Journaling For Self Love And Healing (31 Prompts)

Journaling For Greater Self Love + 31 Self Love Journal Prompts

Journaling for self love and healing is a great way to get in touch with YOU and boost self esteem.

These self love journal prompts will help you banish feelings of unworthiness and self-doubt.

We all have times when we feel down. Most of us could use a little self love boost. Daily journaling is a great way to take a few moments to really connect with you. Reading a self love journal prompt and writing down the answers forces you to ignore other thoughts, worries and doubts, and instead think of yourself in a positive way. Adding journaling to your healthy daily routine will help build your emotional intelligence and strength.

Feeling anxious? Try these mental health journal prompts.

The Benefits Of Self Love Journaling

Journaling has many benefits- goal setting, motivation, shadow work, personal development, self awareness and a greater self love! It’s a great form of self care.

Journaling for self love can also encourage healing as you connect with your past and present.

Here are 11 types of journals for personal development.

Writing is healing. It’s a better understanding of who you are and how you feel. Focusing on the positive rather than the negative can change your mindset.

You can add printable mood trackers to your journal to get a better understanding of your emotions.

Got a dark side? We all do. Discover yours with shadow work prompts. Shadow work is a way to uncover the dark stuff… the things you’ve tried to push deep down, that never truly go away. It’s only after you face these ’shadows’ that you truly heal

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What Is Self Love Journaling?

Self love journaling is a journaling technique using prompts to help you love and appreciate yourself.

You can use these prompts in the morning to start your day off right. Or, you can journal for self love before bed as part of your nightly ritual.

Make journaling a regular part of your daily routine and you’ll notice how much better you feel.

What is self love?

Self love is caring about yourself and your needs and overall wellbeing.

It’s respecting yourself.

Simply put, self love is appreciating yourself and taking care of YOU.

Setting goals and improving yourself are powerful ways to show yourself love.

Make sure you take time for YOU.

Set aside a little time for self love practices like journaling, meditation, exercise, yoga, coffee with a friend or nourishing your body with healthy, vibrant foods.

Other self care ideas:

Emotional self care

Self care Sunday ideas

Self care checklist

Happy emotions

Self Love Journaling: 31 Self Love Journal Prompts For Healing

Just read these self love journal prompts and finish the sentences. Having trouble? Start off by writing whatever comes to your mind and then see where it takes you.

3 things I love about myself are…

My strengths are…

Something nice I’ve done for someone?

I feel my best when…

What makes me happy?

1 thing I want to let go of is…

How would it feel to let go of that one negative thing?

What is one thing from my past that I should forgive myself for?

What is my greatest accomplishment?

What are my goals for the next 6 months?

Am I on track to hit those goals?

How can I reach my goals?

Repeat these words: I am beautiful. I am worthy. I matter. Now how do you feel?

3 things I am grateful for are?

What do you love about you life?

What brings you peace?

What outfit do you feel your best in?

What us your biggest dream in life?

What are some ways you can get closer to achieving that dream?

What do you value most in life?

How well do I treat others?

How do I let others treat me?

What are some boundaries I have set for my own wellbeing?

How can I improve my personal boundaries?

What are some ways I can make my life easier?

When I think of my future, how do I feel?

Describe your morning routine…

Are there ways to add a little more joy to your morning routine?

Describe your night time routine…

How can you improve your evening routine?

Wrapping Up: Journaling For Self Love

Journaling for self love and healing is a powerful way to improve how you feel about yourself. Self love can change your life. YOU can change your life, one self love journal prompt at a time.

Steph Social

Steph is a spiritual writer from Canada. She is a former journalist and magazine writer, who later went on to study the spiritual side of life. She shares her knowledge of manifesting and the law of attraction to help others change their lives through affirmations, self care, journaling, meditation and intentional living! Also- an INFJ, Reflector and empath so you'll find a lot of personality type stuff here too:)


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