Writing down your personal thoughts and feelings in a journal may feel uncomfortable at first. And starting with a blank piece of paper can be somewhat intimidating. So today I will be sharing 30 journal prompts to help you get started.
With so many benefits, it’s easy to understand why so many people want to make journaling a habit. Journaling is a great way to express your thoughts and feelings. It can also be an excellent tool to nurture creativity.
Before I share some journaling prompts for beginners, let’s chat about a few benefits of journaling.
Reasons to Write in a Journal
Journaling is a great way to express yourself without fear of judgement. And the research suggests that keeping a journal can have a positive effect on your mental well-being.
For instance, journaling can help you to calm and clear your mind, solve problems more effectively, and help you to gain a different perspective (source). It can help you to feel a greater sense of overall emotional well-being and happiness (source).
Journaling is also a great way to get to know yourself better.
How to Get Started with Journaling
Here are a few tips to help you start your journal:
Here are 30 prompts, questions and ideas to explore in your journal:
Journal Prompts for Beginners
As a therapist, Jorie Miklos enjoys helping people reach a level of personal happiness and satisfaction that they didn’t think was possible.
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