Journal Prompts For Self-Discovery

Journaling is a very powerful tool. It can help you stay organised, think ideas through, boost imagination and it can help you on the road to self-discovery.

Whenever I’m feeling unhappy or stressed, I love to reach for my bullet journal which helps get me through the harder times. Something that I want my bullet journal to help me with even more in self-discovery.

According to Google, Self Discovery is ‘the process of acquiring insight into one’s own character’. Self-discovery is all about knowing who you are, what you’re like as a person and the morals that you have.


So onto the journal prompts:

  1. If nobody was watching I would…
  2. Apart from time or money, what do you want more of?
  3. What’s working in your life?
  4. 10 words that describe me are…
  5. Yesterday I was…
  6. Today I am…
  7. Tomorrow I will be…
  8. If I could talk to my teenage self, the one thing I would say is…
  9. My favorite way to spend the day is…
  10. If you could have dinner with anyone currently alive, who would it be?
  11. I feel most connected to my purpose when…
  12. If you had a theme song, what would it be?
  13. What animal are you most like?
  14. What do you fear most about the future?
  15. What personal accomplishment are you most proud of?
  16. I have the power to…
  17. Are you a spiritual person?
  18. What book speaks to you on a personal level? Why?
  19. What fictional character do you relate to most?
  20. Do you stick up for yourself often?
  21. How do the important people in your life make you feel?
  22. Would you go to a party if you knew no one there?
  23. Would you be bored if you had to spend the day by yourself?
  24. Can you keep a secret?
  25. What do you do to cheer yourself up?
  26. Describe your favourite memory.
  27. Who would you tell first if you got some exciting news?
  28. What are you passionate about?
  29. How do you maintain balance in your life?
  30. How was your week?

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  1. September 1, 2017 / 6:10 pm

    Super cute blog and these are great prompts!

  2. September 2, 2017 / 2:50 pm

    These are some great prompts. I used to journal all the time – I need to find a way to get back into it.

  3. September 3, 2017 / 1:17 pm

    These are awesome. I just started using a planner and these would be great reflection questions!

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