31 Best January Journal Prompts for 2023

Discover these January 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.

We spend January 1st walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives . . . not looking for flaws, but for potential.” ―Ellen Goodman

Happy New Year to all.

I wish this year may bring lots of joy and happiness to your life.

A new year always comes with new hopes and excitements. We all plan to welcome it with full of energy and take some resolutions.

In this post I am not talking about new year resolutions, but some writing prompts that will help you to achieve those resolutions.

Take a paper and pen, write down the answers of all those questions.

But the only condition is be honest with yourself because you are not sharing this with anyone.

Are you ready? Let’s get started.

Here are the best  January journal prompt ideas for you:

1. What were your biggest lessons you have learned from the last year?

2. Three best moments you have experienced last year. Why they were your best moments?

3. Three worst moments you have experienced last year. Why they were your worst moments?

4. Three acts of kindness you have done last year.

5. Your top 3 achievements of the last year and how they will help you in new year?

6. Three bad habits I’d like to get rid of this year will be.

7. Three good habits I’d like to adopt this year will be.

8. Five ways I can start taking care of myself are and what things are stopping you to take care of yourself?


9. I am blessed because of these 7 things.

10. This year how I will manage my finances more effectively?

11. Three things that bring joy in your life are.

12. Describe one recent dream that you’ve had. Would you like to make it true?

13. What will be your top 3 priorities this year?

14. Which books you want to read this year and why?

15. A quote that always motivate you in your difficult time.

16. Describe yourself in just 10 words. Your likes, dislikes, your thoughts about love, life etc.

17. A person you would like to meet this year.

18. A thing you want to buy this year which was pending to be bought since long.

19. A place I want to visit this year.

20. A change you want to give yourself this year.

21. A skill you acquired last year and name new skill you want to learn in 2022.

22. One resolution you have made for this year.

23. Three thing I need to let go of this year.

24. Three things you can’t live without.

25. Three Things you love to share with others.

26. Your biggest challenge for this year will be.

27. A new thing I want to try this month.

28. Something I am proud of now.

29. Three things you want to say YES this month.

30. Three things you want to say NO this month.

31. Five people who inspire you always.


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