60 Journal Prompts for overcoming depression and anxiety

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The journal prompts for depression will help channel our negative thoughts to a positive one.

Journaling is the most powerful way of overcoming anxiety.  Through journaling, we can reflect on our thoughts.

However, when going through a difficult period it can be difficult to find something positive to write about.

Using the journal prompts for depression we can help process our feelings and identify what is causing those anxieties.

Use the journal prompts for depression into your daily journal and try to appreciate even the good things that happen during your day.

60 journal prompts for depression:

  1. Write about a moment in your life you felt in control
  2. Write about a moment in your life that you felt very happy.
  3. Write about a time where you overcame a difficult challenge.
  4. Write down 3 things you grateful for in your life.
  5. Write down the name of 3 people that will always be there for you.
  6. Write down your short term and long term goals. You can divide this into 3 months’ goals, 1-year goals and 5-year goals.
  7. How do you want to be remembered by others?
  8. Write down 3 things you love about yourself.
  9. What are the qualities that make you unique from everyone else?
  10. What are the things that scare you the most? What can you do to overcome that fear?
  11. When was the last time you did something nice for yourself?
  12. If you could spend the weekend doing things would help you relax, what will you do?
  13. What are the things that stop you from achieving your goals? don’t forget to check this out:Awesome Journal Cover
  14. What can you do to stop feeling the anxiety that you are feeling right now?
  15. In a piece of paper write down the things that is out of your control. For example, the weather, the economic condition of your country, etc.
  16. What are the things that you do to nurture your soul? For example, journaling, deep breathing, meditating, etc.
  17. If you could have one wish that would come true right now, what would it be?
  18. Write down 10 things you are thankful for in your life.
  19. Write down 3 things you are looking forward to in the week ahead.
  20. Write down 1 thing you can’t wait to do this weekend.
  21. Write down the things that make you feel anxious. For example, social media, war, etc.
  22. Scroll through your social media and write down the things that you see. Now, delete or remove people that gives you energy vibes on your social media.
  23. Describe a time that you felt satisfied with yourself.
  24. How would you describe your mental health right now? Write down 5 things you can do right now to feel better.
  25. What is the biggest challenge that you are facing right now?
  26. If you can do one thing differently in your life, what would it be?

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  27. If you can meet anyone in this world, who would you like to meet?
  28. Write a thank you letter to someone who has supported you all along.
  29. Write a letter to yourself that you would open 1 year from now. Include your goals and aspirations in that letter.
  30. Count your blessings and write down what they are.
  31. Every day can be a good day as long as we can focus on the positives. Write down 3 things you love about today.
  32. Write down the biggest lesson you have ever learned in your life.
  33. Write down 3 things you should stop saying to yourself.
  34. What made you happy today?
  35. How would you describe yourself to a stranger?
  36. Did something happen today that made you upset? Why did it bother you so much? what can you do to not let it affect you the next time?
  37. Write about something that you look forward to.
  38. Who in your life has had the biggest positive impact to your mental health?
  39. Write about the most difficult time in your life. What did it teach you?
  40. Write down all your worries on a piece of paper. Then take another paper and write down what you can do to not let it worry you.
  41. Write about something you forgive yourself for.
  42. Write your victories this week.
  43. Make a list of things you can do whenever you are feeling down.
  44. Write down 5 kind things you should do more often for yourself. JOURNAL PROMPTS FOR DEPRESSION
  45. List 10 things that would instantly make you smile
  46. What does gratitude mean to you?
  47. Write down one quote that has a big impact in your outlook towards life.
  48. What are your biggest strengths?
  49. What comforting things you can do to distract you from your anxiety?
  50. Create a playlist of songs you would play when you are feeling down
  51. Add a list of movies into your Netflix account that you would watch to inspire you
  52. Write down the one thing you have learned through your anxiety
  53. Write down how depression has made you into a better person. For example, having greater empathy, being more understanding, etc.
  54. What is your biggest accomplishment? Write down the steps you took to achieve that.
  55. Write down a time you felt proud of yourself.
  56. If money was not an objection, what would you do with your life?
  57. If you did have any fear, what will you do?
  58. What made you smile today?
  59. Write down 3 things you should stop doing. For example, eating junk food, etc.
  60. Write down 3 things you need to start doing for your physical health.

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