Menstrual Musings: 22 Journal prompts for the 4 phases of the menstrual + lunar cycle
Updated: Dec 4, 2021
General menstrual cycle prompts
My relationship with my menstrual cycle is ...
My experience with my menstrual cycle is ...
How do I want to feel and experience my menstrual cycle, and what will support me to create this?
Reflecting on my menstrual cycle awareness practice, what insights/patterns can I see? What are these insights/patterns teaching me?
Menstruation phase | Inner Winter | New Moon | Inward energy
~ a time to plant seeds (dream, plan, set intentions)
As I enter this new cycle:
What has faded away?
What seeds (dreams/goals/intentions) am I planting?
Where can I clear space to invite in my dreams/goals/intentions?
What do I truly want from my life, and how do I want to feel? How can I support myself to move towards this?
Where am I feeling resistance and how can I invite in freedom?
This new cycle I am calling in …
This new cycle I am creating …
How is my body yearning to feel?
Pre-ovulation phase | Inner Spring | Waxing Moon | Increasing Energy
~ a time for action and working towards the intentions you set at the beginning of the cycle
I am embracing…
Where is my energy wanting to go?
Reflect on the intentions set during menstruation phase: What do my intentions need to grow strong?
Ovulation phase | Inner Summer | Full Moon | Outward energy
~ a time for harvest, celebration and gratitude
I am celebrating …
I am grateful for …
What has reached its peak, and what remains to be witnessed?
As I move into my pre-menstrual phase/waning energy, I prepare to release...
Pre-menstruation phase | Inner Autumn | Waning Moon | Decreasing energy
~ a time to release that which no longer serves us; for completion and closure
What remains to be released?
What requires closure/completion?
As I move into my menstruation phase/new moon, I am preparing to shed...