New Journal Prompts added weekly...Come back often!

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 writing prompts.


Here are the Most Recent Journal Prompts:

Journal Prompts #329 - Love All The Way

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Feb 12, 2016 @ 01:00 PM

This month's Musical Journal Prompt:

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Journal Prompts #328 - Do What Dr. Dolittle Does

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Feb 05, 2016 @ 03:00 PM

Have a Journaling Session with your cat, dog or current household pet. If you don't have one, hold it with your childhood pet or....

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Journal Prompts #327 - C Is For Comfort and Care?

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 @ 03:00 PM

Put one of these words in a sentence and use that sentence as a journal prompt when you need one.

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Journal Prompts #326 - Finding a Cure

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Jan 22, 2016 @ 05:48 PM

Do you suffer from this ailment? Your Journal can write you a prescription, I'm sure.


Bonus Journal Prompt

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Journal Prompts #325 - Convert Hurts Into Hurrahs

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Sat, Jan 16, 2016 @ 08:00 AM

See what your Journal has to say about this:

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Journal Prompts #324 - The Love of Your Life

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Jan 08, 2016 @ 02:00 PM

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Journal Prompts #323 - I Heart Me

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Tue, Dec 29, 2015 @ 06:18 PM

Take some time with your Journal and review and reflect upon last year and how you treated your Self. How are you feeling about your Self today? Make a plan to improve one thing about your relationship with Y.O.U. write now.

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Journal Prompts #322 - Just Because

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Nov 20, 2015 @ 03:30 PM


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Journal Prompts #321 - Ho! Ho! Ho!

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Nov 13, 2015 @ 06:08 PM


Maybe taking some time to reflect on this scene with your Journal will help you enjoy the upcoming holidays for a change.


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Journal Prompts #320 - Little Things Mean A Lot

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Fri, Nov 06, 2015 @ 08:25 PM


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