Daily Journaling Prompts for April 2018

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Continuing our series on daily journaling prompts, here is a list of journaling topics for every day in April! 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!

This month’s themes are travel and adventure!

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: What are your travel plans this year? Where are you planning to go, locally or elsewhere?

4: What is your favorite way to travel? Plane? Boat? Train? Car? Walking? Why do you enjoy traveling this way?

5: Describe your best journey. Not the destination, but the best time you had getting somewhere.

6: Describe your most difficult journey. What was the biggest ordeal you had when getting somewhere?

7: “The difference between an adventure and an ordeal is attitude.” Bob Bitchin Describe a time in your life when this quote was especially relevant.

8: What is something that you would consider an adventure that others would see as an ordeal?

9: What is something that you consider an ordeal that others would see as an adventure?

10: Describe a time in your life that felt like an ordeal at the time but seems like an adventure in retrospect.

11: Describe a trip or time in your life that you thought would be an adventure but turned into an ordeal. What made it so difficult?

12: Do you consider yourself to be an adventurous person? Why or why not?

13: Describe your perfect adventure. Where would you go? What would you do? Who would be with you?

14: If you could go on any type of adventure, no matter how unrealistic, what would it be?

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

16: In general, do you enjoy traveling? Why or why not?

17: When you travel, what do you like to see and do?

18: What is your favorite place you have ever visited?

19: What is the farthest you have traveled from home?

20: What is the longest time you have traveled?

21: What is your favorite short break away you’ve ever had?

22: Describe your earliest memory of traveling. How old were you? Where did you go? Who was with you?

23: What is your favorite place you have ever visited?

24: What is your ideal travel destination and why?

25: “The gentle reader will never, never know what a consummate ass he can become until he goes abroad.” – Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad What is a time you made an ass of yourself while traveling?

26: Describe a time while traveling when you got lost. How did you feel? Where were you going? Did you manage to find your way?

27: Describe some of the most memorable people you’ve met while traveling.

28: Who has been your favorite travel companion?

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

30: 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 May’s DJPs here on Quo Vadis blog Wednesday April 25th!

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    • Oops! Good eye! Sorry about that. In the process of creating these lists I often move things around. Obviously I overlooked that redundancy!

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