Weekly Journaling Prompts #1

Hi Friends 🙋🏼‍♀️

Writing/journaling is  such an important part of my self-care and healing process that it made sense to me to share prompts with you to try and inspire you to write more. ✍🏻

Journaling can be a very powerful tool in the healing process when it is done correctly and with focused intention. That is why for trauma survivors journaling prompts are so important. Too often, we can get lost in the weeds of our trauma when we free hand our writing (not that you can’t benefit from an occasional trauma dump into your journal) but with the help of prompts we can focus our thoughts and create a resource for reflection and data collection as you heal your wounds.

How Does This Work?

Take the following prompts and write each one at the top of the page in your journal for each day of the coming week beginning today. When you sit down to journal, remember to reflect on what you have already written to this point, and then write only about the prompt for the day.

This helps keep your thoughts focused as you process and unpack whatever the prompt manifests for you.

I hope this helps you create a seamless and beneficial practice for self-care and healing.

7 Days of Writing Prompts

Sunday Prompt

Write out the cost/benefit of a situation or relationship that you are struggling to respond to.

Monday Prompt

What can I do in my daily life to add more opportunities for play and recreation?

Tuesday Prompt

What inspires me? Are there things in my daily life that inspire or motivate me? If not, what could help?

Wednesday Prompt

How often to I daydream? What do I daydream about? How does my daydreaming support my wellbeing?

Thursday Prompt

Why do I value being an honest, open, and authentic person? What is one way I can help myself be authentic?

Friday Prompt

Write a letter to yourself, forgiving yourself for a mistake that you have made in your past.

Saturday Prompt

What am I passionate about in my life and how do I express that passion?

Bonus Prompt

How do I show myself respect? What boundaries or choices do I make each day that are from a place of self-respect?

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Wishing you strength as you heal, and happy writing. ✍🏻✨


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