The new year always bring some seasonal anxiety and depression. The pressure to have this grand resolution or fresh start can be overwhelming. First you don’t have to have those grand resolutions. MENTAL NOTE OF THE DAY: NEW YEAR EDITION However, it is normal to feel like you want to have an outline of intentions, thoughts, views, or feelings about the upcoming year. Growth is good. Change is good. And we should want to be better, think better, do better, have better, and live better. To relieve some of that pressure, do some journal writing to get your mind flowing with ideas.
New Year Writing Prompts
- What do I need more of that I didn’t get last year or not enough of?
- Write 23 affirmations about you, your relationships, career, health, and financial self.
- What would I like to accomplish this year. (Vacation, family, Savings, Love, Healing, Growth)
- What can I do to get out of my comfort zone?
- What is my end of the year vision or where do I want to be at the end of this year?
- What are some healthy habits I’d like to pick up?
- What are some habits I’d like to drop that isn’t good for me?
- When was the last time I went to the doctor, dentist, or had a checkup?
- Is this my year to make an appointment with a therapist?
- What can I do to ensure I’m financially stable this year?
- Are there any loved one I miss or would like to talk to?
- Are there any relationships I need space between?
- What are some self care habits I can do to build my mental and emotional health?
- How am I feeling right now?
- My greatest accomplishment last year was?
- The one thing I would like to learn from that happened last year is?
- I would like to start, stop, and continue….
- What are 3 things I need to prioritize?
- What areas do I need to give myself some grace in?
- What are things I need to let go of that are holding me back?
- What are my intentions for myself?
- How do I want to be loved or supported this year?
- What can I do to be more loving and supportive this year?
Those are 23 journal writing prompts to help ease some of your anxiety. Be as detailed as possible. Take your time. As you write you’ll learn more about yourself, your desires, and goals. The more we write the more we expand and open our minds to endless possibilities. Happy Writing!!!!!!!
Be you so you can be free.