by Heidi Lidholm

Get to Know Yourself: 11 Journal Prompts 😍 for Self-Discovery

November 10, 2019 | CREATE YOUR LIFE

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If you’re stuck, confused or overwhelmed, discover how journaling can help you get to know yourself with these 11 best journal prompts for self-discovery.

Whether you prefer to call it “Strategic Thinking” or “Journalling,” the act of putting pen to paper brings immense benefits to your life especially when it comes to getting to know yourself, personal development, manifestationΒ  and self-healing.

Journaling has become the cornerstone to my inner peace because it helps me understand myself, cut through the noise of my inner critic and bring awareness and appreciation to who I am and what I want to achieve.

I can assure you with conviction that this act of self-reflection via the practice of “journaling” ignites clarity, connection, and self-awareness.

In this blog post I wanted to pull together some bulletproof-use-anytime-anywhere to get unstuck questions. Journalling doesn’t always have to take forever or sort out all your problems, sometimes, it’s a shift in focus and self appreciation is all we need to get ourselves back on the feel good track. So definitely, save this page and anytime you feel stuck, pick one of these 11 journal prompts for self discovery so you can easily explore you thoughts, emotions, and goals with intention and purpose.

When to use Journal Prompts for Self-Discovery?

Use these powerful prompts to ignite clarity and purpose any day or time!
Answering these 11 powerful questions will help you reconnect with yourself, gain valuable insights, and refocus on what truly matters to you – ESPECIALLY,

If you’re feeling;

  • stuck in repetitive anxious thoughts
  • lost or lacking purpose
  • unclear of which direction to take
  • ungrounded
  • you want to find clarity

    then, grab a pen and paper (or notion document) – with these journal prompts, you’re about to change the trajectory of your day, week, maybe your year!

Start now!

😍11 Journal Prompts for self-discovery

Choose a number between 1 and 11 and start with the journal prompt below with that number:

1. Who was the last person you said “Thank You” to and why?

2. Write out 3 accomplishments you achieved in the last 7 days.
What’s the best aspect/result from these accomplishments? What did you learn? Would you improve or change anything about the 3 accomplishments?

4. What was your best, best, BEST day in the past 4 weeks? Why? How did it happen? How can happen it again?

4. What was your favourite (one of your favourite) songs from your childhood? Why? What images, emotions, memories, colours, smells do this bring up for you?

5. If you could be invisible for 3 hours where would you go and why?

6. What is something that surprised you in the last 14 days?

7. What’s going RIGHT at the moment? (Can be many things/situations)

8. What’s the number 1 lesson you would give your daughter? your son?
Are they different lessons? Why?

9. What was the BIGGEST LESSON that you learned from the last book that you read?

10. List 3 of your favorite relationships in your life at the moment – what makes them meaningful, what do you enjoy, what makes the relationship great?

11. What activities give you energy? Why do you enjoy them? How often do you these activities? How could you prioritise this activity more during the week?

How awesome that it only takes a pen, paper, and a few moments of self-reflection to explore your inner world and reconnect with yourself.

Save this blog post – and come back to every morning for 11 days or anytime that you’re spinning your wheels and need insights, clarity and reconnection with who you.

Remember, only you see, feel and experience life the way you do – your perspective and your life is important and necessary in this world. Keep understanding yourself and evolving the best of yourself – because the best is yet to come!

We are here to support you on your journey of self-discovery and growth.

To supporting your journey of self-discovery and growth,


P.S. If you need additional support in pursuing your desires and navigating life transitions, consider booking a Natural Alchemy session with Heidi.

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