31 Best October Journal Prompts for 2023

Discover these October 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.

“Discovering who you are today is the first step to being who you will be tomorrow.” – Destiny’s Odyssey

Have you reached a point in life where you find yourself asking, “Who am I, really?” We all have some emotions which we built over a period of time. But sometimes our negative emotions overpower us then we don’t recognize our true self.

Self-discovery can help you get to know yourself a little better. It might sound like a big, intimidating concept, but it’s really just a process of:

  • examining your life
  • figuring out what’s missing
  • taking steps toward fulfillment

There’s no better time for self-exploration than the present, so here are some questions to get you started. Answer them genuinely and discover yourself. If you have missed the last journal prompts, you can check it from here.

Let’s begin!

1. What is your greatest accomplishment of the last month?

2. What are 3 facts about you that not many people know?

3. Are you good at decision making? How could you improve?

4. Is there a part of your life that you wish was more organized?

5. What have you recently learned about yourself?

6. What is your reaction when you don’t get what you want?

7. Do you have self-control or is it something you need to work on?

8. How do you deal with obstacles that get in your way?

9. When was the last time you were creative?

10. Do you find it easy to ask for help?

11. Do you cope well when faced with a challenge?

12. Are you a confident person or do you find yourself doubting your abilities?

13. Do you have any small rituals that give you comfort? What are they?

14. Do you have self-discipline? If this is a problem for you, what can you do to improve?

15. What was the last thing you celebrated?

16. What are your beliefs, do you always stay true to them?

17. Do you find it easy to feel empathy towards others?

18. Do you feel that you are a good communicator?

19. If you could sum your life up in one word what would it be?

20. Are there parts of your life that you find distracting?

21. Do you take the time to reflect on what is happening in your life?

22. How do you feel outside of your comfort zone? Do you see this as a positive or a negative thing?

23. Are you putting any parts of your life on hold? If so why?

24. What 5 words would you use to describe yourself?

25. What makes you angry? How do you deal with anger?

26. Do you believe crying is a healthy outlet for negative emotions? What makes you cry?

27. Do you hide your emotions? If so, why?

28. Do your emotions motivate you? Is this in a positive or negative way?

29. Do you find it easy to talk about your feelings, or do you bottle things up?

30. Who was your biggest influence growing up?

31. If you could go back to when you were a child, what would you say to yourself?


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