5 Gratitude Journal Writing Prompts That Will Inspire Your Practice

5 Gratitude Journal Prompts That Will Inspire You

Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.
— Fred De Witt Van Amburgh


I've been really into using writing prompts to help boost my creativity and also to get the ol' writing well going again...and it dawned on me I could also use these types of prompts for my gratitude practice.

So I've been using gratitude writing prompts for the past month, and it's been awesome.

It's added a whole new dimension to my gratitude practice and it's also reignited my writing, so good things happening all around.

Thank you gratitude.


Here's a few gratitude writing prompts you can use to get started, arranged by category.

If you're looking for even more gratitude writing prompts, there's a beautiful guided gratitude journal available here on Amazon.

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5 Gratitude Journal Writing Prompts to Inspire Your Practice


I love reading beautifully written words, they always lift my spirits. What inspirational words of wisdom are you most grateful for receiving?

Maybe it’s something powerful someone told you that you’ve never forgotten, or maybe it’s a famous quote posted in your office. Write what words you’re most grateful for and why. 


Most of us have routines we do every single day no matter what we’ve got planned. In those day-to-day moments, there are things we rely on to get us through each day that we typically don’t even notice.

Deodorant. Running water. Coffee.

Things we just can’t live without that we use every. single. day. What’s something you’re grateful for that you use every day that you can’t live without?


Having things we do that help us unwind and slow down are incredibly important to find balance from the hustle and bustle of life. Write down something you’re grateful for that you do that helps you slow down and find your inner calm.



Perspective is a powerful thing. Sometimes we don’t notice how far we’ve come until we can look back and reflect upon it.

For this gratitude, reflect on what’s different in your life today than it was a year ago...what are you most grateful for that’s changed? 


I didn’t notice how beautiful this planet was until I started practicing gratitude. Now, it’s all I notice.

Earth is incredible and we are beyond lucky to call it our home. What about this amazing Earth are you most grateful for?

Pick a beautiful place in nature to write your gratitude today. 

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