55 questions to ask yourself before 2022 [ Journaling Prompts]


As the year has come to an end. It’s time to recall the accomplishments and reconsider what needs a change. I love to journal through journaling prompts. Here in this article, we will discuss some of the questions that I like to use for journaling. For your personal choice and preferences, I’ve categorized them according to their requirement and needs.


A) Self Reflection Journaling Prompts

Reflecting on serf imange

1)How satisfied am I feeling right now? (on a scale from 0 to 10)

2) Is there something I would love to eliminate from my life?

3) Is there something I am scared of right now?

4) Is there something I am holding onto, that needs to let go of?

5) What matters most to me right now?


B) Reflecting On The Year

Analyze your yearly performance

6) How would I describe this year in one sentence?

7) What is the most important lesson that I learned this year?

8) What did I find really challenging this year?

9) What is the best thing that happened to me this year?

10) What did I enjoy the most this year?

11) What new skills did I learn this year?

12) Reflect on unpleasant moments you had and be aware of emotions mindfully.


C) Pre-Planning 2022

Planning ahead

13) How do you want to feel next year?

14) What would you like to see more of next year?

15) Write a paragraph on how a moment of content and serenity would feel like to you?

16) Imagine yourself in a moment of contentment, what are you doing and how are you feeling at that time?

17) What are the habits that you would like to incorporate in 2022?

18) Create a list of things you would like to accomplish in 2022?

19) Write 1 career goal and a personal goal for the year.

20) What are you excited about in 2022?

21) List everything that you are excited about in 2022?


D) Self-Improvement Journaling Prompts

Improving yourself

22) How do I feel about myself right now?

23) How do I want people to perceive me in 2022?

24) What is something that I don’t like about myself?

25) What can I do to improve myself on that note?

26) Healthy habits that I want to develop more in 2022?

27) What triggers me and why?

28) Am I happy or content with where I am today?


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29) If not, then what can I do to improve my situation?

30) What can I do to be healthier, rating my health from 0 to 10?

31) When do I mostly feel confident? How can I do Prophet?


E) Self-Care Journaling Prompts

Self-care is the best care

32) What do I like about myself? List everything.

33) What is it that I don’t like about myself?

34) How important do I think I am?


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35) How do I want to get taken care of?

36) What can I do to pamper myself when feeling sad?

37) How can I pamper myself to build the momentum of self-care?

38) What are the things that charge me up?

39) What helps me slow down and enjoy the present moment?

40) Do I feel guilty when I put myself first? Why?

41) How can I practice self-acceptance?

42) What are the hindrances I face in self-acceptance?


F) Self Love Journaling Prompts

Loving yourself

43) A list of things that make me happy.

44) What do I love about myself?

45) Why do I usually feel on a bad day?

46) What makes me feel lonely?

47) What am I usually thinking, when feeling lonely?

48) What was a recent joyful moment I remember?

49) What can I do to make myself feel supported by myself?

50) What does a person who loves themselves do for themselves?

51) What makes me feel alive?


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52) What do I like to do when feeling bored?

53) What are my comfort foods?

54) Describe the settings that I would like to call a ‘cozy’?

55) What boundaries do I need to set for myself?

56) What does self-love mean to me?


There is never too little or never too much to question. Everything can be questioned as it builds clarity. I use journaling prompts to improve my clarity. It’s nice to question things from time to time, however, too much of it can take away the joy of life so make sure not to cross the limits. What is it that you would like to journal about now? Do let us know in the comments section below.

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