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31 Journal Prompts for the New Year!

31 Journal Prompts That Make You Think – January Goals & More 

Can you believe January is right around the corner? What better way to start the year than a journaling challenge! Today I am sharing 31 journal prompts that help you plan to have your BEST year yet! 2019 is your year to shine and get sh*t done! I always find that writing down my thoughts, plans, and goals through journaling helps motivate me to want to achieve them!

31 journal prompts to make you think | Self discovery & motivational journal prompts

31 journal prompts to have the best 2019 yet!

  1. What do I want to achieve this year?
  2. 5 Big lessons I learned in 2018 are…
  3. What is holding me back from going after the life I want?
  4. What are 5 things that make me undeniably happy?
  5. What are three of my strongest personality traits?
  6. If I had a million dollars this is what I would spend it on…and why…
  7. What are my top 10 priorities in life?
  8. Who inspires me and why?
  9. If I could have lunch with anyone it would be ____ because…
  10. If I could have any super power in the world it would be___because… 
  11. 5 things I love about myself are… 
  12. 3 things I want to practice more of this year are…
  13. Write out exactly where you hope to be in January 2020
  14. A letter to my younger self …
  15. My ideal job would be ___ because …
  16. Top 10 places I wish to travel to this year and why…
  17. How I would describe myself to someone who doesn’t know me is…
  18. If I could live anywhere in the world it would be____ because…
  19. 20 things I want to do this year are…
  20. 20 things that make me smile are…
  21. If I was an animal I would be a ____ because…
  22. If I could describe myself in one word it would be ____ because…
  23. What is my biggest strength?
  24. Where do I see myself in 5 years?
  25. If I could have 3 wishes they would be?
  26. Write down 10 positive affirmations.
  27. Write about your favorite memory.
  28. What do I aspire to be?
  29. What year would I relive and why?
  30. Write about a moment that made you stronger. 
  31. What goals do I have for February?

31 Journal prompts to make you think.

Cheers to a kick a** January! And remember, you can do anything you set your mind to!

Have you taken the 31 day journaling challenge to self discover? If not, you can check it out here!





  • Geraldine

    This is so great!! I love these journal prompts and I definitely had some of them already planned for January!! 😉

    • ellduclos

      Thank you!! So glad you enjoyed them!! <3 (:

  • Catie

    Hello! I’ve been enjoying using these prompts to help me begin journaling this year – will you be posting one for February?

    • ellduclos

      Thank you so much Catie! Just posted ones for February! (: Hope you enjoy!

  • Teya // TLM blog

    This post is awesome! These prompts are perfect!

    • ellduclos

      Thank you!!!

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