Gratitude Questions

Gratitude Questions For A Grateful Heart

Practicing gratitude has many benefits. It increases your self-esteem, improves your relationships, helps you get through trying times and so much more. This is why incorporating gratitude into your daily routine is a must if you want to live a happier, more fulfilling life. A great way to do this is to gratitude journal on a daily basis and also answer thought-provoking gratitude questions. Here are 20 to get you started.

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Gratitude Building Questions

1 – What teacher or mentor are you most grateful for?

Write about someone from your school years who made a difference in your life.

2 – Journal about a family member who has always been there for you.

Take some time to write about your mom, dad, grandma, or whoever you have in your family that has always been there for you no matter what.

3 – What past mistake are you most grateful for and why?

Journal about any past mistakes that helped you grow, learn and become a better person.

4 – What friendship are you most grateful for and why?

If you are fortunate enough to have authentic friendships, write about them, and show gratitude.

5 – List hobbies that you are most thankful for.

Write about hobbies that give you joy. If you do not have a hobby, find one.

Gratitude Questions - What is Your Hobby

6 – What recent purchase has added joy to your life?

Did you buy anything for your hobby or for leisure purposes? Even a meal at your favorite restaurant is something to be grateful for.

7 – What is your favorite season of the year and why?

My favorite season is fall. I love the leaves, the crisp air, and Thanksgiving!

8 – What was your last major accomplishment and how did it make you feel?

We should always take time to remember our accomplishments.

9 – What skill or talent comes easier for you than for others?

We all have our own unique talents and skills. Write about yours.

10 – Describe a book that you really enjoyed.

What book made a difference in your life or provided good entertainment?

Gratitude Prompt - Your Favorite Book

11 – What activity do you love doing with others?

For me, I love game-night with my family. Journal about activities you like to do with your friends or family.

12 – What do you appreciate most about your job and why?

Even if you hate your job, there is always something you can be grateful for.

13 – Write about an act of kindness from another person that stands out to you.

Did you receive a compliment? Did someone buy you a cup of coffee? No matter how small, be grateful for it.

14 – What is your favorite song and how does it affect you emotionally?

What do you jam to, cry to, or reflect to?

15 – Write about someone you are truly thankful for.

Who else really makes a difference in your life?

Gratitude for Friends

16 – Describe your strengths and how they add value to your life and the lives of others.

We all have strengths. Take time to acknowledge and appreciate them.

17 – Write about something awesome you did for someone else that had a major impact on them?

It feels good doing for others. Write about your impact on someone else.

18 -Write about something you love in your community.

What do you like about your town or neighborhood?

19 – What is something you are looking forward to in the future?

Write about your goals, dreams, or plans.

20 – Who or what makes you smile and laugh, everyโ€ฆsingleโ€ฆtime?

Is there someone in your life that cracks you up even thinking about them? Write about it.


Taking time to answer these questions will help you develop a grateful heart. You have a lot going for you in your life, but sometimes we forget that. Gratitude questions such as these help you remember all the good you have in your life. Take some time to practice gratitude every day. Whether to answer one or two of these prompts or just general gratitude journaling.

What are you most grateful for? Let us know in the comments below.ย 

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