If you’re not sure what to write in your journal for spring, this collection of 100 spring journal writing prompts is here to help!
Using journaling prompts is a fantastic way to remove the fear of the blank page and get your creative juices flowing. Too many people avoid journaling because they “don’t know what to write.” If this sounds like you, finally start journaling with these journal prompts for spring.
You can also grab a free printable with all 100 spring journal writing prompts for easy reference. Make sure to keep scrolling past the list of prompts in the post to download your freebie.
Sometimes people worry that using a journal prompt is somehow “cheating” or “not really journaling.” This simply isn’t true. Artists use reference objects and figure models when they paint, sculpt, and draw. Musicians use tuning aides for their instruments. Authors use writing prompts to practice writing and get their creativity flowing. It is completely okay to use a writing prompt for your daily journaling practice!
It’s also okay to use a writing prompt some days, but write about whatever is on your heart and mind on other days. Or use a writing prompt to get started, then continue writing on a different topic. It’s your journal and you’re journaling practice!
If you’d like even more journaling prompts, be sure to get these monthly themed journal prompts:
- November journal prompts
- December journal prompts
- January journal prompts
- February journal prompts
- March journal prompts
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Journaling prompts for spring
A nice notebook makes so much of a difference when you’re journaling. You can journal on any scrap of paper, but having a pretty notebook that lies open and contains thick, high-quality paper so your writing doesn’t feather, bleed, and show through makes the experience much more enjoyable.
Bound bullet journal notebooks are popular for journaling, but I’m personally a big fan of spiral bound journals because they lie flat. This makes the easy to write in without cracking the spine or spending half your time worrying about holding the opposite page out of the way while you write.
Alright, let’s see the journaling prompts! As mentioned above, keep scrolling past the list for the opportunity to download a free printable PDF with all of the prompts for easy reference.
1. What are you most excited for this spring?
2. Have you already made plans for the next 3 months?
3. What are some new goals you have this season?
4. What are your plans for mother’s day?
5. Write down your best mother’s day memory.
6. Describe your perfect mother’s day.
7. Describe a perfect day spent with your family.
8. What does your ideal spring day look like?
9. What personal challenges have you had recently?
10. Do you like to celebrate April Fools’ Day?
11. What are some spring holidays you are excited about?
12. What memories remind you of springtime?
13. List 5-10 things that remind you of spring.
14. What are your intentions for spring?
15. Write out a scene of what you want to do this spring.
16. Do you plan to do any traveling?
17. How has this spring been different from previous years?
18. How will you celebrate the Easter holiday?
19. What are some fond Easter memories?
20. What does Easter remind you of most?
21. How can you improve your mental health this spring?
22. How has your stress and/or anxiety been recently?
23. How do you intend to work on your physical health this spring?
24. What are some easy ways you can improve your nutrition?
25. List your current health goals.
26. What are your least favorite things about spring?
27. How can you improve your lifestyle in the spring?
28. Do you celebrate Cinco De Mayo?
29. What holidays do you wish your kids knew more about?
30. What is your home life like this year?
31. What do you want to improve at home?
32. Do you have work-related goals for the spring?
33. What memories do springtime flowers bring you?
34. What is something you have been putting off?
35. Do you like to do spring cleaning?
36. What are your second quarter business plans?
37. How can you better prepare for third quarter?
38. What do you want to get done before summer?
39. What are some recent challenges you have overcome?
40. What difficulties are you still working on?
41. Are you happy and fulfilled in life right now?
42. If you could go anywhere, where would it be?
43. What do you love about the rain?
44. What is your favorite way to spend a rainy day?
45. What will you do when the weather warms up?
46. What are you currently working on?
47. What are some new hobbies you want to pick up?
48. What is one self-care activity you can add to your routine?
49. Will your morning routine change this season?
50. How can you add more fitness to your life?
51. Will your nighttime routine change this season?
52. What are healthy habits you want to start?
53. What is something you want to get done before summer?
54. Do you enjoy gardening in the spring?
55. Will you get new house plants this season?
56. What do you want to plant in your spring herb garden?
57. What are your favorite spring flowers?
58. List some activities that can get you outside.
59. What are some fun kid-friendly activities for spring?
60. What is something you are proud of recently?
61. What has been making you happy lately?
62. What is something making you sad lately?
63. How are your stress levels?
64. What are your favorite stress-relieving methods?
65. How can you have more down time?
66. What are some diet changes for the spring?
67. List some ways to add more nutrients to your meals.
68. Do you have any specific fitness-related goals?
69. What is your method of achieving health-related goals?
70. In what areas of your life do you need more patience?
71. How are you achieving a work-life balance?
72. If you work from home, do you get enough breaks?
73. If you work out of the house, do you bring your work home with you?
74. What is your dream career?
75. List some of your favorite home workouts.
76. What styles of exercise do you want to try this month?
77. List 3 ways life is different this year compared to last year.
78. What good things has quarantine brought into your life?
79. Who are 3 people you can make spring plans with?
80. Do you have any spring events in your city or town?
81. What is on your spring bucket list?
82. If you wear an Apple watch, do you try to fill all the rings?
83. How do you get more activity, not just workouts?
84. How often do you stretch your body?
85. What is a recent memory you don’t want to forget?
86. What is a limiting belief you would like to challenge?
87. What keeps you from reaching your goals?
88. What is one habit you want to leave behind?
89. How can you schedule more family time?
90. What has been your biggest accomplishment this spring season?
91. How did you get out of your comfort zone recently?
92. Where do you want to be in 5 years?
93. Where would you like to be at the end of this year?
94. How can you be more adventurous?
95. List some creative activities for the spring.
96. List your best family memories this spring.
97. What are your best memories with friends from this spring?
98. What is 1 thing you can cross off your to-do list this month?
99. What are your summer goals?
100. Summarize how your spring went.
Spring journal prompts PDF
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