These March journal prompts are the perfect way to keep your daily journaling habit going strong as we step into the third month of the year.
March, often associated with the arrival of spring and renewal (depending on where you live), is a time to reflect on growth, change, and new beginnings. These March writing prompts are designed to guide you on this journey, helping you embrace change, foster personal development, and maintain a positive mindset.
Today, I’m sharing 31 daily journal prompts for March, ensuring your journaling momentum continues throughout the month.
Daily Journal Prompts For March
A fresh month is always an excellent opportunity for reflection and goal-setting.
What better way to step into March than by maintaining your daily journaling habit with these creative writing prompts for March?
If you’ve been journaling with my previous prompts for January & February, you’ll already appreciate how empowering and enlightening this practice can be.
But if you’re new to this, fear not!
These March journaling prompts provide a new writing prompt each day in the month of March to help you stay focused and inspired.
Say farewell to writer’s block on your journal pages with these March writing prompt ideas!
Benefits of Daily Journaling With Prompts
Research has shown that journaling can help manage depression, reduce anxiety and stress, and even assist with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
You might wonder, “Why use writing prompts?”. Why not just write whatever comes to mind?
If you know what to put in your daily journal entry, you may not need journal prompts. However, most of us find a little extra motivation useful to inspire our daily reflection.
Journal writing prompts act like sentence starters that ignite your creativity and introspection. They encourage us to cover a wide range of topics, from self-reflection to gratitude, fun topics and deeper diving into mental health care.
They provide a starting point, making it simpler to conquer the dreaded blank page situation. They guide your writing, helping you delve into different themes and ideas.
Having a daily prompt helps establish a habit, making journaling part of your everyday life and offering you new topics to explore instead of repeating the same things each day.
And most importantly, they make journaling exciting!
How to Use These March Writing Prompts
Wondering how to use these daily writing prompts? It’s simple to get started.
Each day in March, carve out a few quiet moments for yourself, starting from March 1st.
Sit down with your journal and pen, read the prompt for the day, and just start writing.
Don’t worry about spelling, grammar, or perfect sentences. Mistakes don’t matter when you’re writing for your own personal growth.
This is your space to express yourself freely and honestly. Write for as long as you feel inspired to, whether that’s 5 minutes or half an hour.
The aim is to be consistent!
One handy tip is to set a daily reminder in your phone or digital calendar at a convenient time, reminding you to do your daily journal prompt.
Whether you prefer morning reflection, a midday break or journaling before bed, it doesn’t matter when so long as you make the time each day.
These prompts can even be used in a classroom with older grades for daily writing exercises, since even from an early age, a journal practice is beneficial. You may need to adjust a couple of the prompts to suit younger kids.
31 March Journal Prompts
Here are 31 daily March journal prompts for your March writing prompts calendar to help you reflect on each day of the month:
- What are three goals you want to achieve in March?
- Write about an obstacle you faced last month and how you overcame it.
- Write about a person who inspired you when you were younger.
- What is one thing you’d like to change about your life this month?
- What are 10 things you are currently grateful for?
- Write about one habit that makes your life easier.
- Write about something you are looking forward to this month.
- What is a long-term goal you’re currently working towards?
- Did you discover a new passion or interest recently? If so, what is it?
- Who is your biggest support and why?
- What is something that you have watched recently and loved?
- What is one thing you’d like to learn?
- Describe an ideal day with your loved ones.
- If you had $1 million, how would you spend it?
- When do you feel most energetic during the day?
- What is your biggest priority in the coming week?
- Are you feeling anxious about anything right now?
- Reflect on the happiest moment so far this year.
- What are three things you did to help others recently?
- What is your favourite hobby? Why do you love it?
- If you could only listen to one artist’s music forever, who would you choose?
- Describe your dream career.
- What is your biggest financial goal right now?
- What are your 3 favourite foods?
- Write about how you can make time for yourself regularly.
- How do you feel about your progress towards your goals? What can you improve on this month?
- When do you feel most relaxed?
- What would you do if you had a weekend with no plans?
- What is one thing that fills your heart with joy?
- Write about something that made you smile today.
- What is one new thing you want to achieve in April?
What Type of Journal to Use
The best type of journal is one that makes you want to write!
It could be a fancy leather-bound journal, a practical option with interchangeable journal covers, a simple notebook with lined pages, or even a digital app.
Choose something that feels comfortable and easy because if it feels complicated, you won’t stick with your daily habits!
If you’re not a fan of writing, try typing into an electronic document such as Microsoft Word or Google Docs, or use a journal app on your phone for accessibility.
If digital doesn’t feel right, pen and paper are easy and portable too!
Here are some great options for journals:
- PAPERAGE Lined Journal
- BEECHMORE BOOKS Ruled Notebook With Vegan Leather Cover
- A5 Pink Hardcover Leather Journal
And remember, it’s not about how your journal looks, but what you pour into it.
Tips For Sticking To A Daily Journal Habit
Maintaining a daily journal habit doesn’t come naturally to most of us. Any new habit takes time to build and it also requires a level of intention to keep it going.
There are a few things you can do to help you maintain your daily journaling habit:
- Start Small – Don’t overwhelm yourself with the thought of writing pages every day. Start with a few sentences or bullet points about your day. As you get comfortable, you can gradually increase the length of your entries.
- Create A Routine – Incorporate journaling into your daily routine, such as during an intentional morning routine or evening routine.
- Don’t Aim For Perfect – Your journal is for you and you alone. Don’t worry about judgement. Free thought is the goal here!
- Use Daily Prompts – If you’re not sure what to write about, use prompts, such as these March journal prompts for daily inspiration.
- Make it Fun – Journaling should never feel like a chore. It should feel like a 5-minute self-care activity. If you associate journaling with positive feelings, you are more likely to stick with it.
- Practice Patience – Creating a new habit takes time. Don’t be discouraged if you miss a day or two. Just pick up where you left off and keep going.
Your journaling goal is to help you gain clarity and deeper reflection on your thoughts, emotions, struggles and accomplishments. It’s a learning tool for self-care rather than your best writing work!
Conclusion: Journal Prompts For March
These March journal prompts will help you stick with your daily journal habit and dig deeper into your thoughts, experiences, highlights and struggles over the month of March.
More Journaling Resources:
- January journal prompts
- February journal prompts
- April journal prompts
- May journal prompts
- June journal prompts
- July journal prompts
- August journal prompts
- September journal prompts
- October journal prompts
- November journal prompts
- December journal prompts
- Self-love journal prompts
- Intentional journal prompts
- How to journal with intention