Here are the prompts (no frills or explanations…take them for what they are–seeds for introspective writing).
I’ll post them a week at a time for those who aren’t on Instagram. Current month is at the top.
January 2022 – Defining Your Erotic World
Jan 1 – What feels good?
Jan 2 Sun – Reflect on the current state of your sex life and/or relationship(s).
Jan 3 Mon – “A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao-tzu
Jan 4 Tue – “What we are not changing we are choosing.” – David Richo
Jan 5 Wed – If your sex/love life had a theme song, what would it be?
Jan 6 Thu – Choose 3 words to describe the sex/love life you want.
Jan 7 Fri – Reflect on your “mistakes.”
Jan 8 Sat – Reflect on the week. What felt good? What went well? What needs work?
Jan 9 Sun – Plan ahead for the coming week. What is one thing you’d like to challenge yourself to do?
Jan 10 Mon – What’s your WORD for 2022?
Jan 11 Tue – “Never confuse action with movement.” – Ernest Hemingway
Jan 12 Wed – Lost & Found
Jan 13 Thu – List three things that appreciate about your lover, a past lover, or the lover you hope to have in the future.
Jan 14 Fri – “We create stories, and stories create us.” – Chinua Achebe
Jan 15 Sat – Reflect on the week. “Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.” – H.H. Williams
Jan 16 Sun – Plan ahead for the coming week. “Change occurs at the edges, without permission.” – Pattie Digh
Jan 17 Mon – “In the degree that we remember and retell our stories and create new ones, we become the authors, the authorities, of our own lives.” – Sam Keen
Jan 18 Tue – What do you need to say “yes” to more often?
Jan 19 Wed – What do you need to say “no” to?
Jan 20 Thu – What makes you uncomfortable?
Jan 21 Fri – “The moment one gives attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.” – Henry Miller
Jan 22 Sat – Reflect on the week. We write to remember. We also write to learn, understand, notice patterns, and determine who and what we are–and who and what we yearn to be. “To understand is to perceive patterns.” – Isaiah Berlin
Jan 23 Sun – Plan ahead for the coming week. “Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” – the Dalai Lama
Jan 24 Mon – Choose a quote or phrase that embodies you in some way.
Jan 25 Tue – If you could select a famous piece of art to be your “call sign” or to represent you in some way, which would it be, and why?
Jan 26 Wed – Reflect on the resource(s) that have taught you something important about your sex life, erotic/sensual self, or relationship(s). How have these resources helped, challenged, or changed you?
Jan 27 Thu – What kind of lover are you? The good, the bad, and the ugly.
Jan 28 Fri – What would you like to improve about yourself (especially relating to your sex/love life)?
Jan 29 Sat – Reflect on the month. What have you learned about yourself this month?
Jan 30 Sun – Plan ahead for the coming month. “Our task it to say a holy yes to the real things of our life.” – Natalie Goldberg