Journaling is linked with greater optimism and gratitude, and can help ease feelings of stress and anxiety. Writing about experiences may help us heal from things that are troubling us by giving us space to process our thoughts and emotions. All you need is a pen and paper.

If you don’t know where to start, here are some journal prompts: 

  • How am I feeling right now?
  • Why am I feeling this way?
  • Is there anything troubling me? 
  • How can I process how I am feeling in a healthy way?
  • What are my top three values and do my current actions align with them?
  • What small change could I make to improve my life starting today?
  • What am I grateful for?

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