Have you heard the saying, “cultivate an attitude of gratitude”?
Or maybe, “start each day with a grateful heart” is more your style.
It’s no secret that gratitude is one of the easiest ways to throw some love onto any situation.
But it’s not always something we remember to do.
It’s simply not a habit.
So I’ve created 100 gratitude journal prompts to help you not only make gratitude a habit but become a happier person in the process.
Not only that but being grateful for what you do not have yet is one of the easiest ways to manifest your desires.
Just try it.
That’s all I ask.
100 Gratitude Journal Prompts
1. Pause. Write down 3 things you can see right now that you’re grateful for.
2. What is something that makes you laugh?
3. Did you practice gratitude when you woke up this morning?
4. How can you make gratitude a habit?
5. Do you have people in my life that you are grateful for?
6. What is something you’ve done that you’re proud of?
7. What is your favorite thing about your best friend?
8. What hobbies do you have that make you happy?
9. Who is one person that inspires you the most?
10. Have you said thank you for your life yet today?
11. Write down five things you’re grateful for about your body.
12. What is your favorite thing about yourself?
13. Write down one memory that you are the most grateful for having. Get detailed.
14. What is one experience that was tough but you’re grateful for?
15. Who/what has made you smile in the last 24 hours? Why?
16. List five things you’re grateful for in your environment/where you live.
17. What are you most grateful for in your home?
18. Write down one lesson you’ve learned that you’re grateful for learning.
19. Describe your “happy place”.
20. How often do you practice gratitude? Is that okay with you?
21. Describe your favorite vacation with as much detail as possible.
22. Find one thing to be grateful for at this moment. (Could be the trees, oxygen, food, your dog, anything)
23. Think of someone that inspires you. Now write them a thank you note.
24. What is your favorite book? Why that one?
25. What is your favorite way to show gratitude to someone you care about?
26. How do you show gratitude to strangers?
27. What is your favorite place to visit?
28. Name one person you can be completely yourself around.
29. Give a stranger a compliment. What happened?
30. Tell a loved one that you appreciate them. How did you feel after?
31. What is one goal you are the most excited about achieving?
32. What is your favorite way to rest and recharge?
33. When was the last time you laughed so hard you almost peed your pants?
34. List 10 things you are fortunate to have that not everyone has access to. (clean water, food, an education, housing, etc.)
35. What is one accomplishment you’ve done that makes you happy?
36. What do you love most about your family?
37. Do you practice gratitude when you receive gifts? (even if it was something you didn’t want)
38. Do you say thank you when a stranger holds the door for you? Why or why not?
39. What is the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do that led to a better life for yourself?
40. Describe your perfect day.
41. When was the last time you expressed gratitude for the things you do not have yet?
42. What is one thing you look forward to every single day?
43. Write down three things you are grateful for at your job.
44. List 10 things you have right now that you didn’t have 5 years ago.
45. What is your love language?
46. Describe one thing about your partner that you’re most grateful for.
47. Name one gift you’re the most grateful for receiving.
48. What is your favorite thing to do on the weekend?
49. List 10 things that fill you up with the most gratitude.
50. What makes you feel appreciated?
51. Name a song that you can’t help but dance to every time you hear it.
52. List 10 things you like about your body.
53. Think about someone that helped you out at one time or another in your life. Thank them.
54. Describe a time when you felt the best you’ve ever felt.
55. Describe a time when you felt strong and confident.
56. When was the last time you practiced a gratitude bomb? (where you list everything you are grateful for)
57. List 300 things you’re grateful for.
58. What is your favorite smell? Why?
59. Write down 3 things that light you up.
60. What are you the most grateful for when you wake up in the morning?
61. When you’re on your morning commute to work or school or anywhere, pick out 5 things you’re grateful for along the way.
62. Do you stop and smell the flowers often?
63. Are you grateful for the people you surround yourself with?
64. Who is one person or animal in your life that is no longer with you that you want to give gratitude for right now?
65. What is your favorite tradition?
66. Name one fact about anything that you’re the most grateful for learning.
67. “I am so happy and grateful for ….” Write a goal or manifestation you desire to call in.
68. What stories come up when you want to be grateful for things you do not have yet?
69. Does giving gratitude for what you have make you uncomfortable?
70. Name one way you’ve grown in the past year that you’re the most grateful for.
71. Describe your all-time favorite memory.
72. What is one thing that makes you feel on top of the world?
73. List two challenges you’ve faced and overcome.
74. Where in your life can you practice more gratitude? (hint, the places that are lacking are the places that need the most love and gratitude)
75. What risks are you the most grateful for taking?
76. List 5 manifestations you are the most grateful for at this moment.
77. Where in your life can you find more joy?
78. Describe the last time you felt whole.
79. What is one activity you love doing alone that makes you feel good?
80. How can you practice more gratitude in your daily life? What will you do to ensure you follow through?
81. What is your favorite way to pamper yourself?
82. If you had a bad day today, pause, name one thing you are grateful for about it.
83. Create a gratitude jar and write down everything that you’re grateful for. Open it up 1 year from now and re-read what you wrote.
84. What body part are you most grateful for today? (eyes to see, lungs to breath, brain to think, etc)
85. Give gratitude for your health even if you’re sick.
86. Describe a video that made you smile today.
87. What is your favorite way to show others that you appreciate them?
88. Write down one thing you can do right now to feel happier. Then go do it.
89. List 3 wins that you accomplished today.
90. List 3 situations you wanted different outcomes for. Find one thing to be grateful for in each situation.
91. Name one thing you use every day that you’re the most grateful for.
92. What are 3 toys you had as a kid that you’re grateful for having?
93. Think of a person that did you wrong. What are 2 lessons you learned from them that you can be grateful for?
94. What activity makes you feel the best mentally, physically, and spiritually? Can you do it more often?
95. List 2 things that come easily to you that you may be taking for granted.
96. What privilege are you the most grateful for having?
97. Think about something that stresses you out. Find one thing to be grateful for about it.
98. Who inspires you and why?
99. Pick 3 things you want to manifest into your life and be grateful for what you already have surrounding those things.
100. What is one thing you can do today to make yourself happier and more fulfilled?
Journaling Helps you Grow
Some of these journal prompts are there to make you think and dive deep into the parts of yourself that you may not want to look at.
Others are simply there to make you more grateful for what you have.
Or don’t yet have.
While you’re working through these, I also want you to take note of the ones you skipped over.
Do they make you uncomfortable? Do they not resonate with you? Why?
This is where the real work begins.