Journal Prompts: Loving Your Present

Before I give you the prompts, I want to touch base on why journaling is so important!  If you’re interested in a more in-depth blog on this, click here. 

  1. It helps you process.  It can give you a deeper understanding and gives you a clear understanding of what’s at hand.  This is important for those crazy emotions! (And if you need some guidance on accepting your emotions click here.)

  2. It helps you de-stress.  Writing in a journal is like talking to a bestie.  They just don’t talk back and sometimes we need that!  Plus, the self-care/self-love aspect is an added bonus.

  3. It helps you stay grounded.  Meaning you won’t just freak out, at a moment’s notice, because you have something to help you cope.

These are just some of the reasons to journal.  You might have your own.

Before I give you the prompts, let’s talk loving your present.  Sometimes we spend so much of our day in our heads we don’t take a moment to enjoy ourselves, enjoy the moment, or feel we have a reason to enjoy our present.  Everything seems to be set up to dwell in the past or pray for a better future.  But if you can take a moment and enjoy something about the present everything can be considered a blessing.  These prompts are designed to help you see how you can enjoy the moment and not dwell in the past and only live for the future.

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  1. Describe your day.

  2. What do you have to be grateful for?

  3. How do you have abundance today?

  4. What does freedom mean to you?

  5. List 3 good things about your day.

  6. List one event that made you angry today. Now rewrite this event to give it a different meaning.

  7. How did you find the time to enjoy the small things today?

  8. Go to a peaceful place and write about your day.

  9. What’s something that keeps you grounded you can practice daily.

  10. What can you do today to make it even better?

  11. How can you accept and embrace your emotions no matter what they are?

  12. Call someone you love and chat with them.  How did it go?

  13. What do you love about yourself?

  14. What do you love about your life?

  15. What do you love about your friends and family?

  16. How can you live with intention?

  17. List the things that make you happy.

  18. What fills you up with pride?

  19. List the things you used to pray for that you have now.

  20. What makes today better than yesterday?

  21. Write about your day.

  22. What did you achieve today?

  23. What was your fave part of the day?

  24. List all the things you have to be grateful for.

  25. Apologize for any argument or wrong doing.  How do you feel?

  26. Unplug for one hour.  How does it feel?

  27. Go for a walk.  What was it like?

  28. Sit in silence. What was it like?

  29. How can you cherish this day?

  30. Meditate for at least 10 minutes.  How did it make you feel?

Which question(s) did you struggle with?  Leave a comment below.  Let’s connect.