Keeping a journal is a great way to reflect on your life, track your progress, and explore new ideas. With the arrival of March, why not take this opportunity to work on something creative, inspiring, and rewarding? In this blog post, I will share 55 March journal prompts to help you start your spring activities. These suggested prompts are ideal for any March journaling adventure or for daily writing practice.
55 March journal prompts
1. What are my hopes and dreams for this month?
2. How do I plan to make the most of March?
3. What new skills do I want to learn or develop in March?
4. How can I be more mindful this month?
5. What have been some of my biggest successes over the past year?
6. What kind of memories do I want to create in March?
7. How can I best take care of my physical, mental, and emotional health this month?
8. What are some goals I have for the upcoming months?
9. What do springtime and new beginnings mean to me?
10. How can I best manage my stress levels this month?
11. What do I need to find closure on in March?
12. How can I nurture more happiness in my life this month?
13. What are some of the moments that made me smile last month?
14. What lessons have recent experiences taught me?
15. How have my relationships changed and grown over the past year?
16. How has my understanding of myself evolved over the past few months?
17. What spiritual practices can I engage with in March to help me grow and thrive?
18. What new habits do I want to start establishing in March?
19. How can I be more intentional and mindful in my daily activities?
20. What are some of the things I am most grateful for in life right now?
21. How can I best express myself and my thoughts this month?
22. What do I need to forgive myself for the past few months?
23. How can I better manage my time this month?
24. What have been some of the biggest challenges or obstacles that I’ve faced recently?
25. In what ways can I be kinder to myself this month?
26. What experiences do I want to make sure to savor this March?
27. What is something that brings me joy every day, no matter what else is going on?
28. How can I stay connected with my friends and family this month?
29. What are some of the biggest things that I’ve accomplished since last March?
30. How have my beliefs changed or evolved over the past year?
31. What kind of positive changes do I want to make in my everyday life in March?
32. How can I better prioritize myself and my needs this month?
33. What small acts of kindness can I do for myself and others this month?
34. What challenges am I looking forward to tackling in March?
35. How has my relationship with nature changed over the past year?
36. Who are some people that I can reach out to for support this month?
37. How have my values and beliefs been challenged in the past few months?
38. What new sources of inspiration do I want to explore in March?
39. What advice would I give to my younger self or to me when I was a younger student?
40. How can I stay organized and productive this month?
41. In what ways can I be more courageous and daring this March?
42. What routines or rituals will help me feel the most grounded this month?
43. In what ways am I ready for change or transformation this month?
44. Who are some important people that I need to thank for their support over the last year?
45. What were some of the biggest lessons I learned in February?
46. How can I make sure that I’m taking time to appreciate the small things this month?
47. What are some new hobbies or activities that I want to explore in March?
48. Who are some role models that inspire me and push me to do better every day?
49. What areas of my life do I need to pay more attention to this month?
50. How have my goals evolved over the past year, and what new goals should I set for myself for the coming months?
51. In what ways am I ready to let go and move on from things that no longer serve me?
52. What can I do to make sure that I am staying true to myself this month?
53. How can I be more present and mindful in the moments of my life?
54. Who is your favorite Dr. Seuss character?
55. What is something I remember about this March when looking at four-leaf clover?
How to Setup March Journal
Choose the right journal for you
Before you can start writing your March Journal, it is important to select a journal that best suits your needs.
Consider the type of writing you plan to do, the size and shape of the book, and any features or add-ons you may want included.
Select a writing style
Whether you choose to write in long-form or bullet-point format, decide on the writing style that best suits your needs and preferences before you start. This will help keep your entries organized and easy to read.
Decide what topics and questions to focus on
Once you’ve chosen the type of journal and writing style, you’ll need to decide what topics and questions to focus on.
Consider spring writing prompts or questions related to March events, such as the holidays, weather conditions, national nutrition month, St. Patrick’s Day, International Day of Happiness, Johnny Appleseed Day, National Read Across America Day, or any other special days that occur in March.
Decide how often and when you will write
Establish a schedule for your entries so that you can keep track of your progress and make sure you’re setting aside time to write.
Whether you plan to write every day, or just once a week, it is important to create a consistent writing routine for yourself.
Before you start writing in your journal, make sure that you have all the supplies you need. This may include a pen, pencil, highlighters, stickers, or any other materials that you think will help make your entries more creative and colorful.
Before you start writing your March journal entries, take some time to brainstorm writing ideas for how you want to approach each day or week.
Think about what topics and questions you want to focus on, as well as how you want to express your thoughts and feelings.
Set a timer
Setting a timer can help keep you focused on the task at hand instead of letting yourself get distracted by other activities or tasks.
Consider setting a timer for 15-20 minutes, allowing you enough time to complete your journal entry without feeling rushed or overwhelmed.
Once you have your supplies, topics, and timer set up, it’s time to start writing! Use the prompts and questions you’ve chosen to help guide your entries.
Consider setting aside some days for free writing too, allowing yourself to just write whatever comes to mind without worrying about structure or form.
Review and reflect on your entries
As you finish writing each entry, take a few minutes to review and reflect on what you’ve written. This will help ensure that you are expressing yourself effectively and accurately in your journal.
How to Organize March Journal
Think about the current events of March
Use your journal to reflect on any major news stories, holidays, or local events that are happening in the month of March. This can help you gain a better understanding of the world and how it is changing each day.
Make connections between different topics
Consider making connections between various topics such as nature, current events, school or work experiences, family dynamics, etc.
This can help you gain insights into how different aspects of your life are intertwined and impact each other.
Select a prompt
Find the right March writing prompts for you, whether it’s getting creative or reflecting on your experiences.
If you’re not sure what to write about, start by writing a few lines of stream-of-consciousness thoughts.
Brainstorm topics for each section
Before starting any entry in your March journal, brainstorm a few potential topics that you could explore in greater depth.
This will help to ensure that your entries contain interesting and meaningful content.
Establish a routine
Set up a regular writing routine for yourself to help keep you motivated and on track. Consider setting aside time each day or week to write in your journal, even if it’s just 15 minutes at a time.
Set a goal
Make the most out of your journaling by setting daily, weekly or monthly goals. For example, if you want to become more mindful and appreciate the little things in life, make it your goal to write down three things that made you happy each day.
Tips for Using March Journaling Prompts Successfully
Take your time
If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the journaling process, take a step back and remember that it doesn’t have to be done all at once.
Break up your writing sessions into small chunks of time and allow yourself to take breaks if needed.
Go with the flow
Allow yourself to go wherever the writing takes you, even if it doesn’t seem to fit with any of your prompts.
Writing can be a great form of exploration and self-discovery and allowing yourself to go wherever your thoughts take you can help you uncover new insights about yourself.
Writing in a journal is an opportunity to express yourself without fear of judgment or criticism. It’s important to be honest and authentic in your entries, even if it means leaving out parts of the story that you don’t feel comfortable sharing.
Don’t worry about making mistakes or having “perfect” writing. Journaling should be a stress-free process, so let go of any expectations you may have and just enjoy the process.
Don’t be afraid to experiment
Feel free to explore new writing styles, techniques, or topics that interest you in your journaling. Trying something new can often help you gain a different perspective on certain topics and allow you to express yourself in more creative ways.
Use different types of media
Consider using a variety of media in your journaling, such as photos, audio recordings or drawings.
This can help you to explore different topics and capture your thoughts and feelings in a more visual way.
Make it meaningful
Writing is an excellent way to document moments that are important to you and reflect on your experiences.
Take some time to think about what you want to get out of your journaling and write
with intention, rather than just filling up pages for the sake of it.
March journaling is a great way to document and reflect on your experiences throughout the month.
Use prompts, ideas, and other resources to help you get started and set up a regular writing routine.
Embrace imperfections, don’t be afraid to experiment, and make sure you end each session feeling fulfilled and content.
With a few tips and some practice, you can start making the most of your journaling experience and get the most out of it. Good luck!