31 Journal Prompts for the New Year!

31 Journal Prompts That Make You Think – January Goals & More 

Can you believe January is right around the corner? What better way to start the year than a journaling challenge! Today I am sharing 31 journal prompts that help you plan to have your BEST year yet! 2019 is your year to shine and get sh*t done! I always find that writing down my thoughts, plans, and goals through journaling helps motivate me to want to achieve them!

31 journal prompts to make you think.

31 journal prompts to have the best 2019 yet!

  1. What do I want to achieve this year?
  2. 5 Big lessons I learned in 2018 are…
  3. What is holding me back from going after the life I want?
  4. What are 5 things that make me undeniably happy?
  5. What are three of my strongest personality traits?
  6. If I had a million dollars this is what I would spend it on…and why…
  7. What are my top 10 priorities in life?
  8. Who inspires me and why?
  9. If I could have lunch with anyone it would be ____ because…
  10. If I could have any super power in the world it would be___because… 
  11. 5 things I love about myself are… 
  12. 3 things I want to practice more of this year are…
  13. Write out exactly where you hope to be in January 2020
  14. A letter to my younger self …
  15. My ideal job would be ___ because …
  16. Top 10 places I wish to travel to this year and why…
  17. How I would describe myself to someone who doesn’t know me is…
  18. If I could live anywhere in the world it would be____ because…
  19. 20 things I want to do this year are…
  20. 20 things that make me smile are…
  21. If I was an animal I would be a ____ because…
  22. If I could describe myself in one word it would be ____ because…
  23. What is my biggest strength?
  24. Where do I see myself in 5 years?
  25. If I could have 3 wishes they would be?
  26. Write down 10 positive affirmations.
  27. Write about your favorite memory.
  28. What do I aspire to be?
  29. What year would I relive and why?
  30. Write about a moment that made you stronger. 
  31. What goals do I have for February?

31 Journal prompts to make you think.

Cheers to a kick a** January! And remember, you can do anything you set your mind to!

Have you taken the 31 day journaling challenge to self discover? If not, you can check it out here!




  1. December 10, 2018 / 7:31 pm

    This is so great!! I love these journal prompts and I definitely had some of them already planned for January!! 😉

    • ellduclos
      December 10, 2018 / 10:24 pm

      Thank you!! So glad you enjoyed them!! <3 (:

  2. Catie
    January 31, 2019 / 1:02 pm

    Hello! I’ve been enjoying using these prompts to help me begin journaling this year – will you be posting one for February?

    • ellduclos
      January 31, 2019 / 10:10 pm

      Thank you so much Catie! Just posted ones for February! (: Hope you enjoy!

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