January Writing Prompts

January Writing Prompts

This year I promised myself that I would write more. Being in grad school, it is kind of a given, but I hope that I will have time to write in my journal. Writing is how I center myself.

Here are a list a of journal prompts to help you write everyday in the month of January. Here’s hoping that 2016 is a great year!

  1. What do you want to happen in 2016 (your goals, wishes, plans)?
  2. What is your favorite memory of 2015?
  3. What are your big dreams for this year? For your life?
  4. What made you happy today?
  5. Who do you love spending time with?
  6. What does your perfect day look like? What are you doing?
  7. What compels you to write?
  8. What makes you feel creative?
  9. Make a list of 50 things you enjoy doing.
  10. What is on your list that you aren’t doing? Why?
  11. What drives you?
  12. What are you most excited about this year?
  13. What did you do last year that you are proud of?
  14. What skill do you wish you had?
  15. What adventures do you want to have this year?
  16. If you knew you couldn’t fail, what would you do?
  17. What is holding you back?
  18. What do you find essential in your life?
  19. What daily habit could you incorporate into your life?
  20. List 10 ways to relax after a hard day.
  21. What is your heart telling you to do today?
  22. List 5 things that you always worry about.
  23. Is there anyway that you can let those things go?
  24. If you had $15 to spend on yourself, what would you buy?
  25. What desires are you not attending to?
  26. How can you make your life better?
  27. What have you done this month that moves you closer towards your dreams for 2016?
  28. What are you lost without?
  29. What change do you want to see in yourself or in the world?
  30. What are you most looking forward to in the next few months?
  31. What do you want the new month to bring?




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