52 Greatest September Journal Prompts for Fall 2023

Regardless of my finest 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 numerous watermelons, swam in numerous swimming pools, learn numerous YA books“) in order that I might get on with the good things. Fall is approaching and all of a sudden, my journal beckons. Its crisp, clean pages primed and prepared for all my sensible ideas… however, full disclosure? That is coming from a girl who actually simply typed “sensible” into thesaurus.com solely to decide on the equally uninspired, “sensible” for the earlier sentence.

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

Regardless of the way you method 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 proper month to realign with morning and night routines that probably took a extra relaxed method in the summertime.

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

Picture by Michelle Nash

52 September Journal Prompts for Every part 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 yr, 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

  • Once you really feel ache or unhappiness, what makes you’re feeling grounded?
  • Are you forcing your self to take care of any relationships?
  • What are the vitality givers in your life?
  • What are the vitality takers in your life?
  • The place are you able to higher concentrate?
  • What’s one factor you’ll be able to 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 very best weekend appear like this season?
  • What fall rituals did you all the time sit up for? What new fall rituals are you able to create this yr?

For Self-Compassion

  • What are you good at?
  • What makes you distinctive?
  • Problem your self to put in writing a complete web page devoted to compliments about your self.
  • What are you studying to let go of?
  • What are some methods you’ll be able to present compassion towards your self?
  • What phrases of encouragement do you most want to listen to as we speak?
  • Replicate on once you met your finest pal. 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 few time once you felt really your self.

For Progress

  • Make an inventory of the issues making your life simpler proper now.
  • How will you let a previous lesson information your future?
  • What’s one downside you’ll be able to launch?
  • What intentions do you wish to set for the months forward?
  • What are some methods you’ll be able to grasp your actions? Feelings? Mindset?
  • Assume 10 years prior to now 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 to be like for your self.
  • Write a few tough 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 cheerful 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 once you’re there and replicate on how the surroundings engages your senses.
  • What’s the subsequent factor you wish to study?
  • What’s one of the best recommendation you’ve ever obtained?
  • What two issues are you able to do that week to expertise growth in your life?

For Artistic Vitality

  • What actions or hobbies enable you to expertise artistic movement?
  • What had been your favourite issues to do as a baby?
  • What does your dream dwelling appear like?
  • 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 put up was initially revealed on September 2, 2022, and has since been up to date.