Daily Journaling Prompts for February 2018

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Continuing our series on daily journaling prompts, here is a list of journaling topics for every day in February! This gives everyone some new ideas for journaling, and can help take the pressure off to think of something to journal about every day, especially for people doing our Page Per Day Challenge.

Some days are the same each month:

At the beginning of each month we write our goals for the upcoming month. Even if you did this earlier in the year, things change so it’s a good idea to re-set and update your goals each month. We also write what we are looking forward to this month.

Mid-month we see what progress we’ve made. This is a chance to jump-start any goals that have slipped off your radar and regain focus.

At the end of the month we write about good things/ favorite moments for the month, and evaluate our goals progress to see what still needs work in the upcoming weeks.

All the other days have new journaling topics and writing prompts!

Despite being the shortest month, February can sometimes seem like the longest (especially if you are in the northern hemisphere and are ready for winter to be over already!). So this month the theme is happy and positive! Let’s keep things light and cheerful to get us through this month with smiles on our faces!

1: 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.

2: What are you excited about in the coming month?

3: Write a list of things that make you happy. Stick this list someplace where you will see it often!

4: Write a list of people you can count on for a good laugh.

5: What is the funniest thing you’ve heard or seen lately?

6: Close your eyes and imagine feeling warm and cozy. Now write about it: where are you? What is around you? What do you have? Who else is with you?

7: What is your favorite color? Why do you like it so much? What things do you have in that color?

8: “I find, when you’re an optimist, life has a funny way of looking after you.” Simon Sinek What are some ways you can be more optimistic?

9: Write 5 positive things that happened this week.

10: How does focusing on positivity affect your mood?

11: What would you say or do for a friend you wanted to cheer up?

12: Write about a time when you had FUN! What did you do? Who was with you?

13: It’s Mardi Gras! What’s the best party you’ve ever been to?

14: Happy Valentine’s Day? How about let’s skip the whole V-day thing and think about friendship instead. Write a list of your friends and the qualities about them you most admire.

15: Mid-month review! How are your goals coming along? What can you accomplish in the remainder of this month?

16: Happy Chinese New Year! It’s the Year Of The Dog! What is your favorite pet you’ve ever had? Or if you’ve never had a pet, what pet would you have if you could have any type of pet you want?

17: If you could be any animal, what would you be? Why? What would you do as that animal?

18: “I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.” Lily Tomlin Write about a fantasy world where you can be anyone at all. Who/ what would you be?

19: If you could have any super power, what would it be? Why?

20: If you could do any activity and magically be prevented from getting hurt/ injured, what would you do?

21: Write a list of songs that make you feel happy and/ or bring back good memories. Add these to your playlist!

22: Take your mind off the cold weather and think ahead: Make a list of fun things you are going to do this summer!

23: If you had an entire day to do ONLY things you enjoy, what would you do? Where would you go? Who would be with you?

24: “The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.” Henry Ward Beecher What are some ways you can find happiness in the small things in everyday life?

25: Write 5 things that made you happy this week.

26: Write 5 things you are feeling optimistic about!

27: What good things happened this month? What were your favorite moments this month?

28: Month review! How did this month go? Which goals did you complete? What do you still need to work on?

The new Daily Journaling Prompts for the next month come out on the last Wednesday of each month. Look for March’s DJPs here on Quo Vadis blog Wednesday February 28th!

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