Journaling prompts for the new year

Journaling prompts for the new year

Welcome to the new year! As we embark on a new chapter, it can be helpful to take some time to reflect on the past year and set intentions for the year ahead.

One way to do this is through journaling, which can help you process your thoughts, emotions, and goals. To get you started, we've compiled a list of journaling prompts to help you think about your goals, self-care, and overall well-being in the new year.

Whether you're a seasoned journaler or just starting out, these prompts can provide a helpful starting point for your reflections and help you create a roadmap for the year ahead. Happy journaling!

Looking back at last year:

What are the three biggest accomplishments you achieved this year? Why were they important to you?

What were the three most difficult challenges you faced this year? How did you overcome them?

What is something you learned about yourself this year?

List five memorable experiences from the past year that you will cherish forever.

What are three things you want to let go of from the past year?

Thinking ahead to the new year:

Name three things you want to achieve in the coming year. Why are these goals important to you?

What are three things you hope to learn or experience in the coming year?

What are three things you want to do to improve your physical health in the coming year?

What are three things you want to do to improve your mental health in the coming year?

What are three things you want to do to improve your relationships in the coming year?

What are three things you want to do to improve your career or professional life in the coming year?

What are three things you want to do to give back or make a positive impact in the coming year?

What are three things you want to do for fun or personal growth in the coming year?

Taking care of myself:

What are three things that you do to recharge and refresh yourself? How can you make more time for these activities in your life?

What are three things you do to set healthy boundaries with others? How can you be more assertive in setting and maintaining these boundaries in the coming week/month/year?

What are three self-care activities that bring you joy or relaxation? How can you incorporate more of these activities into your routine?

What are three things you can do to show yourself more love and compassion? How can you make these practices a regular part of your self-care routine?

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