Taking care of your mental health is so important, but getting started can be overwhelming. One of the best ways to take care of your mental health is journaling. In this blog post, you’ll find 25 journal prompts you can use.
1.) What is my happiest memory? (There can be more than one!)
2.) Who is someone who has positively impacted my life?
3.) Where is somewhere I feel safe? What about it makes me feel safe?
4.) What (or who) comes to my mind when I think of love?
5.) What is my favorite song? How does it make me feel?
6.) What are some of my core values?
7.) How do I feel when I am alone?
8.) How do I feel around other people?
9.) What are some coping mechanisms I use? When do I use them?
10.) What motivates me?
11.) What is something I wish people knew about me?
12.) What do I love about my body?
13.) What was my biggest mistake? What did I learn from it?
14.) When do I feel my best?
15.) What are the best things in my life right now?
16.) What are the worst things in my life right now? How can I improve these?
17.) Overall, how do I think my mental health is?
18.) What are 3 things I can do to reduce stress in my life?
19.) What is something I would want to hear on a bad day? (The purpose is to look back at this prompt on a bad day and cheer up!)
20.) How do I implement mindfulness into my life?
21.) What makes me feel fulfilled?
22.) What is the biggest life lesson I’ve learned?
23.) Who is my favorite fictional character? What about this person do I like?
24.) What are my hobbies? How do they make me feel?
25.) What is something you would tell your younger self?