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Self Portrait Marathon Session 6 - Unlocking The Superpower of Self Evaluation: 10 Journaling Prompts for Women

Getting back into the Self Portrait Marathon with Session 6 (Out of my goal of 30). So much has happened in these last few months, so we took a beat to evaluate and process. I'm eager to get back into it, as the power of portraits really does have a transformative impact on my perspective.

With that said I wanted to leave you with a wonderful tool to reflect and restore, when life does that thing... ya know.

Journaling is a powerful tool for self-discovery, self-evaluation, healing, and building confidence. It allows you to explore your thoughts, emotions, and experiences in a safe and reflective space. As women navigating life's complexities, journaling can be a transformative practice that helps us understand ourselves better, heal from past wounds, and cultivate inner strength. Here are 10 journaling prompts designed to guide you on this empowering journey of self-discovery and growth:

1. Embracing Authenticity:

Reflect on moments in your life when you felt most authentic and true to yourself. What were you doing, feeling, or thinking during those times? How can you incorporate more authenticity into your daily life?

2. Exploring Self-Worth:

Describe three qualities or strengths that you admire in yourself. How do these qualities contribute to your sense of self-worth and confidence? In what areas of your life do you struggle to recognize your worth, and why?

3. Navigating Challenges:

Think about a recent challenge or setback you faced. What did you learn about yourself through this experience? How did you overcome obstacles, and what strengths did you rely on?

4. Body Positivity:

Write about your relationship with your body. What are three things you appreciate about your body, regardless of societal standards or expectations? How can you show more kindness and acceptance towards your body?

5. Setting Boundaries:

Reflect on your boundaries in different areas of your life (relationships, work, self-care, etc.). Are there areas where you need to set firmer boundaries or communicate your needs more clearly? How do boundaries contribute to your overall well-being?

6. Forgiveness and Healing:

Write a letter to yourself or someone else you need to forgive. Express your feelings, acknowledge pain or hurt, and explore possibilities for healing and letting go.

7. Dreams and Goals:

Describe a dream or goal you have for yourself (personal, professional, or creative). What steps can you take to work towards this dream? How does pursuing your passions contribute to your sense of purpose and fulfillment?

8. Gratitude Practice:

Make a list of five things you are grateful for today. Reflect on how expressing gratitude shifts your perspective and fosters positivity in your life.

9. Facing Fears:

Identify a fear or limiting belief that has held you back. What steps can you take to challenge this fear and move towards growth and empowerment?

10. Self-Care Reflection:

Describe your ideal self-care routine. How can you prioritize self-care in your daily life, and what activities nourish your mind, body, and soul?

Remember, journaling is a personal and introspective practice. Feel free to modify these prompts or explore additional topics that resonate with you. Allow yourself the space and time to dive deep, reflect, and embrace the journey of self-discovery and self-love.

Happy journaling and self-exploration!

Amanda Van Meter Burch

Avy Productions

Self Portrait Marathon: Session 6


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