30 Unique and Thought-Provoking journal prompts on Anxiety

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The world today has made it easier for you to talk about your feelings, or even better, address them yourself through the use of journal prompts on anxiety, self-love, and confidence-building and any other topic.

Lately, you may feel down, or tired and lost, and that is completely okay. It won’t be okay when you decide to do nothing about it,

But sit down and complain. You need to take the first step, and a step forward to understanding your mental health is through the use of journal prompts.

Prompts aren’t just used for creativity or eliminating writer’s block, prompts on various aspects of your life,

Can be used to understand who you are and what you want to do, and how you can create your own life.

In the context of this post, these are some thought-provoking journal prompts on anxiety, which is good, if you feel your anxiety creeping in all the time,

Or if you think it may be coming on, and you need to understand yourself. These prompts go deep into your mind, and helps you uncover so many things you might have been missing,

And the signs which you just brushed off as normal. I created these prompts to help you, as a person, because I understand that there are a lot of people living with anxiety,

And have no way of reaching for help or talking about it. What you can do instead, is get it all down on paper.

The key to using journal prompts is to let the words flow. Don’t think about it, or worry about what you will write, instead just let it flow naturally.

This anxiety journal prompts will help you in so many ways.

Plus, if you have decided to start journaling, but seem a bit confused on this space wors and will work for you, learn how to effectively start a journal which will help you in your journey or even better,

Grab the free beginner’s journaling guide, so you can have it with you as a little gift from me you. Read through it, know the kind of journal you want to start, and go for it.

And with all that covered, these are some thought-provoking journal prompts on anxiety.

Journal Prompts for anxiety and depression


Journal prompts on anxiety and depression
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  • What are the top 5-10 stressors causing you anxiety and depression today?
  • List 10 things you are thankful for today.
  • What is a recent victory you had in your life? What was it about?
  • Name 3 things you have achieved today?
  • Develop a 5-year goal for yourself.
  • How would you like your life to look like in 5, 10, and 20 years? What steps can you take to get there?
  • What do you wish more people knew about you and why?
  • Write a list of songs that make you feel happy and upbeat.
  • Write the lyrics to your favorite song and how it makes you feel.
  • What are your 5 biggest strengths?
  • List 10 places you can pull strength from?
  • Describe some skills you have or would like to develop.
  • What is a new skill or talent you want to acquire?
  • How would you like your loved ones to remember you?
  • How did your upbringing affect your mental health?
  • List 5 of your greatest quality.
  • How would you describe depression? What one thing has depression taught you?
  • When things are tough, I want to remember ……
  • What are 3 hobbies you would like to try?
  • Talk about a time you helped someone.
  • What area of life are you most unhappy with? (Career, friends, relationships, etc.)
  • How can you start making changes to improve this area?
  • Write about 3 people who inspire you.
  • Who is someone negative and you would like to spend less time with that person?
  • What is one event that troubles you and you want to work towards letting it go?
  • Make a note about a past struggle that you overcame. How has it made you stronger?
  • Write down your favorite mental health and inspirational quote.
  • Rate your current mental health on a scale of 1-10. Why do you think it is this way?
  • What are some of your proudest moments?
  • How do you think depression holds you back in life?
  • Write a letter to somebody who wronged you. Explain how it made you feel and practice forgiving them and letting them go.
  • Name something you are looking forward to this week, this month, and this year.
  • Mention what self-care mean to you?
  • Name your favorite ways to practice self-care?
  • What is something your depression has taught you that you might not otherwise know?
  • How would you describe yourself to a stranger?
  • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would that be and why?
  • Draw something that makes you happy and describe your drawing as well.
  • What keeps you moving when things seem tough?
  • What is your patience level with others on a scale of 1-10?
  • Do you take a day off to relax and allow yourself to breathe? Why or why not?
  • Write a thank you letter to your body.
  • Write a letter to your future self.
  • Describe your perfect relationship.
  • What is the most unique thing about you? Do you like to hide it or let it show?
  • If you knew this was your last day on earth, what would you do?



With these journal prompts on anxiety, I do hope I have given you the questions to ask yourself and look into thoroughly.

Answer these prompts daily, to give yourself some time to reflect and ponder on your answer to any of the anxiety prompts.

Grab a journal, anyone of your liking, and get to work on those prompts. I would love to hear how using the prompts went,

And what you realized about yourself when using them.

Until next time, enjoy these journal prompts on anxiety.

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