31 Journal Writing Prompts for August

Are you keeping up with your journal writing? Keeping a journal is a great way to record memories, dump your emotional baggage, or write out your dreams. If you are searching for inspiration, check out the following journal writing prompts for August.

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  1. How did last month go for you? Your family? Your friends? Your community? List the highs and lows of the month.
  2. Do you believe in telling the truth even if the information may hurt the other person’s feelings? Why or why not?
  3. List your top 10 qualities. (Yes, you have 10). Go into detail of each quality.
  4. What in your daily life feels like a struggle right now? What steps can you take to improve the situation?
  5. Free write for 20 minutes.
  6. How do you describe luxury in your personal life? What is your favorite indulgence?
  7. Do you have siblings? How are you different? (No, siblings? How are different from your friends?)
  8. Describe your childhood home. What was your favorite part? Why?
  9. If you could have any fictional animal as a pet, what would you get? Why?
  10. What situations make you feel self-conscious? How do you react in these types of situations?
  11. How do you think people describe you?
  12. How do you describe yourself to other people?
  13. Describe your happy place.
  14. What is your favorite time of the day? Why?
  15. What healthy habits do you need to start? Why?
  16. What are your plans or goals for the rest of 2022? Are you making progress towards any of them? Why or why not?
  17. Are your thoughts already turning toward to the upcoming holiday season? What can you do now to prepare for the holidays?
  18. Write a quote that perfectly describes your life right now.
  19. Who is your inspiration at this moment? Why?
  20. If you continue your current path in life, will you be fulfilled at the end? Why or why not?
  21. When do you feel you are living your life to the fullest? Provide details.
  22. Do you engage in self-care? What is your favorite activity? Why?
  23. If you could spend quality time with someone who is no longer on Earth, who would you pick? Why?
  24. If you had more time to yourself, what would you do? Why?
  25. How did you spend your day? Provide details.
  26. What are you 5 most current achievements? (Yes, making it through a long workday is an achievement).
  27. Who helps you through the rough times in your life?
  28. What or who made you smile today? Write about the situation.
  29. What lessons did you learn from this month?
  30. What moment from this month do you want to remember for the rest of your life? Why?
  31. Writer’s choice.

Have a great August! Happy writing!

Author: Rebecca C.

I am just a person who loves to photograph and write about the world around me.

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