Self Love Journal Prompts

Self Love Journal Prompts

The Importance of Self-Love

Practicing self-love and self-care is so important for our mental and emotional wellbeing. When we make time to nurture our spirits, it allows us to show up as our best selves in all areas of our lives.

Reflecting on Self-Love

Writing in a journal is a great way to reflect on self-love. The prompts below are designed to cultivate positive feelings about ourselves.

Affirmation Prompts

  • What are 5 things you love about yourself?
  • What personal accomplishments are you proud of?
  • What positive qualities do your loved ones appreciate about you?

Gratitude Prompts

  • What are you grateful for today?
  • Who has helped you recently? How can you thank them?
  • What blessings or advantages do you have in your life?

Self-Care Prompts

  • What is one nice thing you can do for yourself today?
  • What new self-care practice do you want to try?
  • How can you practice self-love if you are having a difficult day?


What are some self-love journal prompt ideas?

Some ideas include writing affirmations, gratitude lists, self-care commitments, personal accomplishments, positive qualities, and things you love about yourself.

How often should I journal for self-love?

Aim to journal whenever you can, even if it’s just 5 minutes per day. Consistency helps build self-love over time.

What should I write in my self-love journal?

Write affirmations, reflections on personal growth, lists of things you appreciate about yourself, and any feelings or insights related to self-love.

Can journaling about self-love help with anxiety or depression?

Yes, focusing on self-love, gratitude and growth can help improve mood over time. However, it should not replace professional mental health treatment if needed.

What notebook should I use as a self-love journal?

Any notebook you like! Consider getting one you find visually inspiring to make journaling feel special.