50 Best Journaling Prompts You Will Ever Read Or Need

Best Journaling Prompts You Will Ever Read Or Need

18. What is the best advice you have ever been given?

19. How do you deal with helplessness, with letting go, with release and surrender of expectations?

20. What do you love most about yourself?

21. Who do you admire most in this world, and why?

22. What are five things you absolutely, positively, totally want to do before you die, and how can you do one of them THIS YEAR?

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23. Who do you care about most in the world, and what could you do today to make sure they know it?

24. What would you truly lose, deep down, if you lost what you are most scared of losing?

25. What are the five things that you love most in the world?

26. What about your life makes you the proudest?

27. When did you hurt most, and how has it helped you or taught you or improved you?

28. What does it mean to be good enough, and how do you know that you are?

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29. What did you really love doing as a kid but don’t really do anymore? What is stopping you from doing it now, and what would happen if you did?

30. If you could, what is the one thing you would change about your past?

31. What makes you feel happy to be alive, and how can you make more of that every day?

32. What truth have you been refusing to admit to yourself and how could you face it?

33. What three things could you give up that would give you more time, energy, and peace?

34. What does your ideal day look like? Be specific.

35. What does heroic mean to you, and who are your biggest heroes?

36. What advice would you give yourself five years ago?

37. What do you love most about your life?

38. If you found out that you were going to die tomorrow, what would be your three biggest regrets?

39. What are you the most scared of losing, and what would you truly lose if you lost it?

40. What one event in your life has changed you the most?

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41. If you could be president for one day, what would you do, and why?

42. Assuming your life is a story and you are the author, what does your happy ending look like?

43. When are you at your best, and how do you get back there when you feel unbalanced or unwell?

44. How can you improve the way you treat yourself and talk to yourself?

45. When was the last time you cried, and what did it teach you?

46. What is your personal mantra for this year? What one word best describes your best life moving forward?

47. If you could invite five people, living or dead, to dinner at your house one night, who would you choose, and what would you cook them?

48. What are the five most important things in your life right now and how are you prioritizing them (or not)?

49. What makes you the most angry, the most frustrated, the most annoyed, and why?

50. What is something you have never done, but always wanted to do, and what is so important about this for you? 

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Written By Jeremy Goldberg
Originally Appeared On Thought Catalog
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Jeremy Goldberg's mission is to make kindness cool, empathy popular, and compassion commonplace. As part of that purpose, he writes articles, sends emails, hosts retreats, and workshops, gives TEDx talks, coaches clients, hosts a podcast, writes books, and makes spoken word poetry videos. He is also active on Facebook and Instagram, leading an online tribe of more than 35,000 badass humans. He is a Ph.D. scholar who spent the past five years studying the science of human behavior, specifically how attitudes affect action and how we can communicate to inspire greater and lasting change.View Author posts