50+ Morning Journal Prompts for Intentional Days

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All mornings are not the same. We may wake up in a good mood and we may not. A lot of it depends on how we slept, how the last day was, our health, and what we did.

One great way to intentionally have a positive or uplifting start to your day is to do journaling with morning journal prompts.

I've had quite a few mornings where I don't feel up to speed so much. And whenever I've done a journaling exercise, it has helped me feel better.

It depends on what I need. If I am overloaded with emotions, I vent it all out. If I have too many things on my mind, I make a list and express the importance of each. If I am losing sight, I write what I can be grateful for.

So, in this post, you will find morning journal prompts for a variety of purposes, all meant to make you feel better and carry that feeling through the day. Here you go:

Morning Journal Prompts

  1. List three things that you are grateful for this morning.
  2. Write down three positive affirmations about yourself for today.
  3. What are your intentions for the day?
  4. Describe one thing you love about the morning.
  5. How are you choosing to practice self-care today?
  6. Write down an inspiring quote that resonates with you at this moment.
  7. Write one thing you will do today to make someone's day.
  8. What negative thoughts do you want to release before starting this day?
  9. Identify one thing you want to focus on improving today.
  10. Describe your favorite morning ritual and why it brings you joy.
  11. Write about something beautiful you saw yesterday and how it made you feel.
  12. List three things you have accomplished recently.
  13. Write about someone you feel grateful for this morning.
  14. Write down the choices you will make to stay present and mindful today.
  15. Write a random act of kindness you want to do today.
  16. Write about something that has been inspiring you lately.
  17. Take a moment to reflect on the positive aspects of yesterday.
  18. What are your hopes for today?
  19. Write three things, big or small, that you achieved yesterday.
  20. What is your goal for today?
  21. List three qualities you appreciate about yourself.
  22. What is one worry that you want to let go of today?
  23. Write down one activity you will do today to connect with nature.
  24. Reflect on the best part of your morning so far.
  25. Who do you want to be today?

Morning Journal Prompts to Feel Better

  1. How are you feeling in this moment?
  2. Write yourself a letter validating all of the emotions you feel.
  3. What is something that has been troubling you lately? What do you need to move forward?
  4. Write a letter to yourself reflecting on all that you have overcome through the years.
  5. What are you proud of in your life?
  6. Freely imagine and write about how you want your life to be.
  7. Write about something from your past that has been holding you back emotionally, and visualize letting go of its burden.
  8. Envision a future where all your troubles are gone. Express how you would feel.
  9. What are some boundaries you need to set in your life to feel happier?
  10. What is something that helps you feel better when you're down?
  11. Think of a time when you felt at peace. Describe what it meant to you.
  12. Find three things you are still grateful for despite the difficulties you're going through.
  13. List 5 little things in your life that support you every day.

Morning Journal Prompts For Self-Reflection

  1. What is one thing you can do today that will make you feel great?
  2. What clothes do you love wearing and feel good in?
  3. What do you love about your mind?
  4. What do you love about your body?
  5. What do you love about your personality?
  6. What are the 5 things that your past self would love about your current self?
  7. What is a challenge that you have overcome?
  8. What makes you unique? How can you use this uniqueness more in your life?
  9. What would you do today if you loved yourself?
  10. Whatโ€™s a commitment you can make to yourself to love yourself every day?
  11. What did you love to do as a child? How can you bring more of that into your life?
  12. What would you do if you knew you could not fail?
  13. What natural gift would you most like to possess?
  14. If you were given $1 million that you had to spend on yourself within a year, how would you spend it?
  15. How would you like to be remembered?

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Aarushi Tewari

Aarushi Tewari

The writer and affirmations speaker at Gratitude, Aarushi believes that one of the most effective ways of feeling inner peace is by being grateful and having a loving self-relationship.

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