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New Mutants Journal Prompts

In issue #14 of New Mutants (2019), the character Dani, as written by Vita Ayala, suggests that the other characters start keeping journals and here is the prompts she wrote.


How do you view the world and others? Do you think of yourself as optimistic or pessimistic?

What are five songs that move you? For each song, write about what speaks to you. What do they make you feel when you hear them?

When is the last time you did something for someone else? What was it and how did it make you feel?

Write down all the compliments you can think of that you’ve received.

Write about something that is currently frustrating to you.

Who are the people in your life that make you feel the most like you can be yourself around, and what do they do to make you feel that way?

To you, what makes someone a good friend?

What are some silver linings in hard lessons that you’ve learned?

Write about an incredibly difficult choice you’ve had to make in your life.

What are small changes you can make to your routine to help improve it? What commitments can you make to care for yourself?

I deserve to be happy because ________

What does love mean to you? What roles do love and affection play in your life?

If you could go back in time and talk to your younger self, what would you tell them?

Write about one of your most treasured memories.

Write a letter of forgiveness to yourself.