The blank pages of a new journal can be intimidating. Fend off a creativity block with books that are full of prompts and activities, designed to help you practice mindfulness and stretch your creativity. Here are a few journals that will guide you through a project you can reflect on for years to come.

1. JOURNAL SPARKS: FIRE UP YOUR CREATIVITY WITH SPONTANEOUS ART, WILD WRITING, AND INVENTIVE THINKING; $12

Emily K. Neuburger encourages thinking outside the box with this journal. The book’s 60 writing prompts and projects promise to spark creativity and the use of imagination. This vibrant journal is suited for people of all ages who want to record the inner workings of their minds by artistic means.

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2. BEST OF SUMMER YEARBOOK AND JOURNAL; $10

Help your little one get the most out of the warmer season with this journal of art projects and activities. Though it's aimed toward children, this diary gets everyone involved in completing projects and filling in the funny prompts, and features activities that will last the whole summer.

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3. DRAW EVERY DAY, DRAW EVERY WAY: SKETCH, PAINT, AND DOODLE THROUGH ONE CREATIVE YEAR; $12

Colorful and creative, this journal acts as a canvas for a year’s worth of drawing prompts. All 365 pages, divided up into themed months, offer tutorials on how to best utilize the different types of paper. The journal also features tips on the best pens and pencils to use for any aspiring artist.

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4. Q&A A DAY: 5-YEAR JOURNAL; $14

Have you ever wondered how much you’ve changed over time? Here’s an opportunity to take stock. Q&A a Day: 5-Year Journal offers a question for every day of the year. Revisit and answer the questions each year as you build something that you’ll be able to reflect on over the years.

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5. WRECK THIS JOURNAL; $10

Keri Smith’s journal presents unconventional instructions: Destroy the pages. Mistakes are celebrated in this book through prompts like poking holes through pages and painting with coffee—all of which result in a messy masterpiece.

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6. 1 PAGE AT A TIME: A DAILY CREATIVE COMPANION; $10

With its simple formula and 365 witty prompts, this journal invites readers to remember the past, record the present, and dream about the future. By the the time you finish, you'll be an archive of memories from the year.

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7. FINISH THIS BOOK; $10

This book may be authored by Keri Smith, but the reader is the one who does the real storytelling. Smith’s journal offers puzzles and storytelling opportunities for anyone who likes a good mystery. Complete instructions in the spy-manual looking pages as the story unfolds.

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8. I LOVE SCIENCE: A JOURNAL FOR SELF-DISCOVERY AND BIG IDEAS; $10

Mindfulness through discovery, that's the idea behind this journal. Its pages feature detailed infographics, quotes from famous female scientists, and plenty of room for the journaling of thoughts and experiments.

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9. ADULT-ISH: RECORD YOUR HIGHS AND LOWS ON THE ROAD TO THE REAL WORLD; $15

Christina Vanko’s journal is a good fit for anyone who’s about to start living on their own. Featuring doodles and prompts, each page provides a space for young adults to record the trials, triumphs, and firsts of living independently. Once the book is filled, the author will be able to relive how they got to the place where they are now.

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10. WHAT'S YOUR COLOR STORY? A GUIDED JOURNAL COLORING BOOK TO SPARK YOUR CREATIVE ENERGY AND IGNITE YOUR LOVE OF COLOR; $8

Think like an artist: Acting as a coloring book and a journal, this book explores the reader’s relationship with color. Fill the pages and explore thoughts and feelings across the whole spectrum.

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11. JANE-A-DAY 5 YEAR JOURNAL; $17

This journal is a must-have for any Jane Austen fan. The pages within the regal cover are prompted with an Austen quote for every day of the year. Reflect on the work of your favorite author as you fill out this book.

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