"DO IT FOR YOURSELF" Motivational Guided Journal
A bold motivational journal for anyone seeking to boost their productivity
Whether you’re embarking on a new project or planning your future, understanding what makes you tick is the crucial ﬁrst step in making things happen. Do It For Yourself combines the pop-art-inspired graphics of Subliming with 75 thought-provoking prompts by creativity and productivity expert Kara Cutruzzula. Choose any goal and work through the ﬁve stages of the journal—getting going, building momentum, overcoming setbacks, following through, and seeking closure—or just open it to the phase you’re in now. Each exercise is designed to help reorient your outlook, overcome roadblocks, and encourage mindfulness, with powerful typographic quotes to inspire you along the way.
In these pages, ﬁnd the much-needed space to focus your energy, clear up mental clutter, and set yourself up for success. Because isn’t it time you did it for yourself?
Kara Cutruzzula is a writer, editor, playwright, and musical theater lyricist. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, TED Ideas, and TIME. Brass Ring Daily, her newsletter about work and creativity, has been featured in Lifehacker, Inc., and Vanity Fair, who called it “a life coach in your inbox.” Tessa Forrest a freelance design director and graphic designer. In 2016, she started the account @subliming.jpg (now over 500k Instagram followers) as a creative exercise in color and typography through the lens of self-empowerment and spirituality. Both are based in Brooklyn.