The Five Minute JournalThe Five Minute Journal

The Five Minute Journal

byIntelligent Change

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Coined the simplest, most effective thing you can do everyday to be happier, "The Five Minute Journal" has been created by combining the proven elements of positive psychology that can make all of the difference in your life. From daily affirmations, to list-prompts that encourage you to reflect and evaluate, this five minute pastime is an inspiring way to start and end your day. 5.3” x 8.3”.
Product name:The Five Minute JournalProduct dimensions:1" H × 5.3" W × 8.3" LShipping dimensions:1" H × 5.3" W × 8.3" LShipping weight:1 lb.UPC:9780991846207

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Life Changing Going into 2019 I set a few goals in different areas of my life and realized that to be successful I needed to be a happy person that others wanted to be around. Having read many self-help books and listened to some very interesting podcasts I knew that gratitude was the key-thank you Oprah! This journal makes it so easy to practice gratitude, reliving the highlights of each day when I journal at night maximizes my happiness. My Daily Affirmation stays with me all day. Writing down the "Things that will make today great" makes me accountable, I have a list of 3 things to do for the day and I have the power to make it a great day!! What? I will be giving this Journal as a gift to family and friends next Christmas so they can start 2020 practicing gratitude. #plumreview
Date published: 2019-01-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Great concept but overpriced I really loved the idea of this journal but it doesn't have enough pages for an entire year. I would say save your money, buy a cheap journal and just copy the format because they ask the exact same 5 question everyday. They do have a short inspirational quote on each page but the point of this journal is to encourage you to reflect on your life. I truly believe you can do this on your own if you don't have the funds to buy this specific journal or you don't want to keep buying the same journal multiple times. You can find sample pages online with the same 5 questions they ask everyday.
Date published: 2018-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great I use this as a dream journal. It really does come in handy.
Date published: 2018-07-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Gratitude Journal - thumbs up This was given to me as a gift, and I really love it and highly recommend.
Date published: 2018-06-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Great little journal. The quality is good and it's a fun way to keep track of your days!
Date published: 2018-06-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! I've heard great things about this process but I find it challenging to implement into my day to day life. If you are able to, I really think that this book will help you increase your happiness and appreciation in your life.
Date published: 2018-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun idea! The prompts are fun, a great way to spend a few minutes of quiet time each day. Would make a fun gift for just about anyone!
Date published: 2018-06-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great items=, very happy with it Love this, glad I got it. Good quality and nice idea.
Date published: 2018-05-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from a really good entry to college gift! Super helpful to track progress or just look back at how much you've matured over the past couple of years; the first year of writing is kind of not as rewarding but once the new year starts and you can look back it's super interesting!
Date published: 2018-04-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Went about it for 3 months Did it everyday for 3 months. Looking for the next best thing that is similar to this!
Date published: 2018-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this! I got this as a gift and I love it, such a great reflective journal which doesnt take too much time out of your day!
Date published: 2018-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from so positive bought this last year and loved filling in my intention/gratitude for the day. unique and positive journal :)
Date published: 2018-03-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Idea Very helpful to grow your sense of gratitude, prompts are repetitive but help you maintain that mindset every day.
Date published: 2018-03-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from simple and useful for everyday it's a great idea to put down short notes everyday, precious memory. Especially good for small kids just starting to write.
Date published: 2018-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Habits of self love This is one of the best finds and I've gifted it to two people since I got mine and am already on my second journal! Inspiring daily introspection and self love, this journal helped me slowly work towards small goals, even those as simple as reading and drinking tea everyday!
Date published: 2018-03-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good prompts, nice binding, could do on own with any journal The binding is lovely and paper quality high. Journal prompts are simple enough that one could easily replicate this in a bullet journal or notebook.
Date published: 2018-03-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Helpful An ingenious way to keep you focused on being positive in your life.
Date published: 2018-02-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from amazing keepsake lets you put things you appreciate in perspective! a great way to maintain positive
Date published: 2018-02-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not for me I stuck with this for three months, and just couldn't make it work for me. I may try the one line a day journal instead.
Date published: 2018-02-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Brilliant The prompts are very creative and I enjoyed the whole thing.
Date published: 2018-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great journal! I bought this journal while struggling with some personal issues, and it was definitely helpful in shifting my mood to a more positive mind frame. Would recommend
Date published: 2018-02-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it! prompts you to actually write everyday
Date published: 2018-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute! Great way to get into journalling by starting out simple.
Date published: 2018-01-22
Date published: 2018-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Very happy with this purchase. Keeps you focused
Date published: 2018-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from lovely what a great idea for a journal
Date published: 2018-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Masterfully Developed I absolutely love this little journal. I only just started, to be fair, but I've been an avid journal entry writer on and off for years. I love how it so intelligently synthesizes all the benefits of journalling into a brief entry to start and end your day off on the right foot. I'm buying a couple more as gifts.
Date published: 2018-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Neat! Great little journal that helps you keep a record of your year!
Date published: 2018-01-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very useful My therapist has had me keep a gratitude journal for a while, so this fit right in with my treatment. I like that it helps me stop and reflect twice a day (in the mornings and in the evenings), and it helps me think back on my days positively. I also like the question: "What would make today great?" It helps me to plan out my day in a way that will help me connect with people and feel good. There are also periodic prompts to do things like reread a favourite book, connect with a friend, etc. The pages are not dated, so there's no punishment for missing a day. It also means that you can start the book any time, without having to wait for the next January 1. The cover is cloth, which has a nice tactile feel and is cute, but soaks up absolutely everything - especially if you keep your journal on your breakfast table like I do.
Date published: 2018-01-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great idea This makes for a wonderful resolution! Write for 5 minutes each day
Date published: 2018-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great idea I love starting and ending my day with this book. It's nice to appreciate the things in our lives we are grateful for. Includes inspirational quotes and weekly challenges.
Date published: 2018-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this! Bought this a year ago, it's my favourite thing to do in mornings!
Date published: 2018-01-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great idea Wish it was a little bigger but so cute
Date published: 2018-01-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good, but wish I got more out of it I love the idea of this book. I got it for my boyfriend, friend and myself thinking it would help with overall anxieties and confidence about life and self. It did get boring sometimes- ie. writing similar things everyday for what I am grateful for etc.. I have about a month worth of pages left and I'm hoping I can have a more positive outlook about it. Overall, it did make me think more and reflect about my days/life and how I approach everything, but I don't think I will buy this again for myself.
Date published: 2017-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Gift Great gift I'm giving to my husband. He's had his eye on it for awhile. A great way to appreciate the small things in life.
Date published: 2017-12-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great gift! Purchased a couple of these in December. Makes a great gift during the holidays! Also bought it at 50% which was a bonus! #plumreview
Date published: 2017-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for those just starting to journal or don't want to commit to one, this is a great start
Date published: 2017-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great I got this as a gift for my sister, she loves it!
Date published: 2017-12-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love this I see great value in having this book - puts life into perspective and allows you to fall asleep on a positive note. Only thing i would suggest is that they change the cover of the book as i don't really like the material they've used.
Date published: 2017-11-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The perfect gift ! it's the 2nd time, I give this book to someone ... love it !
Date published: 2017-11-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it This is probably my favourite journal because it helps you summarize the daily good things and thus makes you reflect on your day. I wish it was on sale though. Too pricey.
Date published: 2017-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Investment Literally takes five minutes and provokes a lot of gratitude and thought to ensure you enter your day and sleep with a proper mind set. Love it!
Date published: 2017-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like brushing teeth. I purchased it in March of this year and I am surprised how it has become an important part of my day. I don't skip a day writing in the journal. It really works in bringing a more positive perspective on my view of my life. It's so simple and easy to use. I like the guided questions because it focuses me on the important aspects of my life. I would definitely recommend The Five Minute Journal to anyone.
Date published: 2017-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great awesome prompts to get you into journaling
Date published: 2017-10-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I really like it But I'm terrible at keeping up..
Date published: 2017-09-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love mine Love my journal, helps me to sit down for a few minutes each day to reflect and just be with myself for a few minutes.
Date published: 2017-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So glad I purchased This journal is so simple, but has a big impact and takes no time at all. You'll be amazed at what you gain from this journal, best thing in my morning & evening!
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love it simple and elegant, really like it
Date published: 2017-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best notebook ever Such a nice thing to have for hectic days
Date published: 2017-09-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from love this ! love this and very bright #plumreview
Date published: 2017-09-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from love this item! not a bad price for this item i love the colours too ! #plumreview
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Helpful Journal Quick, helpful, and easy addition to my day. Makes you focus on the positive things!
Date published: 2017-08-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quick way to start the day off right This journal was recommended to me by my counsellor as a way to start and end my day on a positive note. It really does take only five minutes a day: in the morning you write three things you're grateful for, three things that will make your day great and your daily affirmation. At the end of the day you write three awesome things about your day and one thing you'd like to improve on. I find it really does help me see the world around me for its positive potential, especially when my mood is low. I just finished filling out my first one and will be buying a second.
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Stylish Beautiful quality with a simply elegant design
Date published: 2017-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely love this! Such a nice thing to have for hectic days where you can just take a quick 5 minutes to jot something down
Date published: 2017-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gratitude is the attitude After buying two copies of this journal, I can honestly say that I adore this concept. Starting the day with a positive thought, recognizing what we are grateful for and jotting dow a few things to look forward to during the day has really helped me gain perspective in life. Life is beautiful, you just need to take the time to see it. I think everyone should have this!
Date published: 2017-07-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great exercise in Gratitude I bought this journal a month ago and am a huge fan! I really enjoy making gratitude lists, and this journal keeps me structured. I really enjoy the day & night entries. The 5 Minute Journal is an excellent way to cultivate a gratitude practice. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-07-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from really great i bought this a week ago and it is really great and it has been a good thing to write in when im free so i would recommend this
Date published: 2017-07-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good. Nice amount of paper, not the best color.
Date published: 2017-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highly recommend I bought this a few weeks ago and I write it in almost every day. I don't have a lot of time to journal so this is perfect for me. It also shifts your perspective and asks you 3 things you are grateful for everyday!
Date published: 2017-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it- I write in it every day Love it- I write in it every day
Date published: 2017-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love It This journal has the perfect amount of pages and is great quality
Date published: 2017-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Idea! A refreshing way to start the morning. Definitely recommend! #plumreview
Date published: 2017-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We absolutely love the five minute journal! I have been trying to create new traditions with my family every year, last year my partner and I started doing the five minute journals together as a new way to kick start our day. I really love writing down all of the things and people I am grateful for every day and sharing some of our journal together definitely made us open up and appreciate all of the little things in both our lives a lot more.
Date published: 2017-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great reminder LOVE this journal. Certainly makes you appreciate what you have every day and brings awareness to your everyday living.
Date published: 2017-05-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Really Cool Makes you think about appreciating every day
Date published: 2017-04-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Enjoyed it great for someone just starting into journaling and those that have done it for years.
Date published: 2017-04-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from need to add more time My timer must be off as I found it took more than five minutes to write in this.
Date published: 2017-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A small way to make a big change I love this journal. It motivates me to take a small amount of time out of my day to express gratitude for all the blessings in my life, set intentions to make the day the best it can be, and reflect on how I can improve. It really does take 5 minutes which makes it easy to incorporate into your everyday routine. The paper is of good quality, the prompts are easy to follow, and the journal itself is lovely to look at and feel. I also love the inspirational daily quotes and weekly challenges the journal provides as a little something extra to keep this practice interesting due to the repetitiveness of the questions. The only critique I have which the creators have already addressed in a video on Youtube is that the prompt "What would make today great?" should be changed to "What can I do to make today great," giving YOU the responsibility and control over your day and life. Overall, I really recommend this journal to everyone who wants to make a positive change in their lives in a minimal way.
Date published: 2017-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SETS A DAILY POSITIVE TONE A keynote speaker at a professional development conference mentioned this journal and I promptly bought one following the conference. After using it for a month I've found it a very positive tool for cultivating a positive tone to each and every day. I'm now buying them for my adult children too.
Date published: 2017-03-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good The prompts were good for challenging the way you think about your day. I didn't like how they were the exact same every day though, it got monotonous and boring after a few months. It also doesn't have a full year's worth of pages, so you would have to buy multiple books to get through the year.
Date published: 2017-03-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Okay Like the concept and daily practice for writing in it twice everyday, but unfortunately this journal isn't quite for me.
Date published: 2017-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great journal! People often say they're not old enough for something but unfortunately this journal isn't old enough for me rather than the other way around. It's tough being centuries years old.
Date published: 2017-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Journal! I bought this journal two months ago and I am so happy that I did! Love the minimalistic cover and feel of it! :)
Date published: 2017-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everyday Gratitude I bought this journal for my husband and he really enjoys it - looks forward to writing in it everyday! I'm going to pick one up for myself as well. Really makes you appreciate the little things in life and focus on the positive :) Makes a great gift for friends, family or for yourself!
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You won't regret buying this! Extremely effective way to practice gratitude on a daily basis. I see many, many more purchases of this journal in my future. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great applications of positive psychology Wonderful concept and daily practice to be a better you
Date published: 2016-12-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lovely I bought this for my MIL as a birthday gift. She loves to jot down little things daily that she I grateful for. This was the perfect addition to her usual journal.
Date published: 2016-12-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it! Keeping this journal helps keep me in focus and be more thankful!
Date published: 2016-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from grattitude I use this every day and it has helped me become more clear minded, focused and grateful. #plumreview
Date published: 2016-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everyday Use EXCELLENT Lifestyle journal - I use everyday and it definitely brightens up my days!
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful! The journal itself is delightful to hold and write in - pages are smooth and it's weighty enough in your hands to feel important and purposeful. I've only been writing in it for a few days but I've already noticed changes in my mood. It's helped to give me some much-needed quiet time at the end of the day. It's been so enjoyable that I'm thinking of getting a plain notebook and carving out some time during the day to reflect and write. The journal itself recommends that you treat yourself after the fifth day for sticking to the habit - do buy a really nice pen to write with, something that brings you joy to use. The only warning comment I have is that the spaces for writing are very small, so it's not a journal for big or wordy writers. But I think that's by design - it's intended to develop a habit and to be a quick way to focus your intentions, not to be a chronicle. I don't think the small space detracts in any way from the intent or attractiveness of the journal.
Date published: 2016-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING! It has been one of the best reflective experiences I've ever been a part of. It's such a simple step one can take in starting to be a more present and conscious person.
Date published: 2016-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easiest way to focus your life I enjoy starting and finishing my day with positive thoughts... I sleep better, and I live with more purpose.
Date published: 2016-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This simple journal is a life-changer! This journal has made me realize in five minutes a day just how MUCH I have to be grateful for. It sets and ends my day with a smile and keeps me on the HAPPY swing!!
Date published: 2016-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Daily Practice and Amazing Gift I'm just about to start on my 3rd 5 Minute Journal. It's become a daily practice for me and my new favourite gift for friends and team members.
Date published: 2015-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this journal! The best investment in your daily happiness!!! :)
Date published: 2015-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this Gem of a Journal So easy to use and so effective. A great way to start a daily practice of gratitude and visioning your best self.
Date published: 2015-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extremely valuable as a morning routine This beautiful journal helps me to start the day off on the right foot and has become such an important part of my life. Really helps me appreciate the small things in life!
Date published: 2015-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simplest thing you can do to increase your happiness. I started doing the 5 minute journal back in May, and it has quickly become a huge part of my daily routine. I do the night portion with my wife before bed, and it has improved the communication in our relationship immensely. You know that old piece of wisdom that you should never go to bed angry with your spouse? Sharing the "How could I have made today better?" part with your wife is the easiest way to open up communication.
Date published: 2014-12-19