Invite your students to experience the transformative power of journaling to explore their thoughts, emotions, and most importantly, their future selves. With 50 prompts that have been designed to help students contemplate their aspirations and potential, learners can look forward to gaining insights into their ambitions, strengths, fears, and growth areas.
1. Write about what career you hope to have in the future. Explain why this career interests you.
2. Write about the top three places you want to visit in the future.
3. Write about the degree or education you hope to have.
4. Describe the home you hope to live in.
5. List five healthy habits you want to adopt in the future and explain why.
6. Describe the family you hope to have.
7. Write about a skill or subject you hope to continue learning about in the future.
8. Describe someone who represents your future aspirations and explain why.
9. Write about what you hope will be your purpose in life.
10. How do you hope to give back to your community in the future?
11. Imagine a new invention you’d create in the future. What does it do?
12. Write about the legacy you want to leave behind.
13. What technologies do you hope will be developed in the future?
14. How do you hope to contribute to combatting climate change in the future?
15. Write about what you hope your retirement will look like.
16. Write about your financial goals for the future.
17. Describe a hobby you hope to take up in the future.
18. Write about how you plan to take care of your mental health in the future.
19. Write about a personal trait you hope to improve in the future.
20. Describe your ideal daily routine in the future.
21. Write about how you hope to balance work and personal life in the future.
22. Describe your future self-care routine.
23. Write about the kind of friends you hope to have in the future.
24. Write about your health goals for the future.
25. List five books you hope to read in the future.
26. Write about a culture you hope to learn more about in the future.
27. Write about how you hope to age gracefully.
28. Describe a pet you hope to have in the future.
29. Write about a mistake you hope to learn from and avoid repeating in the future.
30. How do you plan to incorporate mindfulness into your future life?
31. Describe how you hope to live sustainably in the future.
32. Write about how you hope to make a positive impact on the world in the future.
33. Write about a challenge you expect to face in the future and how you plan to overcome it.
34. Describe a volunteer activity you hope to be a part of in the future.
35. Write about an artistic skill you hope to develop in the future.
36. Write about what a healthy relationship looks like to you and how you hope to foster them in the future.
37. How do you hope to contribute to social justice in the future?
38. Write about your fitness goals for the future.
39. Describe what living authentically looks like for you.
40. Write about how you hope to build resilience for future challenges.
41. Describe a friendship you hope to maintain throughout your life.
42. Write about your future goals as a…(insert desired career).
43. Write about a language you hope to learn in the future.
44. Write about how you plan to manage your time effectively in the future.
45. Write about a public figure who inspires your future self.
46. Describe how you plan to incorporate healthy eating into your future lifestyle.
47. Write about a topic or field you hope to study further in the future.
48. Describe the city or place where you’d love to live in the future.
49. Write about your future spiritual goals or practices.
50. Write a letter to your future self about the importance of continuing to journal.