Daily Journaling Prompts for September 2019

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Balance

Continuing our series on daily journaling prompts, here is a list of journaling topics for every day for the upcoming month! 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 theme is all about finding balance in your life. The prompts are designed to help you think about different aspects of your life, and if you are focusing on some things maybe at the expense of others. Remember, we can’t do everything all the time. At some times of our lives we have to focus on certain things. But I hope these prompts will help you think about various aspects of your life and how you can bring balance to your life.

I have some quotes thrown in there too, feel free to write about what each quote means to you, or if it reminds you of a specific situation or time of your life.

Have a great month!

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. What are you looking forward to this month?

2: Do you consider yourself to be a creative person? Why or why not?

3: What are some ways you like to express your creativity?

4: Do you think you have a good sense of humor?

5: What types of things do you find funny?

6: What are some ways you explore your curiosity about the world? What are you curious about?

7: Describe a time when you were in awe.

8: Describe a time when you felt thrilled.

9: Do you consider yourself to be a spiritual person? How do you express your spirituality?

10: What is your relationship with nature?

11: What are your favorite things to do outside?

12: Describe a time when had fun doing something outside.

13: Who is your favorite person to have fun with?

14: Who is your favorite person to have an interesting conversation with?

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

16: Who can you rely on to cheer you up when you are sad?

17: “The secret is here in the present. If you pay attention to the present, you can improve upon it. And, if you improve on the present, what comes later will also be better.” The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho

18: In what ways can you improve upon your health now that will make your health better throughout your life?

19: In what ways can you improve upon your relationships now that will make them better later?

20: In what ways can you improve upon your mental/ emotional health now that will make it better later?

21: In what ways can you improve upon your work to make it better later?

22: “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” Carol Burnett

23: What are some things you would like to change about your life?

24: What are some things you love about your life?

25: “Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.” Hans Selye

26: What are some stressful things in your life that you can convert into positives? How does your stress motivate you?

27: What are some ways you release stress? Are these constructive? Are there better ways you could release stress?

28: What are your biggest priorities right now?

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?

For more tips on how to balance your priorities, see this post.

The new Daily Journaling Prompts for the next month come out on the last Wednesday of each month.

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