Get inspired! Journal prompts for July

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Taking a walk in nature. Giving your best at the gym. Writing down your feelings. These habits can seem like only a small part of your daily routine, but they offer significant therapeutic benefits for your mental health.


If you feel intimidated by the idea of journaling, don’t be. You don’t have to be great with words to do it. All you need is a few minutes every morning to tap into your thoughts. If you’re unsure what to start with, we’ve rounded up our favorite journal prompts for July.

If you’re unsure what to start with, we’ve rounded up our favorite journal prompts for July.

  • Take a moment to reflect on your emotional well-being. How are you feeling today? Are you allowing yourself to experience all the important emotions that matter to you? If not – what is holding you back?
  • Think about the challenges in your life that might be preventing you from being your best version. What’s stopping you?
  • Look back on your past. Try to recall an incredibly challenging time for you. Create a list of ten things you would have liked to remember in those difficult moments. These can be anything – lessons, affirmations, or advice from your loved one. Try to think of things that will give you strength and support when you need it the most.
  • Have a look at the elements of Earth, Air, Water, and Fire. Which of them do you feel most connected to? Why does this particular element resonate with you on a deeper level?
  • List ten things you feel grateful for today.
  • Think about your friendships. In your opinion, what are your strengths in these relationships? What is something you should still work on?
  • How do you feel in your relationships? Do you draw enough boundaries? Think about ways you can safeguard your own well-being.
  • Other people are our greatest teachers. What are three important lessons you’ve learned from those around you? What have your relationships taught you?
  • Now, have a look at your current relationships. Can you identify what is working well in them? Write down three things you are proud of.
  • What about the negatives? Is there something you could be doing better in your relationship? Try to think of three things.

Why is journaling good for you?

Journaling is a wonderful way to nurture our well-being and connect with our inner selves. It provides a safe space to pour out our thoughts, emotions, and worries, as well as declutter our minds. Think of it as a personal therapy session but without the hefty bill. 


What’s great about journaling is the fact it can help you find clarity in situations that seem complex, challenging, or overwhelming. It’s scientifically proven that writing about things you feel strong emotions for can reduce the intensity of those feelings. In the long term, journaling can help you shift toward a more positive mindset. So, if you’re wondering whether you should start journaling, we’re here to say – you absolutely should!

End notes 

Regularly putting your thoughts on paper has a wondrous effect on your overall well-being. The simple yet powerful tool can change how you view yourself and your life. We hope these July journaling prompts will get your emotional juices flowing, and you’ll get more from your writing practice!