply want to break out of a rut in your creative practice, the following two methods of using these printable prompts will make it fast and easy to get going.

More Printables!

Looking for the printables for the previous 30 Day Journal Project themes?

Make your writing a fun, easy, happy habit! 

Each set of Printables gives you all 30 days of prompts & quotes (plus one bonus day) with 2 different layout designs.

When I offered the first 30 Day Journal Project in 2014, I found that having the prompts printed out in advance helped me get right into my journaling for the day.

 


2016 FIRE: Fire: 30 Day Journal Project Printables Badge30 Day Journal Project Printables

Get ALL 30 days of prompts & quotes (plus one bonus day) with 2 different layout designs

BUY NOW: FIRE Printables

FIRE: PRINTABLES | $12

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2015 FLOW: 30 Day Journal Project Printables

Get ALL 30 days of prompts & quotes (plus one bonus day) with 2 different layout designs


FLOW: PRINTABLES | $12

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ROOT: 30 Day Journal Project Printables

2014 ROOT: 30 Day Journal Project Printables

Get ALL 30 days of prompts & quotes (plus one bonus day) with 2 different layout designs

BUY NOW Root Printables

ROOT: PRINTABLES | $12

Instant download

 


My goal with this project is to help you discover the power and magic of regular creative journaling.

Whether you are brand new to journaling or simply want to break out of a rut in your creative practice, the following two methods of using these printable prompts will make it fast and easy to get going.

How To Use Your Printables

Method #1: DIY 3-Ring Binder Journal

  • Use the first set of layouts to create a DIY journal. There is space in between each journaling prompt to do your writing on the page.
  • Print out the first set of layouts.
  • Punch holes in the left side of the page to fit a 3-ring binder.
  • Add pages to a pretty 3-ring binder (with optional 1-31 index tabs).

Method #2: Cut & Paste

  • The second set of layouts uses some decorative fonts that mimic old rubber stamps (for the day numbers) and a script for the quotes. Print, cut, paste into an existing journal.
  • Snip out the journal prompts from the page (they are closer together to save paper)
  • Paste the prompts you want to journal to into an existing journal of your choice.


Printables TIPS

  • Experiment with printing on pretty shades of paper – my favorite looks like brown Kraft paper
  • Experiment with changing the page or paper size when you print for different effects
  • Paste on top of your doodles, drawings, painted pages, collage for easy layers and texture

NEW! I’ve just a set of printables for the ROOT: 30 Day Journal Project – which was never available until now. Enjoy!

Quick Purchase Links

The following links will take you directly to the purchase page for each Printables set of prompts.

2017 – JOURNEY: 30 Day Journal Project Printables

2016 – FIRE: 30 Day Journal Project Printables

2015 – FLOW: 30 Day Journal Project Printables

2014 – ROOT: 30 Day Journal Project Printables

New! The 30 Day Journal Project has a brand new site of its own!Not Your Typical Dear Diary Stuff

Because writing saved my life, I have this passion project: To turn everyone on to the magic and power of regular, private writing.

So yeah, this is journal writing, in the sense that most people think of journals as something you keep private. But I’m not talking about Dear Diary stuff.

Journal Writing as a Spiritual & Psychological Tool

Journal writing is a spiritual and emotional power tool when we learn how to use it as self-inquiry.

I wish someone had showed me how to write and keep a journal this way. Because boy, did I ever have to slog through a lot of boring, seeming pointless writing before I realized how journaling could really help me.

In the 30 Day Journal Project, I’ve gathered up inspiration from 3o different writers, artists, philosophers and poets. Their words inspire my writing, and I create several writing prompts to share with you.

The writing prompts in the 30 Day Journal Project are potent questions you can use to answer any dilemma you are facing.

Radical wonderings. Ways to access your own inner wisdom, guidance and answers. This is why I keep a journal, and it’s as life-giving as it is life-changing.

But it’s better if you just try it for yourself and don’t take my word for it.

Are you in?!

 

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