Have you tried journaling? People swear by it for mental clarity, organisation and overall life improvement, but it can be hard to know where to start. Here are 20 prompts to help you get into journaling.

  1. What has brought you joy today?
  2. What is something you would like to change about yourself? How can you change it?
  3. Where is one place you would like to visit? Write how you would spend a day there…
  4. If you were granted a wish right this moment, what would it be?
  5. What are five things you have always wanted to do, but haven’t done yet?
  6. How do you show love to the people you care about? Can you do this more?
  7. What is one thing, big or small, that you would like to achieve? How can you achieve it?
  8. What are 25 things that make you happy?
  9. What were you doing this time last year?
  10. What do you hope to be doing this time next year?
  11. Write a review (of literally anything)
  12. Write about your favourite memory from this week…
  13. Who are the people in your life who give you energy?
  14. Be present: engage your five senses, then write what you see, hear, smell, feel and taste…
  15. What was the peak and pit of your day?
  16. What are you looking forward to tomorrow?
  17. What emotions are you holding onto right now? Are there any you can let go?
  18. What are you worried about right now?
  19. What are you excited about right now?
  20. What do you hope your legacy is?


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