31 Days of December Journaling Challenge.

November 26, 2019
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You guys, we are only a few days away from December! *inserts lots of heart emojis here* December is not only my birthday month, but it’s also my blog’s birthday month as well! I think it’s pretty safe to say that December is my absolute favorite month of the year, haha. Since December is a pretty month for me, I have created a fun 31 day journaling challenge for December in honor of all of my journal loving readers! So, if you’re into journaling, I am positive you will enjoy this challenge.

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A woman is shown writing inside of her journal. There is text on the image that reads "31 days of december journaling challenge"

December Journaling Challenge

I am revealing this challenge before December comes is so that YOU have enough time to set up your journals for the challenge (no procrastinating here, hehe!) So, that gives you 5 days to get your journals or pieces of paper (that works too) all set up before the challenge officially begins on December 1st! Time starts ticking now…

Free PDF available 

I have included a PDF that you can print to help guide you during the challenge. If you don’t want to print anything, you can just save the image to your phone and bookmark this page! Boom. 

NOTE: I will not be documenting the 31 days on my blog. However, I will be reminding you on my IG stories (follow me on Instagram, here!) everyday and showing you some of my entries from the challenge on Instagram.

Journaling Challenge Rules

I have created 31 journal prompts that are meant to be used from December 1st all up until December 31st. Each day contains a different prompt. These prompts are not holiday-based. They are personal prompts meant to help you reflect on life, your favorite things, the year of 2019, your goals and your future. December is the best month to get closure of 2019 and prepare for 2020! Who’s ready to join me? 

Are you ready to join me?

If you’re ready to join me, get your journal out and let’s begin setting up our journals together! And if you can’t set up your journal right now, it’s okay! Bookmark this page and set up your journal when you have time. Each prompt should take you about 10 minutes, so time is NOT an excuse! Who doesn’t have 10 minutes? 

December 1: Dear (your name),

Write a heart-felt letter to your future self. What do you want to tell him/her?

December 2: My dream life would look like….

Write about your dream life – what it would look like, who would be in it and what you would be doing.

December 3: Happiness in three words:

Describe and illustrate happiness in three words.

December 4: 10 facts about myself:

Write 10 facts about yourself.

December 5: The 5 accomplishments I am most proud of are….

Write down the five accomplishments you are most proud of in life. 

December 6: The 10 people I want to meet….

Create a list of 10 people you want to meet someday (famous or not famous)

December 7: My highlights of this year are: 

Write down your highlights of the year.

December 8: My hobbies include: 

Make a list of all of your hobbies!

December 9: All of the places I have traveled to….

Make a list of all of the places YOU have traveled to (add illustrations!)

December 10: The ten things that give me joy are…….

Make a list of 10 things that give you joy and explain why each thing sparks joy in your life.

December 11: The 10 songs I loved the most this year are….

Make a list of your top 10 favorite songs you listened to this year. Make sure to listen to them while writing this entry! 

December 12: The 12 things I have learned this year are…..

Make a list of 12 things you have learned this year. One thing learned for every month of 2019.

December 13: 13 things I love about myself :

List 13 things you love about yourself.

December 14: My obsessions are…..

Make a list of 5 things you are obsessed with or passionate about (if you prefer to call it that, hehe)

December 15: The 15 words that describe me….

Think of 15 words that describe you and create a diagram to illustrate each word.

December 16: My favorite inspirational quotes are…

Explore the web (Pinterest) and write down your favorite inspirational quotes. 

December 17: My ultimate traveling goals:

Write down and illustrate all of the places you want to travel to someday. 

December 18: My favorite TV shows and characters are…

Make a list of your favorite TV shows and favorite character in each TV show you list.

December 19: The memories I am most fond of: 

Make a list of the memories you are most fond of and grateful for. 

December 20: 10 positive affirmations:

Write out 10 positive affirmations. Repeat these 10 affirmations afterwards. 

December 21: My family tree:

Create a family tree with all of your family members (or at least with the ones you like, lol)

December 22: The 10 compliments I would give myself are….

Write 10 compliments to yourself.

December 23: My favorite foods:

Create a food board with all of your favorite foods (or simply make a list!)

December 24: My ideal wishlist:

Make a list of all of the things you want to buy next year – your ideal 2020 wishlist.

December 25: A Poem about LOVE:

Write a poem about someone or something you love. You could write the poem about yourself! 😉

December 26: My favorite time of the year is:

Describe your favorite time of the year with words and illustrations.

December 27: My favorite books are...

List your top 10 favorite books.

December 28: How I’d spend one million dollars:

Describe exactly how you would spend one million dollars.

December 29: The 5 changes I want to make in my life are….

Write down five things you want to change next year.

December 30: What I am grateful for: 

Make a list (length of your choice) of the things you are grateful for. 

December 31: My top 10 goals for NEXT year are….

Make a list of 10 goals you have for 2020. They can be either major goals or minor goals…that’s up to you!

There you have it, my 31 days of December journaling challenge. I really hope you guys enjoyed the challenge. Please let me know in the comments below if you will be participating! I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving! XO

Until December,

GABBY

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Comments (4)

  • Latisha Porter

    November 26, 2019 at 6:16 am

    December is my birthday month as well (11th)! The journal challenge is such a great idea, but it is such a busy month for a lot of people. Keep up the excellent work! Happy Blogging!

  • Pip

    December 16, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    I wish I had seen this a few weeks ago. What a good idea! I will use your prompts though 😊😊

  • The Newbury Girl

    December 25, 2019 at 10:40 pm

    Clearly I’m so late to the party here – this month was so crazy for me with finals. But I love the idea of this challenge, gal. Every prompt seems so thoughtful and like it would be a good chance for introspection.

    I’m going to try using this challenge this month and I’ll let you know how it goes!

    1. admin

      December 26, 2019 at 6:14 pm

      I completely understand, girl. Thank you! Yay, I hope you enjoy doing this challenge (: I

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