23 NEW YEAR JOURNAL WRITING PROMPTS

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.

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New Year Writing Prompts

  1. What do I need more of that I didn’t get last year or not enough of?
  2. Write 23 affirmations about you, your relationships, career, health, and financial self.
  3. What would I like to accomplish this year. (Vacation, family, Savings, Love, Healing, Growth)
  4. What can I do to get out of my comfort zone?
  5. What is my end of the year vision or where do I want to be at the end of this year?
  6. What are some healthy habits I’d like to pick up?
  7. What are some habits I’d like to drop that isn’t good for me?
  8. When was the last time I went to the doctor, dentist, or had a checkup?
  9. Is this my year to make an appointment with a therapist?
  10. What can I do to ensure I’m financially stable this year?
  11. Are there any loved one I miss or would like to talk to?
  12. Are there any relationships I need space between?
  13. What are some self care habits I can do to build my mental and emotional health?
  14. How am I feeling right now?
  15. My greatest accomplishment last year was?
  16. The one thing I would like to learn from that happened last year is?
  17. I would like to start, stop, and continue….
  18. What are 3 things I need to prioritize?
  19. What areas do I need to give myself some grace in?
  20. What are things I need to let go of that are holding me back?
  21. What are my intentions for myself?
  22. How do I want to be loved or supported this year?
  23. 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!!!!!!!

RosalynLynn

Be you so you can be free.

JOURNAL WRITING: BRAIN DUMP FOR MENTAL CLARITY

Sometimes there could be so much going on that you don’t know where to begin. Trying to keep up with work, family, activities, and yourself gets overwhelming. A good journal exercise to do is a brain dump. Just dump all your emotions, feelings, and questions into the exercise to free your mind up.

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Doing a brain dump in your journal every so often helps reduce stress and tensions. After dumping you’ll feel lighter mentally and emotionally. Thus, you’ll be able to get organized and accomplish some tasks. Big or small. Lastly, overall it provides perspective. Brain dumping lets you know what’s working, what isn’t, where you need help, and in what areas you may need to put a little extra time into. 10 FUN JOURNAL PROMPTS TO GET YOUR MIND OFF YOUR PROBLEMS

Brain Dump Journal Prompts

  1. What are my plans for Halloween?
  2. Have I started Christmas shopping?
  3. Have I created a Christmas list? Do I have a wish list?
  4. What are my plans for the holidays?
  5. What project have I started at home that I need to finish?
  6. Is my car clean?
  7. What meal have I been craving?
  8. What person have I not talk to that I need to, or has been on my mind?
  9. What do I need right now to make me happy?
  10. What is something new I want to try, buy, or do?
  11. Where do I want to go on vacation?
  12. How am I feeling about my job, work, or career?
  13. Is there something that took place that I was’t able to process?
  14. Emotions I’m currently feeling.
  15. When was the last time I balanced my checkbook, bank statements, and reviewed my finances and budget?
  16. What is the current status of my relationships: family, friends, work, or partner?
  17. When was the last time I went to the movies or out to dinner?

Those are just a couple of brain dump prompts to help you clear some head space. When journaling don’t just say yes or no. Or give an answer. Go into detail as to why you want a certain meal. How come you want to go to a certain restaurant or see a movie. I know it may sound crazy, but diving into the why is the true part of healing, growing, and learning about you.

Happy Writing!!!!!!!

RosalynLynn

Be you so you can be free.