List 20 things that make you smile
Write about 5 things you are grateful for this week. You could even make this a monthly, quarterly or early post!
When do you feel happiest in your skin?
How do you maintain balance in your life? Is there anything you need to change?
What is the best advice your parent, mentor or someone else ever gave you?
If you were to write a novel, what would it be about?
Write about a challenging situation, how you handled it, and what you learnt from it
What is something that has impacted positively on your life?
How was your day?
What does it mean to live authentically?
Choose a quote that inspires you and explore what it means to you
What is your favourite colour and why?
If you were stranded on a desert island, what is the one thing and the one person you would choose to be with you?
Write a letter to your son or daughter
If you could relive an experience in your life, what would it be?
Where is your favourite place in the world? This could be a country, town, place, room in your house or something else!
How do you maintain your mental health?
How do you maintain your physical health?
IF you could change something about yourself, what would it be?
Write about your muse – what does he or she look like? What does your muse do to inspire you?
Reflect on how you have changed since 5 years ago
How do you handle a bad day?
What memory do you cherish most?
Write about the worst or best day of your life. Why is it so memorable. How has it changed you?
Look in the mirror and write about what or who you see
Write about the place you grew up. How has it shaped you?
Write about how you feel about a topical world issue, something that gets your blood boiling, frustrates you or makes you excited fir the future!
What does growing older mean to you?
Reminisce about your wedding day
What scares you?
Write about your top 5 goals. How will you feel when you achieve them? What will your life look like?
Head out to a cafe or somewhere public, sit, and people watch. Write about what or who you see. Let your imagination run free. Write about the history of the people you see, what is happening, what they are thinking, what there future will be
What makes you you? Why are you unique?
Reflect on an old photo and write about it. How does it make you feel?
What is it you love about your partner?
What frustrates you the most about your partner?
List your favourite affirmations and what they mean to you
What was the best concert you have ever been to?
Write your bucket list
Reminisce about your first love. P.S. It could be a car, a person, or something else
Are you addicted to social media? Assess yourself honestly. How does it impact your life? What changes can you make?
Who or what inspires you?
What is the best gift you have ever given or received?
List the things you need/want to achieve this week
Write about a promise you’ve made to someone. Did you keep that promise?
What advice would you give your 20-something self – in life, career or something else?
Write about a book, movie or song that has made a huge impact on you
Interview yourself. Draw up with some questions and explore the answers honestly
What is your favourite season and why
Write a 99 things you love list. I love this prompt. Here’s an example.
If you had all of the money in the world, would you still be doing what you do now? If not, what do you see yourself doing?
How does it feel to be the age you currently are?
What are your top life hacks?
Are you a fangirl like me? Write about your fave series, character, costume, set-design, storyline or something else
Write about your best friend. Why are they your bestie?
When you are feeling down, what picks you up?
Write about the first time you saw your newborn
If you could invent something, what would it be? Personally, I’d go with some kind of teleportation device
What excites you about the future?
Do you have a pet? Write about them! I write about my fur-baby all the time!
What do you wish others knew about you?
What is your earliest childhood memory?
Try your hand and write a poem. Use one of these prompts to guide you
Write about the time of day it is right now. What is the weather like? And the sky? What would you usually be doing at this time each day?
What was the funniest thing you saw or heard this week?
My favourite day to spend the day is …
Write about your family. It could be a parent, sibling, grandparent or someone else. How did they help shape your life?
List your top wellness tips
Write about your defining moment
Champion a cause close to your heart. Write about what it means to you and why
What do you want to be remembered for?
Write a letter to your teenage self
If you could have a superpower what would it be?
What is your life motto, the words you live by?
Choose 3 photos of yourself across your lifetime and write a post about how you feel looking at them, where you were, what you were doing, what you were like, etc.
Do you have a routine or a you a person who hates routine?
What do you do for a living? Why?
I couldn’t live without …
Write about the ups and downs of life
Why is it important to embrace your inner child?
Listen to your favourite song and write whatever comes to mind
What difference do you want you make in the world and why?
Do you have a hero? Describe what you admire about them.
Write your obituary
What was your first job? What did you learn from it?
Pretend you are a tourist in your own town. Head out for a road trip with your camera, take some pics, and write about it
Where do you see yourself in 5, 10, 20 years?
What is your greatest strength?
What is your biggest weakness?
How do you manage stress? Explore what has worked for you and what hasn’t
What is the biggest problem you would like to solve in the world, if you could, and why?
Write a letter to your daughter or son about body image
Your dream vacation – what is it?
Go for a walk with your phone/camera, are some photos, and then write about one of the photos you took
Write about a time you failed. What did you learn?
What is a trait that you admire most in others?
If you won lotto what would you do?
Write about someone you miss
What is it you would like support in most?
Are you a city, a country or a beach person?
What always brings a tear to the eye?
I feel amazing when …
Write about a secret you’ve kept from someone else
Write about your most embarrassing moment
How does writing, blogging or journaling help you?
Why did you start blogging?
What is the BEST piece of advice you have ever given?
On the other hand, what is the WORST piece of advice you have ever been given?
Write a gratitude list. For example, what are the 10 things you are grateful for this week or this year?
Share your fave recipe with your readers – don’t forget to include some delectable food photos!
Write a ‘how to’ post. Think food, craft, art, knitting, around the home … the options are endless!
Share your authentic story in an ‘about me’ post. Get raw and real
How do you de-stress at the end of a bad day or week?
What are your top parenting or grand parenting tips?
Share your top motivational or inspirational quotes. Create some beautiful graphics to go with your quotes to make the post extra shareable
Pretend you are a tourist in your own town. Head out for a road trip with your camera, take some pics, and write about it.
Who or what inspires you?
Write a ’99 things I love’ list! Here’s one of lists
Reflect on your favourite place in the world. It could be a room in your house, a café, a city or country…
Write a movie review
What would be your career advice to someone starting out in your profession?
If you could be any superhero, who would you be and why?
Create a video post. It could be something as simple as introducing yourself to your readers in 90 seconds.
How do you practice self-care?
What motivates you? And what keeps you motivated?
Share your lessons learned in business, life, parenting, relationships, or something else
What’s on your bucket list? Share it!
Describe what ‘inner beauty’ means to you
Reflect on how old you are now, and what you have learned in life. Try and come up with one learning for every year. Here’s an example of what I like to do annually – I look at it as a way to help me celebrate life and reflect on how far I’ve come and how strong I am becoming
What brings a tear to your eye? This could be happy OR sad tears
Is there such a thing as work/life balance? If yes, what are your tips for maintaining work/life balance?
How has having a pet changed you and your life?
Reflect on the year you have had so far. Has it gone to plan? What are you looking forward to in the remaining months?
What’s the hardest part about being a parent or a grandparent?
Write a letter to your teenage self. What advice would you give them? What would you say?
Hit the local roads and act like a tourist in your own city. What are the best things to do in the city you live?
What are you passionate about and why?
Choose 3 photos of yourself across your lifetime and write a post about how you feel looking at them, where you were, what you were doing, what you were like, etc
What was your childhood fear? How did you overcome it (if you did)?
If you could live your biggest dream, no roadblocks, no holds barred, what would that dream consist of?
What do you love about life at the moment?
Share you top blogging tips and tricks with your readers
Have you travelled? If so, how has travel changed you?
Reflect on a beautiful image. It could be a drawing, painting, photograph – your own or someone else’s. Tell us why it moves you
Interview someone who inspires you – written or video
The two moments you will never forget in life are… Describe them in great detail and what makes them so unforgettable
Where do you see yourself in 1 year? 5 years? And 10 years?
How did you get to where you are today? Sharing your story may help to inspire others!
What is the kindest thing anyone has done for you/you have done for someone?
Choose a poignant quote to reflect and write upon
Reflect on the first time you stepped foot in another country. How did you feel? What did you see and experience? How did it smell? Was it a positive or negative experience? Would you go back there?
Reflect on something you learnt this week, month or year
Write a ’11 things you didn’t know about me’ post. Encourage your readers to share one thing about themselves with you
Reflect on the birth of you newborn / child. How did this moment change you?
Share your secret beauty tips / routine with your readers
Provide some advice on how to live more sustainably
What’s the gutsiest thing you have ever done?
Write about one of your grandparents and how they shaped who you are today
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? How did this turn out? Did you follow that path or did you end up doing something totally different? How do you feel about this?
Write a book review
Describe the most amazing tourist destination you have ever been to. i.e. temple, church, forest, resort, etc.
How do you feel about your body? OR choose a body part and write about how you feel about it
What was your favourite childhood book or TV show?
Reflect on a topical news item or a trending topic (i.e. trending hashtag, etc.).
Is motherhood or fatherhood how you imagined it?
Write a love letter to someone. It could be an old flame, your husband, your mum, or your child
Reflect on how technology has impacted on your life and/or those around you, for better or worse
Write a review on a local restaurant
Share you ultimate fitness or wellness tips. How have they helped you? What difference have they made?
What or who makes you feel beautiful?
Reflect on how the current season is making you feel. What do you enjoy or dislike about this season?
Profile a cause or an organisation close to your heart
Write a thank you letter to someone who believed in you even when you didn’t believe in yourself
Are you an introvert or an extrovert? How has this affected your life?
When life gets tough what advice picks you up?
Do you have a mantra? If you do, what is it and how does it help you?
Share your morning or night-time routine
What was the last big achievement you celebrated, how did it make you feel and what did you do to celebrate?
If you could run away where would you go and why?
Do a life-audit. What can you do without? Can you change anything? What is working well?
If you run your own business, share your lessons learned after a year in business
Try your hand at writing a piece of fiction or a poem!
Depending on your beliefs, write about a tradition or festive occasion. What does it mean to you, your family, culture or faith?
What do you consider your greatest accomplishment and why?
Set yourself a challenge and unplug for a week. At the end of the week reflect and write on the challenge. How you found it. Your struggle. The pros and cons. What else?
Pay it forward – write a list post just like this!
Revisit your first ever blog post and reflect on where you are now, how your writing style has changed, and what you really think of it.
List 20 things that make you smile