50 Journaling Prompts

  1. Write down a few little memories from this week that made you smile that you would have otherwise forgotten.
  2. Write a letter to someone in your life that you have found draining your energy. Avoid excessive negativity – simply say goodbye to them and focus on committing yourself to spend more time with people who give you power.
  3. What do you wish you didn’t have to do today? Write about why it won’t be as bad as you expect it to be and how you’ll feel once you’re done.
  4. What are your absolute favorite items in your closet? Conversely, what are some items you find yourself rarely wearing or feeling uninspired by?
  5. When do you feel like you rush too much? How could you slow down and enjoy the process?
  6. What is something you are involved in (like volunteering, a side project, or an extracurricular) that doesn’t feel like work at all to you? Why is that?


50 Journaling Prompts

  1. A good prompt for when you’re getting ready for bed, especially if you feel like you need to calm yourself before going to sleep: outline your bedtime ritual, write about how relaxed you feel, and how comfy you will feel once you are in your bed.
  2. What opportunities have come your way recently that you are grateful for? How did you open yourself up to those opportunities/take advantage of them?
  3. What is a goal that you are currently working on, and who is someone who could help you with that? What could you ask them for?
  4. Make a gratitude list. The power of gratitude cannot be overstated, in my opinion. Make a list of 10 things, 50, a 100!! Go crazy.
  5. What challenges have you recently overcome recently that you need to give yourself credit for?
  6. What task has been weighing on your mind lately? Make a plan to prioritize it and get it done today.
  7. What are 3 things you accomplished today (or yesterday) that you are proud of and need to pat yourself on the back for?
  8. 3 things I am looking forward to today are…
  9. How would you describe the mood you are in right now? Make a playlist for that mood. You can definitely do this quite easily on your phone but try to stick to paper to minimize distractions!
  10. Choose an affirmation that feels right for the day and write it ten times while saying it out loud to get it in your head.
  11. What is something you need to forgive yourself for? Write it down and leave it in the past.
  12. In what ways would you like to serve your community shortly?
  13. What are some areas of your life in which you are too harsh with yourself? Write down some loving statements to show acceptance of where you currently are in your life.
  14. What big project has intimidated you for a while, and what is the one most straightforward step you can think of that will help you advance in that project?
  15. What 3 words would you use to describe your dream life? Explain. Write them down somewhere, maybe even set them as your phone wallpaper!
  16. Make a life bucket list. Don’t hold back. You can edit later if you want but let your imagination run wild for a few minutes.
  17. The age-old “get to know you” question that tends to make people nervous: What are your hobbies? Don’t worry, you are just writing this for yourself. What do you do in your free time that you truly enjoy?
  18. Write a letter to yourself in 5 years. Tell them about your life currently and express the dreams you hope to reach in 5 years.
  19. How do you undervalue yourself? In what situations do you ask for too little when you know you are worth more than that deep down?
  20. What are the 5 things I like the most about myself? Why are these my strengths?
  21. 5 things I like the least about myself? What can I do to work and grow through them and unleash my full potential?
  22. What words have impacted my life and changed how I think about something?
  23. What’s the one thing I couldn’t imagine my life without?
  24. What does unconditional love mean to me? Can I love myself and others unconditionally and what would that look like?
  25. How did I get where I am today?
  26. What shaped me?
  27. What made me, me?
  28. How am I like others.
  29. How am I unique?
  30. When do I feel the happiest in my skin?
  31. If my body could talk, what would it say?
  32. What are my biggest regrets?
  33. What am I proud of the most?
  34. Do I get enough sleep? Do I usually wake up well-rested?
  35. What can I do to turn my day around when I am in a bad mood?
  36. How do I express kindness, gratitude, love, and support? What is my passion and support language? How can I share more joy?
  37. Am I judging and criticizing? How can I stop doing this?
  38. What are three things working well in your current relationship? What are three things that could be better?
  39. What boundaries could you set in your relationships to safeguard your well-being?
  40. What do you most want your children (or future children) to learn from you?
  41. How can you better support and appreciate your loved ones?
  42. What does love mean to you? How do you recognize it in a relationship?
  43. List three things you’d like to tell a friend, family member, or partner.
  44. Write your own

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