Christmas Journal Prompts To Write This Year!

Journaling is such a wonderful activity for so many reasons and the holidays are a great time to be consistent with journaling. The holidays are often filled with joyful emotions as well as some stress and anxiety. And journaling can help you get and stay connected with those inner thoughts and emotions during the Christmas time. Which is why I am sharing this list of Christmas journal prompts to write this year!

Daily journaling is a great routine item to do but actually getting into that routine can be very challenging. Which is why I want to quickly share some helpful tips for daily journaling.

Tips for daily journaling:

  • Make it a part of either your morning or night routine. Whichever routine is the most stable for you and doesn’t change often. 
  • Keep your journal somewhere visible (like your nightstand) so when you see it you remember that you need to journal today. 
  • If possible set a timer on your phone for the time of the day you prefer to journal.
  • Make journaling it’s own little routine. For example, if you journal in the morning make it a routine to grab your journal, make your coffee, and then sit in the same quiet place to journal.

Also, a key to being successful with daily journaling is to make sure and have the right supplies. So let’s quickly go over what supplies you need:

What journaling tools do you need?

A journal- of course you need the actual journal to start journaling!

Pens- ideally pens that don’t leak through to the other page like these ones

A quiet place- you need a quiet and calm place that you can think about these prompts and start decreasing your stress.

Now that we have talked about these tips for daily journaling and the journaling supplies you need let’s get into this list of Christmas journal prompts to write!

Christmas Journal Prompts To Write This Year!

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Christmas Journal Prompts To Write This Year!

  1. What was your favorite holiday tradition as a child?
  2. What new holiday activities would you like to try?
  3. List 15 things you are thankful for. 
  4. What do the holidays mean to you?
  5. What gifts would you love to give your family members if money wasn’t an object?
  6. List out 10 important goals for next year. 
  7. Did you achieve your goals from this year? What can you do differently next year?
  8. How have you grown as a person this year?
  9. Do you have stress or anxiety surrounding the holidays? How can you address that?
  10. What does your perfect Christmas day look like?
  11. What things that happened this year surprised you the most?
  12. Make a list of self care ideas for yourself during the holidays.
  13. What is your favorite gift you have ever gifted?
  14. Create a holiday activity bucket list. 
  15. How can you help others during the holiday season?
  16. Share 5 of your holiday wishes for this year.
  17. If you could take a holiday vacation where would it be to?
  18. Rank your top 15 favorite holiday songs.
  19. Share your funniest holiday memory. 
  20. What is your favorite gift you have ever received?
  21. Write a holiday letter to yourself.
  22. Reflect on what the holiday season means to you.
  23. Make a guess/description of what the next holiday season will be like.
  24. What are your favorite holiday recipes?
  25. List out your biggest accomplishments from this year. 
  26. What 5 words describe this month to you? And why?
  27. Share all of your holiday wishes. 
  28. If you have children, what do you want their Christmas to be like this year?
  29. What 5 things bring you the most joy?
  30. How can you protect your mental wellness more next year?
  31. If you could give 1 gift to the whole world what would it be?
  32. List out the emotions/words you feel when you think about next year.
  33. What items are on your holiday wish list?
  34. Make a list of your top 3 favorite Christmas days so far in your life.
  35. What was your favorite memory from this year?
  36. Talk about a tradition you want to start.
  37. How do you want your family to remember this Christmas season?
Christmas Journal Prompts To Write This Year!

The holidays can be both an amazing time of the year but also a stressful time of the year!

So hopefully keeping up with these journal prompts during the Christmas season can help you stay in a mindset that is focused on joy and keeping in touch with how you are feeling. And remember, taking care of your mental wellbeing is important! So make time for things that care for your mental wellness like journaling, taking alone time, prioritizing your health, etc. Because that is so important!

It is so common to end the holiday season burnt out but if you make sure to take care of yourself during the holidays this year you can enter the next year ready to go and in a better mental place. And journaling can be a super helpful tool to help you achieve this!

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