Gutsy Guide to Journaling

Up your journaling game with this comprehensive workbook. Everything you need to know about journaling + more than 500 journaling prompts in dozens of themes.

Creative Journal Prompts

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Have you run out of ideas for what to write about when you journal? Do you feel like your creative spark has fizzled? Want to have a little fun? These prompts are for you!

Below you’ll find creative creative journaling prompts to fuel your imagination. Let these interesting starters help you nudge open the door to your inner visionary.

Choose one prompt per day (perhaps put them on slips of paper and draw one at random!), and then write non-stop for at least 10 minutes. The longer you write, the deeper you’ll dive and the more surprised you’ll be by what you uncover.

This process is sure to help you grow as a small business owner—and as a person. Have fun!

1. 20 things that make me smile

2. What I wish others knew about me

3. How do I want people to feel when they first encounter my brand?

4. If I could be exactly as I wanted, I’d…

5. You are writing a book. What will it be called? What will it be about?

6. I feel most successful when…

7. A big step I’ve been thinking about for far too long…

8. How I recently stretched beyond my comfort zone & what I learned

9. If I could meet any fictional character, it would be … because…

10. The time I laughed the hardest was…

11. My 15-year-old self would be proud of me today for…

12. Someone whosE life is better because of me (and why)…

13. I secretly wish I…

14. If I were a superhero, my special power would be…

15. When people first meet me, I hope they feel…

16. My favorite quote and why I love it

17. If my best friend or spouse described me, what would they say?

18. What would a stranger say?

19. What does happiness mean to me?

20. What advice would I give to my teenage self?

21. What sets my soul on fire?

22. What would I do if I couldn’t fail?

23. What is my favorite childhood memory?

24. What do I want my legacy to be?

25. If money were no object, what would I do?

26. When people first meet me, how do I want them to feel?