Journaling: Where To Begin

Writing in a journal allows you to become more mindful of what you want in life. From there, you can lay the track for the path that you want to create in order to reach your goals.

Journal Prompts

Since there aren’t any rules for how to journal “correctly,” often times finding a starting point can be the most challenging aspect of writing. Reflect on the following prompts to get the ball rolling.

 1. Describe your perfect day.

“Wake up with determination. Go to sleep with satisfaction.”
  • What does your day look like from the moment you wake up in the morning to the moment in which you fall asleep at night?


 2. What is holding you back?

“She believed she could, so she did.”
  • What would you do if money was not a factor?
  • What would you do if you were not afraid?

3. What are your goals?

“Strive for progress, not perfection.”
  • 30 day
  • 60 day
  • 90 day


4. Where do you picture yourself in the future?

“You are your only limit.”
  • 5 years
  • 10 years
  • 15 years

5. What motivates you to succeed?

“Where focus goes, energy flows.”
  • What challenges are you currently facing?
  • What action steps can you take to overcome the hurdles in your life?

6. What are your true priorities in life?

“Don’t be busy. Be productive.”
  • Write down your core values
  • Things to stop doing

7. How would the people, that you love the most, describe you?

“We rise by lifting others.”
  • Friends
  • Family
  • Relationships

8. Who do you spend the most time with?

“Be obsessively grateful.”
  • Who do you look up to?
  • Who are your role models or mentors?

 9. What would you would like to learn?

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”
  • Are there any books that you are dying to read?
  • What are your current hobbies?
  • Are there any hobbies that you’d like to get into?


10. How do you like to relax?

“Take time to do what makes your soul happy.”
  • How do you practice self-care?
  • What do you do to relieve stress?