31 Best December Journal Prompts for 2023

Discover these best December journal prompts for self-discovery and to achieve your goals in 2023. If you are new to journal writing then these journal prompt ideas will prove to you a good start.

December is the perfect time for reflection. We hope these December journal prompts will inspire you to keep on writing throughout the holidays.

Have a delightful DECEMBER!

December is a joyous time filled with love, laughter and Happy memories. We all are in planning to celebrate this holiday season to the fullest.

This is our way to say good bye to the current year and welcome to the new year. We all make plans, resolutions, set goals for the coming year.

This year let’s do an addition practice.

Take a step back and look at your achievements, failure, memories, experience of this year and jot down them in your diary.

To make this task simple, I have created 31 December journal prompts for 31 day. You can pick them in any order and write down your answer as instructed.

This way you have your written memories of this year. So without any further delay let’s get started. In case if you have missed the last journal prompts, you can check it from here.

Here are the best December journal prompts for you:

1. What was the best thing you learned this year and why?

2. Create a summary of this year. Write down at least five of your favourite moments and five of your least favourite moments from this year.

3. Describe the best gift you received this year.

4. Describe the best gift you have given to someone this year.

5. Write down at least three goals which were pending since long that you want to achieve by the end of this month/year.

6. What do you hope to accomplish in the next year? Write about three of your greatest dreams.

7. What were your greatest achievements this year?

8. What parts of the upcoming year are you most excited to enjoy?

9. Write down at least five ways to give back to your local community this holiday season.

10. Write a letter to your partner/friend/parent/sibling/children to show how much you love them.

11. Create a collection of at least ten of your favourite motivational quotes and share them with your loved ones.

12. Write a letter to your future self that how would you see yourself after 5 years.

13. How did you celebrate your birthday this year?

14. What were your health achievements for this year? List them

15. List of affirmations your are following since long. Are those helping you?

16. Make an A to Z list of things that motivate you to achieve your goals.

17. List the books you have read this year.

18. What is your favorite part of winter vacation? Why do you enjoy it?

19. Due to COVID 19, most of us working from home. Write about your experience with working from home.

20. What were your learnings to be more productive while working from home?

21. If I had a chance to change on thing from the past, I would like to change.

22. List 5 habits (good or bad) I adopted this year.

23. List 5 decision (right or wrong) I made this year.

24. Have you started writing your gratitude journal? List 10 things/persons you are grateful to?

25. List down the things which make you feel happier instantly.

26. List at least five nice things you can do for yourself this Christmas.

27. Finish this sentence in at least ten different ways: I love Christmas because…

28. Write down your childhood memory related to Christmas.

29. The things you want to do this new year eve to make long lasting memory.

30. Rate yourself out of 10 explain your rating.

31. Have you done with your new year resolution ideas.


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