As good girls, we focus on the things we can handle, our disciplined lives, and our unshakable good moods. When we fail to measure up to our own impossible standards, we hide behind our good girl masks, determined to keep our weakness a secret.

The Podcast

The resource that started it all, Emily’s weekly podcast offers a story, a prayer, and a simple next right step in less than 15 minutes.

The Book

A national bestseller, this book is for the chronically hesitant or anyone struggling with decision fatigue.

The Journal

A 12-month decision-making companion to personalize the simple, soulful practices from The Next Right Thing.

Meet Emily.

Emily P. Freeman is a Wall Street Journal Bestselling author of five books, co-founder of an online community of writers called hope*writers, and host of The Next Right Thing podcast.

Her newest book, The Next Right Thing Guided Journal, offers a simple, soulful practice for making life decisions.

In her writing and speaking, Emily always seeks to create space for the soul to breathe, offering fresh perspective on the sacredness of our inner life with God.

Emily and her husband live in North Carolina with their three children. Connect with her online at and on Instagram @emilypfreeman.