Journaling every day is a great way to practice mindfulness and reflect on your personal growth. However, there are always going to be days when you're not sure what to journal about. Here are some easy prompts for gratitude journaling that can help you get started.
What are you feeling grateful for today?
Even if it's a small thing, there's likely something that you're feeling appreciative of today. This is a great jumping-off point for your journal entry. Journaling about your gratitude can help you feel happier and more positive in your daily life.
Name 5 things you want to do in the future.
Your journal is the perfect place to dream. You can use this broad prompt to think about goals or ideas you have, but may not have had a chance to explore yet. This could be 5 activities you want to try, 5 places you want to visit, or 5 projects you want to start. There are so many ways to get creative with this prompt and explore your dreams. Don't pressure yourself to do everything right away - just focus on things that inspire you.
What am I feeling challenged by today?
If you're struggling with a problem, journaling about it is actually a great way to work through it. You might find that writing your challenges down will help you come up with a solution. Processing trying times in your journal can also make you more appreciative of the happier, more positive times later on.
Write a letter to someone.
Sometimes it's easier to articulate your thoughts when you are talking to someone else. You don't have to send it if you don't want to, but sometimes writing to another person will help you process your thoughts. You can even write a letter to someone you've never met.
By challenging yourself to journal more frequently, you'll improve your creativity and get to know yourself better. Try using the Daily Goal Setter planner - productivity and gratitude journal for your daily entries. We also offer a range of stationery designed specifically to help you stay productive and hone in on your gratitude.