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52 Journal Prompts to Get You Through the Year

The new year is often a time of reflection and goal setting. Whether you are starting therapy, ending a relationship, or just working on your wellness, writing about your life can be a therapeutic way to foster growth. If you find that you get writer’s block or struggle to decide what to write about, try using these 52 journal prompts to get you through the year.

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  1. What goals do you have for the new year?
  2. What type of movement makes your body feel strong?
  3. How can you speak to yourself with positivity when rising in the morning?
  4. How does rest play a role in your day-to-day routine?
  5. How do you foster love in your home?
  6. How would you like to show up for yourself this week?
  7. How do you love yourself?
  8. What are the characteristics of a loving relationship?
  9. What are you doing to heal yourself?
  10. What progress have you made on your goals?
  11. How can you give yourself grace this week?
  12. What space in your home has been neglected and how could you give it attention?
  13. How are you taking care of your body?
  14. What does “stopping to smell the roses” look like in your life?
  15. How do you incorporate spirituality into your life?
  16. Where do you like to go to be with nature?
  17. What emotions come up for you at meal time?
  18. What is the first thing in your morning that brings you joy?
  19. What is one phrase you can say to yourself that uplifts you?
  20. How can you be intentional about new habits?
  21. What do you need this week to feel well?
  22. How can you show up for yourself and those around you?
  23. How can you make your home better meet your needs?
  24. What in your environment helps you calm your nerves?
  25. What excites you and lights up your face?
  26. How can you prepare for stress instead of reacting to it?
  27. What do you need from your relationships in order for them to improve?
  28. How do your finances affect your mental health?
  29. How could a consistent routine alleviate stress in your day-to-day life?
  30. How will you incorporate self care this week?
  31. What will your future self be thanking you for doing this week?
  32. What are your goals for the next month ahead?
  33. How can you enter this week feeling refreshed?
  34. What is one thing that brings you hope for the future?
  35. How can you show up for yourself and your community?
  36. How can you make your space feel more warm and welcoming?
  37. What is a strength of yours and something that you love about yourself?
  38. What will quench your desires this week?
  39. How can you show up for yourself this week?
  40. When will you practice gratitude this week?
  41. How can you reward yourself for getting through another week?
  42. How can you honor your ancestors in your decisions this week?
  43. Why do you crave rest and how can you make space for it this week?
  44. What are your strengths and how can you put them on display?
  45. Who can you ask for help in order to reduce any present overwhelm?
  46. How are you giving to the people in your life and community?
  47. What are the pains you need to let go of in order to move forward in life?
  48. What and who are you grateful for this season?
  49. How can you start your week in a way that helps you flourish?
  50. How will you work towards your goals this week?
  51. Who or what inspires you to keep pushing forward?
  52. How do you express love for yourself and others in your life?

Use these affirmations to acknowledge growth and learn about yourself along your journey. This is just one short chapter on a long path to wellness.

52 journal prompts