52 Greatest September Journal Prompts for Fall 2023

Regardless of my greatest efforts, summer season is the season when my journal tends to gather extra mud than reminiscences. Simply this morning, I jotted down a fast recap out of some invisible obligation (“ate a number of watermelons, swam in a number of swimming pools, learn a number of YA books“) in order that I might get on with the good things. Fall is approaching and out of the blue, my journal beckons. Its crisp, clean pages primed and prepared for all my good ideas… however, full disclosure? That is coming from a girl who actually simply typed “good” into thesaurus.com solely to decide on the equally uninspired, “good” for the earlier sentence.

It could seem my mind may benefit from one thing of a jumpstart.

Regardless of the way you strategy your journaling observe this season, whether or not you’re new to journaling, a die-hard everyday-er, or like me, simply dipping again in after a protracted stretch, journal prompts are the kindest entry to writing. Personally, I discover that September is the right month to realign with morning and night routines that probably took a extra relaxed strategy in the summertime.

Featured picture from our interview with Megan Roup by Michelle Nash.

Picture by Michelle Nash

52 September Journal Prompts for Every little thing You Want

I like to softly invite longer stretches of writing into my day and take note of the transition taking place each round and inside me. Journal prompts are useful any time of 12 months, however these are notably directed towards September—when the times develop shorter, our consideration begs to show inward, and we understand that an ending (and with that, a brand new starting), is in sight.

For Checking In

For Self-Care

  • If you really feel ache or unhappiness, what makes you’re feeling grounded?
  • Are you forcing your self to keep up any relationships?
  • What are the power givers in your life?
  • What are the power takers in your life?
  • The place are you able to higher concentrate?
  • What’s one factor you possibly can take away out of your plate this season?
  • What does your physique want as we speak?
  • What does your soul want as we speak?
  • What three issues are contributing to your peace proper now?
  • What does your splendid weekend appear to be this season?
  • What fall rituals did you at all times look ahead to? What new fall rituals are you able to create this 12 months?

For Self-Compassion

  • What are you good at?
  • What makes you distinctive?
  • Problem your self to jot down an entire web page devoted to compliments about your self.
  • What are you studying to let go of?
  • What are some methods you possibly can present compassion towards your self?
  • What phrases of encouragement do you most want to listen to as we speak?
  • Mirror on while you met your greatest buddy. What about them instantly drew you in? Now brainstorm the qualities about your self that drew you to them.
  • Write concerning the methods your presence alone makes others really feel blissful, seen, and supported.
  • Write a couple of time while you felt actually your self.

For Progress

  • Make an inventory of the issues making your life simpler proper now.
  • How are you going to let a previous lesson information your future?
  • What’s one downside you possibly can launch?
  • What intentions do you wish to set for the months forward?
  • What are some methods you possibly can grasp your actions? Feelings? Mindset?
  • Suppose 10 years previously and 10 years sooner or later. What would you inform your youthful self? What hopes would you share together with your older self?
  • Make an inventory of your values. How are you residing out and in of alignment with these values?
  • Outline what success seems like for your self.
  • Write a couple of troublesome time in your life. How did you get by it?

For Inspiration

  • What’s your mantra on this season?
  • What are 10 issues making you content proper now?
  • What makes you’re feeling most like your self?
  • What have you ever been listening to these days?
  • Write about a spot the place you’re feeling most impressed. Describe how you’re feeling emotionally and bodily while you’re there and mirror on how the surroundings engages your senses.
  • What’s the subsequent factor you wish to study?
  • What’s the perfect recommendation you’ve ever acquired?
  • What two issues are you able to do that week to expertise enlargement in your life?

For Artistic Vitality

  • What actions or hobbies enable you expertise inventive circulation?
  • What had been your favourite issues to do as a toddler?
  • What does your dream residence appear to be?
  • How did you uncover your love for what you do? Be it professionally, creatively, or in your free time?
  • What does artwork imply to you?
  • What does magnificence imply to you?

This submit was initially printed on September 2, 2022, and has since been up to date.