Journaling Prompts for April
A few weeks ago I started posting weekly prompts on my Instagram account and it’s been going pretty well which got me thinking about starting a new monthly journaling prompt series here on the blog.
Once a month I will give you a list of journaling topics for every day. This will give you some new ideas for what to journal about and take the pressure off of trying to find something to write about every day.
Some days will be the same each month. For example…
At the beginning of each month, we will concentrate on setting our goals. Even if you did this earlier in the year, things change, so it can be a good idea to re-evaluate and update your goals each month.
In the middle of the month, we will see what progress we’ve made so far. This is a chance to re-focus on any goals that may have slipped off your radar.
At the end of the month, we will take a look back and write about the good things & favorite memories from the month. We will also evaluate our goals progress to see what still needs work in the upcoming months.
All of the other days will have new prompts to get you motivated!
This month will include a few basic, getting started daily prompts but in the future, I want to focus on a certain topic each month like renewal, nostalgia, hope, etc. Other themes can focus on a word of the year.
For example, My word this year is breathe so the daily prompts can center around how to better connect with that word.
What’s your word this year? Drop it in the comments and I will add it to the list of themes I’m putting together.
Ideally, you would journal a paragraph or two about each day’s prompt but don’t feel like you have to. It can be as simple as one sentence or a full page in your journal.
Be as creative as you like here…the sky’s the limit!
Journaling Prompts for April
What do you want to do this month? Write your goals for the month and think about what you need to do to accomplish them.
What are you excited about in the coming month?
What are some of my favorite Easter memories as a child?
Today is Easter Sunday in the Christian calendar. A springtime holiday that has been celebrated in various forms for thousands of years. What does Easter mean to me?
Make a list of everything you love about spring.
Look around outside and write about what you notice: which flowers are blooming, which insects are out, what wildlife is noticeable?
Write a list of ways you can connect with nature.
Write a list of things that make you feel relaxed. Now schedule some of these things in the upcoming weeks in your planner.
What are some of your biggest hopes and dreams for the future?
What would you do if you had unlimited funds and money wasn’t a factor?
If you could have any job in the world, for just one week, what would it be and why?
“What would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?” Robert Schuller. What is holding you back from attempting your dreams?
What was a time you thought you would fail but you succeeded?
What was the biggest failure you ever experienced? What caused you to fail? Why did you view it as a failure?
Mid-month review! How are your goals coming along? What can you accomplish in the remainder of this month?
Not all goals have to be big… what are some small things you’re working towards right now.
What is your favorite recipe? Who gave you the recipe or where did you find it? Why do you like it?
Who are the most important people in your life? What do they mean to you?
What are some things that you can’t live without? Why?
If you could choose any superpower, what would it by and why?
Write about your hometown. What is special about it? What are some fun facts or secrets you can write about?
Today is Earth Day. Make a list of some ways you can help the environment: recycling, consuming less, etc. See how many creative, yet achievable, pro-earth actions you can come up with.
Take a look at yesterday’s list, and draw up an action plan for when and how you will implement at least 5 ways you can help improve the environment.
If you have a lot on your mind, it can be helpful to sit down for a brainstorming session.
What is your least favorite chore?
What is your favorite book? Why do you like it? How many times have you read it? How does your view of the book change each time you read it?
What is your favorite movie? How many times have you seen it? Why do you like it so much?
Look ahead to next month: what events do you need to prepare for?
What good things happened this month? What were your favorite moments this month?
Monthly review! How did this month go? Which goals did you complete? What do you still need to work on?
Journaling is a powerful tool and it helps us uncover what we need to succeed in our personal and professional lives. If you, like most people, are currently being held back by roadblocks, make sure to use journaling as a way to uncover those roadblocks, form actionable plans, and thrive.
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