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Journal Prompts for Mental Health & More on Journaling!

  1. Describe your perfect day.

  2. Discuss 5 things you wish others knew about you.

  3. Write one paragraph about what made you happy today.

  4. Identify three short term goals and one long term goal.

  5. What is a self-care strategy you've always been curious in trying?

  6. What inspires you?

  7. Make a list of 15 things that make you happy.

  8. Write about an important person in your life who you are grateful for. What do you admire about this person, why have they had such an impact on your life, and what would you like to tell them?

  9. What are your best character traits?

  10. Write down three to five things that trigger feelings of anxiety in you and identify one to three coping strategies you can attempt to implement in response to these.

  11. Pick one positive word you'd like to focus on today and describe what it makes you feel or what you associate with it.

  12. Describe a situation in which you helped someone else. How do you think it made them feel? How did it make you feel?

  13. What self-care strategies have you used in the past? Rate them from 1-10, 10 being the most effective and helpful, 1 being the least.

  14. What advice would you give to someone going through a hard time?

  15. What is a quote that you want to manifest on for the rest of the week? How can you apply it to your life every day this week?

  16. Describe a hardship you have had. How does it make you feel reflecting back on it? What do you feel you learned?

  17. What makes you feel fulfilled?

  18. Write a letter to someone who has done you wrong. Discuss what they did and how it made you feel. Try to forgive them and rip it up if it feels right.

  19. What things are you avoiding dealing with?

  20. What do you need right now?