Journaling offers you the space to reflect, reveal and release what you’re experiencing. Journaling is also an inexpensive, readily available and effective way to reduce caregiver stress, improve mindfulness and deepen self-awareness.
Journaling can take many forms, so you can think outside the box with your practice. You may choose to write in a journal, or you may decide that you prefer to use a journaling app to keep all of your thoughts and feelings. Select the method that works best for you as you journal your way through these 8 centering journal prompts for nurses, and ground yourself in what is most meaningful for you right now.
Which aspect of your life needs your attention?
In which ways could you care for yourself as well as you care for others?
What is something you’re proud of?
Where are you harboring pain or resentment?
What are you most thankful for?
Which areas of your personal and professional life do you need help in? What type of help?
Who or what stops me from making changes?
What makes me truly happy?
Do you regularly include journaling in your routine? What’s your preferred method?