31 Free August Journal Prompts

Want to journal every day throughout August but don’t know where to start? We’ve put together 31 free August journal prompts to inspire you every day this month! Use them in order or mix them up, just try committing to one every day for the next 31 days. Journaling is such a powerful tool for our emotional wellbeing and we’re big fans of it at The Anti-Burnout Club. If you want more than just these journal prompts for August, check out:

31 August Journal Prompts

  1. How do I feel about the month of August? What do I like most about this month?
  2. What is the one big goal I want to accomplish in August? How will I do this?
  3. Describe the month of August in just 3 words. Why did you use those words?
  4. Write down 5 things you’re grateful for that happened last month.
  5. Write down 3 things you’re looking forward to happening in August.
  6. Is there anything you need to let go of from the last month? How can you do this?
  7. If the month of August was a movie, what would it be called?
  8. What one new habit would you like to try bringing into your life in August?
  9. How can you make more time for yourself this month?
  10. What is one thing that scares you? How can you get out of your comfort zone this month?
  11. What 3 things do you think are holding you back right now?
  12. What is one new thing you’d like to learn this month? How can you do that?
  13. Are there any special memories that this time of year brings up for you? Write about them in detail.
  14. Who do you want to spend more time with this month? How can you do that?
  15. Give your month so far a rating from 1 to 10. Why did you give it this score?
  16. Am I on track to achieve my goal this month? How can I make sure I stick to it?
  17. What have been the biggest barriers to overcome this month? How have I overcome them?
  18. How can I spend more time outside this month? Make a plan of action.
  19. What 5 things (or people) are making you smile most right now?
  20. What is the one thing you’re struggling with this month? How could it get better?
  21. Describe your perfect summer day in as much detail as possible.
  22. What has been your favourite part of this year so far?
  23. If your past self could tell you they were proud of you for something, what would it be and why?
  24. Is there a particular smell or scent that this time of year reminds you of? What is it and why?
  25. What 3 songs sum up this time of year for you? Why?
  26. If you could go back in time and change one thing about this month, what would it be? How can you use this to make next month better?
  27. Who has inspired you the most this month? How can you let them know you’re grateful for them?
  28. Catch a sunrise or sunset and write down exactly what you experienced and how it felt for you.
  29. What 3 things are you looking forward to most about next month?
  30. What one thing can you do today to bring more joy into your life?
  31. What is the one word that sums up how August has been for you? Why did you choose that word?
Free August journal prompts

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