Fall 2018 Journal Prompts

fall journal prompts to inspire you to get writing from coach marissa

The air is getting crisp, the pumpkins are out at the grocery store, and all I want to do is bake bread. It must be fall! The change of each season is a natural time to turn inward and see where you are. Use these journal prompts below as a starting point to get writing and reflecting this autumn.

Find a quiet place, close your eyes, and think about everything that has happened in your life in 2018. What have you achieved so far this year? Professionally, personally, interpersonally, spiritually.


Find a quiet place, close your eyes, and think about everything that you desire for the rest of the year. What do you want to make sure happens by the end of 2018? What are the steps that you will need to take each month to ensure that it does? Plan it out.


Every season brings in a new and unique energy. What does the energy of fall offer you?


Think back to earlier in your life. What is your favorite fall memory from childhood? Describe it.


get inspired to write this fall with coach marissa’s seasonal journal prompts

Whether you are horrified or delighted by someone telling you “you’re so much like your mother,” the truth is that we all inherit qualities from our parents, and it can be valuable to identify what those qualities are. What are the traits you have inherited from your parents that you are proud of and want to make sure to continue to carry with you? What are the traits you’ve inherited that you want to un-adopt?


What is something you do that is creative? What does it feel like to be in a creative state?


If you were going to write your autobiography, what are some of the instances and details that would have to be included to capture your life and who you are?


The word courageous comes from the Old French word corage, which means “heart or innermost feelings.” What does it mean to you to be courageous? How are you courageous in your life right now? Where in your life do you need to be more courageous in service of being true to your heart?

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