276 Journal Prompts...and Counting

Looking for inspiration?  Use the journal prompts below when you need some ideas to get your journaling juices flowing! 

A journal prompt is simply an idea to help you get your writing started.  As you read the prompts below, stop when you find a topic that grabs you and begin to write.  Don't feel restricted by the topic!  Let your pen take over and follow where it will lead...

Every week, you'll find a new journaling prompt on this page -- so check back often!   And view earlier journaling ideas here.


New Prompts added weekly!
Here are the Most Recent Journaling Prompts:

Journal Prompts #276 - Home for the Holidays Much?

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Nov 21, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

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Journal Prompts #275 – Because It’s Christmas – Part 2

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Nov 14, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

This week, take 5, 10, 15 minutes with your Journal each day and design the holidays that you want to experience this year. Think with your heart and write, write, write. Then work with your Journal to plan out how you'll bring this Joy to Your World.

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Journal Prompt # 274 - Because It's Christmas - Part 1

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Nov 07, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

That most wonderful time of the year is upon us... 

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Journal Prompt #273 - Laughter Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Oct 17, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Work with your Journal to figure out how you can tickle your funny bone more often. #WriteON!

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Journal Prompt #272 - The Blame Game

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Oct 10, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Discuss this with your Journal: Procrastination is just a fancy name for Fear.

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Journal Prompt #271 - Pick A Prompt

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Oct 03, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

Pick A Sentence And Use it as a Journaling Prompt!

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Journal Prompts #270 - Love, Love Changes Everything

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Sep 19, 2014 @ 10:12 AM

Identify something that you love, whether it's a person or thing. Something that you love deeply, with a love that includes both mystery and a feeling of eternity. Something like your child, or the sky, or traveling, or your home, or playing the piano. Journal extensively about it. Describe the object of your love and also describe the sensation of love within you. Again, take more than enough time to do this journaling. You may even want to reserve a Love Section in your journal. #WriteON!

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Journal Prompts #269 - Don't Ignore...Do Explore!

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Sat, Sep 13, 2014 @ 12:29 AM

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Journal Prompts #268 - Where Are You On the List?

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Sat, Sep 06, 2014 @ 04:26 PM

When you create your next 'To Do' List, spend some time reviewing it. Where, if anywhere, does your "Me" time show up on your list? Have a discussion with your Journal about this unhealthy situation and get it on the list. The closer to the top the better. 

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Journal Prompts #267 - Who's Life Are You Leading?

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Aug 29, 2014 @ 01:28 PM

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